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Futsal Rules:                               Updated April 6, 2009                            Printable Version

Facility
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No soccer balls allowed on courts. Futsal balls only. Futsal balls will be provided for all games by Portland Futsal.
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No kicking balls outside of court area. 3 No spitting.
Equipment
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No outdoor cleats on courts (rubber turf shoes ok). 5 Shin Guards must be worn by all players.
Teams
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5 v 5: four field players & one goalie. Co-ed teams must play two of each gender.
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Fly-in subbing. As many players as you want, whenever you want.
Must enter at the half-line after substituted player has exited from the half-line.
Game Start Games will start on time.
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Pay referee before game starts. Game will not start until paid.
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Teams are "Game Ready" when ref fee is paid and they can field a full complement of players.
The referee will start the clock and Game Ready teams will be awarded 1 goal per minute that the opponent is not Game Ready.
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Teams not Game Ready within 5 minutes of scheduled start will forfeit the game.
The other team will be awarded a 7-0 win for Adults/High School and 5-0 for youth.
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Two 22 minute halves, 3 minute halftime.
Player Conduct
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No pushing. 13 No tripping. 14 No slide tackling. 15 No shoulder-charging.
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No sliding (except for goalie inside penalty area).
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No kicking a player or attempting to kick a player (hit the ball, not the player)
Play Action
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No off-sides. 19 No Walls. Ball is out when entire ball crosses entire line.   Possession change.
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Kick-ins only. Defense must be 8 feet away and ball must be on the line.
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Kick-ins, Kick-offs and goalie throw-ins are indirect. Goalie can score with his feet.
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Corner kicks are direct.
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No delay of game by defense on kick-ins or corners.
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Kick-ins and corners must be taken within 5 seconds.
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On kick-ins, if the ball does not enter the field, then the other team is awarded the ball.
Keeper
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No goal kicks. Goalie throws the ball in always. Goalie has 5 seconds.
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Goalie cannot punt the ball.
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When playing back to the goalie, the keeper can only use their feet.
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If subbing a goalie in the middle of a half, game plays on. No waiting.
Penalties
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Fouls inside the penalty area are the discretion of referee. Directkicks will result in a PK, with all players outside except goalie.
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Fouls on the field, outside the penalty areas will be indirect. All walls are 8 feet back.
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After 5 team fouls in one game, every foul thereafter will be a direct PK.
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Yellow Card equals two minutes on the bench without team substitution.
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Hard fouls or two Yellow Cards equals a Red Card and immediate expulsion from court area with no team substitution.
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1 Red Card equals immediate ban from next match.
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2 Red Cards in one season will result in ban from remainder of season. Further action may be taken by Portland Futsal.
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If you hit the ceiling, it counts as a team foul and the other team receives the ball at the half line.
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If the ball hits the ceiling by mutual player contact, the referee will issue a drop ball at the half line.
Scoring
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Scoring for Adult/High School games will be capped at a 7 goal spread. U-6 thru U-14 will be capped at a 5 goal spread.