SECONDARY CHAMPION SCHOOLS FUTSAL

who to contact

COORDINATOR

Tony Carvajal

M: 0450 742 636

OFFICE CONTACT

Peter Smith

SSWA

key information

NOMINATION DUE

Sen Boys & Girls: 4pm Fri 17th June

Intermediate & Juniors: 4pm Fri 14th October

Cost

$100.00 per team

COMPETITION DATES

Junior Boys & Girls

8, 9, 10, & 11 Nov 2022

COMPETITION DATES

Intermediate Boys

25, 26, 27, & 28 Oct 2022

COMPETITION DATES

Senior Boys & Girls

19, 20, 21 & 22 July 2022

NOMINATE

Nominations open early January in the year of the competition.

click the button/s below to nominate

competition details

School Sport WA is introducing Secondary Futsal to its sporting calendar.
Thencompetition will be run in Terms 3 and 4, 2022.

Championships Structure:
Junior Boys (Years 7 & 8)
Junior Girls (Years 7,8 & 9)
Intermediate Boys (Years 9 & 10)
Senior Boys (Years 11&12)
Senior Girls (Years 10, 11 & 12)

Championships Structure:

Boys
Junior (Years 7 & 8)
Intermediate (Years 9 & 10)
Senior (Years 11&12)

Girls
Junior (Years 7, 8 & 9)
Senior (Years 10, 11 & 12)

Rules of Competition:

FIFA Futsal Rules apply. Please refer to rules provided.

Finals Structure:

The structure of the State Championships Finals will be determined by the number of nominations. If there are 2 groups for each region there will be a semi-final and Grand Final. If there is only 1 Northern and 1 Southern Region there will be a Grand Final.

Referees:

Junior and Intermediate Regional Championships:

Schools are asked to take a maximum of 2 referees to the Junior and Intermediate Regional Championships, if possible.

They will be mentored by experienced Profutsal referees and/or SSWA Coordinator and other experienced personnel present at the Championships.

Official Profutsal Referees will officiate at the Junior Boys and Girls State Championships.

Senior Championships:

Official Profutsal Referees will officiate at all Senior Boys and Girls Regional and State Championships.

 

Profutsal will provide Futsal Coaching course for any students who are interested. This depends on the number of interested participants. Please call Profutsal Bibra lake on 9434 2747 to book.

 

 Qualified Trainer:

A qualified trainer will be present at each Regional and State Championship.

Junior Boys and Junior Girls Championships (Please note: Max no. of 6 boys and 6 girls team per region)

Ballajura Profutsal (Maximum 2 teams per school)

Northern Region 1 TERM 4 Tuesday, 8 November 2022  

Northern Region 2TERM 4 Wednesday, 9 November 2022 (Spill over day if Tuesday is full)

Bibra Lake Pro Futsal (Maximum 2 teams per school)

Southern Region 1TERM 4 Thursday, 10 November 2022

Southern Region 2TERM 4 Friday, 11 November 2022 (Spill over day if Thursday is full)

Junior Boys and Girls State Championships FinalsFriday 25 November (begins at 7:00pm at Profutsal Bibra Lake after Primary State Championships.)

Intermediate Boys Championships (Please note: Max no. of 12 boys per region, per region.)

Ballajura Profutsal (Maximum 2 teams per school)

Northern Region 1TERM 4 Tuesday, 25 October 2022

Northern Region 2 – TERM 4 Wednesday, 26 October 2022 (Spill over day if Thursday is full)

Bibra Lake Pro Futsal (Maximum 2 teams per school)

Southern Region 1TERM 4 Thursday, 27 October 2022

Southern Region 2TERM 4 Friday, 28 October 2022 (Spill over day if Thursday is full)

Intermediate Boys State Championships FinalsTERM 4 Friday 11 November, 4:30 to 7:00pm at Profutsal Bibra Lake

Senior Boys and Girls Championships (Please note: Max no. of 6 boys and 6 girls team per region)

Ballajura Profutsal (Maximum 2 teams per school)

Northern Region 1 TERM 3 Tuesday, 19 July 2022

Northern Region 2 – TERM 3 Wednesday, 20 July 2022

Bibra Lake Pro Futsal (Maximum 2 teams per school)

Southern Region 1TERM 3 Thursday, 21 July 2022

Southern Region 2 – TERM 3 Friday, 22 July 2022

Senior Girls and Boys State Championships FinalsFriday 29 July, 4:30 to 7:00pm at Profutsal Bibra Lake

Fixtures will be sent to schools TBA.

Championship information will be sent to schools on request or at least 1 month prior to the Regional Championships. Please read carefully to ensure you are participating on the correct date and venue.

Regional Championship fixtures will be provided 2 weeks prior to the Championships.

State Championship fixtures will be given on the week of the Championships.

RULES (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)

These rules are written with the intention of creating an environment that not only promotes healthy competition, but also promotes the ideals of fair play and good conduct.

1.2 Please make sure that you read the by-laws carefully, as they will be referred to whenever a dispute or protest is made.

1.3 The Secondary Championships generally follow the FIFA rules. Some changes have been made to the times to accommodate the Championships.

1.4. All games will play be played on a full court.

1.5 GK’s are not permitted to throw the ball over the halfway line when the ball has been out on the bye line. These rules are set to encourage passing, improve technique, individual tactics, and team mindset, essential attributes in Futsal.  GK’s can pass the ball to a team mate in the D if the ball was out of play.

If a GK saves or stops the ball in general play, they can pick up the ball and either kick or throw the ball over the halfway line.

One back pass is allowed to be made to GK only. To reset, the ball must be either touched by an opponent or the ball has to go over the halfway line. If this occurs another back pass can be made.

1.6 Players and coaches are required to line up before after their game and acknowledge opponents (touch elbows) showing courtesy and good sportsmanship. Please follow COVID protocols.

 INTERPRETATION

2.1 Interpretation of these by-laws shall be the responsibility of the game officials. Clarification can be sought from the Championships Coordinator.

  1. NOMINATION

3.1 All schools must complete a team nomination form for each team (As of 2022) by visiting the SSWA website. Nomination per team is approximately $100.00, depending on nominations.

  1. PLAYER REGISTRATION

4.1 All teams must be made up of the school’s students. If a school has more than 1 team (max. 2 teams per school is allowed), players must not move between teams once the Championship has commenced. If this occurs, a forfeit is registered and a loss of 3 goals to nil is recorded.

4.2 YEAR LEVEL FOR EACH CHAMPIONSHIP

Junior Boys (Years 7 & 8)

Intermediate Boys (Years 9 & 10)

Senior Boys (Years 11&12)

Junior Girls (Years 7, 8 & 9)

Senior Girls (Years 10,11,12)

Please note: Players are allowed to play up from their year level championship only. Players are not allowed to play down from their year level Championship.

  1. FIXTURES

5.1 The School Sport WA Coordinator will determine fixtures for the Championships, and reserves the right to make changes (forfeits, withdrawals, etc). if it is required.

5.2 The School Sport WA Coordinator will endeavour to provide an even spread of games amongst the available timeslots. This may not always be achievable.

5.3 Fixtures will be available not less than 1 week prior to the Championships. 

5:4 Pro Futsal will ensure official Futsal referees are supplied for each venue.

  1. SCORE SHEETS

6.1 Referees will be provided with score sheets before each game.

6.2 At the end of the games, coaches/teachers are required to sign the score sheet confirming the information is correct. 

  1. PLAYERS

7.1. A team must have a minimum of 4 players who are ready to take the court at the commencement of the game.

7.2. A maximum of 5 players may be on each team’s bench. Max. squad size is 10. Players MUST hold, not put on, the bibs provided on the benches and pass onto the player they are replacing when crossing the line to enter the court. This prevents more than 5 players on the court at one time.

  1. PLAYER EQUIPMENT

8.1. All players are required to wear the team jersey.

8.2. All players must remove objects such as watches/jewellery that may be dangerous to other players. A medic alert bracelet may be worn.

8.3. Appropriate non-marking footwear must be worn to play. A player may be excluded from playing if they do not have appropriate footwear. Shin guard stays must be the same colour as the socks. 

8.4. Shin pads are compulsory and must be covered by long socks.

8.5. It is recommended that Goalkeepers wear gloves, knee and elbow pads.

8.6. Coaches and Managers must also look presentable, as they are supposed to be a respected representation of your school. No thongs or sunglasses on the head will be allowed either.

8.7. Goalkeepers must wear an appropriate jersey. No bibs allowed.

  1. TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES

School teachers/Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their players AND spectators. Teams are expected to participate in accordance with the ethos of fair play. Please refer to the code of conduct for School Sport WA and The Pro Futsal Centre code of conduct.

  1. TEAM COACH/TEACHER

10.1. On game day, the team contact/ coach is responsible for:

  1. ensuring the behaviour of both players and spectators is kept in line with the by-laws and ethos of the Pro Futsal Centre and School Sport WA;
  2. only the team teacher/coach is allowed to sit on the bench to manage the team,
  3. only the team teacher/ coach is allowed to communicate with the referee and Championship Coordinator.

 

  1. REFEREES (supplied by Pro Futsal)

11.1. Prior to the game, the referee is responsible for:

  1. inspecting the condition of the court, balls and equipment;
  2. ensuring players are wearing correct uniforms;
  3. checking players’ equipment;
  4. checking score sheets are completed, with the coaches to ensure scores are correct.

 

The referee will start the game on time. If teams are not ready playing time will be lost.

11.2. During the game, the referee is responsible for:

  1. ensuring that the rules of Futsal are adhered to;
  2. sanctioning misconduct and delays;
  3. educating players on rules; and
  4. monitoring the court to ensure a safe playing environment.

11.3. After each game, the referee is responsible for completing the score sheet and signing off on the score sheet with the coaches.

11.4. The referee’s decision is final. Any discussion about their decision must come at the request of the Team Teacher/ Coach.

 

  1. GAMES (REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS)

13.1. Games will be played on a time limit of 2 x 12 minute halves or 2x15mins depending on teams nominated in each region. There are no half-time break. Teams are to change ends immediately after the first half and the game will recommence on referee’s whistle.

13.2. The clock will not be stopped for injuries.

13.3. The clock will begin counting down at the allocated match times regardless of teams being ready to play.

13.4. The game will end when the time is up. Only penalties can be taken after.

 

  1. LATE STARTS

14.1 Late starts are penalised as follows:

5 minutes late- 1 goal • 5 to 8 minutes late- 2 goals • 8 to 10 minutes late- 3 goals • 10 minutes or longer- forfeit.

 

  1. COMPETITION POINTS

15.1 Points are awarded as follows: • Win- 3 points • Draw- 1 point

  • Loss- 0 points • Forfeit- -3 points

 

  1. FORFEITS

16.1 Results for forfeits will be recorded as a 3-0 score against the forfeiting team.

 

  1. ABANDONED GAMES

17.1 If a team is unable to continue playing due to injury of a player that cannot be removed from the court, the game will be ended, and the following results take place:

  1. Match stopped before half-time, the score will be a 0-0 draw,
  2. Match stopped after half-time, the score at the time will stand as the final result.

17.2 If a game is abandoned due to lack of team cooperation, misconduct, or any other incidents at the referee’s discretion, the game will be ended and called a forfeit by the offending team. A win will be awarded to the opposition team.

 

  1. PLAYER SUSPENSIONS

18.1 Players issued a red card are evicted from the game and automatically suspended for the next game. All red cards are up for review by the Championships Coordinator, Centre Management and Referee and can face a partial or complete suspension from the Centre.

18.3 The action, decision or incident will be reviewed by the Championships Coordinator and Centre management, if necessary.

 

  1. PLAYER REPORTS

19.1 Players and spectators can be reported by any referee or staff member for any form of misconduct.

19.2 Misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  1. abusive language b. unsporting conduct c. undue rough play d. resistance to obey a reasonable instruction from a referee or Championship Coordinator e. striking f. attempted striking

19.4 Management of the Centre reserves the right to expel or suspend players from the competition.

19.5 If a player has been reported, the team coach/teacher will be notified with the details of the report and the suspension (if any) to be served. 

19.6 Parents and spectators are strongly encouraged to support the teams. However, any verbal or physical abuse from parents and spectators towards any player, staff, or spectator will not be tolerated. Management of the Centre reserves the right to expel spectators for the above.

 

  1. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

20.1 Venue for the State Championship Finals will be played at the Pro Futsal Centre at 25-27 Port Pirie St, Bibra Lake 6163.

20.2 Games will consist of 2×20 minute halves with no half time break. In the event of a draw at the end of normal time, the game will be decided by a penalty shoot-out (5 penalties each).

There will be live streaming of each Grand Final.

If there are students who are not to be filmed or photographed, please advise Tony Carvajal prior to the State Championships!!

If there are students in this category the live streaming will not occur.