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Event Resources

All relevant information and forms for official FIH events can be found in this section.

Event Bidding Documents 

  • World Cup 2026
Obligations.pdf (508.2 KB)
Bid Manual.pdf (2412.8 KB)
Event Manual.pdf (1860.6 KB)
  • Junior World Cup 2023
JHWC23 Bid Manual (1102.6 KB)
JHWC23 Event Manual (3319.3 KB)
JHWC23 Host Key Obligations (389.9 KB)
  • Hockey5s World Cup 2023
Hockey5s Court Standards (2064.9 KB)
Hockey5s World Cup Court Specifications (1598.4 KB)
Hockey5s World Cup Bid Manual (1949.1 KB)
Hockey5s World Cup Bidding presentation (3024.0 KB)


Event Requirements and Event Manuals

FIH Event Requirements CWG_May 2019 edition (477.7 KB)
FIH Olympic Games Event Guide (1084.5 KB)


 Code of Conduct

FIH Code of Conduct Guidelines to TDs on Hearing Process.pdf (178.4 KB)
FIH Code of Conduct (257.9 KB)
Video Operator Acknowledgement Form (199.7 KB)
FIH Guidelines for Team Managers - April 2021.pdf (263.8 KB)


 Competition Policies

FIH Competitions Policies and Procedures (285.7 KB)
Withdrawals from Tournaments.pdf (20.5 KB)
Penalties and Sanctions Non Compliance with FIH Policies, Procedures and Regulations.pdf (244.8 KB)
Definition of International Cap.pdf (190.3 KB)
FIH Media Policy (253.8 KB)
Terms And Conditions For Media Representatives at FIH Events (300.2 KB)
FIH Inclement Weather Procedure (1) (264.2 KB)
FIH Delay, Cancellation and Postponement procedure V4.pdf (229.2 KB)
FIH Responsibility Chart.pdf (247.7 KB)
FIH Uniform Advertising Policy.pdf (204.7 KB)
FIH Eligibility Regulations.pdf (207.5 KB)


Event Field Specifications

World Cup and Olympic Games Qualifier Tournaments (2275.3 KB)
Commonwealth Games (592.8 KB)
FIH Junior World Cup (508.5 KB)
Youth Olympic Games (608.1 KB)
Olympic Games (1795.1 KB)
FIH World Cup 2022/23 (528.7 KB)
FIH Lighting Guide for Televised Hockey (968.3 KB)


 Event Venue Specifications

FIH World Cup (419.3 KB)
FIH Junior World Cup (407.4 KB)



To access medical documents please visit the Anti Doping and Medical page

Qualification Criteria 

Paris 2024 Qualification System (896.7 KB)
2024 FIH Hockey5s World Cup Qualification System.pdf (168.1 KB)
Qualification system for 2022-23 FIH World Cups (297.0 KB)
FIH Hockey Junior World Cup 2021 (352.8 KB)
FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup 2021 (166.4 KB)
Hockey World Cup 2018 (496.3 KB)
Youth Olympic Games 2018 (381.5 KB)
JWC Qualifiers - Amendment to ages of players for 2020-21_Jan2021 (247.4 KB)
Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022 (171.1 KB)
Qualification system for 2023 FIH Junior World Cups - Final.pdf (170.4 KB)


 Sanctioned and Unsanctioned Events

NA Template No Objection Certificate.doc (85.5 KB)
FIH Sanctioned and Unsanctioned Events Regulations.pdf (348.2 KB)
FIH Information Sheet Applying for FIH Sanction for an Event.pdf (109.3 KB)
FIH Information Sheet No Objection Certificate.pdf (59.8 KB)
Template NA Regulations implementing the req of FIH Reg on Sanc and Unsac Events.doc (148.5 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions (530.8 KB)
Sanctioned-Unsanctioned Events Regulations Information Sheet No Objection Certificate.doc (99 KB)


Tournament Regulations

World Cups 2018 Tournament Regulations (581.9 KB)
Rio 2016 Regulations (707.4 KB)
FIH Anti-Corruption Regulations_2017 (267.7 KB)
Asian Games 2018 (619.4 KB)
FIH Hockey5s Tournament Regulations.pdf (670.2 KB)
FIH General Tournament Regulations (541.6 KB)
Youth Olympic Games 2018 (546.6 KB)
ParaHockey (ID)Tournament Regulations.pdf (640.8 KB)
Tokyo Test Event 2019 (710.9 KB)
Pan American Games 2019 (610.4 KB)
Tokyo 2020 Hockey Regulations (642.5 KB)
2021-07-09 - Tokyo 2020 SSR - Hockey.pdf (197.7 KB)
COVID Scenarios and Competition Progression - 2021 JWCs.pdf (209.5 KB)
FIH Women's Junior World Cup 2021 Tournament Regulations.pdf (469.7 KB)
2022 FIH Hockey Women's World Cup Tournament Regulations .pdf (485.9 KB)
CWG 2022 Tournament Regulations.pdf (569.9 KB)
COVID Scenarios and Competition Progression - FIH Hockey Women's World Cup 2022.pdf (149.5 KB)
FIH Top Tier Tournament Regulations.pdf (654.4 KB)
FIH Pro League Regulations 2022_2023 - August 2022.pdf (655.9 KB)
FIH Tournament Regulations Indoor - September 2022.pdf (602.2 KB)


Tournament Related Forms and Documents

Guidelines For Match Schedules.docx (1119.5 KB)
Appointment Sheet.xls (73 KB)
Appeal Submission Form.docx (1120.7 KB)
Match Card Registration Form.doc (1119.7 KB)
Match Report Form - 18 players (4 x 15 Minutes) with Shoot-outs.doc (1126.6 KB)
Match Report Form - 18 players (4 x 15 Minutes).doc (1126.2 KB)
Match Report Form - Indoor Hockey with Shoot-outs (1127.9 KB)
Protest Submission Form.pdf (195.3 KB)
Match Injury Report Form.doc (201.3 KB)
Tournament Card Summary Form.xlsx (1121.3 KB)
Shoot-out Competition Form.doc (1122.9 KB)
Match Report Form - Indoor Hockey (1127.8 KB)
Technical Official Performance Feedback.doc (45.5 KB)
Technical Delegate Report.doc (22.9 KB)
Medical Officer Performance Feedback.doc (601 KB)
Hockey5s Match Report.doc (1126.7 KB)
Hockey5s Match Report with SO.doc (1122.0 KB)
Pre Tournament Uniform, Equipment and Passport Check List (216.6 KB)
2019 Umpires Managers Master Feedback @24.02.2019.xlsm (85.4 KB)
Video Umpire Protocols Briefing (284.5 KB)


Tournament Management System (TMS)

TMS User Guide.pdf (2358.0 KB)
FAQs (265.9 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Umpire Manager Instructions.pdf (113.0 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Starting Line Up Instructions.pdf (185.3 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Online Team Entry Form Instructions.pdf (147.1 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Training Module Info.pdf (102.0 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Tasks for Practice on Training Module (215.1 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Umpire Manager Managing Appointments.pdf (113.1 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Training for Team Managers.pdf (102.7 KB)
2020-03 FIH TMS Stats Package on Training Module.pdf (133.8 KB)


Uniform Advertising

Application for Uniform Advertising Approval.xlsx (22.9 KB)
Player Stick Advertisement (160.1 KB)
FIH Logo - ai (185.3 KB)
Diagram of Uniform Advertising (360.4 KB)
FIH Logo - png format.png (5.1 KB)
Approved Uniform Advertising.pdf (152.2 KB)


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