Rules (Collingwood Ball Hockey Ltd)


All teams will follow the below rules for the 2019 Collingwood Ball Hockey season & refer to the 2019_OBHA_Rulebook.

Input is encouraged from fellow players. Contact Greg Weeks, 705-606-0183, [email protected]

•Each player will sign up as an individual and teams will be made after that. You will be notified a few days prior to opening night. League begins April 30th and May 2nd.

•To be eligible for the provincial team or any OBHA tournament, you must play in a minimum of five regular season games. A selection committee will choose the team.

•No players will be able to join after the 4th regular season week. All teams will have a maximum of 16 players (including goalie). In the result that a team has lost players then an overruling may be made and additional players may be added. Each player must play a minimum of 3 regular season games to be eligible for playoffs.

•No player will be allowed to play for another team unless a particular team only has 6 runners total (goalie not included). A player from another team may be used to act as a seventh runner. If however, the team’s regular seventh player shows up, the additional player will no longer be able to play.
   - This option will not be available in the playoffs.
   - If a goalie is unable to attend, another goalie may play in their place (not applicable during playoffs)

• All adult games will be two, 16 minute stop-time periods.

• All Tyke and Novice games will be three, 10 minute periods with the buzzer every 2 minutes.

• All games for Atom and Peewee/Bantam will be three, 10 minute stop time periods.

• All playing times for Learn to Play will be be drills, skill development and mini games.

• All whistles will result in a faceoff.
• Tie games at the end of regulation will be decided by a 3 player shootout for Men's Division. Losing team receives 1 point. Winning team receives 2 points. All Youth Divisions will end in a tie.

•Icing will occur when the ball is shot before the team’s red line. Offsides will follow the "floating blueline" offside

•High sticking the ball will be a 2 minute penalty for Men's Division. All Youth Divisions will result in a faceoff in the defensive end of the offending team. All minor and major penalties will be called as per OMHA rules.

•Any three infractions by one player will result in ejection from that game.

End of season tie-breaking procedure.

1. Number of wins (in regulation)

2. Head to Head results

3. Percentage from: Total Goals for divided by Goals for + Goals Against

** Any fighting will result in an automatic suspension for the remainder of the current season, as well as the full year for the following season.



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