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Tournament Rules

WAYHA Tournament Rules

 

 

WINONA YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT RULES

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.

3. Participants and pairings will be determined by the Tournament director.

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 
         SO.

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 
          periods

     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.
         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

             3.Fewest penalties

15. All players must wear HECC approved helmets and face masks with straps properly fastened and have a colored mouth guard in place at all times while on the ice.

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.