You are using an outdated browser. For a faster, safer browsing experience, upgrade for free today.

Divisions

  • Bantam AAA Elite: 12 team division
  • Bantam AAA: 16 team division
  • Peewee AAA Elite: 10 team division
  • Female Bantam AAA: 8 team division
  • Female Peewee AAA: 8 team division


2019 Tournament Rules

Pat Quinn Classic

Tournament Sanction Number: 2019-2020-8830

Tournament Rules: The Pat Quinn Classic will follow the current PCAHA Rulebook.

Protests: No protests will be accepted. Referees decisions are final.

Game Lengths: All Bantam tournament games are scheduled to be three 20 minute periods with an ice clean in between the second and third period. If a game is running late the third period will be set at half of the remaining time left not necessarily 20 minutes. All Peewee tournament games are scheduled to be three 15 minute periods. If a game is running late the third period will be set at half of the remaining time left not necessarily 15 minutes.

Timeouts: No timeouts in the round robin or consolation games. Each team gets one 30 second timeout in all playoff round games.

Standings After Round Robin: If 2 Teams are tied in the standings the following tie-break steps will be taken in this order (if 3 or more teams are tied then same criteria is used):

  1. Head to head record
  2. Team with the greatest number of wins
  3. Team with fewest goals against
  4. Team with fewest penalty minutes
  5. Goals for
  6. Coin Toss

Overtime:

  • Round Robin - there is no overtime
  • Playoffs - There will be a 5-minute, stop-time, 3-on-3 sudden death period to determine the winner. The team will remain in the same ends of the ice as the third period. If no winner is decided during the overtime, a 3-man shoot-out will decide the game. If still tied after the first 3, there will be a sudden death shoot-out. Each team must use every player on the bench before allowing the first shooter to go again. Players will shoot alternately at each end until the match is decided.

Mercy Rule: If there is a five-goal differential then game play will be switched to a running clock, in the second and third period only. If the differential drops to less than 5 goals stop time will resume.

Home Team for Playoff Games: The team with the higher seed in the playoffs will always be the home team. In the event of two teams sharing a 1st place seed heading into the finals the following tie breaker will be used to determine the home team:

  1. Team with fewest goals against (totalled from round robin and playoffs)
  2. Team with fewest penalty minutes (totalled from round robin and playoffs)
  3. Team with greatest Goals for (totalled from round robin and playoffs)
  4. Coin flip (with both coaches present)

Tournament Points: Two points will be allocated to the winning team, one point for a tie and zero to the losing team.

Body Checking: There is NO body contact in the Peewee division. There is body contact in the Bantam Division.

Player Suspensions: Minor penalties with a game misconduct will result in an additional game suspension. Major penalties in the final 10 minutes of the third period a 2 game suspension. These rules follow BC Hockey suspension protocol.

Coach Misconduct: If a coach is removed from a game because of a misconduct they will be suspended for an additional game in the Pat Quinn Classic. The Disciplinary Committee as deemed necessary may implement further suspensions and/or removal of a coach from the Pat Quinn Classic Tournament. There is zero tolerance towards a coach showing abuse towards an official or player on the ice surface.

Gross/Match Misconduct: Every Gross/Match penalty will be reviewed by the Disciplinary Committee. The Disciplinary Committee as deemed necessary may implement further suspensions.

Pat Quinn Classic

Fighting: Any fighting misconducts will result in an automatic game ejection. Players assessed a fighting misconduct will be accessed a 2 game suspension as per BC Hockey. The Disciplinary Committee as deemed necessary may implement further suspensions and/or removal of a player or players from the Pat Quinn Classic Tournament.