Tournament Rules

  • Two 22 minute running halves. 2 minute halftime.
  • Time will be kept on score board. Penalty time will be kept at field table.
  • All games running time
  • One 30 second timeout per game (Clock Stops).
  • Time Outs: can only be called in offensive zone or during a dead ball.
  • Penalty time is running time. If clock stops for timeout, penalty time stops.
  • Faceoff: 3 illegal procedures in a half by a team results in a 30 second penalty.
  • All counts in effect.
  • Back Court rules in effect. After offensive team touches ball in offensive zone, ball cannot cross midline.
  • Overtime: Each team is allowed 1 time out (Clock Stops).
    • Non-Playoff game: one 4-minute sudden victory period, if game is tied after 4 minutes, game remains tied.
    • Playoff game: continuous 4 minute sudden victory periods until there is a winner. Switch sides immediately and continue play
  • No player may compete, or be rostered, on more than one team during the tournament. Anyone found in violation of this will forfeit their games.

Sportsmanship

  • Any team member who is ejected from the game will be prohibited from competing in the team’s next game. 
  • Any fighting or flagrant disrespect toward any tournament participant (refs, opponents, fans, directors, field workers) will not be tolerated and will result in no refund
  • Spectators may not enter the field. Only tournament officials, workers, players and coaches are allowed

Tie Breaker Procedure

  1. Head to Head result
  2. Total Goal differential (goal differential will not exceed +/- 8 per game)
  3. Total Goals Against
  4. Coin flip