International floorball Rules of the Game 2022

42 Rules of the Game 2022 10) When a field player passively obstructs the goalkeeper’s throw-out. (915) This shall be considered an offence only if the field player is inside the goal crease or closer to the goalkeeper than 3 m, measured from where the goalkeeper gains control of the ball. Passively implies unintentionally or through omission to move. 11) When a field player jumps up and stops the ball. (916) Jumping is considered to be when both feet entirely leave the floor. Running is not considered as jumping. A player is allowed to jump over the ball as well as play, touch and stop the ball below knee level. Knee level is considered the level of the knees when standing upright. 12) When a field player plays the ball from outside the rink. (no offence sign) Outside implies having one or both feet outside the rink. If a player plays the ball from outside the rink during substitution, this shall be considered too many players on the rink. If a player, not in the process of changing, plays the ball from the substitution zone, this shall be considered sabotage of play. It is allowed to run outside the rink, but the ball shall not be played from there. 13) When a goalkeeper entirely leaves the goal crease during a throw-out. (917) In this case the goalkeeper is not considered a field player. The goalkeeper is considered to have entirely left the goal crease when no part of the body touches the floor in their goal crease. This rule shall also apply if the goalkeeper gathers the ball inside the goal crease and the entire body then slides outside the goal crease. The throw-out is completed when the goalkeeper lets go off the ball, and if they leave the goal crease after this, no action shall be taken. The lines belong to the goal crease. chapter 5 fixed situations