Ice Time will be
5 minute warm up
2-24 minute periods
Whistle every 2 minutes running , face off to start every shift
2 minute break between periods
5 minute clean up and shake hands
Half ice games, some ice slots will have 2 games going on at same time
2 -24 minute periods
Whistles every 2 minutes and change on the fly
5 Minute Warm up
2 Minute Intermission break
5 Minute to clean up and shake hand
Last game of tournament will be medal presentation
U11 and U13
Hockey Canada Rules in place
Referee's decision is final
Basic Tournament Rules and Point System
3 Points for a Regulation Win
2 Points for an Over Time Win or Shootout Win
1 Point for an Over Time Lose or Shootout Lose
Mercy Rule: The clock will run after the first period if there is a 5 goal difference. The clock will go back to stop time if the score is less than a 5 goal difference.
Minor Penalties during run time and stop time will be 2 minutes. Clock may stop to enter information on the clock
Mouthguards / Neckguards Are required if your Province or State requires them during your winter season. Saskatchewan, for example, does not require mouthguards.
Rosters: Please come to the tournament office before your first game to verify your roster and spelling of names and jersey numbers.
Periods: 3 x 15 Minute stop time periods
Overtime: 5 Minute run time period (3 on 3 format) - sudden death shootout if still tied
Game Sheets: Will be available at the main tournament office.
Pucks: The Portage Cup does provide all warm up pucks.
Penalty Boxes: The Portage Cup provides one timekeeper
Majors: Subject to Hockey Manitoba decision on the penalty call. Players can expect a minimum of 1 game to 5 game suspension.
4 Minors - removed from the game with no further suspension
3 Stick infractions - removed from the game with no further suspension
Player Warm Ups Please if your team is doing warm ups to do so outside Stride Arena or in designated areas, please ask prior to warming up in side about area -
Awards will be presented on the ice
Teams will keep the Championship Banner and will be able to celebrate with Championship Stanley Cup for up to 20 minutes for pictures.