Tournament Rules


3 on 3 Format

Guaranteed 4 games

Each game will consist of two 15-minute runtime periods with a 3-minute pregame warm-up and 2-minute intermission

Minimum of 6 players and maximum of 8 players per team

Floods after every 3 games

No timeouts permitted

Teams will be provided with jerseys to keep. Teams will be responsible for having their names/numbers put on jersey’s, as well as payment and pick up for such.


Pucks will be supplied for warm-up

Tournament schedule will be set in early March


3 on 3 Rules

No offsides and no icing

There is to be NO BODY CONTACT in any division

Center ice faceoffs to start the game and if the puck goes out of play. If the puck is intentionally shot out, a delay of game penalty will be called and a penalty shot will be awarded

All penalties will result in a penalty shot being awarded

All referee decisions are final

A coach will be present at all times on the bench

Dressing room supervision is mandatory. Teams are responsible for ensuring the dressing room is adequately cleaned after use


Penalty Shots

The penalty shooter starts from center ice, penalized team is allowed one player that will stand in their defensive corner.  The player in the corner must stay positioned in the corner until the shot is taken.  The player in the corner can then retrieve the puck on a save and have a quick turnaround and create offense.  If the shot results in a goal, see GOALS.  If a shot results in a save, see SAVES.  On a save, the shooter must retreat to the ringette line and the play continues.  Teammates of the shooter cannot attack UNTIL the shooter clears the ringette line completely.


After each goal, the attacking team must clear the center ice redline prior to attacking again in the offensive zone. Once all team members have cleared, you can then re-attack into the offensive zone (delayed offside rule)

The team, which was scored upon, will play the puck immediately



After every save, the attacking team will retreat to the ringette line and the goalie can play the puck to one of his teammates

Referee will blow the play dead on a goal or save


Tie Breakers

All games during the round robin that end in a tie will remain a tie
(Win = 2 pts; Tie = 1pt)

The following format will be used to determine what teams advance if teams are tied after the round robin and to determine placement:

1st - Most wins

2nd - Winner of head to head

3rd - Goals For/Against (i.e. Win 7-5; +2). Maximum of +7 per game

4th - Fewest goals against

5th - Most goals for

6th - Coin toss



 Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals will play a 5-minute sudden death period

If there is still no decision after the 5-minute sudden death period,
a shootout will occur

The first 5 shooters from each team MUST be different players

After the the first 5 shooters, the coach can choose any player

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