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Soccer & Futsal Details

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Coed Soccer Leagues

If you really want to have a blast and soccer 11v11 is too serious for you, check out our fun social futsal league. A great way to socialize and meet new people and play a sport that is all about bloopers and making memories you will not forget! Woody Pine Sports combines them all. We offer adult coed 5v5 futsal leagues in The Woodlands area. From beginners to seasoned athletes, players of all abilities are welcome! Sign up a full team or sign up on your own and we’ll find a team for you!

Full Team (Captain Registrations)

Get your friends together and form a team today! Just go to the registration page, choose your league, and submit your team info. Guarantee your spot with your credit card. Plus – signing up a team SAVES MONEY versus everyone signing up on their own. It’s that easy!

On your own? We’ll help! (Free Agent Registrations)

If you don’t have a team, no problem – we specialize in placing free agents! Woody Pine Sports can help find you a team. Just sign up online and guarantee your spot with a credit card. Individuals can request to be paired with other free agents during the registration process. Sign up for a league today!

Futsal 5v5 Rules

    1. Number of Players: A team will consist of 5 players on the court. Teams must have at least 4 players to start a game.
      1. One player on each team will identify as the goalie and will wear a different colored shirt than the rest of the team.
    2. Starting a Game: Captains will face off in RPS. Winner of RPS will choose the ball or side first.
    3. Scoring: Each goal is worth 1 point
    4. Ball Size and Bounce: Futsal requires a heavier, size 4 football with very little bounce. The weight helps to control the ball throughout the game, ensuring it won’t bounce higher than the player’s head or more than once.
    5. Goal Size: Standard futsal goal size is 3m by 2m.
    6. Foortwear: No cleats allowed. All players must wear athletic shoes.
    7. Shin Guards: Are required during game play.
    8. Management and Officiating: All games will be officiated by 1 referee.
    1. Gender Requirements:
      1. Female Minimum: A full team (5 players) will consist of a minimum of 2 females on the court during game play.
        1. Teams may start a game with 4 players with a minimum of 1 female.
      2. Female Maximum: There is no cap on the number of females on the court during play.
    1. One Game Per Night: All teams will play one game per league night.
    2. Game Length: Each game consists of two periods of 18 minutes each. The clock is a running clock.
      1. In the case of a tie at the expiration of the regular season, the game will end in a tie.
      2. Playoff matches that are tied at the end of regulation will proceed into overtime and if needed, a shootout to determine a winner.
    1. Scored Goal: A goal is cored when the whole of a legally propelled ball has passed over the goal line, between the goal posts and under the crossbar.
      1. A goal may be scored only from the attacking half.
      2. A goal may be scored directly from a corner kick.
      3. A goal may not be scored if a goalkeeper punts, or dropkicks a ball into the opponent’s goal.
      4. A goal may be scored if a goalkeeper throws, kicks, or drops a ball into their own goal.
      5. A goal may be scored from a kickoff.
      6. A goal may be scored with the head in the goal box, but only directly off corner kicks.
    2. Goal Kicks:
      1. For a goal kick, the ball shall be place anywhere in the goal box area.
      2. Defenders must be positioned outside the goal box.
      3. The ball is in play as soon as it is touched by the kicker.
      4. The player taking the goal kick cannot retouch the ball until another player has touched it.
    3. Score Clock: The referee will be manning the game clock with a stopwatch.
    1. NFHS Standard: All fouls and violations are based on National Federation High School soccer rules that are not listed below
    2. Kickoff Procedure: RPS before the begging of of the game will determine which team kicks off and which has the choice of ends. The team not receiving the ball first will have possession to begin the second half.
      1. On the referee’s signal, the game shall start or resume following a goal with a kick from the center of the court.
      2. All players shall be within their half of the court. Opponents of the kicking team must be at least 5 yards from the ball until it is kicked. A teammate of the kicker may be anywhere within their half of the court.
    3. The ball is out of play when:
      1. It has completely crossed the goal line whether on the ground or in the air.
      2. The ball goes over the out of bounds line.
      3. The official sounds their whistle.
    4. There will be no whistle to restart play except:
      1. When a team asks the official for 5 yards.
      2. When the ball hits the ceiling, lights, etc.
      3. When play has been stopped to caution or eject a player.
      4. For a penalty kick.
      5. When a goal is scored.
    5. Corner Kick: Is awarded when the ball crosses the goal line, either on the ground or in the air, and was last touched by a defensive player.
      1. The ball must be placed on the ground within 1 yard of the corner flag or cone area.
      2. The opposing team must be 5 yards away at the time the ball is kicked.
      3. The kicker cannot retouch the ball until it is touched by another player (either team).
      4. A goal may be scored directly from a corner kick.
      5. A goal may be scored with the head, not the feet or other legal body part, in the goal box, but only directly off corner kicks.
    6. Live Ball: Any balls striking a referee, goal post, or concern post and remaining on the court is in play.
    7. Restart: When restarting the game after a temporary suspension of play (i.e. injury), except on a free kick or kick-in, the team that was in possession of the ball at the time of the suspension shall be awarded an indirect free kick from the spot the ball was a the time of the suspension.
    8. Boundary Line: When the ball passes completely out of bounds, it shall be kicked in nearest to where it left play by the opposing team. A player shall:
      1. Place the ball on the ground and proceed to take the kick following the rules of an indirect free kick. The ball shall be in play immediately after it has been kicked and may be played by any player except the one who executes the kick in. Five yards shall be given, the same as all free kick situations.
      2. If the ball is improperly kicked into play, a player of the opposing team will be awarded a restart.
      3. If an opponent interferes with or in any way impedes the actions of the kicker while the kick-in is being taken, the official will administer a Yellow Card for Unsportsmanlike Conduct.
      4. A goal cannot be scored directly from a kick-in. It must touch a member of either team before crossing the goal line to be counted as a goal.
    9. Free Kicks:
      1. All dead ball kicks (kick-ins, free kicks, kick-offs) are indirect with the exception of corner kicks and penalty kicks.
      2. An indirect free kick is a free kick from which a goal may not be scored unless the ball is touched by another player from either team.
      3. The free kick may be taken by any player of the offended team on the court of play at the time of the offense.
    10. Penalty Kicks:
      1. A penalty kick is awarded after a serious or intentional rule infraction takes place in the pantry area by the defensive team. A penalty kick can be awarded regardless of the position of the ball, if the infraction by the defending team is committed in the penalty area. It is not awarded for infractions that call for an indirect kick.
      2. The penalty kick may be taken by any player of the offended team on the court of play at the time of the offense.
      3. All penalties must be one-step kicks. The player may only take one step before shooting the ball.
      4. All players must remain behind the half-court line, until the ball is kicked.
      5. If a goal is not scored, the player who kicked the ball must not play it again until it has been touched by another player. The ball shall be deemed in play directly after it is kicked and moves forward.
      6. The opposing goalkeeper may only move lateral on their own goal line between the goal posts, until the ball is kicked.
    11. Overtime and Shootout (Playoffs Only):
      1. Overtime will consist of one 3-minute “golden goal” period. The first team to score a goal will win the game. The choice of ends and the kickoff will be decided by RPS.
      2. If the game remains tied at the end of the overtime period, the game will proceed into. 3-person shootout.
      3. If the score remains tied following the first three (3) shots by each team, a sudden victory shootout will occur in which the game is won if, after any equal number of shots, the tie is broken.
    12. Fouls and Penalties:
      1. Yellow Cards: Any player receiving a yellow card will sit out 2 minutes and that team will play a person down.
      2. No Sliding or Slide Tackling: The offense for any slide will result in a yellow/red card, based on the intent, for the offending player. Additionally, an indirect free kick will be awarded to the offended team.
      3. Fouls: Charging, handballs, holding, pushing, delay of game, tripping, and obstructing will also result in a yellow/red card based on the intent. An indirect or direct free kick will also be awarded.
    13. Goalie: The goalkeeper has possession (control) of the ball when they are touching the ball.
      1. From the moment the keeper takes control of the ball with their hands within their own penalty area, they are to be penalized if they take more than six seconds without releasing the ball into pay. The ball will be given to the defense for a kick-off at the half court line.
      2. A keeper may not, after releasing the ball into play, touch the ball again with their hands before it has been touched by another player of the same team outside the pantry area or by an opposing player either inside or outside the penalty area.
      3. If the goalkeeper plays the ball to a teammate and the teammate passed the ball back to the goalkeeper, they may not used their hands to play the pass. Penalty for violation of this rule is an indirect free kick.
      4. The goalkeeper shall not touch the ball with their hands via a kick-in from their own team or a deliberate kick by a teammate. Penalty is an indirect free kick.
      5. Goalkeepers shall not slide/dive feet or head first while making a play. Sliding feet first will be deemed a slide tackle, sliding head first will be considered a slide/slide tackle depending on the play and will result in the appropriate card to the offending player and free kick to offended team.
      6. No player may shoot the ball within the goal box. However, any player may move through the goal box with or without the ball. Any part of the ball or player’s body on the line is considered in the goal box for the purposes of this rule. Once a player has entered the goal box (such as when legally moving through the box), that player must establish themselves outside the goal box (both feet outside the box) prior to shooting the ball. The ball must also be entirely outside of the goal box before the shot is taken. Deflections by the attacking team within the goal box will not count as a goal.
    1. Substitutions: Are free and unlimited during game play except for the goalkeeper.
      1. Substitutions may be made “on the fly”, provided the player being substituted for is within 5 feet of the bench early or the player coming off the court participates in a play, a Yellow Card will be assessed an indirect free kick from the half court line will be administered.
      2. A player who received a Red Card must leave the playing area and may not be replaced by a substitute. This mans that this player’s team will have one less player on the court for the remainder of the game.
      3. During an injury, both teams may substitute openly.
      4. Any player may change places with the goalkeeper, provided that the referee is informed before the change is made and the change is made during a stoppage in play.
    2. Injuries: In the case of an injury that causes the game to stop, the game time will be paused at the discretion of the referee or WPS supervisor.