Futsal Laws of the Game

The Futsal Laws of the Game changed in 2021-2022. On this page you’ll find the most recent version of the document, plus the summary of the 2021-2022 changes.

Old versions

During the 2020-2021 season there were major changes as well. You can still download the 2020-2021 version (EN) or the edition before that dating from 2014-2015 (EN). 

FIFA futsal Laws of the Game changes 2020-2021

 Weekly futsal LOTG Quiz

And besides the Futsal Laws of the Game itself there’s also a nice weekly quiz referees. Because that is a great way to practice the rules – as I do on Dutch Referee blog with the weekly Laws of the Game Football quiz.

You’ll find the weekly futsal LOTG Quiz on the Facebook page of the FA Futsal Referees. Make sure you like that page!

The futsal Laws of the Game

The LOTG contain the following laws:

  1. The Pitch
  2. The Ball
  3. The Number of Players
  4. The Players’ Equipment
  5. The Referees
  6. The Assistant Referees
  7.  The Duration of the Match
  8. The Start and Restart of Play
  9. The Ball In and Out of Play
  10. The Method of Scoring
  11. Offside
  12. Fouls and Misconduct
  13. Free Kicks
  14. The Penalty Kick
  15. The Kick-in
  16. The Goal Clearance
  17. The Corner Kick

Other topics

  • Procedures to Determine the Winner of a Match or Home-and-Away Tie
  • The Technical Area
  • The Reserve Assistant Referee
  • Referee and Assistant Referee Signals
  • Interpretation of the Futsal Laws of the Game and Guidelines for Referee