NAH Rules v2 DRAFT § 6 – Bike Handling Penalties
6.1.1 A dab occurs when a player's foot touches a horizontal surface other than his pedals.
6.1.2 A dabbed player must go to center court to tap his or her mallet on the boards at half-court (on either side) before re-entering play.
6.1.3 Dabbed players who interfere with play can be assessed a penalty ranging from ball turnover to major.
6.2.1 A toppling penalty will be assessed when a player gives his or her team an advantage by causing an opposing player to dab while dabbing himself or herself.
188.8.131.52 Examples include dabbing as a defender and falling/remaining in the goal mouth in an attempt to block or discourage shots, jumping off of the bike while in the process of dabbing to check or impede an opposing player, and initiating a pile-up by dabbing and forcing one or more defenders to dab in the process.
6.3 Bike-on-bike contact
6.3.1 A player who initiates bike-on-bike contact will be assessed a penalty ranging from ball turnover to major.
184.108.40.206 Examples of penalized bike-on-bike contact can include:
220.127.116.11.1 A player riding his or her bicycle in such a way that wheel-to-wheel or wheel-to-frame contact is initiated on an opponent. This includes t-boningan opponent while riding forwards OR backwards.
18.104.22.168.2 Skidding to a stop while changing directions which results in wheel-towheel or wheel-to-bike contact on an opponent. This is commonly referred to as the “whale tail” or “dolphin slap”.
22.214.171.124.3 Hopping on the bike and causing contact to an opponent’s bike with your chainstay, pedals, or any other part of your bike.
126.96.36.199.4 Crossing behind an opponent perpendicular to the direction he or she is acing at a proximity near enough to force him or her to dab as a result of lateral force applied to the rear wheel with your foot and/or pedal.
6.3.2 Incidental bike-on-bike contact is contact that doesn’t affect play and is not dangerous.
188.8.131.52 No penalty will be assessed for bike-on-bike contact deemed incidental.