2012 OneHockey AAA Tournament Rules
1. The OneHockey Spring tournament is a non-sanctioned tournament.
2. Tournament games: three, fifteen (15) minute stop time periods.
One (1) thirty (30) second time out per team, per game. The ice will be resurfaced following the second period only. In the event of a six, (6) goal difference in the third period or an eight, (8) goal difference in the second period the clock will be running. Should the goal differential return to five, (5), regular play will resume. Game will be declared complete at any time a team obtains a ten (10) goal advantage.
3. All teams should be ready to start games 20 minutes early.
4. Home and visitor team is indicated on the schedule. OneHockey teams only have one set of jerseys, if jersey colors are similar; please send someone to the office in order to use our spare set. The referees will not give the home team the advantage of the last change. Only in the semi and finals will this be the case.
5. All teams are required to carry two goalies. In the event of a team having only one goalie, the team will responsible to use one of their players as back up.
6. All teams will be allowed a (3) minute warm up prior to games.
7. Penalties will be; Minor Р 2 Minutes, Major Р 5, Minutes, Misconduct Р 10 Minutes, all penalties are stop time.
8. Under the OneHockey non-sanctioned Zero Tolerance policy, any coach or player that receives a penalty for fighting will be subject to dismissal from the remainder of the tournament as decided by the tournament staff. Should the infraction be determined to be detrimental to the game of hockey, it is possible that the team could be disqualified from the remainder of the tournament.
9. Should a player/coach receive a game misconduct, that player/coach must sit out the next game on their schedule and this must be noted on the game sheet prior to the beginning of the game. Should it come to the attention of the tournament staff that a player/coach did not sit their game suspension, the team will forfeit that game and the opponent will be awarded the win with a 1-0 score.
10. All teams must attend the opening ceremony on May 3rd.
11. The tournament, its proprietor, and the arena are not to be held responsible for any loss due to uncontrollable events including war, contagious deceases, catastrophic events or other major reasons.
12. All teams should arrive at least 1 hour prior to their first game.
13. All players should stand on their blue line after each game for the announcement of the 3 stars of the game and should shake hands following the awards.
14. All teams are only allowed to register and dress 20 players (18 skaters and 2 goalies). After the start of the first game your roster is frozen and no other players may be added.
15. No protests will be permitted.
16. Tag-up offsides will apply at all games. When players are in the offensive zone and the puck is dumped, the players can leave the zone without touching the puck and play remains live.
17. Over time will occur in Semi-Final and Final games only. The procedure will be four on four for the first five minutes, followed by a three on three for five more minutes. Then a shootout (3 players per team) until a winner is determined.
18. All players must wear a mouth guard and neck guard.
19. Point System - Two points for a win, one point for a tie, no point for a loss.
20. Tie Breaker System - Most points, most wins, head to head, goal differential, and finally least amount of penalty minutes.
21. Divisions 1996 to 2001 will play body checking.
22. There will be an ice cut between the 2nd and 3rd period of each game.
22. The tournament staff representative will have the final decision in any situation that may arise.