Floorball is a versatile indoor team sport played on a 40 x 20 m surface in a rink. Each team has five field players and a goalkeeper on the field at the same time. Floorball is played with plastic sticks and a very light ball and with a goalkeeper without a stick. The main objective in floorball is to score more goals than the opponent. The official playing time is 3 x 20 minutes effective time.
Some unique characteristics of floorball:
- Strength, speed & skill all in one package – without any acceptance for violence
- Easy to learn, yet eye-catching to watch due to a combination of tremendous tempo, quality teamwork and unbelievable individual efforts
- A popular sport amongst the youth
- Exceptionally equal with a very strong participation of women and girls