CMAS INTERNATIONAL RULES for UNDERWATER HOCKEY

5th Edition

June 21, 1994

DESCRIPTION


Underwater Hockey is a sport played on the bottom of a swimming pool by two teams of six players, each wearing basic snorkeling equipment, i.e.: fins, mask and snorkel. The object of the games is to push or pass a lead Puck along the bottom of the pool, by using an Underwater Hockey Stick, into the opposing team's goal.

DEFINITIONS


A TOURNAMENT is a series of competitive games between two (2) or more teams at any one given time.

A WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP is a tournament between nations involving one or more of the following:

A minimum of five (5) National Mens teams

and/or

A minimum of three (3) National Womens teams

and/or

A minimum of three (3) National Masters teams aged 35 years or more. A Master must have attained his/her 35th birthday on or before the first games of the competition. Masters Teams may be mixed. and/or

A minimum of three (3) National Womens Masters teams aged 25 years or more. A Women Master must have attained her 35th birthday on or before the first day of competition.

and/or

A minimum of three (3) Juniors teams aged 17 years or younger. A junior must NOT have attained his/her 18th birthday on or before the first day of competition. Juniors teams may be mixed

and/or

A minimum of three (3) Womens Junior teams aged 17 years or younger. A Junior Women must NOT have attained her 18th birthday on or before the first day of competition.

A CONTINENTAL or ZONE TOURNAMENT is a tournament between nations of the same continent or zone.


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