For Immediate Release


November 7th, 2016

Virginia Futsal the governing body for United States Futsal in Virginia and the District of Columbia announced today a partnership with United Sportsplex of Manassas, VA and the United Futsal League (UFL) that will help elevate the game of Futsal in Virginia and DC. Virginia Futsal is administered by the Virginia Youth Soccer Association. United States Futsal (USFF) 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 the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).  It is played in all continents of the world by over 100 countries with 12 million players.

The partnership will see United Sportsplex serve as the venue for the Publix Virginia State Futsal Championships held in January, 2017. State champions will then move on to the U.S. Futsal Regional and National Championships held in February and July of 2017.  United Sportsplex will host two qualifying tournaments for the Publix Virginia State Futsal Championships in November and December of this year where champions in age groups U-9 through U-18 boys and girls will receive automatic invitations to the Publix Virginia State Futsal Championships. United Sportsplex will be a Virginia Futsal sanctioned facility where participants will be registered with United States Futsal and receive all related membership benefits.

Phil Summers, Executive Director for Virginia Futsal and VYSA commented “We are pleased to partner with a world class facility like United Sportsplex and look forward to help elevating and exposing VYSA’s 180,000 registered players, coaches and administrators to the game of Futsal”.

Joe Slaiby, President of United Sportsplex and United Futsal League commented “We are excited and honored to be partnered with such a great organization like VYSA and Virginia Futsal.  I know with this partnership we will be able to provide the knowledge of the game, quality facility and leagues for our future youth futsal players”.
About the Virginia Youth Soccer Association and Virginia Futsal: The Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) is a member of the US Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer representing over 180,000 youth players, coaches and administrators in the Commonwealth of Virginia and DC. VYSA oversees programs including the Olympic Development Program (ODP), the National Championship Series (State Cup), the VYSA Academy Program, Coaching Education and more. Virginia Futsal is administered by VYSA and is a member of United States Futsal the governing body for Futsal in the United States and the United States Soccer Federation.

About United Sportsplex and the United Futsal League: United Sportsplex is conveniently located in the heart of Northern Virginia in Prince William County, our 74,000 square foot state of the art, climate controlled facility provides a safe, clean environment for all of your sport and entertainment needs.

Our indoor sports complex offers a wide variety of athletic and entertainment fields and equipment. We host a wide range of sports leagues, tournaments, camps, and clinics, as well as provide local families, businesses and organizations a venue for special events and parties. Our friendly staff is dedicated to providing only the best experience to our guests as they play and compete on our state-of-the-art fields and equipment.

United Sportsplex features 3 full-size official futsal courts and is home toVirginia’s Major League Futsal team Virginia United Futsal Club (VA United FC).

United Futsal League (UFL) is sanctioned by Virginia Futsal and United States Futsal Federation (USFF). Virginia Futsal is the USFF’s exclusive representative for Virginia and DC and is managed by the Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA).

UFL is the official futsal league of United Sportsplex. United Sportsplex is the official sanctioned facility for Virginia Futsal and USFF. All of the youth futsal programs held at United Sportsplex are affiliated with Virginia Futsal.

United Sportsplex is “Where Athletes and Sports Unite”!