- Ball to be played with paddle only
- No use of hands, feet or head to advance ball
- Ball can only be played while standing up, no kneeling or in the water passes or shots.
- No goalie in front of the goal allowed, all players must be paddling
- No international contact with another player by striking paddles, or boards.
- Teams of 3 players each with 1 alternate substitute
- Each team may make 1 substitute per half
- 6 sup polo board
- 6 sup polo paddle
- 1 sup polo ball
- 2 goals (3m x 0.9 m)
- 1 regulation (field) 20m x 25m
Duration of the Game:
- 2x 10 min halves (teams to change sides at halftime)
- 5 min halftime
- (1) 5 minute over time
- If game tied after end of overtime, each player will shoot 1 shot at goal from midfield – the most goals wins.
- If still tied, each team will take a shot in sudden death shoot-out – team who scores first wins.
- Use hand or feet to block or advance ball – opposing team gets ball at point of foul.
- Running into another team players board or stepping on another players board- opposing team receives ball at point of contact.
- A player is positioned in front of goal without paddling and acting as a goalie – opposing team receives the ball.
- Kneeling while passing the ball or retrieving ball from the water while player is in the water – opposing team receives ball at point of foul.
- Intentionally charging another players board with your board – 1 min penalty assessed.
- Using hands or feet or head to block goal from being scored – penalty shot from midfield.
- Player is standing in front of goal (blocking), without paddling, shot is taken and blocked – penalty shot from midfield.
- When penalty shots are taken, all players must be behind player taking shot at midfield.
- Any player receiving 3 (1 min) penalties is disqualified. Team will play remainder of the game with only 2 players.