The US Futsal National Championship will be played at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey from July 8-11 during this 40th anniversary year of US Futsal.

Youth and adult teams can compete in the tournament. Registration deadline is June 14.

US Futsal has been governing the sport of futsal in the United States since 1981. Futsal (five-a-side soccer) is “The Way the World Plays Indoor Soccer” and is the international form of indoor soccer approved by FIFA. It is played in all continents of the world by over 100 countries with 12 million players.

The national competition kicks off on July 8 after team registrations and a clinic for coaches and referees.

Team applications are being accepted. Submit your application, including a $600 non-refundable entry fee per team. 

Youth teams register here: 

Adult squads register here:

The deadline to register is June 14. To participate in the Nationals, the listed hotels must be used. For more info, log on to or call 510-836-8733.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at