Rule Number 31

Signal 10 Signal 15

ILLEGAL JOSTLE

A jostle is a player manoeuvring their kayak against an opponent?s kayak between the six (6)-meter lines and the goal line, to gain a position where neither player is attempting for the ball. The following jostling is illegal.:
.1 When a player is stationary or attempting to maintain a position and their body is moved by more than half a meter by sustained contact from an opponent?s kayak.
.2 When the contact to the opponent?s kayak would be defined as a kayak-tackle.
.3 A player with the whole kayak behind the goal line may not be jostled, as they are not in the six (6)-meter area.

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TIME-OUT (Rule 19)

Rule  19

.1 The referee shall use a triple whistle to stop the game for time-out, except when a goal is scored in which case a long whistle blast will be used.
.2 Time-out must be given if a capsized player or their equipment is interfering with play.
.3 Time-out should be used immediately when

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