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Turf ByLaws

Turf Bylaws of the Bermuda Hockey Federation and the Bermuda National Sports Centre

  • DO NOT put mud on the Turf
  • DO NOT climb or sit on the guardrails
  • DO NOT warm up on turf when game in progress
  • DO NOT hit up against the wall
  • DO NOT expel body fluids on the turf (inclusive of spitting and nasal mucus)
  • DO NOT drink any colored fluids on turf
  • DO clean footwear before walking on the turf
  • DO take bleeding players off the surface
  • DO use rubbish bins provided
  • DO use only drinking water on the turf
  • NO ALCOHOL or CHEWING GUM allowed with turf area
  • NO SMOKING, FOOD or COLOURED FLUIDS allowed on turf.

PLAYERS

  • Different footwear should be worn from the pavilion to the turf as turf shoes are to be worn only on the turf.
  • Approved playing gear must be used – this consists of clean rubber soled shoes and rubber studs only; no sharp edges on sticks; goalie pads must be clean and all buckles taped, and no sharp objects to be carried or worn while on the turf.
  • Teams must leave the playing area via the gates promptly at the completion of their game or practice.
  • Only team members and 2 officials scheduled to use the turf are permitted on the playing surface during the allocated time set for that game.

FAILURE TO OBSERVE THESE RULES MAY INCUR A FINE OF $50.00
UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THE COMPLEX IS NOT PERMITTED