Rules & Regulations, Aylmer A/E March Break Tourney, 2015-2016 (Aylmer Minor Hockey)

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All teams need to sign in with tournament staff at the EECC.  Tournament registration table is found upstairs at the EECC.

1. This is an OMHA sanctioned tournament. All OMHA rules and regulations will apply to tournament games.
2. Coaches should report to the arena at least 45 minutes to the start of their first game in order to sign in/verify rosters. All
    teams must have their player’s official team roster to register.
3. All teams must be at the arena 30 minutes before game times and be ready to go on the ice 15 minutes prior to the scheduled     starting time of the game. Inability to be on the ice on time will mean automatic forfeit of the game. Team officials must
    complete the game sheet no later than 15 minutes prior to game time.
4. Game Lengths:
    Novice , Atom and Pee Wee
 Round Robin – 10-10-10 minute periods; no overtime
 Semi-Finals – 10-10-12 minute periods; overtime as per rule #15
 Finals – 10-10-15 minute periods; overtime as per rule #15
    Bantam and Midget
 Round Robin – 10-10-15 minute periods; no overtime
 Semi-Finals – 10-10-15 minute periods; overtime as per rule #15
 Finals – 10-10-15 minute periods; overtime as per rule #15
5. There are no time outs allowed in round robin play. Each team will be permitted one 30 second timeout in each elimination
6. Teams will be guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.
7. All teams to have home and away sweaters. Home will wear light and visitors will wear dark.
8.  In all games if during the 3rd period a team is ahead by 5 or more goals then it will be ‘straight time’ until such time that the
     score gap is reduced to 3 goals, at which time the clock will revert back to stop time. (this does not apply in games that are
     10-10-10 in length)
9.   2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and 0 points for a loss will be awarded. Forfeited games will be recorded as a 1-0 score.
10. Teams will be placed upon points obtained during round robin play.
11. Tie breakers for seeding teams after round robin play:
         i. Head to Head Result (only applicable in a two way tie) 
          ii. Least goals against               
         iii. Highest goals for minus goals against in all round robin games     
         iv. Least total penalty minutes in round robin play          
         v. Fastest opening goal scored during round robin games of each team’s first game
         vi. Coin toss          
12. No protests will be accepted. All decisions made by the tournament committee are FINAL.
13. Any major penalty will be according to OMHA rules.
14. Abuse of players, other coaching staff, officials, or tournament officials will not be tolerated and will result in the person and/or
      persons of the team being ejected from the tournament without refund. This includes abuse by players, coaches, or parents.
15. Overtime for finals and semi-finals is sudden victory, 5 minutes with 4 on 4 with goalies. If score remains tied after the 5
      minutes the game will continue 3 on 3 with goalies until there is a winner. If during the 3 on 3 a penalty is called, the non          offending team will add a fourth player (4 on 3). When the penalty is over the offending player will come on ice (4 on 4)
      until the next whistle and then resume 3 on 3.
16. Although this is a tournament, the main goal is to have fun.
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