Pacific Spring Showcase: League Rules
 
Pacific Spring Showcase Tournament Rules
Dates:
April 14th through 16th (Good Friday – Sunday)
Locations:
Coquitlam Planet Ice – 2300 Rocket Way, Coquitlam BC, V3K 2H2
Delta Planet Ice – 10388 Nordel Court, Delta BC, V4G 1J7
Registration:  All teams are to register 1.25 hour prior to the start of their first game. All players are required to have a copy of their Birth Certificates available at all times during the tournament.  Managers who are unable to produce ID of players, if asked for by tournament official only, will be removed from the roster until proof is shown. Exceptions for over age players may be approved by Tournament Committee prior to the start of the tournament.  All teams must submit Proof of insurance; Insurance Document must be emailed prior to April 1st to info@psshockey.com
Rosters: All players Parents or Guardians and Team officials must sign the official team waiver sheet and have it handed in prior to playing their first game. Each Player is only allowed to be on 1 team’s roster in the tournament. The maximum player’s allowed on the roster is 19.
Jerseys: It will be the responsibility of the home team to wear DARK colored jerseys, the visiting team to wear LIGHT colored jerseys. In the case of teams with only one set, mutual arrangements may be made between the two teams involved prior to the start of the game. Team officials should check on this well in advance of the scheduled start time to avoid a problem at game time.
Handshake: Teams will shake hands at center then line up on their respected blue lines for the MVP prize. MVPs will be picked by each teams coach for their own team.
Forfeit:  A team that does not present itself for a game will be subject to expulsion from the tournament (at the discretion of the Disciplinary Committee). All forfeited games will be 1-0 scores and No refunds will be given.
Zero Tolerance: There will be no tolerance of referee abuse. Offenders will be ejected from the game. The referees will be instructed to give a single warning before ejecting any coach from the game. Any coach ejected from more than one game will be suspended from the remainder of the tournament. Any unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated. Abusive spectators will be required to leave the premises. We therefore ask that all managers & coaches instruct their parents & players to understand all the rules of our Tournament.
Ice Time Allocation:
Warm up - Pre-game warm-ups will be four minutes.
Game Length: Each game will be 3 - 15 minute stop time periods with the following adjustments, if necessary:
a) The total elapsed time cannot exceed 75 minutes per game. The tournament reserves the right to make adjustments to accommodate for delays in schedules.
b) The time established for the third period will be determined by dividing the remaining time available by 2. This decision can only be made by a tournament official.
Finals: Each game will be 3 -15 minute stop time periods. (Total elapsed time cannot exceed 90 minutes per game)
Time Outs: Each team is permitted to use one 30 second time out per game
Round Robin Play/ Bracket Breakdown: ** In any playoff or consolation game the team with the best record will be the home team**
4 Team: All teams will play each other in the round robin and then placed 1 to 4. Then the semi finals will be played with
(1 vs. 4)
(2 vs. 3)
The two winning teams will advance to the finals with the other two teams playing for 3rd place.
8 Team: In an eight team age group each team has been placed into one of two brackets (East/West) you will play all four teams in the bracket you are NOT in. At the conclusion of round robin play the top 4 teams will advance to the semifinal format, winner of each semifinal game plays in the finals and the losers play for 3rd place.
(1st vs. 4th) (2nd vs. 3rd)
The teams placed 7th and 8th, 5th and 6th will have a consolation final for 7th and 5th respectively.         
(7th vs. 8th) (5th vs. 6th)
10 Team: In a ten team age group each team will play 4 random round robin games. At the conclusion of round robin play the top 4 teams will advance to the semifinal format, winner of each semifinal game plays in the finals and the losers play for 3rd place.
(1st vs. 4th) (2nd vs. 3rd)
The teams placed 9th and 10th, 7th and 8th, 5th and 6th will have a consolation final for 9th, 7th and 5th respectively.         
(9th vs 10th) (7th vs. 8th) (5th vs. 6th)
Tournament Rules:  Follow the current BC Hockey/ PCAHA Rulebooks
Protests: No protests will be accepted. Referees Decisions are final unless over ruled by the tournament director.
Standings After Round Robin - If 2 Teams are tied in the standings the following tie-break steps will be taken in this order (if 3 or more teams are tied then same Criteria is used):
1) Team with the most points
2) Head to Head record
2) Team with the greatest number of wins
3) Team with fewest goals against
4) Team with fewest penalty minutes
5) Team with the most goals for
6) Coin Toss
Overtime: No overtime in Round Robin Play -Playoffs - There will be a 5-minute, stop-time, 4-on-4 sudden death period to determine the winner. The team will remain in the same ends of the ice as the third period. If no winner is decided during the overtime, a 3-man shoot-out will decide the game. If still tied after the first 3, there will be a sudden death shoot-out. Each team must use every player on the bench before allowing the first shooter to go again. Players will shoot alternately at each end until the match is decided.
Mercy Rule: If there is a five-goal differential then game play will be switched to a running clock, in the second and third period only. If the differential drops to less then 5 goals stop time will resume.
Tournament Points: Two points will be allocated to the winning team, one point for a tie and zero to the losing team.
Body Checking: There is NO Body contact in the 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2005 age groups.
Major Penalties:
Checking From Behind:
2 or 5 Minute penalty in the first two periods will be an immediate ejection from that game.
5 Minute Major penalty in the final 10 minutes of the third period will be an immediate ejection from the game with a 1 game suspension for the following game.
GROSS / MATCH MISCONDUCT: Every Gross / Match penalty will be reviewed by the Disciplinary Committee. The Disciplinary Committee as deemed necessary may implement further suspensions.
FIGHTING: Any fighting majors will result in an automatic game ejection. The Disciplinary Committee as deemed necessary may implement further suspensions.
Hope everyone enjoys the Pacific Spring Showcase and good luck to all your teams.
TOURNAMENT PARTICIPATION: Tournament directors have the right to remove any team, team manager, team parents or player to be involved with the tournament.
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