2nd Annual Markham - Stouffville Starsfest

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Markham Stouffville Starsfest

Tournament Rules

OWHA Sanction # 1213017

1.      Hockey Canada and OWHA rules shall apply. All Teams Must Register at Headquarters Stouffville Arena. Any team using an OWHA Pickup Consent Form must bring this to Headquarters BEFORE your team’s first game. Failing to do so may result in forfeiture of games

2.      All games will consist of 3 periods (10 minute -10 minute-12 minutes), stop time.  All Midget A-BB and Intermediate A will consist of 3 periods ( 12 minute – 12 Minute – 15 Minute) Stop Time with floods occurring every 2 Periods for back to back games of this length.              

3.      There will be a 3 minute warm-up prior to each game. All games begin immediately upon completion of the 3 minute warm up. The clock will NOT stop at the10 minute mark but will continue until the first stoppage of the game. All Midget A – Midget BB –  Intermediate A will be given a 5 Minute Warm-up with The Clock stopping for the starting of the game.

4.      All teams Must be available to play up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time where required.

5.      The OWHA minimum suspension guidelines will be strictly enforced. All suspensions will be enforced according to OWHA 2012-2013 Constitution, By-laws, and Regulations & Rules.

6.      Girls will tap gloves after each game.

7.      If the goal spread at any time of the third period reaches 5 goals, the clock will run until the spread is reduced to 3 goals, then stop time will resume.

8.      One - 30 second timeout will be allowed for each team ONLY during Elimination - Quarter - Semifinal & Championship games only. Overtime is not a new game. There is NO TIMEOUT in Round Robin Games.

9.      A maximum 17 skaters and 2 goaltenders may be registered with each team.

10.  A player may only participate with one designated team in a tournament and may only participate in one tournament on any date.

11.  To be eligible to participate in the tournament, the participant’s name must appear on the team roster form submitted with the entry form. Changes to the roster must be made in writing and will not be permitted after registration prior to the first game.  Players on Ontario teams must be registered with the OWHA. The OWHA “Pickup Consent” forms will be honoured and must be included where necessary based on OWHA Rules.

12.  Teams will be awarded 2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and zero (0) points for a loss.

13.  Standings after the round robin will be calculated on the basis of the points awarded as per rule # 12.                    In the event of a tie, the following criteria will be used to break the tie:

a)      Winner between the tied teams when they played head to head. (Applies to 2 way ties only, 3 or more teams tied start with tied breaker 13b.  )

b)      Percentage as calculated by dividing team’s total “Goals For” by the SUM of the team’s “Goals For and Goals Against”.  TG ÷ ( GF+GA) = % (See Chart )

c)       Fewest Goals Against.

d)      Most Goals For.

e)      Fewest Penalty Minutes.

f)       Coin Toss.

g)      Follow Tie breaking rules in Order. Once a Tie Breaking Rule has been used or is not applicable it cannot be used again.

14.  In 4 Team Divisions: 1st & 2nd place teams overall will advance to the Gold Final and 3rd & 4th overall will advance to the Bronze Final.

15.  In 6 Team Divisions: 1st & 2nd place teams overall will advance to the Gold Final and 3rd & 4th overall will advance to the Bronze Final.  5th & 6th place teams overall will play a consolation game.

16.  In 8 Team Divisions:  2 pools of 4 teams: 1st & 2nd place teams in each pool will advance to the semi-finals, while the remaining teams will play consolation games.  The winners of the semi finals will advance to the Gold Final and the losers of the semi finals will advance to the Bronze Final.

17.   Consolation - Semi-Finals & Championship games are played to a winner. In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time a Sudden Victory 5 minute overtime will commence. Teams will play 4 on 4 PLUS Goalies. (See format for rules) Players may be changed at any time. Goalies may be “pulled” at any time and a substitute player from the bench may be used. If still tied, a shoot out will occur.

18.  Shoot Outs: Teams do not change ends for Overtime or Shoot Outs.   

Each team must designate 3 shooters (S1, S2, S3) directly onto the game sheet prior to the start of the game.

Any player serving a penalty at the end of overtime will not be eligible to participate in the shoot out and MUST remain in the penalty box. All players except shooter and goalies will be on the bench. Once a player has shot, they will go to the penalty box.  Shooters from both teams will shoot simultaneously, starting at centre ice.

This is a BEST OF 3 Shootout.  If still tied, each team will designate one shooter at a time until there is a winner. 

A player may not shoot for a second time until all players on the game sheet (except goalies) have shot.

19.  Home teams must wear light colored jerseys where possible. In the event of a conflict, the home team must change their jerseys. Visiting teams will advise opposing team of any conflict 30 minutes prior to game time. Pinnies may be used as required. House teams are requested to bring 2nd set of jerseys or Pinnies to avoid conflict.

20.  All players and team officials must sign the game sheet prior to each game.

21.  Flooding of the ice will occur at the end of each game or as required and may be deferred at the Tournament Committee’s discretion.

22.  It is the team’s responsibility to ensure a clean dressing room is left upon completion of their game. All teams are requested to vacate the dressing room 30 minutes or less after their game is completed

23.  The decisions of the Tournament Officials are final with no appeals!!

24.  Tournament organizers and committees are not liable or responsible for acts of god and unforeseen events causing the cancellation of any part of whole if this event.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL TEAMS PARTICIPATING IN THIS HISTORIC EVENT!! 

 

 


 

Markham Stouffville

Starsfest

Tournament Rules

 

OWHA Sanction # 1213017

 

·        Consolation, Semi-final and Championship games are played to a winner.

·        In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time a SUDDEN VICTORY FIVE (5) MINUTE OVERTIME will commence.

·        Teams will play 4 on 4 plus goalies.  Players may be changed at any time. Goalies may be “pulled” at any time and a substitute player from the bench may be used.

·        Penalties do NOT expire at the end of regulation time.

·        If still tied, a shoot out will occur.

·        Each team MUST designate 3 shooters (S1, S2, S3) on the game sheet BEFORE the start of the game.

·        Any player(s) serving a penalty at the end of overtime will not be eligible to participate in the shoot out and MUST remain in the penalty box.  The coach must designate a shooter(s) to take her place(s) immediately at the end of regulation time.

·        All players except shooter and goalies will be on the bench TO START

·        Shooters from both teams will shoot at the same time starting at the centre ice red line. 

·        Once a player has shot, they will go directly to the penalty box.

·        This is a BEST OF 3 Shootout.

·        If still tied, each team will designate one shooter at a time until there is a winner. 

·        A player may not shoot for a second time until all players on the game sheet signed (except goalies) have shot.

 

If a penalty occurs during the 5 - Minute Stop Time overtime,

the teams play 4 on 3.

 

If a second penalty is called on the SAME TEAM

and the first penalty has not expired,

then it will be treated as a delayed penalty and

will commence when the first penalty expires.

                    The Maximum a Team may be at a disadvantage is 4 on 3

 

Last updated: February 15, 2017 @ 06:15 AM

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