Game and Refereeing Rules
The SAUWHF adheres to the official International Underwater Hockey Rules & Regulations. The Official Game Rules are available in PDF format and define (with illustrations) a valid goal, the fouls and signals, and the dimensions of the playing area, sticks, and goals.
Volume 1 of 2
International rules for underwater hockey tournament regulations and playing area requirements.
Last updated – July 2018
Volume 2 of 2
International rules for underwater hockey rules of play.
Last Updated – July 2018
Anti Doping Rules and Guidelines
The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) mission is to lead a collaborative worldwide campaign for doping-free sport. WADA works towards a vision of a world where all athletes compete in a doping-free sporting environment.
Click here to visit the WADA Anti Doping web page for more information.
Prohibited List & TUE Application Form
The Prohibitd List is an International Standard identifying substances and methods prohibited in-competition, out-of-competition and in particular sports
Please note that from 1st January 2015 the Beta-blockers are prohibited In-Competition only, in the following disciplines: in constant-weight apnoea with or without fins, dynamic apnoea with and without fins, free immersion apnoea, Jump Blue apnoea, spearfishing, static apnoea, target shooting and variable weight apnoea.