Each game is 2-25 minute halves. 2 Minute Halftime, 8 Minutes in between games.
All teams should be warmed up and ready to take the field for the next game. There will be one central horn used for all timing.
1 horn to signify the beginning of the game. 1 horn to signify the beginning and end of halftime. 1 horn to signify the end of the game.
NO timeouts AT ALL. Overtime will only be played in playoff games.
All teams are guaranteed 3 games. This is a jamboree type format. No playoffs.
No counts are used for 5th, 6th, & 7th Grade Divisions (except goalie 4 second crease count),
Counts are used for 8th, JV, & Varsity. NO substitution horns at all – All subbing is done on the fly through the box.
All penalties will be kept by the officials on the field. All penalties are 1 minute in length, running time. All penalties begin on the official restart.
Scoring: There will be a flip chart and score sheet on all fields. Officials will record the scores and coaches will sign off on them.
Coaches are responsible to change the flip charts. All official scores will be kept at tournament headquarters.
UNSPORTSMANLIKE BEHAVIOR IS NOT TOLERATED BY ANY PLAYER OR SPECTATOR. IF THERE ARE ANY EJECTIONS FROM A GAME, THAT PLAYER IS NOT ALLOWED TO PLAY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE TOURNAMENT!
INCLEMENT WEATHER RULES
There are no rain dates for this event. Assume that games will be played on their scheduled dates.
If inclement weather causes a game stoppage (i.e. lightning), the following rules apply:
- Play will stop until the head official deems conditions are safe to resume play
- If play stops in the first half of a game, the game resumes with the beginning of the 2nd half.
- If play stops in the 2nd half of a game, the game ends immediately. The team in the lead gets the win. If tied, the game will be declared a tie.
- If the delay is substantial, Tournament HQ may decide to shorten some games until the event is back on-time.