- There are 3 players per team on the field, the size of which is determined by the organising committee.
- The game consists of two 7 minute chukkas of playing time with an interval of 15 minutes.
- To ensure fair and unbiased play, tuk tuk, drivers and goal ends will be changed at half time.
- No team may have more that two tuks tuks in one half at any given time.
- Only one tuk tuk of each side may enter the goalmouth D.
- All tuks tuks will be supplied by the club.
- No tuk tuk can stop in front of the goals.
- All participants except tuks tuks must wear a protective helmet.
- Gentleman may only play with their right hand, ladies may use both hands, in the event of a dispute about a player’s sex the umpire’s decision will be final.
- In the event of an accident, play stops until the tuk tuk or player is replaced. Teams can have up to 3 replacement players.
- At half time and final whistle, tuk tuks can fuel up, drivers can have water and players an arrack sour but not vice versa.
- Due to new laws any tuk tuk overtaking on the left maybe subject to a Rs. 25,000.00 fine.
THE FOLLOWING SHALL CONSTITUTE A FOUL
- Hooking the opponent’s stick.
- Deliberately crossing a tuk tuk from which the ball is being played.
- Standing over the ball, backing or going forward over the ball to stop a player reaching the ball.
- Intentional hitting of opponents or the umpire (hitting a team member is encouraged).
- Any dispute will be settled by the committee whose decision is final Approved by the Ceylon Polo Club.