Date & Location

Date & Location



Date & Location

Games will be played in the Rec Center Gymnasium, beginning Tuesday, September 19th. Playoffs will conclude by the week of Monday, October 14th.

Field of Play

The playing area is roughly the size of an intramural basketball court.

Team Rosters

Each team is made up of six (6) players, made up of 5 on offense/defense and 1 goalie. It is necessary to have at least five (5) players to start and continue play. Players must register on IMLeauges prior to playing.

Equipment / Jewelry

  • No hard casts, jewelry or any other hard protruding item may be worn on the body. Any exceptions (i.e., religious jewelry and wedding bands, must be brought to the Intramural Office 24 hours in advance).
  • Protective goggles will be provided for all players
  • A mask will be provided for the goalies
  • A goalie may choose to take advantage of the knee pads and protective gloves we offer
  • The use of protective gear with hard, unyielding metal is prohibited.
  • Athletic shoes must be worn.
  • Head gear with knots or brims are prohibited. Doo-rags, winter hats and other material without hard pieces are acceptable. Soft head gear is permitted.
  • The Intramural Sports Staff will provide balls, sticks, goals and select goalie equipment. It is recommended that a goalie may wish to wear softer, thicker clothing that cover the legs and arms.
  • Any piece of equipment that is intentionally damaged will be responsibility of the injuring party

The Game

  1. Time
  2. Matches are played in 2halves of 15 minutes each
  3. After the first half there will be a 5 minute break
  4. Time does not stop for free strokes, penalty shots, loose sticks, etc. except during the last two minutes of regulation time
  1. Players –the team is made up of 5 offensive and defensive players and a goalie. As the ball crosses the center line, each team is to keep back one of their five players on the other side of the center line.
  2. The exception to this rule is if a team is playing with 4 players and a goalie. In this situation the team does not need to leave a player back.
  3. If a team is one person down due to an incurred penalty, they must still leave one player back
  1. Goals are scored when the entire ball has crossed over the goal line between the goal posts and below the cross bar.
  1. After each half or after a goal is scored, the ball starts at the center of the court, with each team on their half of the court.
  2. Teams trade starting possession at each half
  3. The team that is scored against receives starting possession
  1. Playing the Ball
  2. The ball can only be played (shot, passed, or dribbled) with the blade of the stick, below knee height.
  3. A player may block the ball using their feet, legs, or body, but may not use their hands, arms, or head (or stick when the ball is above knee height).
  4. A player may kick the ball to their own stick, provided they do not touch the ball twice consecutively with their feet. Two consecutive kicks count as a dribble and are not allowed
  5. No player may voluntarily “go to the ground,” placing any part of their body against the ground besides their feet (except the goalie)
  6. No player may voluntarily drop or throw their stick.
  7. Violations of these rules results in a free stroke for the opposing team, except if the violation allows a defender to block a shot on goal, in which case a penalty shot is awarded to the shooting team.
  1. The Crease
  2. The goal crease is the rectangular area in front of the goal. The area is marked and will be reviewed by the referee prior to the game.
  3. No attacking or defending player may step into the crease.
  4. Sticks may enter the crease
  5. If a player is forced into the crease by an action of another player, there is no penalty, but the player must leave the crease as soon as possible
  6. Violations of these rules results in a free stroke for the opposing team
  1. Substitutions
  2. Subs may only enter the game in a dead ball situation
  1. Contact
  2. This is a NON-CONTACT sport. The only legal contact must be shoulder-to-shoulder, and cannot be reckless or made with excessive force.
  3. No player may hold or impede another player or another player’s equipment
  4. Stick checking (using the stick to lift or restrain an opponent’s stick) is not allowed
  5. No player may trip or check another player
  6. No player may play their stick between the legs of another player
  7. “High-sticking” is not permitted. This includes:
  8. Raising the stick above knee level to play the ball
  9. Raising the stick above knee level in the vicinity of an opponent
  10. Raising the stick above waist level during a wind-up.
  11. Violations of these rules results in a free stroke for the opposing team
  12. Violation of (b) or (c) will result in a 2-minute power play for the opponent
  13. Violations of (d) or (e) will result in immediate ejection
  1. Free Strokes
  2. When a team receives a free stroke, one player gains possession of the ball near the point of the violation (this point may not be within two meters of the goal).
  3. All other players may stand anywhere on the court. However, players on the opposing team must stand at least two meters from the ball, until the ball is back in play.
  1. Penalty Shots
  2. One player is chosen to take the penalty shot, with the ball beginning at center court
  3. The player is able to advance on the net, but is not permitted to enter the goalie crease
  1. Tie Games
  2. There is no overtime play for tie games during regular season

Events leading to a hit in:

When the ball goes out of bounds or over the boards

Events leading to a free hit:

-When a player hits, blocks, lifts or kicks an opponent’s stick

-When a player hits an opponent’s foot or leg with his stick

-When a player raises the blade of his stick above waist level

-When a player uses and part of his stick or foot to play the ball above knee level

-When a player places his stick, foot or leg between an opponent’s legs or feet

-When a player forces or pushes an opponent in any way other than shoulder to shoulder

-When a player kicks the ball twice

-When a goalkeeper entirely leaves the crease during a throw out

-When a goalkeeper throws or kicks the ball over the center line

-When a goalkeeper has the ball under control for more than 3 seconds

-When a goalkeeper receives a pass from a field player on the same team

Events leading to a 2 minutepenalty:

-When a field player plays the ball above waist level with any part of his stick or foot

-When a player hits, blocks or lifts an opponent’s stick in order to win a considerable advantage or with no possibility of reaching the ball

-When a player is guilty of dangerous play with the stick

-When a player pushes, tackles or trips an opponent

-When a player holds an opponent or an opponent’s equipment

-When a player intentionally moves to obstruct an opponent who is not in control of the ball

-When a player stops or plays the ball when lying or sitting down (or on knees)

-When a field player stops or plays the ball with his hand, arm or head

-When a team plays with too many players on the floor