Monday, October 29, 2012

The Worlds Largest Youth Floorball Tourney

Well it is Gothia Cup, and they are now preparing for the next years sessions. The have a bunch of news here in English and of course the have a new record in the numbers of foreign countries participating - as they now this year will celebrate a 20 year anniversary.
Last 5 years they have had some 450 teams, a demonstration game with over 10.000 spectators as many players and like 120 referees...
Here is a page with their latest news - the tournament starts in Jnauary 2013.
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Research suggest that eye-injuries are more common in Floorball as compared to Tennis, but less common as compared to Squash (similar to Racquetball).
To minimize this risk of injury Floorballcentral recommend: Use certified protective eye-wear (mandated in many European areas for the youth). Do not lay down on the court. Follow the rules strict on stick height.

Also if you get addicted to this sport - do not blame us!