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3 v 3 Rules:                               Updated November 6, 2006                            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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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.
8 Pay referee before game starts. Game will not start until paid.
8 If you fail to show up for the game, your team will forfeit and the other team will be awarded a 7-0 win for Adults/High School and 5-0 for youth.
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 Ball is out when entire ball crosses entire line.   Possession change.
20 You can score from anywhere on the court except inside a crease/arc.
20 No player can step inside any arc/crease in front of either goal. Should the ball stop there, it will be deemed a dead ball and the defending team is awarded a goal kick.
20 Kick-ins only. Defense must be 8 feet away and ball must be on the line.
21 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.
Penalties
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Fouls are indirect. All walls must be 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.