About Floorball

HISTORY & KEY FACTS
FLOORBALL OVERVIEW

Sport Overview

  • An Emerging Sport: A fast, exciting and inexpensive sport that resembles indoor hockey
  • Primary Equipment: Specialized light weight stick and wiffle ball
  • Genesis: Started in Sweden in the 1970's

The game of floorball was invented in Gothenburg, Sweden in the early 1970’s and it was originally played for fun in schools. As the sport began to grow in popularity, formal rules were developed and floorball clubs were formed.

GROWTH
International Expansion
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The International Floorball Federation (IFF) was founded in 1986. Floorball is now played in over 80 countries around the world, with 68 countries as recognized members of the IFF.

U19 TOURNAMENT

Key Facts

Host City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Tournament Organizers: International Floorball Federation, Floorball Canada, Floorball Nova Scotia

Dates: May 8 - 12, 2019

Players: Under 19 Years of Age (players born 01.01.2000 – 07.05.2004)

Number of Teams: 16

List of Teams and Schedule

Number of Players: 400+

Purchase Game Tickets: Tickets go on sale on September 15, 2018

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