The following will be checked for:
|BASIC THINGS TO LOOK FOR
-Must have visible CSA approved with CSA sticker in place
-Snug chin strap (touching skin under the chin)
-Be tape free and not painted
-Screws tightly fastened
-Numbers, team decals & decals supporting cause (ex. Humbolt, Cancer, etc) are permitted
-No cracks in shell or padding
-Plugs must be secured in all sticks and covered with tape
-Blade has no sharp edges, breakages
-No tears, loose threads &/or dangling belts/straps.
-Inside zippers/velcro done up and working.
-No metal bars broken on cages
-Tight screws and if replacements, NOT too long.
-Straps snug with stretch in elastic
-Clips in place.
-NO cracks in plastic
-watch for rust at wire seams
-High enough so covers wrist. Firm fingers, thumb and back padding
-Palms soft and pliable. (NO holes near fingers or in palm larger than a quarter) larger must be repaired
-No loose threads
-Fits snug enough around neck
-MUST have BNQ certification, be free of fabric cuts
-Velcro strap NOT worn and in good working order
-Must not be altered in any way - Rips or tears should be sewn.
-No tape wrapped around neckguard
-Stop signs must be in place
-Should cover all bare skin and body equipment; use discretion with socks, minor holes and cuts would not preclude their use