- This tournament is sanctioned by USA Hockey. The following USA Hockey rules may not be familiar to teams from other IIHF affiliates.
- a. Any player receiving 5-or-more penalties in one game must sit the following game.
- b. If a team receives 15-or-more penalties in one game, the head coach must sit the following game.
- c. There is NO offsides tag-up rule for peewees and squirts.
- d. Canadian teams are required to wear mouth guards and neck guards according to the rules of their governing body.
- e. Anyone receiving a game misconduct must sit the next game.
- f. Anyone receiving a match penalty is disqualified from further play.
NOTE: The tournament director reserves the right to take measures necessary to ensure a safe tournament for the participants including the modification of any rule(s) herein which is deemed by him/her to be in the tournament's best interest. Decisions of the tournament director are final.