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Please include sites that offer airsoft guns, related accessories and supplies as the main products.
The sport of using realistic, non-lethal shooting replicas of actual firearms - airsoft gun, either for display, for the purposes of skirmishing or for target shooting. Airsoft gun is the basic or primary equipment needed for such a sport. Airsoft guns fire 6mm or 8mm light plastics ball bearing pellets or BB's. Airsoft is not Paint Balls which shoot BB's that contain paint and burst on impact to identify a hit.
This category contains listings for sites that are in English. If your site is not in English, please review World, and submit your site to the appropriate language category there.
This category contains sites selling sports apparel.

If your site is for non-performance sportswear (casual clothing), please review Shopping: Clothing, and submit your site to the best fit category there.

Please only submit suppliers of archery accessories including strings, flights, targets and apparel, etc.
There is currently no description created for this category.
Sites listed here must offer a way of purchasing products online.
This category lists sites for retailers that offer sports-oriented trophies, awards or medals for purchase.
Sites should be submitted to this category only if they deal exclusively in badminton sporting goods. Retailers who provide equipment and apparel for a variety of sports should submit their sites to Shopping/Sports.

Please submit sites to this category only if they are in English. If your site is not in English, please review World/, and submit your site to the appropriate category there.

This category contains listings for retailers that deal in badminton equipment.
Please do not submit/add sites that are merely redirect type sites. That is, a web site that then directs you to another web store.

As an example, people put together a web page that seems to be an online store, but then it redirects them to another on-line store in which the person only really gets a commission.

Web sites like this will NOT be considered.

This category list those web pages which specialize in the retail sale of baseball related merchandise.
If your site offers a variety of basketball goods (not limited to books and videos), please submit it to Shopping: Sports: Basketball.
There is currently no description created for this category.
Auctions of all types of boarding equipment.
There is currently no description created for this category.
This category contains listings for retailers that sell primarily books and videos about sports.
Please submit sites to this category only if they are in English. If your site is not in English, please review World/, and submit your site to the appropriate category there.
This category lists sites for purchasing boomerangs.
Please submit sites to this category for online retailers that carry exclusively Boxing items. If your store carries items for a variety of sports, please submit it to Shopping: Sports.

Sites in this category are only in English. If your site is not in English, please review World to determine the best category for your submission.

If your site is dedicated to kick boxing, please submit it to Shopping: Sports: Martial Arts: Kick Boxing.

This category lists sites sites for retailers that sell sporting goods for Boxing.
If your site focuses on one type of Sport, please submit to that Sport instead of this category.

Please do not submit deeplinks of your site that present a classified listing. Such deeplinks will not be listed separately from your site. Instead submit your main url to the appropriate Shopping/Sports subcategory.

Includes sites whose main focus is to offer classified listings of sporting goods or products.
Sites are placed in this branch according to the name of the college or university as standardized in the Reference/Education/Colleges_and_Universities category of the ODP. Sites that provide merchandise for more than one institution are not placed here.

For example,

  • A site named Aaaaby''s Xavier University Sweatshirts would be placed under X/Xavier_University.
  • A site named BlueHensMugs.com would be placed under D/Delaware,_University_of.

If a category for your institution does not yet exist, please submit into the appropriate letter category.

Sites offering online sales of merchandise related to colleges and universities are placed in this category. These include clothing, gifts, equipment, supplies, collectibles, novelties, and other items bearing logos, impressions, seals, or other representations of postsecondary institutions. Sites offering products specific to one school should be listed under the letter of that institution in the "Schools" category; general sites offering products for numerous institutions may be placed in the main category.
For general information on what belongs in Shopping, see the Shopping FAQ and the Shopping Description.

A manufacturer''s site of cricket-related products should be submitted to Manufacturers.

A shopping site offering products for multiple sports should be submitted to Sports.

Please review the subcategories and submit to the appropriate one. Sites offering a general assortment of cricket equipment, apparel and accessories should be submitted to Equipment.

Sites offering cricket-related products available for purchase 'at a distance' via shopping cart, mail order, fax or telephone.
Please post pages selling croquet accessories like clothing and art. If possible, post internal page dealing only with croquet, rather than the top-level page of a store selling many other non-croquet items.
Online stores specialising in croquet equipment and accessories.
  1. Sites should be submitted to this category only if they offer billiards tables and/or accessories.
  2. The following sites should not be submitted here, but to the appropriate Regional category:

    • sites for local stores which do not offer online sales,
    • sites that limit their delivery area to specific countries, with exception of the United States.
  3. Sites of manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors etc. who do not sell to the general public should not be submitted here, but to Business: Consumer Goods and Services: Sporting Goods: Cue_Sports.
  4. If your site is not in English, please do not submit it to this category. Instead, review World to determine the appropriate category for your site, and submit it there.
Within this category are listings for sites selling billiard and snooker tables, or a variety of accessories.
Sites should be submitted to this category only if they offer equipment for a variety of cycling-related activities and items.

  • Retailers that offer apparel and footwear only should submit their sites to Shopping: Sports: Cycling: Apparel.
  • Retailers that offer equipment, apparel and accessories for a specific type of cycling should locate the appropriate subcategory and submit their site there.

If your site is not in English, please do not submit it to this category. Instead, review World/ to determine the appropriate category for your site, and submit it there.

If the site is related to local bike shops, retailers, and dealers that do not offer online shopping, mail order or phone order, then please submit the site to the nearest region within the Sports: Cycling: Bike Shops category.

Within this category you will find sites for buying all kinds of items related to cycling. Whether it's frames, parts, accessories or clothing for bicycling or unicycling, tandem or recumbent, road or off-road - you'll find it here.

Sites of which the primary focus is to allow the consumer to select and obtain goods and services over the Web. Common examples include:

  • Integrated online shopping-cart systems that allow the user to order directly over the Web
  • Online shopping-cart systems that allow the user to generate an order form to be sent to the merchant via fax or snail-mail
  • Simple directories of products and prices that the user can order via mail or phone.
Please submit sites to this category only if the site is dedicated primarily to the selling of equipment for darts.

If you retail equipment for a variety of sports, please do not submit to this category. Instead, submit your site to Shopping: Sports for review.

This category contains only sites that are in English. If your site is not in English, please review the World category, and submit your site to the best fit category there.

Sites for companies that retail equipment for darts are listed in this category.
Submit sites here containing ALL of the following criteria: Prices, ordering/contact information and a list of products. A customer must be able to generate an order from the information available on the website. If your site does not contain the above criteria, it will not be listed here. Please submit to the appropriate category in Business or Regional. Please note: you do not have to have a shopping cart or even an order form, but the customer MUST be able to generate an order.

Please examine the subcategories within this main category and submit to the appropriate one if applicable. For example if you are selling tack, please submit to that subcategory and not this one.

Sites selling a general line of equestrian products that do not fit into any of the other subcategories should be submitted here ONLY.

This category is for sites selling equestrian products online.
If your site is not in English, please do not submit it to this category. Instead, review World/ to determine an appropriate category, and submit it there.
This category lists sites for retailers that carry fencing equipment (weapons and scoring machines), apparel and books.
Websites must be in English. If the site is not available in English and is submitted here, it will be deleted. Please find the appropriate category in the World branch.
There is currently no description created for this category.
Please submit only sites selling disc related products. [An example of the products offered: ultimate discs, golf discs, golf bags, golf baskets, apparel, jerseys, disc-related videos and teaching aids.]

more information (editors only)

This category lists sites selling/offering/featuring/manufacturing flying discs and flying disc related products. [An example of the products offered: ultimate discs, golf discs, golf bags, golf baskets, apparel, jerseys, disc-related videos and teaching aids.]
This category is for sites that sell footbags (hackey sacks) online.
Many different games are known as 'football' in different parts of the world. Please look for the subcategory dealing with the specific type of football in which you're interested.
This category lists retailers that focus primarily on Gaelic sports. These sports include:
  • Hurling;
  • Camogie;
  • Gaelic Football; and
  • Shinty.
  • This category is for general golf shopping sites that offer a very broad assortment of golf merchandise. The sites of brick and mortar stores and other sites offering a large selection of golf products should list here.

    If your site is more specific in nature, pick the sub-category into which it fits. However, if emphasis is heavy on two or more of the categories, it would be preferable to submit in this broader category.

    All sites submitted in Shopping/Sports/Golf should provide means for the general public to purchase product online, i.e. a "shopping basket", order form, or telephone order line.

    For general information on what belongs in Shopping, see the Shopping FAQ and the Shopping Description.
    There is currently no description created for this category.
    If you have a page that advertises or sells gymnastics merchandise, such as gymnastics equipment, grips, leotards, slippers, etc, submit your site here.
    Please submit sites to this category only if the site is dedicated primarily to the selling of lacrosse equipment and apparel.

    This category contains only sites that are in English. If your site is not in English, please review the World category, and submit your site to the best fit category there.

    If you retail equipment for a variety of sports, please do not submit to this category. Instead, submit your site to Shopping: Sports for review.

    This category contains listings for retailers that sell primarily lacrosse equipment and apparel.
    To be accepted for this category your site must sell a variety of martial arts products across a variety of disciplines. That said, a list of the types and variety of equipment sold is not required, nor will it be used. Site descriptions that are keyword loaded will have keyword lists removed.

    Information that is desirable includes: base of operations (city, country), toll-free ordering, security of on-line transactions, and languages that site caters to. In other words descriptions should include consumer related information vs merchandise related information.

    If your site is already listed in a sub category of Martial Arts please do not submit it again.

    Please do not submit new listings that already point to an existing web site. Owners who try to submit new domains that are already listed will have both sites removed.

    A place to find information on equipment, supplies, literature, videos and other retail martial arts gear.

    This category accepts sites related to selling Sports Memorabilia. Sports memorabilia includes autographed items, game used equipment and rare sports artifacts.

    Some sports have their own Memorabilia/Collectibles category. If your website covers just one of those sports, please suggest your website to there.

    Online stores that primarily offer trading cards should be submitted to Shopping: Sports: Trading Cards

    Sports memorabilia is best described as autographed pieces from your favorite sports players.
    Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible. Find the "single" most appropriate category for your site. With few exceptions, sites are listed in the directory in one category only. Submissions of sites under construction, will be deleted without review. Submit your site using your main url. Use your site''s actual title. Create a brief description under 25 words, listing the current content of your site (not the future content). Look at other listings to use as a guide for what''s acceptable. Do not use first person verbiage (we, our, us). Do not use marketing verbiage. (We''re the best!, Most awesome site, Check it Out!) Do not use the words "and more!" in the description. Sites which are gateways or splash pages to affiliate sites will not be added. Sites which are under construction, significantly lacking in content, or have inactive pages or links will not be added. Sites not in English should be submitted to the World category and will not be listed here. Please submit it to the appropriate World category. Sites that include products for sale, a description or image of the product, price of the product and a way to contact the seller are considered Shopping sites and will be listed here. All sites are reviewed periodically and deleted if found to be inactive.
    There is currently no description created for this category.
    Only sites that are geared primarily to supplying an official are listed in this category. If your site offers items for a variety of sports disciplines, please submit your site to Shopping: Sports.
    This category contains site listings for retailers that offer apparel, equipment or accessories for the referee or official.
    Merchandise related directly to the Olympic Games.
    Please submit only sites that primarily sell paintball equipment for consumers. Do not submit sites that lack pricing and ordering information.

    Also note that sites in the United States must deliver to most of the United States in order to be listed in Shopping. Sites outside of the United States must deliver to more than one country in order to be listed in Shopping. Sites that offer shopping, but do not meet these requirements, should be submitted to the appropriate Regional category.

    Sites in any language other than English should be submitted to the appropriate World category.

    Online paintball merchants sell paint markers (guns), marker upgrades, safety equipment, paintballs, and other items of use to people who play paintball.
    Please submit only sites in English. If there is no "Petanque" category in your language, try to convince the editor of "Sports" in your language to create one.
    There is currently no description created for this category.
    This category is designed to help racquetball enthusiasts find racquetball retail websites.
    Use company name as title of site.
    This category includes items and services that are specific to the sport of Rodeo. Equestrian items should be sent to Shopping/Sports/Equestrian for review.
    Sales of skipping ropes and related equipment.
    Please submit only links dealing with figure skating clothing in this category.
    There is currently no description created for this category.
    Please only submit sites to this category focused on the retail of gear for backcountry skiing.

    If the site you are submitting carries clothing and equipment for a variety of skiing forms (e.g. alpine, backcountry, nordic), please submit your site to Shopping: Sports: Skiing.

    This section is for ONLINE shopping sites only - selling ski equipment, related gear and clothing. Ski shops that do not offer online shopping should submit to their regional category. An exception may be sites that offer rentals reservations online. Equipment Manufacturers and Name brand sites that do not offer shopping should be listed in: Sports/Skiing/Equipment/Manufacturers/ The Accessories subcategory is for "miscellaneous" items, and can range from travel and ski bags to videos, posters, footwarmers, and furniture.
    Please only submit your site if the main subject area is a known collectible. Please note sites simply selling club merchandise may not be allowed.
    For site about selling or collecting anything related to soccer
    Please submit sites to this category only if the site offers software that supports multiple sports, or can be applied across sports.

    For example, if you are retailing software specifically for managing bowling leagues, your site should be submitted to Shopping: Sports: Software: Bowling, and not to Shopping: Sports: Software.

    In addition, all sites submitted to this category must be in English. If your site is not in English, please review World to determine the best category, and submit it there.

    This category contains sites for software vendors that either offer online ordering, or provide a price catalog with contact information (e.g. phone number).
    Only sites that are geared primarily to supplying the squash player are listed in this category. If your site retails goods for a variety of sports activities, please submit your site to Shopping: Sports.
    This category lists dealers that retail primarily equipment for squash.
    Please try to fit submissions into as specific a category as possible before submitting them here. For instance, if a site deals primarily in basketball cards, please submit it to Shopping: Sports: Trading Cards: Basketball.

    If the site truly offers cards from all sports, then submit it to this category. Just because a baseball card site may offer a few NASCAR inserts it can''t get rid of doesn''t count. The site being submitted should have enough cards in multiple sports to make it worthwhile to be listed in a catch-all, general category like this one.

    If the primary emphasis of the site is memorabilia or other collectibles like Beanie Babies, Hot Wheels, or *anything except* sportscards, please submit it to the proper respective ODP category.

    Please submit here only if you are a commercial retailer, and your site has a proper shopping cart system for orders. Any sites that are multiply submitted or appear to be private collections will not be listed. This is not a suitable category for personal collection sales, sites with no on-line ordering capability et al.

    This category is for retailerswho deal in sports trading cards, but whose sites don't necessarily fit, or can't be restricted, into a narrower category (i.e. Recreation/Collecting/Sports/Cards/Baseball, etc.).

    You will find some larger dealers here, many of whom deal in baseball, football, hockey, basketball, and NASCAR cards, among other sports.

    Some of the sites listed also include memorabilia and other collectibles, but the emphasis is definitely on cards.

    Please submit only sites which sell (via online or mail order) multiple items and brands of equipment for triathletes. If your site only sells one item or only one brand of an item (e.g., a clothing company who only sells their line of clothing), your site should be listed in Sports:Fitness:Accessories.
    Online stores which cater to triathlon, multi-sport athletes.
    Sites should be submitted to this category only if they offer sports equipment for a variety of sports. By finding the most appropriate category for your site, you help avoid delay in its review.
    • Retailers that offer apparel and footwear only should submit their sites to Shopping: Sports: Apparel.
    • Retailers that offer equipment, apparel and accessories for a specific sport should locate the appropriate subcategory of Shopping: Sports, and submit their site there.
    If your site is not in English, please do not submit it to this category. Instead, review World/ to determine the appropriate category for your site, and submit it there.
    Within this category you will find sites for buying all kinds of items related to sports. Whether it's equipment for playing or paraphernalia to show your team spirit, you'll find it here.

    Sport-specific items will be found in the subcategory for that sport.

    Only sites for retailers that have as their primary focus volleyball equipment should be submitted to this category. If your site provides equipment, apparel and accessories for a variety of sports, please submit it to Shopping/Sports.

    Please submit sites to this category only if they are in English. If your site is not in English, please review World/, and submit your site to the appropriate category there.

    This category lists retailers who deal exclusively in volleyball equipment.
    Products specifically geared towards the sport of walking.

    To avoid delay in listing, please review prior to submission.

    Submit websites once to the most relevant category. Multiple submissions or careless submissions will slow the process.
    Review the Shopping: Sports: Water Sports sub-topic descriptions to find the most appropriate category for submissions. Find the lowest level category appropriate to the site being submitted.

    Descriptions should include specific information of the unique qualities and features of the site contents. Avoid advertising hype, overuse of capitalization, and emphatic punctuation. Do use the English language, proper grammar, and a spell-checker.

    Affiliate sites, multiple URL''s for the same organization, and mirror sites are not desirable.

    The ODP reserves the right to alter or replace a proposed description at any time at its sole discretion and editorial judgment.

    Sites that do not offer online sales of water sports equipment will not be listed in this category. Please submit your site to the proper subcategory of Regional.

    Manufacturer sites that don''t offer direct sales of products should be submitted to appropriate subcategories of Business: Industries: Manufacturing: Consumer Products: Sporting Goods: Water Sports . Such sites will NOT be listed anywhere in Shopping: Sports: Water Sports.

    Non-English sites should be submitted to the proper language in World. Non-English sites will NOT be listed anywhere in Shopping.

    This category is for sites offering online sales of gear, equipment, and apparel for water sports including scuba diving, swimming and diving, surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, water skiing, and wakeboarding. Sites should be submitted to the lowest appropriate category or the next level up, if no suitable category exists. Shopping sites for boats and boating equipment and accessories may be found at Recreation: Boating.

    If your site offers a variety of goods for wrestling (apparel and accessories), please suggest your site to Shopping: Sports: Wrestling.

    There is currently no description created for this category.
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