Futnet is a ball game with almost 100 years of tradition which combines speed, precision, technical skill and strategy. It is a sport with its own identity, own rules and body of governance,played indoors and outdoors from recreational to competitive level.
Very popular in Europe,Futnet is gaining reputation and popularity in the US,with the US Futnet Federation leading the professional programs,from clubs and associations to National Team and International competitions.
At the recreational level,Futnet is a fantastic sport in regards to safety and well-being of the participants,fun to play and easy to set up.
At the competing level,Futnet has the reputation of being a spectacular sport,with players showing virtuosity and amazing skills in the courts,making the games fun to watch and enjoy.
The World Championship is the ultimate goal for all Futnet National Teams,with over 25 countries participating.
The United States will send a reputable delegation to the World Cup in 2021.
Futnet is a sport for ALL as demonstrated by the different competition categories: men, women, juniors (aged 16 – 18), youngsters (aged 13 – 15), children (aged up to 12). Very popular are also tournaments for veterans.
Futnet has three basic disciplines: single, double and triple. The main features of each discipline as laid down in UNIF Laws of Futnet are the following:
Single: one player, two touches, one bounce in all categories, court dimensions 9 m x 12.8 m
Double: two players, three touches (but not two consecutive touches by the same player), one bounce allowed for men and two bounces for women and juniors, court dimensions 9 m x 12.8 m
Triple: three players, three touches (but not two consecutive touches by the same player), one bounce allowed for men and two for women and juniors, court dimensions 9 m x 18 m
A set finishes with 11th point with a two-point difference, maximum score is 15:14. To win a match, the team has to win 2 sets. The height of the net is 1.10 m. The players may not touch the net during the game, otherwise it is a point for the opponent.