The European Championship of Jukigassen are held in Kemijarvi , One hour drive from Ruka ski resort and are held usually in March.
In between this period ,team are welcome to the training ground to prepare for the competition, or simply enjoy the fun but aggressive sport, and these are a reminder of the rules.
A team is made up of one Captain and 9 registered players. The purpose of the game is hit the opposing team member by snowballs.
The standard time for one period is 3 minutes (3 periods/ game). The first team to win two period wins a game.
90 snowballs/ period and 270 snowballs/ game are made by a special machine. Making snowballs starts 30 minutes before the game, and team has 15 minutes time to do their snowballs