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USA Field Hockey's 2015 Comparison Table
USA Field Hockey has released the 2015 version of its annual comparison table of the Rules of Hockey and the modifications that are used within the USA to govern NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) competitions.
Aug 17, 2015 - 9:00:00 AM

Rules and Briefings
Rumor Rules
The following contains a collection of Rumor Rules. These are imaginary rules, typically with unknown origins. The list is being published to help drive these Rumors Rules from the game. If you know of a Rumor Rule not included, there is a form at the end of the article allowing you to tell us about the Rumor Rule we missed. (Update from original publication date of 14 October 2010.)
Aug 5, 2015 - 8:00:00 AM

Stories from the Field
Evaluations (Coaches > Umpires; Umpires > Coaches)
Seemingly every year someone or some group asks or requires that field hockey coaches evaluate umpires. Umpires often scoff at this idea saying that coaches should be evaluating their players and because most coaches aren't trained in conducting umpire evaluations, and, in many areas, coaches do not have to pass a national rules examination. Rather than discuss the merits of the arguments, let's just build a list of items that should be considered for inclusion on one nationwide evaluation form.
Aug 20, 2014 - 9:00:00 PM

Rules and Briefings
2014 Interpretations NCAA & NFHS (video)
USA Field Hockey has published its video of the National Rules Briefing for the upcoming traditional Fall playing season (2014). The video includes rule interpretations of value to players, umpires, coaches, and fans. The information provided in the briefing was based on a survey of coaches and umpires conducted by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
Aug 7, 2014 - 9:00:00 AM

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NCAA 2014 Modifications and our recommendations
Attached are the NCAA's official modifications to the Rules of Hockey governing play in NCAA games during the 2014 season. In addition, changes that UmpireHockey.com would like to see made to the modifications are detailed within.
Jul 25, 2014 - 8:25:00 PM

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