Goal definition A loose ball completely inside plane formed by rear edges of goal posts, crossbar, and goal line
Goal Can hit any number of pipes without being a goal A ball resting on the goal line is not a goal The ball is dead as soon as it breaks the plane
No goal After whistle After end of period Too many men on offense Offside on offense Early penalty release
No goal Crease violation Contact with goal on shot Goalie interference Dive/jump play Head flies off crosse
No goal Illegally adjusted crosse Illegal crosse Play-on for scoring team foul Flag down for scoring team foul Official notes foul/TO before goal
Goal Be very careful about disallowing a goal for any reason not listed in the “Goal not counted” section of the rules
Loose ball Reaching into the crease Legal if no contact with GK
Loose ball Contact outside crease Legal
Clamped ball = loose ball Contact outside crease Legal
Loose ball GK in contact with crease Contact with body Illegal!
Loose ballinside crease Attack steps in crease Illegal!
Loose balloutside crease Attack steps in crease Illegal!
All loose ball crease violations and goalie interference result in defensive team awarded possession in the alley
GK in crease has possession Attack steps in crease Illegal!
Ball in GK possession Contact outside crease Illegal!
Ball in GK possession Contact inside crease Illegal!
GK possession GK in contact with crease Contact with body Illegal!
All crease violations and goalie interference with possession inthe crease result in a free clear
Possession outside crease Attack steps in crease Flag down!
Goalie interference I For Level 2, replace “immediate whistle” with “play on”
Goalie interference II For Level 2, replace “immediate whistle” with “play on”
Crease violations For Level 2, replace “immediate whistle” with “play on”
GK Privileges Right of follow through on passes from crease Can bat ball with hand if ball is in cylinder Stop play for lost GK equip. other than crosse Stop play for broken GK equip. or crosse
Crease prohibitions Dive rule A player can never be in opponent’s crease Four-second rule Can’t enter own crease with possession
Signals Illegal re-entry Goalie interference Crease violation Failure to advance