During the EuroFloorball Cup, the IFF evaluated the possibility to play with different kinds of color for the used balls: white or ‘hot orange’. While the players preferred hot orange, the IFF picked white. The reason to test out these different colors was to find out what the differences were for players, but also for […]
The floorball world was shaking lately as multiple media, like FloorballToday, announced the IFF’s plans to change the rules of floorball. Now the IFF published a news article in which they state the potential changes have been slowed down a bit. The IFF’s Rules- and Competition Committee (RACC) has been working on a proposal with multiple […]
In December, during the World Floorball Championships, all national federation will join the yearly members meeting. In this meeting, the proposal about new rules will be discussed. In short, these proposed changes are what the IFF is investigating: – Playing time 3 x 15 effective time, with 10 minutes intermissions – Play Adult WFC with […]
On April 12, 1986, the International Floorball Federation was founded, which means the IFF is celebrating it’s 32nd birthday today! In 2016, the IFF declared its birthday as International Floorball Day and today, a wonderful short video was published about the history of floorball. Happy birthday, IFF!
András Czitrom, the International Floorball Federation’s very first president, has passed away at the age of 65 after a sever illness. Czitrom, born in Hungary, came to Sweden in 1965 where he first came in contact with floorball. Soon he’d start working towards the formation of a real Floorball Federation. He’s also been active in […]
The World Games – dubbed The Olympics of non-Olympic sports – is one of the biggest sports events in the world, and guess what?! For the upcoming edition, floorball has been added to the program and – for the first time in history – will be part of an official multi-sport event! What is The World Games? The […]
Former chairman of the IFF Referee Committee Klaus Koskela has passed away. The IFF announced the news today. Koskela has been working hard the last years on improving the referees in floorball. He began in the nineties, simply by refereeing and educating referees in floorball (before that he was active in football). First he joined the […]
At the end of July The World Games will be held in Wroclaw (Poland). Floorball is one of the sports at this huge event (the Olympics of non-Olympic sports). The Referee Committee of the IFF has announced the six referees that will lead the games during TWG: Mikko Alakare / Vesa Vilkki (Finland) Martins Gross […]