Rules, House League Select (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

PrintRules

ALLIANCE HOCKEY HOUSE LEAGUE SELECT CHAMPIONSHIPS - RULES

•  The Championships will follow regular ALLIANCE Hockey playing rules, including tie-breaker protocol.

•  The 2021-22 OHF Minimum suspension list will be enforced.

• 
 Home teams will wear Dark Jerseys.  If jersey changes are necessary, the home team is required to change.

 There is (1) 30-second timeout allowed in 1/4 Final, Semi-Final and Final games during regulation time. 

• 
 There are NO timeouts in Overtime or in any Robin Round play.

• 
 AP Players are permitted to play in any game when needed. AP players are NOT required to play in a Round Robin game prior to 
the play-off rounds.


• 
 Teams must be ready to play up to a maximum of 15 minutes prior to the originally scheduled game start time.

• 
 Any fighting will result in an automatic suspension from the balance of the Championships.

• 
Three (3) minor penalties in 1 game will result in a Game Ejection. (No Suspension)

• 
 Decisions of the Tournament Committee are considered final and cannot be appealed.


Tie-Breaking Rules

• ALLIANCE Hockey Tie-Breaking Rules 7.0 will be followed.

Game Lengths: 
 U9, U10 & U11 Round Robin games: 10-10-10.  1/4 Final, Semi-Finals and Finals: 10-10-12.

•  U12, U13 Round Robin games: 10-10-12.  1/4 Final, Semi-Finals and Finals: 10-10-15.

• 
U15 & U16 Round Robin games: 10-10-15.  1/4 Final, Semi-Finals and Finals: 10-15-15.

 
Play-off Formats:
20 Team Division:
 TOP TEAM IN EACH DIVISION ADVANCE TO 1/4 FINAL
•  THREE WILD CARDS OVERALL ALSO ADVANCE TO 1/4 FINAL

17 Team Division:  
• 1st, 2nd OVERALL DIVISION "A" - BYE TO 1/4 FINALS
• 3rd OVERALL DIVISION "A" - BYE TO PRELIMINARY ROUND (2)
• TOP 2 TEAMS IN EACH OF DIVISIONS "B" AMD "C" WILL ADVANCE TO 1/4 FINALS
• 4th OVERALL THROUGH 9th OVERALL - PRELIMINARY ROUND (1) DIVISION "A"
• PREL. ROUND 1 - THREE TOP TEAMS vs THREE LOWER TEAMS 
• PREL. ROUND 2 - THREE REMAINING TEAMS PLUS 3rd OVERALL - DIVISION "A"

Teams will not play a team for a second time in their Preliminary Play-off Round game.  
As a result, at the discretion of the Tournament Committee, seeding up or down may be required.


15 Team Division
•  1st Seeds advance to 1/4 finals.
 2nd Seed through to 15th Seed – play in Preliminary Play-off Round.
 Preliminary Play-off round winners advance to 1/4 finals.

Teams will not play a team for a second time in their Preliminary Play-off Round game.  
As a result, at the discretion of the Tournament Committee, seeding up or down may be required.

 
14 Team division
 1st & 2nd in Divisions A & B advance to 1/4 finals
•  1st, 2nd & 3rd in Division C advance to 1/4 finals
 1 wildcard team from Divisions A, B, or C advances to 1/4 fina

10 Team Division
•  Top 4 teams advance to Semi-Finals

8 Team Division
•  Top 2 teams from each division advance to Semi-Finals

7 Team Division:
•  1st TEAM OVERALL - BYE TO SEMI-FINAL

 6 Team Division
• Top 4 teams advance to Semi-Finals

 
Overtime Structure:
• No overtime in any Round Robin games. 
• Overtime for all Preliminary, 1/4 final, Semi and Final games is 3-on-3 until a winner is decided.
• 99 minutes will go on the clock and overtime play will be run-time. 
• During overtime, penalties will follow run-time protocol; i.e. 2 minute minor = 3 minutes run-time.
• 
There are NO timeouts in OT.