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Footbag Net

It is a sport in which the players kick a footbag (hackysack) over a 5ft high net. Players are only allowed to use their feet to kick the foot bag over the net. If a player makes a contact of the footbag with the knee or above, it is considered a foul.

The sport can be played individually as well as in the form of doubles. Footbag net has a similar looking net to other sports like volleyball, badminton and tennis. The court dimensions of Footbag Net are similar to the court dimensions of a doubles badminton court.

Players serve diagonally just like in tennis. It can be played to a point level of 11 or 15, although players need to win by at least two points.

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Footbag Net is governed by the International Footbag Players Association. The competitions usually take place in North America and Europe. The World Footbag Championship is held annually and is usually a week-long event played in between various teams from all around the world.



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