Bandy was introduced 1895 in Sweden by all round athlete Clarence von Rosen. He picked the game up during a visit in bandy's home country Great Britain. He started the first bandy club in Sweden, Stockholm Hockeyklubb. First in 1905 bandy was organized within Swedish Ballplay Association and a year later within Swedish Football Association. At a meeting April 5, 1925, the Swedish Bandy Association was formed representing 49 clubs.
Since 1931, the Swedish Bandy Association regularly arranges national leagues in Sweden. Swedish bandy champions is a title held by the winners of the final. The final is played in March. From the 2007-2008, Saturday replaced Sunday as the final date.
The Swedish Bandy Association consist of 23 district associations.