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Here you can find the Rules of the game and the IFF Statutes. Under IFF Regulations you can find all the valid Regulations. Click Here.

IFF system on changing the Rules of the Game

1. The normal process for changing the rules of the games
The new rulebook should be changed in a 4 years rotation. The following milestones have to be set within this period:

January 2008
Request shall be sent to all member Associations and all persons
in the IFF bodies urging them to send in proposals, with a priority list.

29 February 2008
Deadline for sending in proposals.

March 2008
Rules group meeting
Preparing a list of rules for testing and asking for test Associations

18 April 2008
Dead-line to apply as test Association

April 2008
CB-decision of test Associations

Autumn 2008
RACC organizes a seminar for Interpretations of the Rules of the Game.
All member Associations will be invited to participate on their own cost.

15 February 2009
Collection of experiences

March 2009
Rules group meeting
Proposals to the IFF CB

May 2009
IFF CB makes final decision

September 2009
New IFF Rules of the Game is sent to all member Associations

July 1, 2010
The new edition of the IFF Rules of the Game becomes valid

January 2012
Request shall be sent to all member Associations and all persons
in the IFF bodies urging them to send in proposals, with a priority list.

2. The handling of important exceptions
The IFF shall always have the possibility to make necessary changes of interpretations. Proposals shall come from RACC.

The IFF shall be the only official organisation who decides about the Rules and Interpretation´s of the Game. This will preserve the consistency and continuity in the World of Floorball.

The IFF RACC must have the competencies and acting as an international information centre for Rules and Interpretations.

Testing new rules is possible if CB gives an Association or an organizer of a tournament the permission.

There can be exceptions from the rules in certain Associations concerning Game time, except from in the highest divisions.
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