Tournament Rules & Regulations

2022 President Cup Rules & Regulations

Round Robin :

  • Teams will play in one group of 4 teams.
  • Each team will play a total of 4 Games.
  • Win worth 3 points and loss 0 points if game finish in official time.
  • If game finish in shoot outs win is worth 2 points and loss 1 points.
  • There is no overtime in round robin games.
  • Shoot out will be according to IIHF rules and regulations.
  • Each game in includes 10 min warm-up, 3 X 20min Stop time with ice cleaning between periods.
  • One time 30 seconds time out is allowed for each team during the game.

After round robin games finished all the teams will be ranked according to below ranking system :

  • Most points
  • Head-to-Head
  • Goal difference
  • Goals against
  • Penalty Minutes (Team with Less Penalty Minutes Win)

Finals format :

  • Teams will be ranked according to the above mentioned
  • 1st ranked team plays 2st ranked team for gold Medal game.
  • 3rd ranked team plays 4rd ranked team for bronze Medal game.

Finals Rules & Regulations:

  • Each game in includes 10 min warm-up, 3 X 20min Stop time with ice cleaning between periods.
  • One time 30 seconds time out is allowed for each team during the game.
  • In case of tie game there will be 5 minutes overtime then shoot out according to IIHF rule book.
  • Teams will play 3 on 3 in overtime with sudden death.
  • If tie continues shootout will take place (5 penalty shots for each team 5 different Players, then one-by-one can be played with the same player). Rotation who started first go second after the first round.
  • Players in Penalty Box cant do penalty shots.

General Rules & Penalties :

  • This is a non - Checking Tournament.
  • Hybrid Icing is in place.
  • All decisions made by a referee are absolute.
  • Minor Penalty is 2 minutes. (Round Robin)
  • Major Penalty is 5 minutes. (Round Robin)
  • Personal Misconduct is 10 minutes. (Round Robin)
  • Game Misconduct: 5-minute penalty + 20Minutes Misconduct will lead to out of current Game. (Round Robin).
  • Match Penalty: 5 minutes Penalty+20 Minutes Misconduct will lead to out of Current game and a minimum of one game suspension depending on review of tournament Committee. (Round Robin)
  • Minor Penalty is 2 minutes. (Finals)
  • Major Penalty is 5 minutes. (Finals)
  • Personal Misconduct is 10 minutes. (Finals)
  • Game Misconduct: 5-minute penalty + 20 Minutes Misconduct will lead to out of current Game. (Finals)
  • Match Penalty: 5 minutes Penalty+20 Minutes Misconduct will lead to out of Current game and a minimum of one game suspension depending on review of tournament Committee. (Finals)
  • Fighting will lead automatically to the suspension of the running game plus one game.
  • Cursing, screaming or threatening the referee or any other official will lead to a one game suspension.
  • Tournament committee can suspend a player at any time for more than one game, if the behavior of that player needs such action.
  • Rules & Regulations of IIHF apply.
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