1. All players must wear helmets and skates. Other protective equipment is optional but
strongly recommended.
2. No goaltenders, goalie sticks or goaltending equipment, are allowed at any time.
3. Teams must have matching sets of light and dark jerseys.
4. A coin toss at the beginning of each match will determine which goal to defend, games
and halves will be started with a stick tap at center ice and teams must switch goals after
first half of play.
5. There will be one off-ice official to monitor game play (scoring, time, puck reset, and
arbitrator to infractions.
6. Penalties will be called for rule infractions. Penalties called on honor system. A minor
penalty will result in a goal being awarded to the opposing team as well as puck
possession.
7. Any major penalty, which includes any action that could possibly injure another player, will
result in ejection from the tournament. The team that received the ejection will play the
remainder of the tournament short-handed. Abuse of officials is considered a major
penalty.
8. No slap shots allowed, a minor penalty will be called for any slap shots.
9. No checking allowed at any time. All such incidents will result in a minor penalty to be
called unless the off-ice official deems it serious enough to constitute a major penalty.
10. Players cannot fall or lay down on the ice to protect the goal.
11. Goaltending is not allowed. A player may not patrol, or remain stationary in the crease area
and act as a goaltender.
12. Contacting the puck with the stick above the waist will result in a loss of possession.
13. Intentionally raising the puck, other than direct saucer passes will result in the loss of
possession.
14. If a puck travels out of bounds, the last team to touch the puck will forfeit possession.
15. There are no offsides or icing calls.
16. Scorekeepers will call out the score after each goals, including after minor penalties are
called.
17. Team must give opponents ½ ice after goal is scored or an infraction is called.
18. Each game will consist of two (15-minute halves) and a (2-minute half-time break).
19. Game will be decided in regulation during round robin play, in the championship round,
teams will play a 3-minute overtime with the team that scores the most total goals during
that time will be declared the winner. If the score remains tied, the play will continue with
a sudden death overtime, during which time the team that scores the first goal will be
determined the winner.
20. No drinking alcohol while playing, must be 21 years of age to drink alcoholic beverages.
21. Players can only play on one team per division
22. Both teams must shovel the rink together after each game.
23. Team captains are the only players to discuss disputes with the head scorekeeper.
24. Team captain from each team must sign scorecard after each game.
25. Teams are limited to 5 players maximum.

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