Intramural Floor Hockey

 General Requirements:

  • Open to all male and female members of the Castleton community
  • Minimum of five players per team
  • Maximum of 10 players per team
  • No more than one male or one female varsity hockey players per team
  • All team names are subject to approval and must not contain language deemed inappropriate. Teams found in violation of this rule, will not be allowed to re-submit rosters.
  • Players must compete in at least two regular season games to be eligible to compete in the playoffs.
  • If a team doesn’t show up for two scheduled games and is forced to forfeit both, their team will be disbanded for the remainder of the season.
  • Players are only eligible to play on one team. 

Where:

  • Shape Gym

When:

  • Schedule to be finalized after registration

How:

 

Floor Hockey Rules

1. No alcohol or tobacco will be tolerated during play. 
2. Ten players per team will be allowed on each teams roster. Minimum of five players must be present or the team will have to forfeit the game. Teams can play with just five if they both agree to play, score will count if teams do play. 
3. A floor captain must be designed for each team. They alone may discuss problems with the officials. Remember, "zero tolerance" for harassing officials. Clear up any problems prior to the start of each game particularly questions concerning eligibility of players. 
4. Goalies are required to wear helmet with facemask. Goalie can use baseball mitt, a hockey glove on other hand, NO BLOCKERS) and small shin guards. No other goalie pads will be allowed. 
5. Gloves and shin guards are strongly suggested for other players.
6. Players must compete in at least two regular season games to be eligible to compete in the playoffs.
7. If a team doesn’t show up for two scheduled games and is forced to forfeit both, their team will be disbanded for the remainder of the season.
8. Players are only eligible to play on one team. 

 

Game Rules  

1. Five players on floor plus goalie.  
2. Game begins with face off at centerline and resume there after each goal. 
3. Face off is called when ball is out of play, thrown or caught by any player other than goalie. Official will drop ball during face off.  
4. Ball may be stopped by hand, but not held, passed or advanced by hand.  
5. Two 12-minute running time halves will be played with no time outs allowed.  
6. Ties will stand 
7. Goal is scored when player hits, sweeps or pushes the ball into the net directly off stick or it is deflected off one of their teammates or defensive player into net.  
8. A player may advance ball with their feet, but MAY NOT kick it directly into net to score. If a player kicks ball, ball defects off defensive player into net - goal counts.  
9. A ball CANNOT be thrown into the goal to score. 
10. When a goalie catches or stops the ball, they must be given room to release it to one of their players by hand or stick. If a goalie falls onto a ball and is unable to release it, a faceoff is called to the front of the goal. 
11. Any stick the goes above the players shoulder will be called a high stick. 

Penalties - 1 minute each

HIGH STICKING: anytime the stick is raised above normal should height.  
SLASHING: intentional or unintentional hitting with stick.  
INTERFERENCE AND CHARGING: anytime opposing player pushes a player out of position.  
ELBOWING: using one's elbow to hit an opponent  
CROSS CHECKING: use of stick to push opponent out of the way
TRIPPING AND HOOKING: use of stick to trip or hold back an opponent from playing the ball

Penalties of Unsportsmanlike conduct
Immediate removal from game and/or game suspensions for player and five minute penalty.
Repeated violation of above, unnecessary roughness, unwillingness to play within the spirit of intramurals or deliberate intention to hurt someone.
Fighting: automatic permanent suspension of player.