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KIRKLAND OLDTIMERS
 
34 TH ANNUAL
HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 2018

TOURNAMENT RULES & REGULATIONS

1. AGE RULE: All players participating in the Tournament must be 35 years of age or older on  February 10 th, 2018 (50 or 60 years of age or older in the 50+ or 60+ divisions). Proof of age must be submitted if requested by the Tournament Committee.  All games played by a team using underaged players will be forfeited.

2. Teams must be ready to start on time or the game will be forfeited.

3. Helmets, full face masks and neck protectors are mandatory. The referees are instructed to ask any participant who does not have all of the above equipment to leave the game. Any participant who does not comply with the referee's request will be assessed a delay of game penalty. The offending participant may only return to the game if he subsequently fulfills the referee's request to leave the ice and dress properly.

4. Any team displaying unnecessary rough play will be warned once, and if this warning is ignored,  they will be expelled from the Tournament.

5.  The length of games will be 60 minutes  - broken down as follows:
 A. Warm up -2 minutes
 B. 1st Period -20 minutes straight time (Last 30 seconds are Stop Time).
 C. 2nd Period -25 minutes (Last minute stop time if there is a difference in the score of one goal or less).
 D. Scrape and Flood -10 minutes

6.   All players must have played at least two games in Three Game Round  Robin before competing in Finals.

7. Teams with only one goaltender dressed must accept a replacement supplied by the Tournament  Committee if illness or injury occurs.

8. The centre red line, for the purpose of the two-line offside pass, will be eliminated and will only be used for icing calls.


PLAYING RULES

It is important that every player, Coach, Manager and Team Executive be familiar with the Rules of the Tournament.

1. NO BODY CONTACT: Any player who bodies intentionally, pushes, shoves or stands in front  of and does not avert body contact with an opponent will be assessed a body contact minor penalty. 

2. NO SLAP SHOTS:  Play will be blown dead and the face-off will be in the offending team's end. The stick blade cannot be further than one foot from the puck before being struck. 

3. NO FIGHTING: Should a fight develop, the offending player(s) will be  assessed a game and Tournament misconduct and the team will play shorthanded for six minutes.

4. MATCH PENALTIES: Will be assessed for butt ending, spearing, kicking, or attempt to injure. 
(Any match penalty will terminate the player's further participation in the Tournament).
A major penalty will be assessed and served by someone on the ice at the time of the infraction.

5. Any player assessed SIX MINUTES of PENALTIES in one game will be given a GAME MISCONDUCT.
Any Major or Miconduct penalty will also result in an automatic Game Misconduct penalty.

6. LENGTH OF PENALTIES

 MINOR. 2 minutes stop time
 MAJOR. 5 minutes stop time
 MISCONDUCT. 10 minutes running time

7. All other referees' decisions will be governed by C.A.H.A. rules.

8. METHOD TO BE USED IN DECLARING STANDINGS AND DIVISION WINNERS
 (A) Group Standing in Round Robin Play (First 3 games)

  1. Each group will play a point series: 2 for a win, 1 for a tie.

  2. In the event of  two teams being tied in the standings within a Division, the tie shall be broken in the following manner: 
   a) The result of head-to-head competition between the teams.
   b) Total goals scored by the teams in round robin play.
   c) Goal differential in round robin play.
   d) First goal scored in head-to-head competition.

  3. In the event of more than two teams being tied in the standings within a Division,  the tie shall be broken in the    following manner:
   a) Total goals scored by each team in round robin play.
   b) Goal differential in round robin play.
   c) If this procedure still leaves two of the teams tied, the procedures for two  teams being tied shall then be applied. 
 

  (B) Declaring Winners in finals if tied after regulation time:

SHOOT-OUT:
a) 3 shooters per team, identified before the shoot out starts, shooting alternately.
b) If still tied after 3 each, then sudden death, shooting alternately, ensuring that each team gets equal number of shots. NOTE: Every player (with the exception of the goaltender), must shoot once before any player shoots twice. 

9. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to restrict the participation of players.
 

10. Any rule, interpretation, procedure or dispute not specifically covered above will be reviewed and ruled upon by a quorum of the Tournament Committee whose decision will be binding.
 

 

 

 

 

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