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Blue Chip Plays SUPolo every second Saturday in a heated outdoor pool
call 0208 715 0040 for more info or send an email to
Polo@SUPolo.London

www.SUPolo.co.uk
www.ukSUPolo.com



SUPolo Rules
SUPolo rules in brief
  • Two teams of 4 (maximum)            

  • Two teams of 4 (maximum) in play at all times.
  • Each team can have substitute players which can be swapped at an time during play
  • Substitute players must be registered prior to the match
  • Only 4 Team boards in the pool          

Each team can only use 4 nominated i-SUP boards for any given game. Boards cannot be swapped once a game has started unless the player on the board is also being substituted.
  • Only 4 Team boards in play           

Swapped players must either use the same board that the original player started the game on or if also changing boards, the original board must come out of the water before the new board is put into the water.

  • Swapping Players                

Players can be swapped with "pre-rergistered reserve players" by the Team Coach at any time during the game and as many times as the team coach decides. Only "pre-advised reserve players" can enter the game. Play will not stop while players are being swapped, so speed is of the essence.
  • SUPolo area                

Approximately 25m   x 20m
  • Ball                             

18.5cm Diameter minimum weight 300g  -  water polo size 3
  • Two goals                   

Inflatable or rigid and floating
Maximum size 2.5m x 1.5m  -  Minimum size 2.0m x 1.0m
  • SUPolo Paddles        

 SUPolo "Wholypaddles" are advised
  • SUPolo Boards        

 Any iSUP board, the more maneuverable the better
  • Time                                  

5 minutes each way

Rules in detail:

  1. There will be 1 referee with whistle

  2. The referee's decision will be final

  3. Ball to be played with paddle or head only

  4. No leashes to be worn

  5. Ball to be played only when standing on SUP or all body in the air

  6. No Paddle contact with opponent or opponent's boards or opponents

  7. No Person to Person contact

  8. Board to board and paddle to paddle contact is allowed only when directly playing the ball or challenging for possession of the ball.

  9. Player must be standing on their own board on in the air to play the ball

  10. No goalie, players in front of goal must be moving

  11. A goal is scored only if the ball crosses the goal line.

  12. A penalty will be awarded against a player if they deliberately put the ball out of paly.

  13. Paddles must not be raised above shoulder height unless playing the ball

  14. No traveling the ball on the board

  15. No handling of the ball

  16. Teams to change side at half time

  17. To Start The game:

    1. Each player must have the tail of their board touching their own goal / base line to start the game or as directed by the referee

    2. The ball will be thrown to the centre of the pool by the ref to start the game or pay on

  18. After a goal is scored, the ref will ask the teams to go back to there respective ends of the pitch and the ref can restart the game when there is a clear space of approximately 5 meters between the opposing teams or at the Ref's discretion.

  19. If the ball goes out of play it will be thrown back into the centre of the pool by the Ref or a line ref to re-start the play

  20. If a player infringes one of the game rules, the Ref may direct that player into the Sin-Bin for a 60 second period

  21. Players may not use their hands to save a goal, If a player uses their hand to save a goal, the ref will award a penalty shot

  22. Penalty shots (similar to ice hockey) will start from the centre of the pitch or as directed be the ref., the penalty taker can paddle towards the target goal to take their penalty shot, the goalie can move their board to defend the shot only when the penalty taker moves the ball towards the target goal. If the penalty taker moves their board away from the target goal, the Ref will call for normal play to resume and the penalty advantage is over. (Or as directed by the Ref.)

  23. Pools: There must be a 2m wide roped off margin around the pool side to avoid player contact with pool edge