Tournament Rules

 

BLUEWATER SHARKS TOURNAMENT RULES

 

1. BIRTH CERTIFICATES OR PHOTO COPY-AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

2. PLAYERS MUST PLAY AT  LEAST 1 GAME IN ROUND ROBIN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SEMI-FINALS OR FINALS. A MAXIMUM OF 20 PLAYERS ON A ROSTER.

3. ALL GAMES WILL BE MIDGET (2)  12’S  &   (1)  15 MIN. PERIODS 

    ATOM TO BANTAM & GIRLS DIVISIONS  (3)  12 MIN. PERIODS

    NOVICE  /TYKE DIVISION (1) 10  &  (2)  12 MIN. PERIODS

4. ONE RESURFACING OF ICE WILL BE DONE BETWEEN 2ND & 3RD PERIOD OR AT BEGINNING OF GAME DEPENDING ON ARENA CIRCUMSTANCES.

5. PLAYERS CAN ONLY PLAY FOR 1 TEAM. TEAMS USING ILLEGAL PLAYERS WITHOUT CONSENT WILL FORFEIT THOSE GAMES

6. TEAMS MUST BE READY TO START GAMES  15 MINUTES IN ADVANCE OF SCHEDULE

7. FIGHTING MAJOR IN 1ST & 2ND PERIOD-THAT GAME. 3RD PERIOD-NEXT GAME. SECOND FIGHT IN TOURNAMENT  AUTOMATIC EJECTION FROM TOURNAMENT. ANY TEAMS  CLEARING THE BENCH DURING ALTERCATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED & COULD BE EJECTED FROM THE TOURNAMENT. IN THE EVENT FIGHT STARTS , ALL PLAYERS MUST IMMEDIATELY GO TO THEIR RESPECTIVE BENCHES. ( A GAME MISCONDUCT MAY BE ACCESSED IF PLAYERS  FAIL TO FOLLOW THIS RULE )  COACHES EJECTED DURING 3RD  PERIOD WILL BE REVIEWED BY TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS & MAY BE ALLOWED ON THE BENCH NEXT GAME AT THE OFFICIALS DISCRETION.  

8. RUNNING TIME WILL COMMENCE IN THE 3RD PERIOD IF A ( 5 ) GOAL DIFFERENCIAL EXISTS. TO REVERT BACK TO STOP TIME , GOAL DIFFERENCIAL MUST BE REDUCED TO

    ( 3 ) GOALS.  A ( 10 ) GOAL SPREAD AT THE BEGINNING OR ANYTIME DURING THE 3RD PERIOD WILL SIGNIFY THAT THE GAME IS OVER. ALL POINTS REMAINING TO BE WON WILL BE AWARDED TO TEAM WITH ( 10 ) GOALS. IF BOTH TEAMS & TOURNEY OFFICIALS AGREE, THE 3RD PERIOD MAY BE  PLAYED AT RUNNING TIME  IF AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.

9. ROUND ROBIN POINTS:  ( 1 ) POINT PER PERIOD & ( 2 ) POINTS FOR GAME.  ANY TIES  WILL MEAN POINTS ARE SPLIT (  ½ PT.  )PER PERIOD ( 1 PT. ) EACH FOR TIE GAME .

10 TEAMS TIED IN PTS. AFTER ROUND ROBIN WILL BE BROKEN BY  1.-HEAD TO HEAD  ( IF 3 WAY TIE HEAD TO HEAD DISAPPEARS) .  

2. TEAM WITH MOST WINS OR TIES = PTS.

     3.  ADD GOALS  FOR  & GOALS ALLOWED   &  DIVIDE  GOALS FOR  INTO TOTAL OF BOTH. LOWEST  PERCENTAGE  WILL ADVANCE . 

4.  LEAST PENALTY MINUTES

11  ¼ FINALS OR SEMI’S AND CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES: TIES WILL BE BROKEN BY A ( 5 ) MIN. SUDDEN DEATH  WITH 3 PLAYERS PER TEAM. IF STILL TIED , SHOOT OUT WITH 3 PLAYERS          

12  DELAYED OFF-SIDES ARE ALLOWED,  NO TOUCH ICING (BLOWN CROSSING LINE ) CENTER ICE  RED LINE ELIMINATED FOR ALL AGES

13  NON-CONTACT IN TYKE / NOVICE / ATOM / MINOR PW. / LADIES & MENS RECREATIONAL     ALL OTHERS DIVISIONS ARE  BODY CONTACT

14. SLAP SHOTS ARE ALLOWED IN WOMEN’S REC.

 

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