2013 5th Annual Pavilion Cup Pond Hockey Tournament
Saint John, New Brunswick
February 1 – 3, 2013
Divisions: Men’s Open, 35+, Women’s Open, Women’s REC, Co-Ed (2+2)
Registration is open for the 2013 Pavilion Cup – February 1st to 3rd at Lily Lake. Registration fee is $475 per four person team plus an additional $75 to have a spare player.
-PAVILION CUP POND HOCKEY – RULES
*20 natural pond rinks
*Ice surface is approx. 75’ X 150’.
*Nets are 6 inches high and 6 feet wide.
*Nets are flush to the end line (no ice behind the nets); boards are made of snow.
*All games are 30 minutes in length, consisting of two 15-minutes halves *with a 3-5 minute break between halves (break time is weather depending). A scorekeeper will monitor games.
*Games will be played until horn is sounded.
*Each team will have 4 scheduled games, including 1 game under the lights.
*Games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, play-offs begin on Saturday after regulation games are complete.
*Teams can only obtain +10 goals per game.
*Teams who make the playoffs will be determined in the following order 1) games won; 2) goals scored to a max of 10 per game; 3) goals scored against; and 4) head to head.
*ALL GAMES START ON THE HOUR and end at the sound of the siren. *Any team not arriving on the ice with at least 3 players within 5 minutes of start time automatically forfeits game. The late team will forfeit the game with a 10-0 score awarded to the opponent. There will be no rescheduled games.
*Wild card spots may be added depending on total number of teams in each division.
*Minimum age for all players is 19 years old as of February 3, 2013.
*Any underage player will be ejected from the tournament and the team will not be able to replace him/her. Identification may be required.
*Teams are limited to 4 players for game play, substitutions are permitted in case of injury – but being out of shape is not an “injury” – so expect to play the full 30 minutes! Teams having a spare player can rotate different players per game. Any need for substitution during a game(emergency etc) would be to the discretion of the referee.
*No goalies permitted (or needed!)
*All players must wear a Helmet, Skates, a Team Jersey and carry a Hockey Stick. Full hockey equipment is permitted. Goalie Sticks are not permitted.
*It is recommended that players also wear Shin Pads, Hockey Gloves, Elbow Pads, Face masks.
*If the puck leaves the playing surface, players should not pursue or chase pucks as the assigned score keeper will have extra pucks and immediately spot a puck for play to continue.
*Officials reserve the right to prohibit a visibly intoxicated player from playing.
*All participants are expected to behave in the spirit of sportsmanship throughout the weekend. Those teams determined not to be participating in a sportsmanlike manner may be ejected and prohibited from future participation.
*Similar to last year, team Captains are responsible for checking score sheet and signing off on it; a signed score sheet cannot be contested.
When crossing the US/CANADA border:
Official Adult Hockey Tournament Website: www.pavilioncup.com/pavilion
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