The 2nd annual Indoor World Cup is a 5-a-side indoor soccer game. This year the tournament will take place November 3 at SRSC.
Tournament Set-up: The tournament follows a knock out style bracket, with a maximum of 16 teams. Each team will be randomly assigned to play against another team. Winning teams will proceed to the next stage and be randomly assigned to play against other winning teams. This will go on until Semi-Finals and Finals. Penalty kicks (3) will be taken if matches result in a tie.
Team Eligibility: Each team is required to have at least 7 eligible players, all of whom must be listed on the entry form at time of submission. Unlimited subbing is allowed, and teams may have a total of ten members. All names must be submitted by October 26 before the tournament (November 3). There will be no day-of registration. Eligible players constitute any current IU student or scholar with a valid UID.
To represent a country, each team must have at least two players from that country or region. Regional teams are at the discretion of OIS. No ‘world’ teams will be allowed.
Games will begin on Saturday, November 3 at 8:30 a.m. and continue through until 8:30 p.m. Players must present valid IDs prior to their opening match on each game day. Failure to do so may result in loss of that player for the game.
Official rules are attached to this document. However, the following exceptions will apply.
- Players can be male or female. There is no restriction on how many of either gender is required.
- A match can end in a tie in the first round. In knock out stage, there will be no sudden death overtime; the match will go straight to penalty kicks.
- Players are eligible to play as described in the Team Eligibility section above.
- The clock will stop in the final minute of knock out games only.
The event organizers have the final word on any disputes. OIS and ISC reserve the right to disqualify any team. Any questions should be directed to OIS Coordinator, Katie Goodroad.
United States Indoor Soccer Association (USI) and FIFA FUTSAL rules will be in effect; an abridged version including any modifications follow:
Games will be played at the Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC), Center Courts 4 and 5.
Please give yourself plenty of time to park and get to your games ahead of schedule. Remember all team members must be signed in and ready to play to avoid a forfeit.