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10.1.1 - Protective gear must be worn while skating in a jam, including to and from the penalty box. Failure to wear required protective gear or removal of protective gear, such as a mouth guard, will result in a penalty (see Section 6.13.24 and Section 7.3.6).
10.1.2 - Protective gear shall include, at a minimum: wrist guards, elbow pads, knee pads, mouth guards, and helmets.
10.1.2.1 - Wrist guards, elbow pads, knee pads, and helmets must have a hard protective shell or inserts.
10.1.3 - Optional protective gear such as padded shorts, chin guards, knee or ankle support, turtle shell bras, tailbone protectors, non form-fitting clear full face shields, non form-fitting clear half-face shields, and form-fitting face shields such as nose guards may be worn at the skaters’ discretion as long as they do not impair or interfere with the safety or play of other skaters, support staff, or officials.
10.1.3.1 - Chin guards, turtle shell bras, tailbone protectors, shin guards, non form-fitting clear full face shields, non form-fitting clear half-face shields, and form-fitting face shields such as nose guards may have a hard protective shell. No other optional protective gear may have hard protective shells.
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