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FUN SPORT & SOCIAL GROUP

FLOOR HOCKEY RULES

OVERVIEW

CO-ED RULES INCLUDE: NO CHECKING, HIGH STICKING ROUGHING ETC.

Plastic (Orange) Hockey Balls will be used.

Games played in (2) 24-minute halves with a two-minute half-time break

A running clock will be used for the entire game

The game clock begins no later than :10 after the hour

5 players per side: 3 men and 2 women (2 women min.)

Ex. (2 forwards, 2 defense and 1 goalie)

Teams must provide and wear their own goggles

Ties during the Regular Season remain a Tie

Sudden Death overtime/Shootout will be used in the playoffs

Only approved sticks will be allowed. NO wooden blades.

Two time-outs, per team, per game

ALL REFEREE DECISIONS ARE FINAL!

 

BEGINNING OF GAME

 TEAM SIZE

FORFEITS

·         Teams that are unable to field the five (5) required players will be allowed to play shorthanded with a minimum of 4 players (at least 1 female). Anything short of that must be approved by the opposing captain and ultimately the staff.

SUBSTITUTIONS

PENALTIES

ALL REFEREE DECISIONS ARE FINAL!

Time penalties are:

·         Minor – 2 minutes of actual playing time

MINOR PENALTY

A minor penalty shall be assessed for:

If any of the above are deemed excessive, a major penalty will be called and/or cause for removal from league

 MAJOR PENALTY

A major penalty shall be assessed for:

 OFF-SIDES AND ICING

 SCORING

    1. Crosses the goal line, breaking the plane of the goal.

-In cases where the net moves, the referee to determines if the ball would have gone in the net and thus been a goal. If a defending player intentionally moves the goal, the ref decides to continue play or to declare a delay of game penalty. Again, a referee’s decision is final.

 STOPPAGES

The following stoppages of play will be followed by a face-off

 GOALTENDERS

 EQUIPMENT

 

PLAYOFF OVERTIMES

If a playoff game ends in a tie after regulation play, the following will occur:

 

For any clarifications, contact the FSSG.

Edited June 2001, MFF