Four games guaranteed for Mite A division; three games guaranteed for Mite B division
Certified referee for each game
Half ice games
Championship game for both Mite A and Mite B divisions
Consolation game for Mite A division only
Trophies and Medals for top two teams
4 vs 4 format
(2) 26 minute running time periods
Horn blows every 2 minutes for shift changes. The time will be held for 8-10 seconds between shifts to allow for player changes.
If the clock is stopped for an injury – both half ice games being played will be stopped until injured player leaves the ice.
Face offs - Only at the start of periods and shift changes.
After a goal is scored, puck is dropped behind the net and the opposing team backs up to center ice to allow break out.
Penalties - If a player commits a penalty, the ref will ask the player to go to the bench and sit for 30 seconds. Play does not stop.
Play is only stopped for shift changes and injuries, not goals.
Two points for a win, one point for a tie will be awarded in round robin games.
Teams will be seeded for the championship and consolation games based on point totals earned in round robin play. Ties will be broken using the Tournament Tie Breaker Rules.
CHAMPIONSHIP – TIE BREAKER:
In the case of a tie after regulation in the championship or consolation games, the teams will skate a sudden death period for 4 minutes 2 vs 2. The horn will blow after two minutes if the game is still tied to allow for a shift change. If still tied after 4 minutes, a sudden death shootout will take place. Teams will alternate shots until a winner is determined. The coach has the discretion to use anyone they want in the shootout. No restrictions on how many times the same player can take the shot.