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Modern hockey was originated in the early 19th century England, the London Games in 1908 to become an official event for the first time, became a fixture in 1928, an increase of women's events in 1980. 20 years from the first 30 years, almost a monopoly of all the Indian world champion, won from 1928 to 1956 a total of six Olympic gold medals. Indian hockey history, there have been a total of 5 Babil - Singh, Singh led the Indian team first beat the Netherlands 6-1 to win the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games hockey gold medal.
Floor Hockey Rules Intramural Sports Participant Manual All participants are required to adhere to the policies of Intramural Sports. This information is located online at http://www.cmu.edu/athletics/recreation/intramurals/ In the Intramural Sports Participant Manual, you will find important information and policies for individuals and teams. It is the captain’s responsibility to ensure that all players are made aware of these guidelines. Courts All games will be played in the Arena Room (located in Skibo). Equipment Players and goalies are recommended but not required to wear the following: o Knee and elbow pads o Shin protectors o Helmet o Mouth piece o Athletic supports Additionally, goalies MUST wear: o Helmet o Chest protector o Goalie or baseball glove may be worn on hand opposite the stick o Any full-length leg covering Intramural Sports provides sticks and all goalie equipment. Timing Games will consist of three, twelve-minute periods, with a three-minute break between periods. The clock will run continuously until the final two minutes of the game, at which point the clock will stop on all whistles. Each team will be granted one 60-second timeout per game Mercy Rule: With six minutes remaining in the third period, the mercy rule will be in effect. At any point during this time, if one team has at least an eight-goal lead on their opponent, the game will be called. If a game is tied at the end of regulation, the game will go into a five-minute sudden death period. o Regular Season: games will end in a tie after one sudden death period o Playoffs: games will be played until a winner is decided, using multiple sudden death periods if necessary. Start of Play There will be a face-off at center “ice” to start each period. Last Updated 09/23/10 Play Four players plus one goalie per team are allowed on the floor at a time. A minimum of three players plus a goalie are necessary to begin and continue play. Substitutions are only allowed on play stoppages (whistles). NO offsides penalties NO body checking NO slap shots CoRec Modifications o Neither gender may outnumber the opposite gender by more than one player on the court. o Female goals are worth two points. Penalties Minor penalties are two-minutes in length. Major penalties are five-minutes in length. Any official who feels a penalty was severe in nature may eject a player at any time. Enforcement of Penalties Infraction Penalty (in minutes) Boarding 5 Body Checking 2 or 5 Charging 5 Cross Checking 2 Delay of Game 2 High Sticking 2 or 5 Holding 2 Hooking 2 Interference 2 Roughing/Fighting 2, 5, or Ejection Slashing 2 Too Many Players 2 Unsportsmanlike Conduct 2, 5, or Ejection All rules not specifically covered in this document will be enforced under the NIRSA rules for Floor Hockey. All rules are subject to change by the Intramural Sports professional staff. Last Updated 09/23/10