These types of shoes ARE NOT allowed
FG Shoe: A Firm Ground Shoe is the classic soccer shoe with cleats/studs designed to provide traction and stability on most natural grass, outdoor soccer fields. Firm Ground or molded cleats generally have a series of non-removable PU/TPU/rubber studs that are either bladed or conical in shape.
FG/AG Hybrid: Firm Ground/Artificial Grass Hybrid Shoes are designed for acceleration on firm, natural surfaces and artificial grass with multiple cleat shapes and lengths.
SG/PSG: Soft Ground and Pro Soft Ground Soccer Shoes are created for soft ground play have longer cleats for added traction on wet, muddy fields. Often, soft ground cleats have metal-tipped and/or detachable studs. The studs on soft ground shoes are also usually varying lengths. Many soft ground boots with their exchangeable and removable studs can be customized for playing conditions and fields.
AG/HG: Artificial Grass/Hard Ground Soccer shoe usually have a large number of short studs that are evenly distributed across the entire outsole. Artificial grass shoes are similar to firm ground cleats, just with a lot more studs that are shorter.
These types of shoes ARE allowed
Indoor Soccer Shoes: An indoor soccer shoe usually has a gum rubber flat outsole. They are created for playing indoor soccer or futsal in a gym or rec facility.
Turf Shoe: Turf shoes or turf boots usually have an extremely durable, rubber outsole. Artificial turf shoes have small rubber studs or patterns on the outsole to improve traction on hard, natural fields and artificial turf. Turf shoes are also great for soccer training and can be used as a back-up pair of shoes for play on hard surfaces.
Flat Bottom/Lifestyle/Running Shoes: These shoes have a durable rubber outsole, provide excellent cushioning and feature a breathable comfortable fit. (Not recommended, players may experience less grip on turf with these type of shoes)
If you still have any questions on what shoe to wear please contact us or call us at (518) 438-3131 and check out our ever-changing inventory for all your soccer needs at our Colonie Soccer Shop located at 636 Albany Shaker Road!