Each game is 2-20 minute running time halves. 3 Minute Halftime, 7 Minutes in between games.
All teams should be warmed up and ready to take the field for the next game.
There will be one central horn used for all timing.
1 horn to signify the beginning of the game.
1 horn to signify the beginning and end of halftime.
1 horn to signify the end of the game.
NO timeouts AT ALL.
Overtime will only be played in playoff games. All playoff games are 1 – 20 minute time period. Overtime is 1 sudden victory period until a goal is scored.
There is NO 4 goal mercy rule, due to the fact that it may affect your goals against.
There is absolutely no benefit to running a score up. (NOTICE TIE BREAK CRITERIA!)
If you have a comfortable lead please show sportsmanship!
All teams play at least 3 games.
Tie Break Criteria: 1) Head to head 2) Goals Against 3) Goal Differential 4) Coin Toss HS counts will be used for the high school division.
NO HORNS / ALL SUBSTITUTION IS DONE ON THE FLY
No counts are used for 2026,2027,2028/29 (6th, 5th, 4th). (except goalie 4 second crease count)
Counts for 2024 (8th) and 2025 (7th) will be used. 20 seconds to midline – 10 seconds to box.
All penalties will be kept by the officials on the field.
All penalties are 1 minute in length.
All penalties begin on the official restart.
NO Extra Man in the 4th Grade Division. (Long Poles allowed in 4th grade division)
*Penalized player is removed and a substitute comes in.
Scoring: There will be a flip chart and score sheet on all fields. Officials will record the scores and coaches will sign off on them. Coaches are responsible to change the flip charts. All official scores will be kept at tournament headquarters.
UNSPORTSMANLIKE BEHAVIOR IS NOT TOLERATED BY ANY PLAYER OR SPECTATOR.
IF THERE ARE ANY EJECTIONS FROM A GAME, THAT PLAYER IS NOT ALLOWED TO PLAY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE TOURNAMENT!