Home team will decide who will shoot first. Designated shooters for both teams will alternate shots. If the score remains tied after 3 rounds, new players will participate in a sudden death shoot out. The players in the 1st group of 3 may not shoot again until all other eligible players on their team have had a turn OR the opposing team has used all of their shooters. Players with time remaining on their penalty are not eligible for the shootout. Goalies are not eligible.
Please refer to BAND, tournament scoreboards or speak to a tournament official in order to determine the playoff format for each division. It is incumbent upon the team officials to confirm with a tournament representative whether or not their team has advanced beyond preliminary round play prior to leaving the arena following their final preliminary round game.
In the event a quarter, semi or final game should end in a tie, the tie will be broken in the following manner:
PLAY-IN GAME FORMAT
To determine teams advancing to the semi and final rounds. If more than two teams are tied, as soon as the tie is broken, the tie breaker is reapplied to any remaining ties: