Winter Futsal Program

Last updated: August 2019

 

Program Description

 

The 2019-2020 Ottawa TFC Futsal program has an all-new format! The league will be split into two entirely separate seasons: a Fall season running from October to December and a Winter season running from January to March. Players can register for either season or both. 

 

In a fun league where all players spend a lot of time playing, teams will be balanced and have trained coaches and qualified referees. Please note below that some game nights for Futsal have been adjusted this year. Depending on your division, you either play on Friday night or Sunday night.   

 

Futsal is the FIFA recognized 5v5 format of indoor soccer. Futsal is the globally recognized form of indoor soccer, played all over the world, from grassroots to professional and international levels. It's also played here at our club in local gyms. Futsal is not only fun, but also a great way for players of all ages to develop their technical skills with the ball.  

 

Program Details

Level of Play:

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  • Boys (U8 - U10) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)
  • Girls (U8 - U10) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)

  • Boys (U11 - U13) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)
  • Girls (U11 - U13) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)

  • Boys (U14 - U15) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)
  • Girls (U14 - U15) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)

  • Boys (U16 - U18) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)
  • Girls (U16 - U18) - 5 players aside (2 x 25 minutes)

Note 1: The club reserves the right to adjust age groups slightly to accommodate actual numbers of registrants, for the purpose of creating balanced, fun, and viable leagues for all players.  

Note 2: At kick-off time, if either team has less than 5 players, the referee can choose to play the game in 4v4 format, with one goalkeeper and 3 field players. 

Player Assessments:

Futsal at Ottawa TFC is open to all players aged 8 to 18. 

 

Leagues/teams will be balanced using available player information.

Schedule: 

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The schedule is determined by the number of teams in each division and by the availability of school gyms.

 

Games are generally played on Friday nights between 6 and 8 pm, or on Sunday afternoons (time TBD).  All games are in local gyms in the East end of Ottawa.

 

The schedule will be posted on our website and shared with registered participants 1 to 2 weeks before the season begins. 

Season Length:

Two separate seasons will be played: 

 

  • Fall Season: October 25 to December 20, 2019
  • Winter Season: January 18 to March 14, 2020

 

Note: On rare occasions there may be some school closures during the season that are beyond our control. If this happens, no reduction in fees or refunds will be given. 

Weekly Commitment:

The U8 to U18 divisions play ONE game ONCE a week. There are NO practices.

 

The approx. time ranges are shown below. Exact times and locations will be posted and included in the schedule.

 

  • U8-U10 Boys: Friday evenings between 6 pm and 8 pm @ location TBD
     
  • U8-U10 Girls: Friday evenings between 6 pm and 8 pm @ location TBD
  • U11-U12 Boys: Friday evenings between 6 pm and 9 pm @ location TBD
  • U11-U12 Girls: Friday evenings between 6 pm and 9 pm @ location TBD
  • U14-U18 Boys: Sunday evenings @ Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School between 7 pm and 9 pm 
  • U14-U18 Girls: Sunday evenings @ Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School between
    5 pm and 7 pm

 

Cost:

$95.00 per player per season

Player Requirements:
  • Each team will play in Ottawa TFC pinnies. These will stay with the team coach throughout the season. This will allow the teams and league to look good, while maintaining flexibility in balancing teams, and keeping costs as low as possible. 
  • Players are required to wear protective shin guards at all games.
  • Indoor soccer shoes or non-marking runners should be worn. 
Register:

Questions?

Contact our Futsal Coordinator Peter Humphries at Recreation@ottawatfc.com

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