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This Tournament is part of the 2016-2017 season, which is not set as the current season.
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Dec 19, 2016 | Lisa Eng | 700 views
Tyke Novice Atom Peewee RULES

Orangeville Minor Hockey Ray Hunt Classic House League Tournament




The Ontario Minor Hockey Association sanctions this tournament.  It is therefore understood that all playing rules and tournament regulations are in force.


  1. This tournament is open to OMHA registered House/Local League teams only.  NO SELECT TEAMS and NO REGISTERED COMPETITIVE PLAYERS will be allowed to play in this tournament.  This is a NO BODY CHECKING tournament.  Each team will be allowed to dress a maximum of 17 skaters plus a maximum of 2 goalies.


  1. Each player must be signed to an approved player’s certificate/roster showing the players’ birth year.  All certificates/rosters will be verified at the central registration desk at the Alder Street Arena.  All Teams must register either before their first game or within 90 minutes upon completion of their first game.  A team failing to register before their second game will result in the forfeit of that game.


  1. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to make any or all decisions regarding the interpretation of the rules, objections or protests involving disputes, or any conduct of players or team officials during the tournament.  The Tournament Director’s decision will be final.


  1. All play is to exhibit the best in good sportsmanship and good conduct.


  1. Each team shall list a certified coach and trainer on each game sheet.


  1. Any player, coach, manager or team official who does not conduct themselves in the best interest of the principals of minor hockey will be eliminated from further tournament activity.  Fighting majors, match penalties or gross misconduct will be cause for ejection from the tournament.  All suspensions and match penalties will be forwarded on to that teams’ organization.


  1. It is essential that games run on time.  Teams must be at the scheduled arena 1 hour before game time.  Teams not reporting on time on the ice, will forfeit the game to the opposing team.  TEAMS SHOULD BE DRESSED AND READY TO GO ON THE ICE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO ACTUAL SCHEDULED GAME TIME.  Ice will be flooded after each game, teams are requested to be ready to go on the ice immediately following the flood.  Teams will be allowed 2 minutes to warm up and games WILL START ON TIME.


  1. Teams designated ‘Visitors’ will occupy the bench marked as such and will be required to change sweaters if in the opinion of the referee, there is a colour similarity.


  1. Shaking of hands will be done prior to the start of the game (Olympic style). 


  1.  Length of Games – Novice, Atom and Peewee games will be 10-10-12 stop time periods.  In the third period of all games, the clock will run on straight time if there is a 5 goal differential and will continue for the remainder of the game regardless of the score. 


  1.  Please review all the information received in the tournament package.  Remember it is your responsibility to know the rules (OMHA and TOURNAMENT).




  1.  All teams are guaranteed 3 games.  This is a friendship tournament; there will be no playoffs to determine a champion in each division.




  1.  During round robin tournament play, each team will be asked to select a player of the game.  Please be prepared to report your selection with 5 minutes remaining in the games.  At the conclusion of the game the two teams will line up on their respective blue lines until the presentations are complete.


  1.  At the end of the presentations, the home team will skate to their bench and remain there until the visiting team has left the ice.


  1.  Participation awards will be presented to each team in their dressing room after completion of the teams’ third game.