MARCH MADNESS SQUIRT TOURNAMENT

March 2-4, 2018
Scottsville Ice Arena

Divisions
Squirt House A
Squirt House B
9-10 Year Olds

This tournament is governed by USA Hockey and Empire West Amateur Hockey League rules and regulations. The Tournament Fee is $775.00 – With a 4 Game Minimum.

Tournament fee includes Tournament Photographer that will supply 2 DVD's for Coach and Manager of pictures of the entire weekend.

Length of Games
All games shall consist of 3 – 10 minute stop-time periods with no curfew for all games. There is a 3 minute warm-up. There will be no overtime in the preliminary or consolation games. There will be a 5-minute sudden victory overtime in the championship games. If still tied, there will be a 5 player, sudden victory shoot-out, with the home team shooting first. There are no timeouts except in the Championship Game. Each team receives 1 timeout in the Championship game. If there is a 6-goal differential in the third period of any game, a running clock will commence. If the goal differential is reduced to two, stop time will resume.

Games
Each team will play a minimum of four games. After round robin games, 1st and 2nd place play in the Championship. Team trophy and player medals for Champion and Runner-up. Teams must be ready to play 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time. The ice will be re-surfaced between each game.

Rosters
USA Hockey approved rosters must be submitted with team’s application. Only those players on the roster are eligible to play.

Equipment
If available, each team is requested to bring both home and away jerseys. Visiting teams must wear dark jerseys. If there is a color conflict the visiting team will wear cover up jerseys. All players, including goaltenders, MUST wear a non-clear, attached mouth guard.

Penalty Minutes
Minor penalties – 1.5 minutes. Major penalties – 5 minutes. Misconduct – 10 minutes. Any game misconduct will result in a game misconduct and a suspension, to be served during the next tournament game. Any player receiving 5 or more penalties per game will be assessed a game misconduct and subsequent game suspension. Checking from behind will be a 1.5 minute minor and 10 minute misconduct. Any gross or match penalties will result in ejection from the tournament.

Scoring
All games will be scored on a 5 points per game system as follows: 2 points, win; 1 point, tie; 0 points, loss; 1 point per period won;1/2 point per period tied. In the event the teams are tied for a position after all regulation games, the following tie-breakers will be used:
1) Winner of head to head competition
2) Lowest goals against
3) Fewest penalty minutes
4) Time of first tournament goal-for
5) Toss of coin

The above rules are subject to modification and changes by the Tournament Rules Committee. All decisions by the Tournament Director are final. Any questions or concerns are to be discussed with Tournament Director by the team Manager or Coach only. Any changes will be distributed upon team check-in. All teams must check-in one hour before their first game. Players sign in before first game only

DUE TO INSURANCE REGULATIONS, NO SPECTATORS ARE ALLOWED ON THE ICE SURFACE. PLEASE INFORM ALL PARENTS OF THIS POLICY.

SCOTTSVILLE ICE ARENA IS A ZERO TOLERANCE FACILITY

For information please e-mail or call
Tournament Director

 
 
2000 Scottsville-Chili Road    Scottsville, NY  14546
Direct during business hours (585) 889-1817
For Rink Info and to leave messages (585) 889-1810

mailing address: PO Box 93015   Rochester, NY  14692