MINOR OFFICIALS:
Minor officials will be scheduled for final rounds (quarter, semi & final) tournament games. Minor officials are the responsibility of the Home team for all round robin games. Non-CORA teams who will have difficulty supplying Minor Officials should contact the Tournament Chair to request assistance. Any visiting teams wishing to have representation in the penalty box is free to do so, but not required.
CORA teams playing non-CORA teams will be required to have minor officials available for their round robin games, even if they are the visiting team on the scoresheet.
SHOT CLOCK OPERATORS:
Shot Clocks will be available at the arenas. Shot clock operators will be scheduled for final rounds (quarter, semi, final) tournament games.  Shot clock operators are the responsibility of the Home team for all round robin games.  Out-of-town teams who will have difficulty supplying shot clock operators should contact the Tournament Chair to request assistance.
CORA teams playing non-CORA teams will be required to have shot clock operators available for their round robin games, even if they are the visiting team on the scoresheet.

[1] Round Robin Team Standing Rules

POINT STRUCTURE – During the round robin, games tied at the end of regulation time shall end in a tie. Teams receive three (3) points for a win, and 1 point each for a game that ends in a tie. At the completion of round robin play, teams will be ranked according to the total points in all games played within their pool. For the 2019 Tournament, the 1st place team in each Divisions’ pools will advance directly to that Division’s Semi-Finals.

[1.1] Breaking of Ties in Team Standings within a Division Pool

NOTE:
Regardless of game score, only a SEVEN goal difference will be credited in applying these rules.

Each step of the tie breaking rules in sequence from ‘A’ to ‘J’ shall apply to all teams involved in the standings tie, until a 1st place team in given pool can be established.
When two or more teams have an equal number of standings points after round robin play in the same pool, the teams will be ranked within their pool according to the following rules:
    1. In cases where the tied teams have played an equal number of games against each other, the winner of more game(s) between the tied teams during the round robin will be declared the highest position.
    2. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the difference between goals for and against in games between the tied teams in round robin play. The team with the highest positive difference shall be ranked highest, the team with the second highest positive difference shall be ranked next, the team with the third highest positive difference shall be ranked next, etc.
    3. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the least goals against in games between the tied teams in round robin play. The team with the least goals against shall be declared the highest position, the team with the second least goals against shall be next, the team with the third least goals against shall be next, etc.
    4. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the difference between goals for and against in all games played in the round robin. The team with the highest positive difference shall be ranked highest, the team with the second highest positive difference shall be ranked next, the team with the third highest positive difference shall be ranked next, etc.
    5. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the least goals against in all games played in the round robin. The team with the least goals against shall be declared the highest position, the team with the second least goals against shall be next, the team with the third least goals against shall be next, etc.
    6. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the highest ratio of goals for divided by the sum of goals for plus goals against for games between the tied teams in round robin play. The team with the highest ratio shall be ranked highest, the team with the second highest ratio shall be ranked next, the team with the third highest ratio shall be ranked next, etc.
    7. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the highest ratio of goals for divided by the sum of goals for plus goals against for all games played in the round robin. The team with the highest ratio shall be ranked highest, the team with the second highest ratio shall be ranked next, the team with the third highest ratio shall be ranked next, etc.
    8. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the least total penalty minutes for all games played in the round robin. The team with the least penalty minutes shall be declared the highest position, the team with the second least penalty minutes shall be next, the team with the third least penalty minutes shall be next, etc.
    9. If still tied, teams shall be ranked according to the time required to score their first goal for all games played in the round robin. The team scoring the earliest goal shall be ranked highest, the team scoring the second earliest goal shall be ranked next, the team scoring the third earliest goal shall be ranked next, etc.
    10. If still tied, teams shall be ranked by a coin toss

[2] Breaking of Tie Scores in Tournament “Finals” Games

  • If a game is tied at the end of a SEMI-FINAL OR GOLD MEDAL FINAL GAME, the teams will
    immediately play two five (5) minute stop time, SUDDEN VICTORY, 5 on 5 (plus a goaltender) periods.
    Possession of the ring will be decided by a coin toss in the first overtime period and the other team will receive the ring for the start of the second overtime period.
  • If no goals are scored in the overtime periods, a three player shootout will be used to determine a winner. Should teams remain tied at the end of the best of three shootout, one additional player from each team will shoot until a winner is determined. One player may not shoot more than once in a shootout unless all players on the team have shot once.