Rules of the Game 5 1. Playing Court 5 2. Playing Time, Final Signal and Time-Out 10 3. The Ball 13 4. The Team, Substitutions, Equipment, Player Injuries 14 5. The Goalkeeper 18 6. The Goal Area 20 7. Playing the Ball, Passive Play 22 8. Fouls and Unsportsmanlike Conduct 25 9. Scoring 31 10. The Throw-Off 33 11. The Throw-In 34 12.
Rules OVERTIME (ONLY DURING PLAYOFFS) 1. First Overtime Period a. 3-minute period. b. A coin toss will decide first possession followed by the possession arrow. c. Teams will defend the same goal as in the second half. d. No team time outs. 2. Second Overtime a. 5 players from each team will shoot alternating penalty shots. b.
Handball is played in a sports hall on a 40m (131’ 3”) x 20m (65’ 7”) court. The length may be shortened when space is limited, but England Handball can provide guidance on this. The goal area line, or 6-metre line (19’ 8”), is the most important line. No one except the goalkeeper is allowed to stand in the goal area.
8. The goalie can only be changed after an injury or the beginning of a new half. Fouls • Knocking the ball out of a players hand • Pushing, hitting, tripping, holding • Blocking/Charging . Violations • Taking more than three steps • Holding the ball for more than three seconds • Double Dribbles • Illegal Substitutions
(NGB) rules shall be employed except when they are in conflict with the Official Special Olympics Sports Rules for Handball or Article I. In such cases, the Official Special Olympics Sports Rules for Handball shall apply. In the current version, the official Handball Rules of the Game have been summarized and edited in a more compact version.
Rules of the Game 1 Playing Court 8-12 2 Playing Time, Final Signal and Time-Out 13-17 3 The Ball 18 4 The Team, Substitutions, Equipment 19-23 5 The Goalkeeper 24-25 6 The Goal Area 26-27 7 Playing the Ball, Passive Play 28-30 8 Fouls and Unsportsmanlike Conduct 31-33 9 Scoring 34-35 10 The Throw-Off 36 11 The Throw-In 37 12 The Goalkeeper Throw 38
Basic handball is either played in a sports hall or outdoors on a 40x20 metre court. The other variations of the game, such as Minihandball, Beach Handball or Wheelchair Handball, are all based on the fundamental rules of the game, although both facilities and rules shall be adapted to their needs. Who can play the game?
The portable document format may be useful once you are familiar with the basic version. Team handball school teachers and coaches may find it easier to study the key elements in the PDF rules book. We also provide answers to the most asked questions in the Handball FAQ guide.
There are some new Guidelines and some updated versions of the previous Guidelines from the editions of 1 July 2016 and 1 July 2018. This new version of the Guidelines and Interpretations is valid as of 1 July 2019. Last 30 seconds rule Rules 8:10c and 8:10d were modified in 2016 with the aim of preventing certain