Starting in December of 2019, Maryland United will offer a comprehensive futsal program in order to compliment and align with the team program.
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Registration Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019
Maryland United players do not have to tryout, but must register before Friday, October 4 and will be placed on the appropriate team.
Non-Maryland United players will be allowed to participate in the futsal program. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an evaluation.
Questions or more information contact email@example.com
MARYLAND UNITED FUTSAL PROGRAM
The U8-U18 Futsal program will improve technical skills, game understanding & decision making in tight spaces and a fast paced game. The program will consist of a total of 6 futsal training sessions and 2-3 futsal tournaments and will eliminate conflict and streamline with the team program.
Practice Location: Indian Creek Upper School, Annapolis Area Christian School
Dates & Times: TBA but mostly on Sunday evenings & Saturday afternoons (will not conflict with MD United team program calendar)
Tournaments: (all local tournaments, no overnight stay required)
To be finalized as we approach the Winter months
December: December tournament
January: Maryland Futsal State Cup or January tournament
Optional: 3rd local tournament ADD ON FEE
Cost Per Player: $285.00
6 Futsal Training Sessions (utilizing hard court surfaces)
Futsal Player Carding
Tournament Entry Fees 1 & 2
*Will use MD United Uniforms
Teams will be created in every age group with a roster size of 8-9 players per team.
Boys - U8, U9, U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, Combined HS Age Team(s)
Girls - U8, U9, U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, Combined HS Age Team(s)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Will the coaches be parent volunteers or professional coaches?
A: All coaches will be professional & licensed coaches who are currently on the Maryland United Coaching Staff.
Q: Do we have to buy new uniforms for this program?
A: NO - players will use their Maryland United Uniforms.
Q: Will training be conducted on a hardcourt surface and use futsal balls?
A: Yes - for players to get the full benefit of a futsal program, we will utilize a hardcourt surface and futsal balls at training.
Q: Do the events require an overnight stay?
A: NO - all events will be within reasonable driving distance not requiring the
need to stay overnight.
Q: Are players from outside Maryland United allowed to join the futsal program?
A: YES - players from outside Maryland United are allowed to join. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an evaluation.
Q: How will teams be created?
A: Teams will be created based on the Maryland United outdoor rosters. For example, players will be grouped together with teammates from their own team. Roster sizes will be 8-9 players per team.
Q: What if there are not enough players in my age group to form a team?
A: If there are not enough players to form a team we will combine players from the age group player pool (including players from outside of the club) or place a player(s) on a team in an age group above or where we see it being a good fit. If there is not a good fit you will receive a full 100% refund.
Q: Will scheduling and notification of practice dates/times & tournaments be sent in a timely manner?
A: YES - the schedule will be finalized by mid November. Only inclement weather, school closures, or unforeseen events will cause a deviation from the original schedule.
Q: What are the benefits of futsal for youth players?
A: See article from US Youth Soccer (click here).