The IFL is a winter, indoor small-sided soccer league, using Bownet goals (predominantly with no
goalkeeper) and a weighted Futsal ball on a basketball-size court. Players register individually and are placed
on teams by the Director, Corbin Stone and Sporting Iowa staff. Players are placed on teams to create
developmentally-appropriate soccer environments and challenges. Some age divisions may be broad-based,
players may play in a different age group, while others may be placed in multiple age-group settings. The
league is designed to place players in challenging, competitive circumstances with different players than
current teammates. Each session will have a theme. Players are permitted to miss matches and play-dates.
PLAYER NUMBERS: games are 3v3, 4v4, 5v5 with and without GK
GOALS: Regulation-size Futsal goals for 5v5, 6×4 or 5v3 goals
BALL: Futsal weighted ball
FIELD: Basketball size court for 4v4, two courts for larger #’s
OFFICIALS/STAFF: 1-3 per game/field
GAME DURATION: Varied. Game times vary considerably over sessions.
GAME FREQUENCY: Multiple games in one night also possible.
NUMBER OF GAMES: 10 guaranteed games.
AWARDS/STSHIRTS: individual and team recognition, t-shirt provided
RULES: most Futsal rules apply, including kick-ins
ROSTER SIZE: 5-7 players per team
SESSIONS: The cost is $150 for entire session from Dec-March.
POSSIBLE DATES: Sunday, December 2, 9, 16 from 5:00-8:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 8, 15 from 8:30-11:30 am
Sunday, January 6, 13, 20, 27 from 1:00-5:00 pm
Saturday, January 5, 12, 26 from 8:30-11:30 am
Sunday, February 3, 10, 24 from 1:00-5:00 pm
Saturday, February 2, 9, 23 from 6:00-9:00 pm
Saturday, March 2 from 6:00-9:00 pm
Sunday, March 3 from 1:00-5:00 pm
Most younger player players 9U-14U will play on Sundays. Older players will mainly be on Saturdays.
SPORTING IOWA COST: $150 per player — NO TEAM REGISTRATIONS!!
NON-SPORTING COST: $175, per non-Sporting player
REFUNDS: $10 to process any refund request
LOCATION: Valley View Community Center & Valley Southwoods
REGISTRATION LINK: Sporting Iowa Indoor Futsal League Registration
DEADLINE: November 12, 2018
TEAMS/SCHEDULE: November 26, 2018 or earlier
DEVELOPMENT FOCUS: Each week there will be themes/topics of emphasis with coaching and
guidance provided before and after games. This is a key component where statistics may be used
and published with concrete, tangible feedback provided. It is not merely a “show-up-and-play”
league. We do plan to include metrics and data with insight and recommendations.