1-3-1: Permits the addition of the team/school logo or name on the goal boards permitted the predominant color of the boards are still dark.
Rationale: Permits schools to add logo to the goal boards.
1-4-5: Gives direction to head covering being worn for religious reasons.
Rationale: Adds language to the rule for freedom of religion without creating an increase risk of injury.
1-6-5: Gives clarification to the use of penalty corner masks being worn during the game.
Rationale: Gives states guidance for wearing of a penalty corner face mask during play.
3-3-10 thru 11 (NEW): Definitions added for Aerial ball and Legal sweep stroke.
Rationale: Clarifies the definition of techniques in the rules book.
3-4-4: Adds definition of a dangerous ball.
Rationale: Clarifies that the dangerous ball causes legitimate evasive action by a player.
8-1-1c: Removes language referring to the long pushing motion along the ground.
Rationale: The long pushing motion along the ground is not refer to a any technique in field hockey.
8-1-1: Removed language concerning the hand stop by a goalkeeper.
Rationale: Removed redundant language and reorganized the article letters.
2021 Editorial Changes
1-7-6; 2-1-4; 3-2-9; 8-1 Penalties; 11-2-3; 11-2-9
2021 Points of Emphasis