I. Starting of Games

 A. Teams shall be present at the time their games are scheduled to be played.

 B. Choice of Ends: Prior to the start of a game, the Captains of the two teams shall meet with the Referee, who shall allow one Captain to choose one of two equally likely choices (e.g. odd or even number of fingers behind his back; heads or tails of a coin flip). If the Captain chooses correctly, he will have the option of choosing which goal to defend in the first Period, or of choosing which goal to defend in the first Period after Half- Time. If he opts for the former choice, the Captain of the other team will be given the latter choice, and vice versa.

 C. Change of Ends: In all other Periods, each team will attack the goal which it defended during the previous Period. This provision also applies to any overtime Periods.

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