Boys World Futsal Championships / Final Day

The World Futsal Championships have just finished, and we want to thank all of the players, coaches, families and fans that supported us and the teams during these three memorable days!

Congratulations to the World Futsal Champions:
Pre Benjamin: Rio Futsal Federation
Benjamin: Rio Futsal 1
Alevin: Rio Futsal 1
Infantil: ABK Futsal
Cadete: City Futsal
Open: OIS Strickers

We really hope to see you back next year and continue supporting our event, and this amazing level of Futsal!

We are Futsal!

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USA Futsal & FutsalStat Agree Partnership for World Futsal Championship

We are delighted to announce an agreement for The World Futsal Championships has been finalized with FutsalStat (FutsalStat.com), a company that produces match analysis software for futsal clubs. Their products are used by the world's most successful clubs such as Movistar Inter (Spanish Champions), Yugra (European Champions) and Asti (Italian Champions).

The agreement will provide all teams in the Open Age category, both male and female, with a free trial of their statistical analysis software to use for an extended period including the championships. This will allow coaches to be informed in real-time during the game of individual and team performance and provide alerts.

Rob Andrews, President of USA Futsal, commented “The World Futsal Championships is a high level competition and we wanted to help the participating teams maximise their performance. We are very happy to add this benefit to the overall package we offer. It is a professional product used by the strongest futsal clubs in the world and it is great our participants will be joining this elite group.”

Fabrice Gacougnolle (Contact@FutsalStat.com) of FutsalStat was equally pleased to be working together. “We know USA Futsal organise premier futsal events and FutsalStat is a tool used by the premier futsal clubs in the world so it is a natural partnership. We look forward to a successful collaboration.”

The World Futsal Championships take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando between 1-7 August. There are still limited spaces available and applications can be made in the tournament section of the website.


First Elite 96 Camps finished

First Elite 96 has come to an end, it was a success seeing our 4 camps (Richmond, Chicago, Dallas, San Jose) providing national players with the quality to attend F.C. Barcelona's trainings. Next March some of this year's attendants are going to La Masia for an unforgettable experience.

 
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PFL International Challenge Powered by USA Futsal Make Futsal History (VIA FUTSAL FOCUS)

The Professional Futsal League International Challenge Powered by USA Futsal made Futsal history this past weekend in Texas, USA. A crowd of 5,179 – the largest-ever crowd to watch futsal in the U.S. – filled the Dr. Pepper Arena.

See more at: http://www.futsalfocus.net/news.html?newsId=198&type=Global#sthash.N5nexdAW.dpuf


Meet The First American To Get A Pro Contract In Spain (Via Futsal Focus)

David Dodge recently became the first American to sign a professional futsal contract in Spain! The USA Futsal product is set to finish the 2014/2015 with Rivas 95 of the Spanish Segunda B Division. Rivas 95 currently sits in 1st place at the mid-year break and seeks to be promoted to the LNFS 2nd Division at the end of the year.

See more at www.futsalfocus.net/news


2014 World Futsal Championships

USA Futsal is pleased to announce the first ever World Futsal Championships will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports inside the historic Walt Disney World Resort.

From August 7-10th, 2014, 160 youth teams and 32 adult teams representing countries from Europe, Asia in addition to North, Central and South America will participate in 6 age groups in both male and female genders. The best teams in the world will compete in front of coaches, international scouts and famous players in what will become the biggest futsal event in the world annually.

In addition to the tournament, on August 5th and 6th, USA Futsal will facilitate a futsal referee certification, futsal coaching course and global development symposium led by referees, coaches and directors representing the top clubs, leagues and organizations from around the world.

Age groups this year will be calendar year, meaning players born in that year (Jan 1 - Dec 31) are considered born in that year. No exceptions can be made for the scouts and coaches in observance to have a clear picture of the competition.

ADULT: Players Born in 1996 and Older | 24 Men's Teams and 8 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

JUVENIL: Players Born in 1997 and 1998 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

CADETE: Players Born in 1999 and 2000 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

INFANTIL: Players Born in 2001 and 2002 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

ALEVIN: Players Born in 2003 and 2004 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

BENJAMIN: Players Born in 2005 and 2006 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.


USA Futsal featured on USA Today

World Futsal Championships at Walt Disney World were featured on USA Today's blog 'For the Win'Read more