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  • Title: Queensland Floorball Association
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Floorball.. Where to Play.. Brisbane.. Cairns.. Cooktown.. QFA.. QFA / AFA Memberships.. QFA Meeting Minutes.. SBD Player Package.. Gallery.. Archive.. Resources.. Rules of the Game.. Articles About Floorball.. Contact.. Floorball at the Scandinavian Festival in Newstead, Sunday 23 September 2012!.. The Queensland Floorball Association (QFA) set up a stall and a small rink at the Scandinavian Festival on Austin Street in Newstead.. Read more (article appears in main window below).. QFA Cairns Development Camp 2012.. The Queensland Floorball Association is running a development camp in Cairns on the weekend of the 8th-9th of September 2012.. Brisbane Floorball Christmas Clash 2012.. It's time for another Christmas Clash! Cairns based team Tropic Thunder will visit Brisbane on Saturday 24th of November to compete in the second Brisbane Christmas Clash.. We are excited to offer a new player package to the Brisbane Floorball community!.. 6 month SBD Extreme Player Package - $250.. Click here for more info.. International Olympic Committee grants IFF full IOC Recognition.. The International Olympic Committee has during its 123rd session on the 8th of July  ...   Where to play - Brisbane.. " in the main menu.. Cairns PCYC.. Tuesday Sessions 6:00pm - 8:00pm.. Training session, all welcome.. Sunday Sessions 11:00am - 1:00pm.. Social games session, all welcome.. Where to play - Cairns.. Cooktown PCYC.. Thursday Sessions Kids 4:30pm - 5:30pm.. Ages 5-12.. Thursday Sessions Adults 6:00pm - 7:00pm.. Ages 12+.. Where to play - Cooktown.. Featured Video.. Radio Advert.. Queensland Floorball Radio Ad,.. sponsored by radio 98.. 9 FM and Queensland Government Department of Health Ageing.. 98.. 9 is the first Indigenous radio station in a capital city, 98.. 9FM has grown exponentially since it first went to air on Tuesday April 6, 1993.. With a great blend of Country and Indigenous music, the station now attracts a large and diverse audience.. Listen here.. QFA Calendar.. 29.. Sep.. 2012.. Wellington Floorball Open.. 06.. Oct.. Northern Beaches Open.. 26.. Women's Eastern Training Camp - Sydney.. 24.. Nov.. Brisbane Floorball Christmas Clash.. 05.. Dec.. Men's WFC 2012 Switzerland (date TBC).. 29 Sep.. -.. 29 Oct.. 24 Nov.. 13 Dec.. All content copyright Queensland Floorball Association 2012..

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  • Title: QFA - About Floorball
    Descriptive info: Floorball.. What is Floorball.. Friday, 29 July 2011 03:48.. Written by carl.. What is Floorball?.. Floorball is an innovative sport that is quickly spreading across the world.. Floorball is a fast paced indoor sport that blends the greatest elements of ice hockey with some characteristics also found in indoor hockey.. It started in Sweden in the 1970s as an alternative to ice hockey and since then has enjoyed unparalleled growth in Scandinavia and rest of the Europe, where it is known by other names such as Innebandy (in Swedish), Salibandy (in Finnish) and Unihockey (in German).. Today, Floorball has spread to more than 50 official countries.. Floorball is an indoor sport with five field players and one goalie on each team.. Each field player usually has a light carbon graphite stick, which is about 1 metre long.. The ball is 7.. 5 centimetres in diameter, made from plastic, and weighs only 23 grams.. Matches are divided into three twenty minute periods.. No violent physical contact is allowed and players may not raise their sticks above their waists.. Floorball has been called a thinking man’s game, with skill and technique more important than brute strength or intimidation.. The combination of these elements make floorball not only incredibly fast, but also incredibly safe.. The video below provides a good visual description of the sport.. Floorball is an exceptionally easy game to play even for the first time, whether you are playing socially or competitively.. It’s said that floorball takes minutes to learn but years to master.. Not only is Floorball safe, fast and exciting, but its great exercise too.. Floorball is an incredible overall workout yet it is still suitable for people of all ages and abilities.. It is also an inexpensive sport compared to others; essentially all that you need to start playing are some sports clothes and a Floorball stick.. Everyone is invited to come along and try floorball for themselves.. All equipment is provided all you need to bring is sporting clothes and a few of your friends if you want.. Basic ideas when picking up the stick.. When starting floorball the main things to look at are:.. You have a top hand and a bottom hand on the grip, if left is your top hand then youre a rightie and if its right on top, then you’re a leftie.. Most players are lefties in Europe, however in Australia most of them are right handers.. An even balance of lefties and righties in a team is advantageous.. Your top hand is dedicated to stay on the stick otherwise you get really tangled up, tackled easily and learn the wrong technique for most skills.. When tackling other players, go for the ball.. A swinging style tackle will be considered slashing.. When shooting and passing, most of your power comes from behind your back foot as you  ...   conducted even if someone is loudly protesting.. Face off.. When both sides are innocent.. Example: When the game starts again after the rink boards has fallen, game had to be stopped while fixing them.. Free Hit.. If you breake the rules your opponents get a free hit from the place the referee is pointing to.. Advantage.. You have the ball anyway and you’re in good position, so there’s no reason to stop the game and give you a free hit, though someone did break the rules.. Penalty Minutes.. Count the referees fingers to find out how many minutes you have to calm down on a bench while your team mates has to play with one man less on a field.. International Floorball.. Floorball’s international umbrella organisation is the International Floorball Federation (IFF), founded on April 12, 1986.. The founding members countries were Sweden, Finland and Switzerland.. There are over 250 000 floorball players who take part in international competitions and more than one million players overall.. At present, there are 52 member nations in the IFF.. The decision-making body of the IFF is the nine-member Executive Board.. Responsibilities are divided amongst several committees.. One ongoing important IFF project includes the acquisition of coaching knowledge and material and its transference to new member countries.. Finland has lent particularly strong support to the floorball federations in the Baltic countries and Australia.. The men’s first international game was played in Sollentuna, Sweden on August 29, 1985.. The women’s first international game, between Sweden and Norway, took place in Örebro, Sweden on May 8, 1993.. The first official international games for junior men under nineteen were played in Helsinki, Finland on November 8-10, 1996 between Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.. The men’s European Championships commenced in Helsinki in the spring of 1994.. In the following year, the European Championships were organised in Switzerland at which time women also participated.. The first World Championships were played in Sweden in the spring of 1996.. The final between Sweden and Finland attracted over 15 000 spectators to the Globe Arena in Stockholm.. The women’s first World Championships were played in the Åland Islands on May 3-10, 1997.. In 1999 the Finnish women gained World Champion title in Borlänge, Sweden.. Hereafter, the World Championships are organised in alternate years for men and women.. Floorball was an exhibition sport at the World Games in Lahti on August 14-17, 1997.. The International Floorball Federation is an ordinary member of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and, in recent years, has been granted provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).. This paves the way for Floorball to eventually become an Olympic sport.. Some information taken from.. Glebe FBC’s website.. Lefty or Righty?.. Are you a "Lefty" or a "Righty"?.. Lefty for sure!.. Righty since it s right!.. Hmm, not sure???.. Neither, I m a goalie!..

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  • Title: QFA - Where to Play
    Descriptive info: Where to Play - Brisbane.. Friday, 29 July 2011 04:00.. Brisbane Floorball Venue:.. Somerville House Sports Centre, 4 Stephens Road, South Brisbane.. Click here for map.. Free Trial!.. Bring a friend to the next floorball session, all they have to do is rent a stick for $1.. Sport shoes must be worn.. Tuesday Sessions 6:50-9:00pm.. (2012 Season Started 10 Jan).. Parallel Dev*/Exp** Session (new players welcome).. Thursday Sessions.. 6:50-9:00pm.. (.. 2012 Season Started 12 Jan.. ).. Developing Group*.. For players that are new to the sport and/or still in the learning stages.. Focus will be on developing each players  ...   knowledge of the game rules and structure.. The main focus for this group will be on tactics and game structure with less focus on individual skills.. New Session Fees.. Stick Hire $1/session.. QFA Members $8.. QFA Membership: Social $30, Full $100 per financial year (See membership under QFA in the main navigation menu.. ).. Non Members $12.. New sticks available for purchase.. – ask Carl for info.. QFA have spare sticks that you can borrow on arrival so bring a friend if you like.. Contact.. If you need more information please don't hesitate to call Carl (0406 611 522)..

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  • Title: QFA - Where to Play
    Descriptive info: Where to Play - Cairns.. Cairns Floorball Venue:.. Cairns PCYC, 91 McNamara Street Manunda, QLD 4870.. Tuesday Sessions 6:00pm – 8:00pm.. Sunday Sessions.. 11:00am-1:00pm.. Session Fees.. $5 per session plus a membership fee to PCYC of $30 per year.. If you have any questions please contact Martin on 0422 911 902..

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  • Title: QFA - Where to Play
    Descriptive info: Where to Play - Cooktown.. Sunday, 02 September 2012 00:00.. Written by Carl.. Cooktown Floorball Venue:.. Cooktown PCYC, 3 May Street (opposite Cooktown State School) Cooktown, QLD 4895.. Thursday Sessions Kids 4:30pm – 5:30pm.. Thursday Sessions Adults 6:00pm – 7:00pm.. PCYC Fees.. If you have any questions please contact Bryce Kirk on 07 4069 5890 or.. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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  • Title: QFA - The Association
    Descriptive info: QFA.. Saturday, 07 July 2012 00:00.. More information about the.. Queensland Floorball Association coming soon..

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  • Title: QFA/AFA Membership
    Descriptive info: QFA/AFA Membership.. New QFA / AFA Membership Structure!.. It's time for new players to register and existing members to renew their QFA/AFA memberships.. It can all be done over the internet, just go to the.. AFA website.. and follow the instructions.. QFA / AFA 12 Months* Membership  ...   all tournaments on a national level, Training session payment is $8 per session if not part of the SBD Extreme Package.. Social Member $30.. Includes: Insurance, Training session payment is $12 per session.. * The 12 Months QFA/AFA Memberships are valid from July 1 - June 30..

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  • Title: QFA Meeting Minutes
    Descriptive info: QFA Meeting Minutes.. Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00.. QFA AGM 17 July 2012.. New Executive Committee.. President - Carl Hammarlund.. Vice President - Kalle Lehtonen.. Treasurer - Steve Malone.. Secretary - Even Heum Hennie.. Minutes from meeting coming soon..

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  • Title: SBD Player Package
    Descriptive info: Sunday, 15 July 2012 00:00.. 6 month SBD Extreme Player Package - $250 – includes the following *.. - All Session Fees From July 1st - Dec 15th 2012.. - Free SBD T-Shirt.. - Free Game Day Sessions.. - Free Christmas Clash Entry.. - Free Awesome Coaching!!!.. * Please note that the SBD Extreme Player  ...   included).. How do I pay for the SBD Extreme Player Package?.. Payments must be done via internet banking with following reference:.. SBD Pkg "YOUR NAME".. Example: SBD Pkg John Smith.. (QFA/AFA memberships are still paid via the.. Bank Details:.. Westpac.. BSB: 034-002.. ACC: 742548.. Please bring a printout of the payment receipt for faster processing..

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  • Title: QFA - Gallery
    Descriptive info: Gallery.. Tuesday, 25 September 2012 00:00.. Floorball @ Scandinavian Festival 2012.. Cairns QFA Camp 2012.. Brisbane Christmas Clash 2011.. AFO 2010 - Wollongong.. Bunnings Sausage Sizzle.. Brisbane Training Sessions Before Rink..

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  • Title: Archives
    Descriptive info: Archives.. Filter.. Month.. Jan.. Feb.. Mar.. Apr.. May.. Jun.. Jul.. Aug.. Year.. 2002.. 2003.. 2004.. 2005.. 2006.. 2007.. 2008.. 2009.. 2010.. 2011.. 5.. 10.. 15.. 20.. 25.. 30.. 50.. 100.. All.. Filter.. Christmas Clash 2011.. Created: Wednesday, 18 January 2012 00:00.. Author: carl.. Brisbane Floorball Christmas Clash 2011 Cairns based team Tropic Thunder visited Brisbane on Saturday 3rd December to compete in the first Brisbane Christmas Clash.. As part of this tournament the QFA organised a referee seminar held by Michael.. Australian Floorball Open 2011.. Created: Tuesday, 06 December 2011 00:00.. AFO 2011 was hosted in Sale, Victoria situated east of Melbourne in the heart of the Gippsland Brisbane was represented by FC Story Bridge Devils that once again took home second place, well done guys! We also had 2 female players that represe.. APAC WFC 2012.. Created: Thursday, 25 August 2011  ...   Bridge Devils and QFA logos are now available for purchase! The T-shirts are available in the following sizes S,M,L for $25 each or 2 for $40.. Please contact Steve if you wish to purchase a T-shirt.. The Queensland Floorball Association held another successful sausage sizzle at Bunnings on the 5th of June If you wish to help out at future fund raisers please don't hesitate to contact any of the QFA board members.. WWFC 2011 Interview.. Created: Thursday, 04 February 2010 00:00.. Interview with Belinda Cameron Belinda will represent Australia in the upcoming Women's World Floorball Championships in Switzerland later this year.. Links to live games can be found on the IFF website.. The Story Bridge Devils.. Created: Wednesday, 25 February 2009 00:00.. Welcome to the home of FC Story Bridge Devils! The Devils have represented the Brisbane floorball community since 2003..

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