Schedule

Roster Form

Send roster form to info@toplacrossetournaments.com

General Rules
• Mouth guards, gloves, arm pads, and shoulder pads are required.
• Tournament is in “running time” format; all penalties will be timeserving, 30 seconds or a minute. Penalties can be
longer than 1 minute and/or “non-releasable” at referee’s discretion, just as in standard game play. Penalties begin
on the official’s re-start.
• Any fighting or disrespect towards an official will result in expulsion. The director will determine the length.
• Teams are required to play ALL scheduled games. This tournament has an extensive waiting list. If a team
leaves early, they will not be invited back in future years.
• Man ball is played at all levels.
• Long Poles are permitted at all levels (4 poles).
• 2 pts Win, 1pt for Tie, 0 for a loss.
• The ref keeps the official score; please confirm the final score prior to signing the card. Cards will be collected and
reported by the tournament staff.
• PLAYOFFS: POINTS, HEAD TO HEAD (IF YOU PLAYED EACH OTHER), GOALS AGAINST, GOAL
DIFFERENTIAL, COIN FLIP.
• Injuries need to be reported to head trainer or to the tournament staff.
Game Play
• Games consist of ONE 40 minute game
• NO Time outs.
• Time will be kept at Tournament HQ.
• Sub on fly all levels.
• Refs keep the time on penalties and penalties are running time.
• One long air horn blast starts the game and One long air horn will end the game.
• No Mercy Rule for all Grade Levels.
• Braveheart will only take place in playoff games.
o Each team fields 1 position player and 1 goalie. Starts with a face-off. Only 1 player per team allowed on
offensive side of the field, or the play is offsides. NO SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED. Goalie cannot cross
the midfield line. First goal wins.
o Braveheart Penalty: Fast break at mid-field line 3-step head start.
• Championship goes to 5-min. overtime. First goal wins.
Youth and HS Specific Rules
YOUTH SPECIFIC RULES (Grades 2-6)
• No clearing times will be in effect, though the 4-second crease rule for goalies still applies.
• Body checking is limited to a “1 step rule”.
• Time will be kept at Tournament HQ.

HIGH SCHOOL SPECIFIC RULES (Grades 7-12)
• All clearing times are in effect (20 seconds to mid-line, and 10-seconds to get it in the box).

Inclement Weather Rules
• There are no “rain dates”. Assume that games will be played on their scheduled dates.
• If inclement weather causes a game stoppage (i.e. lightning sighting) during the event, the following rules apply:
o Play will stop for until the Tournament Director deems the weather suitable for resuming
• If the delay is substantial, Tournament HQ may make a decision to shorten all remaining games until the
tournament is back on time.