|1. OWHA and CHA rules
2. Each team is guaranteed 4
games. Midget divisions will consist of 3 fifteen (15)
minute stop time periods. 15, 15, flood, 15. Peewee
division will consist of 12, 15, 15.
3. No overtime will be played
except in the quarter-finals, the semi-finals and the
finals, unless otherwise stated.
4. 2 points for a win; one point
for a tie; 0 for a loss.
5. Teams are to be ready to go on
the ice 15 minutes prior to the start of their
6. Earliest possible start times
will be Friday at 7:00 a.m., Saturday, 7:00 a.m. and
Sunday, 7:00 a.m.
7. There will be a three (3)
minute warm up time at the start of each game.
8. The two top teams from each
division will advance to the finals.
9. In the event of a tie at the
end of the round robin, the following format will be
used to determine which teams will advance to the quarter finals, semi-finals
- Number of wins;
- Record against other tied
- Goals scored minus the goals
against in the round robin;
- Fewest goals allowed in the
round robin games;
- Most goals scored in the round
- Most periods won in games
against other tied teams;
- Most periods won in round
- Fewest penalty minutes in
round robin play;
- First goal in game between
tied teams; and
- Flip of a coin.
10. In the event of a tie in the
quarter finals, semi finals or finals, one (1) five(5)
minute sudden victory overtime period; with one goaltender and
four (4) skaters; then a second
five minute sudden victory over time period with one goaltender
and three (3)
skaters. If no winner after the second over time period, play
continues with the
goaltender and three (3) skaters until one team scores.
11. Maximum 19 players [including
two (2) goaltenders] will be registered for the
tournament. A player’s name
must appear on the team list submitted with the application
12. Tournament is open only to
OWHA, HC sanctioned teams or teams registered with
USA Hockey and all players
must be registered with the OWHA, HC or USA Hockey.
13. Referee’s decision is final
and is not subject to appeal, grievance or protest.
14. Suspensions – OWHA rules
15. Tournament Executive decision
is final and binding.
16. Teams do not play shorthanded
on coincidental penalties.
17. All divisions are
18. There will be one 30 second
time out allowed to each team in each game.