6 on 6 Street Hockey Rules
All intramural participants are responsible for their own medical expenses. Any student unsure of their physical condition should check with their family physician or the Student Infirmary before participating in intramural sports.
Game time is forfeit time. If necessary, each team has until 5 minutes after game time until the game will be called a forfeit. For each minute after game time that the game must be delayed, the team in which everyone is waiting will be penalized by spotting the opposing team a goal per minute.
The officiating will be done by officials who are in absolute control of the game. Teams are responsible for keeping their spectators under control. Misconduct of spectators, players or coaches can result in assessment of a penalty, ejection or forfeiture of the game. Spectators must also remain in the area designated by the officials. The officials shall have the power to make decisions on any matters or questions not specifically covered in the rules.
Length of Game
NOTE:If offensive player is in crease (interfering with goalie) – 2 minute penalty. If defensive player falls on ball, stopping play (in crease) – penalty shot.
Officials will be instructed to call games closely. Due to prior incidents and unsportsmanlike behavior the street hockey activity offering is on probation and under constant scrutiny. Thus, elimination of the activity is still a possibility if particular incidents warrant it. READ YOUR INTRAMURAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION GOVERNING LEAGUE PLAY.
INFRACTIONS AND PENALTIES
A list of infractions and penalties is on the next page. Please note – Captains are the representatives for each team and will be the only players to engage in discussion with the officials – infraction: 2 minute penalty. Incidental contact may be permitted if both players are playing the ball, however, the officials will determine if a player is playing the person rather than the ball. Officials will determine the severity of each penalty, and penalize accordingly.
-No intentional kicking of the ball into the goal.
-No throwing of your stick in attempt to stop a goal.
Hooking Too Many Men
Holding Illegal Stick
Tripping Delay of Game
Pushing Bench Interference
Roughing Pushing – Flagrant
Body Check Spearing
High Sticking Slashing
Elbowing Abuse to Officials
INFRACTION & RESULTING PENALTY
Intent to Injure: Ejection & Suspension
2nd Major/Player: Game Ejection
7 or more penalty minutes: Game Ejection for a single player
Fighting: Ejection & Suspension
3rd Person In: Ejection & Suspension
2nd Game Misconduct: Out for Season
Players ejected due to “Intent to injure, fighting, 3 rd person in” may be suspended from future league play. Anyone receiving a game misconduct MUST see the Intramural Director and Graduate Assistant the following business day or risk further disciplinary action. Fighting will not be tolerated and teams involved will be terminated if necessary. Any player accumulating an inordinate amount of penalties will first be warned by the department, and then suspended from further play.