■ Games will have 15 minute running time periods and a 3 minute warm-up in the round robin games.
■ No checking allowed. Checking will result in a minor or major penalty.
■ No derogatory or homophobic comments. This will result in a minor or major penalty, or possible game or tourney ejection.
■ Half shields and full face shields are not required, but strongly recommended.
■ TWO line passes ARE allowed.
■ No fighting allowed. Fighting may result in ejection from the game and tournament.
■ Each team may have a 30 second time out per game.
■ Slap shots are allowed.
■ Players may play for one team only. (Unless approved by tournament directors.)
■ Teams may replace a goaltender in the event of injury or sickness.
■ Ties are allowed in all games except the SEMI FINAL/ Championship game.
Tie breaking in the SEMI FINALS/championship game:
The game will consist of a 5 minute, sudden-death overtime period. If still tied, a shoot-out of 5 players will take place. If the game is still tied, the shoot-out will continue with 5 different players, in a sudden death format, until a winner is determined and the tie is broken.
Abuse of officials: A minor penalty shall be assessed to any player or coach who disputes or challenges the refs ruling during the game or who displays unsportsmanlike conduct. If the person persists, the official will assess a game misconduct.
Four teams will play three games and be awarded points per period. All teams will be in the semi-finals. 1 vs 4 and 2 vs 3. The winners of the semis will compete in the championship on Sunday.