1. All games will be played at the Bud King Ice Arena, Winona MN
2. The tournament will be played during the designated weekend and will not carry over to any additional days.
4. A representative of each team should be at the arena at least 45 minutes before their first game to provide to the tournament director the following:
A. Official team registration.
B. Official team roster, signed by all team members and approved by
USA hockey registrar and district Registrar.
C. Birth Certificates are required for any team outside of Minnesota.
D. Consent to treat forms for all rostered players.
E. ALL TEAMS SHOULD BE DRESSED AND READY TO
START LEAST 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START TIME OF
THEIR GAME. IF WE CAN START A GAME EARLY WE WILL DO
5. A certified Emergency Medical Technician will be on duty at all times during the tournament.
6. All games will be played under USA Hockey Rules as modified by MAHA and the tournament director
7. All games will be officiated by USA Hockey Registered Referees.
8. All decisions by the game referees are FINAL. No protests will be allowed. The Winona Tournament director and/ or associate Director are the final authority in all disputes.
9. ABSOLUTELY NO FIGHTING WILL BE TOLERATED. Any player ejected from a game for fighting will result in an automatic disqualification for the remainder of the tournament.
10. Any parent or spectator that shouts obscenities at any official, player or coach will be removed from the arena for the remainder of the tournament. We will operate under the “ZERO TOLERANCE” rule.
11. NOISE MAKERS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE BUD KING ICE ARENA.
12. Maximum of 20 players may be rostered and dressed for each game. No more than 4 rostered coaches are allowed on the bench.
13. There will be a 5minute pre-game warm-up and a 1 minute intermission between periods.
A. Bantam, Pee wee B and U12 Girls games will be (3) 15 minute
stop time periods
B. Pee Wee C, Squirts and U10 girls will be (3) 12 minute stop time
C. If a team is ahead by 6 or more goals, run time will be used. The
clock will stop for all penalties, injuries and the puck leaving
the playing surface. The clock will be resumed at the drop of the
puck by the referee.
D. Teams will be allowed (1) time-out per game.
14. If the game is tied at the end of regulation, the following format will be used to determine the games winner:
A. A five minute run time “Sudden death” period will begin with face off
at center ice. The first team to score a goal will be the winner.
B. If the score remains tied, a second five minute run time period will
be played with 4 skaters and 1 goalie. The first team to score a
goal will be the winner.
C. If the score remains tied after the second overtime period, the winner
will be determined by a “SHOOTOUT”. The SHOOTOUT format is
as follows: The goalies will remain in the same net as they were after
the overtime periods. The first group of 5 pre-selected skaters from
each team will take alternate shots at opposing goalies with
the visiting team shooting first. If there is a difference in goals after all
5 players have taken their shot; the team with the most goals will be
the winner of the game. If there is still a tie, a second group of 5
skaters will shoot in the same manner as the first group. If the game
still remains tied, teams will continue to take alternate shots until
there is a difference in score after the home team takes it’s shot. A
TEAM MUST USE ALL ROSTERED PLAYERS ONCE BEFORE
ANY PLAYER CAN TAKE A SECOND SHOT.
D. TOURNAMENT RULES FOR POOL PLAY : Win = 2points, Tie = 1
point, Loss = 0 points In case of equal team points after play tie
breaking procedure is as follows:
1. Head to Head 4. Most goals scored
2.Fewest Goals allowed 5. Coin Toss
16. Any rostered team member may sit on the team’s bench provided they are wearing a legal helmet and team jersey.
17. THE FIRST TEAM LISTED ON ALL GAME PAIRINGS WILL BE THE HOME TEAM AND WEAR LIGHT COLORED JERSEYS.
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