The Midwest Inline Hockey Association uses the rules set forth by USA Hockey Inline on August 31, 2011 with the rule modifications listed in the Summary of Rule Differences document. Both the USA Hockey Inline rule book and Summary of Rule Differences document can be viewed below. The Midwest Inline Hockey Association has no affiliation with USA Hockey Inline.
MIHA: (1) Two players on opposing teams may drop their gloves and square off to exchange punches. Officials will allow this fight to proceed until one or both players are unable to continue the fight. If a player has a cage on, he must remove his helmet prior to the fight beginning. Both combatants must be willing to engage in the fight. If a player is involved in multiple fights during a game an ejection shall be assessed. If a player is involved in three fights during a tournament a tournament ejection shall be assessed.
(2) If a player initiates a fight but does not engage in the fight he may receive a 2 minute minor for instigating at the officials discretion. The player throwing the punch may be assessed a 10 minutes misconduct along with the 5 minute major.