Alaska Futsal State Cup Q & A

How many players allowed on a team? Roster size will be minimum of 7 players, and a maximum of 12 players. (only 11 dressed out per game); non-participating player may be on the bench but not in team uniform, nor wearing shirts that are the same color of their, or, the opposing team. Field is at 5 players per side, 4 field players plus GK; minimum of 3 players to start or continue play.

No Dual Rostering allowed. Players and teams currently registered in the 2019 League, registered under the AYSA umbrella, and in good standing with AYSA are eligible to participate. Players and teams must be Alaskan based and residents to register.

What is the game format? The format is 5v5 (4+GK), with two equal periods of 22 minutes, with a 2-minute half time

Where will Game Venues be? Games are scheduled at O'Malley Sports Center and Arctic Rec Center. All teams are required to list an assistant coach/ manager on the roster for conflicts by game time or location.

Will player cards be required for the tournament? Yes. Approved, dated, and stamped rosters and player member cards will be verified by the referee at each game.

Will Event Passes be used? Yes.Team roster will list Technical Area Staff (coach, manager, DOC/ TD) and submit Technical Staff to AYSA by 12/5 for Event Passes. All adults on the futsal court must have an Event Pass.

Will 10-U Standings be posted? Yes. The referee will record the scores, and report them to AYSA for 10-U and older Divisions.

Will competitive club pass be allowed? Yes prior to the roster lock, you may club pass a registered AFL player to a team for the tournament, but once the roster locks they must remain on the roster team that was submitted. The AFL State Cup Roster will be locked prior to the start of the tournament with no additions allowed after that date.

Guest Players Allowed? Yes. Registered AFL players may transfer from a club team not participating in Futsal State Cup to a club team that is participating. Transfer Fees will apply. The team accepting a player from a non-participating team for Futsal State Cup will only be allowed two (2) Temporary Transfer approvals for their Futsal State Cup roster.

Will coaches with multiple teams be accommodated? Alaska Youth Soccer will accommodate coaches with multiple teams by scheduling games within a reasonable timeframe if possible. All teams are required to list an assistant coach/manager on the roster for conflicts by game time or location.

Adult Verification and Code of Conduct: Alaska Youth Soccer requires that each adult working within the youth program have submitted and passed their annual AYSA Adult Background Check. All adults working with youth (coach, manager, chaperone, administrator) will submit a background check application in the Stack Sport system to be processed by AYSA. The adult applicant will also read the AYSA Code of Conduct, and complete the online Abuse Prevention Systems Training provided through their club/ association.

AFL Refund Policy; Cancel registration any time prior to the registration deadline to receive a refund of your fees minus a $250 administrative fee. After the deadline, no refunds. Forfeit a tournament scheduled game team will be fined $500 per forfiet.