Floor hockey is a family of indoor hockey games, usually in the style of ice hockey, that are played on flat floor surfaces, such as a basketball court. Players on each team attempt to shoot a ball or puck into a goal using sticks specifically designed for this type of hockey.
Floor hockey is a winter sports where athletes train and compete from October through January with the hopes of competing at the state Winter Games.
The Floor Hockey Fact Sheet provides general information on the sport’s background, popularity and statistics in the Special Olympics sports world.
The Official Special Olympics Sports Rules for floor hockey shall govern all Special Olympics competitions. View the most updated Floor Hockey Rules.
Article 1 provides general principles established by the Special Olympics Official General Rules that are not found in sport-specific rules. When there is conflict between a sport’s official rules and the general rules, the general rules in Article 1 will be followed.
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Special Olympics New Jersey strives to provide additional sport training to our athletes so that they are at their best when it comes time for training and competition. Please make sure to check back regularly for new and upcoming training resources!
Coaches are encouraged to use the resources below to be as prepared as possible for floor hockey training and competition.
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