Championship Rules, MD, 2019 (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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Championship Rules


  • All games will be played by official ALLIANCE Hockey rules except when provided elsewhere as per the Championship guidelines.
  • Game sheets must stay in the Tournament office
  • Teams will be required to begin play up to fifteen (15) minutes prior to scheduled game time.
  • In the Championship game, the team who finished higher in the round-robin series will be the Home team.
  • Time-outs will be permitted in the Semi-Final and Championship Games not in round robin games

Team Check-In

  • Approved Rosters and Travel Permits are required for ALL teams and must be submitted on the Room Roster registration site.
  • Team officials must check-in at the Western Fair Sportsplex Tournament Office at least one hour prior to their first game.
  • If the team does not play their first game at the Western Fair Sportsplex, then check-in must take place before their second game, regardless of where that game is played.
  • Player gifts are to be picked up at the Tournament Office at time of check-in.


  • If a player or team official is ordered to the dressing room for the balance of a game, further disciplinary action may be deemed necessary by the Championship Host Governing Committee.
  • In all cases, the Ontario Hockey Federation Minimum Suspension Guidelines for Minor Hockey, as approved by the Ontario Hockey Federation Board of Directors for the current season, shall be used as a guideline.
  • The Championship Host Governing Committee shall rule on all Match Penalties assessed during any game of the Championship series.
  • Any player or team official under suspension in regular season play is not eligible to participate in any game of the Championship Series until the required number of games has been served.
  • In the event the Championship Host Governing Committee holds a meeting to review a matter of discipline, the Committee shall adhere to the guidelines approved by the ALLIANCE Hockey for such matters (Protests 9.6)
  • There shall be no protest on a referee’s discretionary penalty call.
  • There shall be no protest on the outcome of the Championship game.


ALLIANCE Hockey Tie Breaking Rule 7.0

In addition to ALLIANCE Hockey Rule 7.0 the following rules apply to the Semi-Final and Championship games;

Overtime Rule:

At the completion of regulation time where the game is tied, a 5 on 5, three 10 minute sudden death overtime periods will be played.  A flood will be completed at the conclusion of the first overtime period.


Shoot-Out Rule:

In the event the game is still tied at the conclusion of the three 10 minute overtime periods, the teams will commence a 3 person shoot out. In the event the game is still tied after the 3 person shoot out, each team will continue to shoot, one shooter at a time until one team gains the victory. All players must shoot prior to going back to your first shooter.


Game Lengths

Division Round Robin Semi-Finals Finals
Novice to Atom 10-10-15 10-10-15 10-10-15
Minor Peewee to Bantam 10-10-15 10-15-15 10-15-15
Minor Midget to Midget 10-15-15 15-15-F-15 15-15-F-15

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