The IFBA is aware that Broomball, like all sports, has a distinctive role to play as a force for social integration, tolerance and understanding. The IFBA ensures membership is open to all, regardless of age, language, religion, culture, or ability. Sport is the single most popular activity in modern society. As a sport, the IFBA provides Broomball athletes the opportunity to learn to play by commonly agreed rules, to behave admirably both in victory and in defeat and to develop, not only the physical being, but also social competences and ethical values. The Sport of Broomball’s contribution to internationally organized sport programs such as Coaching, Officiating and Player Development is increasingly acknowledged through major events such as the European Club Championships, Pacific Rim Championships and World Broomball Championships.