To identify players of the highest caliber on a continuing and consistent basis which will lead to increased success for the U.S. Youth Futsal Teams in the international arena.
The Rhode Island Futsal Club is formed to identify a pool of players in each age group and to provide high-level training to benefit and enhance the development of said players. Players will be trained by high level qualified Futsal licensed coaches.
Rhode Island Futsal Club Selection Process
Rhode Island Futsal Club will hold try-outs on an annual basis. Age groups, try-out dates and times will be announced ahead of time.
How are Players Selected?
Players are selected on the basis of open tryouts. These tryouts are conducted by Futsal coaching staff who are Futsal licensed and recognized for their ability to identify and train players with superior futsal skills. In addition, scouting and invitations to certain players with the open tryouts will be used.
Players are evaluated on the six components that make up a futsal player:
Ability to win duels
Fitness and Athletic Ability
What are the Benefits of joining Rhode Island Futsal Club?
The opportunity to train and play under Futsal licensed coaches.
High level age-appropriate competition matches by playing in Futsal leagues and tournaments.
Exposure to regional and national Futsal team coaching staff.
The opportunity to represent your state, region, or country in international competition.
Exposure to professional Futsal coaches around the World.
All RIFC coaches are Futsal certified and will follow the Club's methodology.
West Warwick Civic Center, 100 Factory St, West Warwick, RI 02893
U8 - U19 - Boys and Girls (for calendar year 2020-2021)
Start date: Friday, October 23, 2020 and Saturday, October 24, 2020
Finish Date: Friday, February 26, 2021 and Saturday, February 27, 2021 - Due to Covid-19 the program make-up
dates will extend the program dates. Also, league play is subject to when the league games and playoffs are complete. Tournaments dates are also subject to change.
Boys - practice on Friday nights
Girls - practice on Saturday mornings
Dates are subject to change.
1- Friday, October 23, 2020 / Saturday, October 24, 2020
2- Friday, October 30, 2020 / Saturday, October 31, 2020
3- Friday, November 6, 2020 / Saturday, November 7, 2020
4- Friday, November 13, 2020 / Saturday, November 14, 2020
5- Friday, November 20, 2020 (No Saturday Session)
6- Friday, December 4, 2020 / Saturday, December 5, 2020
7- Friday, December 11, 2020 / Saturday, December 12, 2020 - Postponed
8- Friday, December 18, 2020 / Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Postponed
OFF - Friday, December 25, 2020 (Tournament)
OFF - Friday, January 1, 2021 (Holiday)
9- Friday, January 8, 2021 / Saturday, January 9, 2021
*USYF REGIONAL BOSTON - January 15-18, 2021 - Tentative new date June 24-26, 2021
10- Friday, January 22, 2021 / Saturday, January 23, 2021
11- Friday, January 29, 2021 / Saturday, January 30, 2021
12- Friday, February 5, 2021 / Saturday, February 6, 2021
13- Friday, February 12, 2021 / Saturday, February 13, 2021
14- Friday, February 19, 2021 / Saturday, February 20, 2021
**USYF NATIONAL KANSAS CITY - February 12-15, 2021 (must qualify at Regionals, Boston, MA)
New Date - July 9-12, 2021
15- Friday, February 26, 2021 / Saturday, February 27, 2021
7 - Friday, February 26, 2021 / Saturday, February 27, 2021
8 - Friday, March 5, 2021 / Saturday, March 6, 2021
5 - Saturday, March 13, 2021
Girls: 9am - 10:15am
To be announced once teams are formed
Times are subject to change to accommodate the number of teams
USYF Regional Boston - January 15-18, 2021 (dates to be announced)
USYF National Kansas City - February 12-15, 2021 (for teams that qualify, dates to be announced)
Other Winter Futsal Tournament - To be announced
Rhode Island Futsal League - Session One
All players must participate in fundraising program in order to offer a low cost program to each player. Failure to participate may result in your player fee going up.
Cost per player: $495.00
Upon the player being offered a position to RIFC team, the player will have a time frame to register and put down a $50.00 non-refundable fee to lock the position. The $50.00 will go towards the cost per player fee for the upcoming season. Failure to properly register and pay the acceptance fee will not guarantee a spot on the team.
Not included in the cost:
USYF Player Registration Fee - $13.50 (good for one calendar year - fee could change)
Player Uniform - each player will need to order uniform kit. (more info to be provided)
- Other practices may be scheduled to better prepare teams for competition. The practice times and location could change. Coaches will coordinate ahead of time and communicate with all parents/players.
- If other tournaments are decided, they will incur an out-of-pocket expense and will first be communicated with the team and discussed to make sure it's agreed.
- Teams going to Regional and National tournaments, travel expenses are not included in the cost per player. The only cost included is the tournament fee for each team.
- If international tournament is offered. Teams will have to decide along with families if they are able to raise the funds necessary for international tournament. Possibly - December Holiday brake, 2020 to New Years, 2021.