- MATCH POINTS
Match points will be allocated as follows. 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 for a loss. Any forfeited game will be counted as a 3-0 win against the forfeiting side.
- KICK OFF TIMES
All matches will commence at the scheduled kick-off time. Each team must be on the field with a minimum five players ready for kick-off at their designated time. Game shall commence immediately at the scheduled Kick Off time.
If a team 10 minutes after the scheduled kick-off time cannot field a minimum of five players, a forfeit will be enforced. If a team cannot start a game on time, but has the minimum number present within the first 10 minutes, a one goal penalty against them will stand, and the game shall continue. No refunds will be given for any forfeited games.
- MATCH BALLS
Match balls will be supplied for the competition. Under 6 to 8 Competitions will use a size 3 ball, Under 9 to 12 will use a size 4 ball and U/13 a Size 5.
Must be either Football Boots with moulded studs or trainers (including indoor football shoes). NO Screw – In or Metal Studs will be allowed. Players with these kinds of footwear will not be permitted to play, until their footwear is compliant.
- SHIN PADS
The wearing of shin pads is compulsory. Players without shin pads are not permitted to play. No exceptions.
- PLAYING FIELD
The size of the pitch will be approximately 48m (long) X 28m (wide)
Under 7 & 9 matches will consist of two 15 minute halves with a 2 minute half time break
Under 11 & 13 matches will consist of two 20 minute halves with a 3 minute half time break
- PLAYERS Only six players plus a goalkeeper on the field at any one time. A team may play a match with a total of four players plus goalkeeper, any less is a forfeit. Age group eligibility is determined by Year of Birth.
Under 6: Players born 2016 , U/7 born 2015, U/8 born 2014, U/9 born 2013, U/10 born 2012, U/11 born 2011, U/12 born 20010, U/13 born 2009
Teams must obtain the Referees permission to enact an interchange. The oncoming Player cannot enter the field of play until the outgoing Player has completely left the field of play. All interchanges must be made at halfway point on the same side of the field.
- TEAM KITS
All field players in a team must wear the same coloured shirt as declared in the Team Registration Form. Bibs will be available both for the goalkeeper if they don’t have a different shirt colour and for the team if both kits clash. Shirts do not need to be numbered.
If a team forfeits three times inexplicably, the Organising Committee reserve the right to expel them from the competition.
- GOALS & GOAL AREA
The Goals to be used in the competition are 2m high X 3m wide. The Goal Area will be a Semi Circle or “D” of a 6m radius from the goal. This will serve as a penalty area. All players are allowed inside the penalty area as per Futsal laws.
- MERCY RULE
Any scoreline larger then 10 goals in favour of one team will be counted as a 10 goal victory ie. If the score is 17 – 2, it will be recorded as 12 – 2 etc