General Information, The Memorial Representative Hockey Tournament, Tourn (Belle River District Minor Hockey Association)

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The Memorial Representative Hockey Tournament is one of the premier U10-U13 (Atom and Pee Wee) AA - C level tournaments hosted in the province of Ontario.  Each year more than 60 teams compete across the offered divisions.  Often teams will return the following year as a result of the hospitality and first class facilities offered at this tournament.

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR ALL PLAYERS,  TEAM MEMBERS,  COACHES,  MANAGERS,  PARENTS,  and SPECTATATORS

It is understood that the purpose of this event is for the participants to have fun.  It is a priority of the organizers and BRDMHA that everyone involved maintains a positive experience.  It is also understood,  that behaviours from anyone attending this event,  that may negatively impact another's experience,  will not be tolerated.

It is understood that the concepts of winning and losing,  sport,  competition,  and the emotions that surround these concepts,  MUST remain positive at all times.

It is understood that that teams and its members must be accountable for their behaviour while attending any of the 3 venues,  and also while staying at our host facilities.

Negative behaviours may include,  but are not limited to the following:

-Abuse of an on ice official
-Abuse of an arena employee
-Abuse of a hotel employee
-Abuse of a tournament volunteer
-Abuse of any member of any opposing team
-Abuse of any member of your own team
-Any comment or gesture that is negatively perceived as race based
-Any comment or gesture that is negatively perceived as gender based
-Any language that could be perceived as obscene,  vulgar,  or explicit

Complaints will be directed to the tournaments committee.  And all decisions made by the tournament committee will be final without appeal.

All conduct issues will be reported back to a teams home association for further review.

REMEMBER...   your fun,  cannot be at the expense of someone else's.



RULES

All tournament and game rules will follow those outlined in the OMHA rules manual.
Any exception to those rules are stated below.

Divisions


-U10 AA
-U10 A
-U11 A
-U11 C

-U11 Select
-U12 A

-U13 A
-U13 C
-U13 Select
-U15 Select


Tournament Format

1.  All divisions with 7 or more teams will play 4 round robin games on FRI/SAT and semi finals and a final on Sunday (except U11 A and U12 A)

2.  All divisions with 6 or less teams will play 4 round robin games on FRI/SAT and a final on Sunday (except U11 Select and U13 Select)

*** U12 A:  The top 4 "A" teams after the round robin will compete in a semi finals and finals on Sunday
*** U12 A:  The top 2 "AA" teams after the round robin will compete in a final on Sunday
*** U11 A:  The top 2 teams after the round robin will compete in the AA final on Sunday
*** U11 A:  The 3-4 place teams after the round robin will compete in the A final on Sunday
*** U11 A:  The 5-8 place teams after the round robin will compete in the A2 semi finals and final on Sunday
*** U11 Select:  All teams will participate in semi finals on Saturday evening,  winners play in the final Sunday
*** U13 Select:  All teams will participate in semi finals on Saturday evening,  winners play in the final Sunday

3.  Round robin games are 1 hour (10-10-10) Stop Time,  no Overtime.


4.  Semi Finals and Finals are (10-10-10) Stop Time,  plus Overtime if needed.

Round Robin Standings

5 points will be awarded for each round robin game (6 points for a shutout)
-2 points for a win
-1 point for a tie
-1 point for winning a period
- half point for a period tie
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1 bonus point awarded for a shutout

*** If following the standings on GAMESHEET,  the above points are doubled,  as the APP does not recognize half points

THE OFFICIAL STANDINGS WILL BE THOSE ON OUR WEBSITE

 
Playoff Structure

All semi final games will feature the following:
-1st seed vs. 4th seed
-2nd seed vs. 3rd seed

All finals will feature the winners of the semifinal games.

Home teams will be the higher seed based on final round robin standings.

ROUND ROBIN TIEBREAKERS

1.  Head to Head wins
2.  Head to Head points
3.  Total wins
4.  Fewest goals against in total round robin
5.  Fewest penalty minutes in total round robin
6.  Coinflip

OVERTIME

semi finals


-5 minute (STOP TIME) 3 on 3 - sudden death
-3 round shootout
-1 round shootout  (may use same player) 

finals

-10 minute (Stop Time) 3 on 3 - sudden death
-3 round shootout
-1 round shootout  (may use same player)

FAQs

Mouthguards---As per teams home Association rules

Neckguards---Mandatory for all players

Home Team Jerseys---WHITE

No Advantage to goal differential (other than a game win and period win)

Referee decisions cannot be protested

Referees are employees of an independent agency,  and not employees of BRDMHA

Awards

-Player participant gift  (to be given at teams first ATC game)
-Player of the Game awards for both teams in all games.
-POTG awards are given to coaches prior to the game,  and awarded to players by the coaching staff.
-POTG can be decided by own staff or opposing...  coaches may decide prior to game.
-Championship and Finalist medals
-Award presentation on ice at conclusion of the game

Vendors

There will be a tournament photographer located at the ATC.  There will be displays and packages for purchase.

Venues

The Atlas Tube Centre is a brand new facility featuring 3 ice rinks.  The feature Rock Rink is home to the Belle River Canadiens Jr. C hockey club.

The WFCU Centre is a modern and recently new facility featuring 4 ice rinks.  The Bowl Rink is home to the OHL Windsor Spitfires and hosted the 2017 memorial Cup Championship.

Food and Beverages

Concessions should be open.

Please refer to Google Maps or similar to find retailers,  such as TIM HORTONS,  that are close to the rinks.


Please enjoy the weekend.