ASTM F2673 - 08

    Standard Safety Specification for Special Tip-Resistant Movable Soccer Goals

    Active Standard ASTM F2673 | Developed by Subcommittee: F15.43

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    ASTM F2673

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers safety requirements aimed at providing for safer use of soccer goals and reducing injuries and fatalities.

    1.2 This specification addresses the risk of accidental tip over or pull over of soccer goals.

    1.3 This specification applies only to movable goals whose inside measurements are 6½ to 8 ft (2 to 2.4 m) high and 18 to 24 ft (5.5 to 7.3 m) wide.

    1.4 This specification applies only to movable goals meeting all criteria in Guide F 1938 and Safety and Performance Specification F 2056 and, in addition, meets criteria for tip resistance before installation.

    1.5 This specification covers special tip-resistant goals that are intended to complement standard goals meeting Guide F 1938 and Safety and Performance Specification F 2056. These goals are designed to provide some additional degree of safety if, by accident, they are not tied down or tied down incorrectly.

    1.6 This specification simulates two boys up to twelve years of age swinging together from the X-bar.

    Note 1—Injury data supplied to the committee indicates that approximately 75 % (74 %) of the fatalities (1979-2003) were three to twelve years of age.

    1.7 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.8 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F1938 Guide for Safer Use of Movable Soccer Goals

    F2056 Safety and Performance Specification for Soccer Goals


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 49161500(Field sports equipment)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2673-08

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