Divisions

Nolikumi

Tournament regulations

  • All players must be 25 years or older.
  • Professional ice hockey players as well as retired professional players who have stopped playing professionally less than 2 years prior to the tournament are not allowed to participate.
  • If, for technical reasons, the game cannot be completed within the allowed time (50 minutes) for one game, the result of the game stays as it is on the score board, when the time ends.
  • Body-checking is not allowed during the games.
  • Slapshots are only allowed if both teams have agreed to this before the start of the game.
  • A team that is called for icing is not allowed to make player changes.
  • Each team can sign up to 25 players. The list of players can only be changed till the first game.

 

Length of one game:

  • Regulation time consists of three periods of 12 minutes.
  • First & second periods “Running clock”, third period “Standard clock with stops”.
  • Break between periods 1 minute.
  • Each team is allowed one, 30-second timeout during a game.
  • Teams change ends to start each period.
  • If the score is tied after three periods a penalty-shot shootout will take place to determine the winner.
  • Penalty-Shot Shootout (PSS) Procedure.
  • Three different shooters from each team will take shots.
  • If the game is still tied after three shots by each team, the PSS will continue with a tie-break shoot out by one player of each team (till the first mistake), with a reversed shooting order.
  • The same or new players can take the tie-break shots.
  • The same player can also be used for each shot by a team in the tie-break shoot-out.

 

Duration of Penalties

  • Minor penalty -1 minute “Stop time”.
  • Major penalty -5 minutes “Stop time”.
  • Misconduct penalty -10 minutes “Running clock”.
  • A player participating in a fight is punished with 1 + 10 minute penalty.
  • A player, who drops the gloves during the fight, will be punished with 5 + 20 minute penalty.
  • A player who has repeatedly (twice) received a Misconduct penalty during the tournament shall be automatically disqualified till the end of the tournament.
  • In the case of other situations during the tournament which are not mentioned here, the head-referee of the tournament shall take a decision.
  • Any teams or players that break the tournament rules will face the following penalties;

The team will forfeit the game 0:5.

  • Offending player/players will be ejected from the tournament (but may continue to support the team from the stadium seating).

Points per one game

  • 3 points for the winning team at the conclusion of regulation time.
  • 2 points for the winning team at the Penalty-Shot Shootout Procedure.
  • 1 point for the losing team at Penalty-Shot Shootout Procedure.
  • 0 points for the team losing the game in regulation time

 

In the first two days, teams play a group tournament (each with each).

After the group tournament ends, teams are ranked from 1st to 5th place.

Based on the following criteria:

  • Higher number of points; (In case of two or more teams having the same number of points).
  • Mutual game score.
  • Better goal difference.
  • Higher number of scored goals.
  • Lower number of goals against.
  • Lower number of penalties.
  • Determined by lottery.

 

After ranking teams from 1st to 5th place, teams are divided into levels A, B, C, D, E. Level A corresponds to 1st place and level E corresponds to 5th place.

 

Play-off

Eight (A, B, C, D, E) teams are ranked from 1st to 8th place.

Based on the following criteria:

  • Higher number of points; (In case of two or more teams having the same number of points).
  • Better goal difference.
  • Higher number of scored goals.
  • Lower number of goals against.
  • Lower number of penalties.
  • Determined by lottery.

 

On the third day (play-off day), each team can have between 1 and 3 games!

Each level  1st  place team starts the play-off from the Semi-final!

  • Quarterfinals – Winning teams go to the Semi-final; losing teams fall out of the play-off.
  • Semi-finals - Winning teams go to the final; losing teams play game for 3rd place.
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