3v3 Freestyle Futsal: November 13 (Boys) - November 14 (Girls)
Curious to know how players like Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Neymar develop their skills? From FUTSAL! That's the name of the game!
Some studies explored why certain areas of the world are talent hotspots for certain activities. After extensively studying the Brazilians, scholars and coaches determined that there was a misconception that the Brazilians got their skills from playing soccer at the beach. The cause for such talent came out of futsal.
So we combined two great tools for development that are small-sided games and futsal into one fun tournament! This environment helps develop players' creativity, decision-making and agility in a fast-moving game. It challenges players to use their strengths and turn them into strategies on a smaller court.
All customers are asked to review the following prior to arriving on campus:
Our facilities National Sports Center COVID-19 Preparedness Plan click here! The indoor facilities portion is at the top of the page.
One spectator per player will be allowed for this event in the NSC Sports Hall, dome, and Sports Expo. (Does not include team leader or coach).
Please note this includes provide shorter breaks between games against opponents, to reduce ‘down time” in between games for teams. This includes scheduling games back to back depending on the format of each division.
Four tips to remember:
3v3 games allow players more opportunities to touch the ball, develop quick decision-making and improve their soccer skills. Small-sided games can develop technical attributes, creativity, tactical knowledge and physical conditioning through movement. Additionally, 3v3 is very fun for younger ages because more opportunities to score, which increases players’ confidence!
Event Cancellation Policy: The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees and fans.
Team will receive a refund for your event entry. Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account by no later than December 31, 2020. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event, the voucher policy will be in effect. This includes teams making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation.
Click Here for 2021 Freestyle Futsal rules.
The tournament will use the following age categories as specified by MYSA.
Any team found to be using non-rostered or illegal players will forfeit that match. All forfeits are recorded as 3-0. After age verification at final team check-in coaches should keep one of the following in their possession during the tournament to verify age should a question arise:
Schedules will be available by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10.
Application Deadline is November 6th!
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Thank you for considering!