​​RED WHITE & BLUE TOURNAMENT 


RED WHITE & BLUE TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Our annual Red, White and Blue Tournament is typically held over Memorial Day Weekend.  The 2020 Tournament is being held over Labor Day Weekend, and some aspects of the tournament format and elements of hospitality may vary from previous years due to COVID-19 precautions and regulations.  For 2021, we plan to return to Memorial Day weekend, and we hope to resume all aspects of this great Pineville tradition.  Information provided below is subject to change.
Description
  • Four on four adult hockey tournament held annually since 2008.
  • Each Division has four teams competing in round robin, semi-final and championship game play.
  • Tournament Divisions:
    • RED - Advanced.  Eligible Pineville Adult Leagues = B1 and B2.
    • WHITE - Intermediate.  Eligible Pineville Adult Leagues = C1 and C2.
    • BLUE - Beginner/novice.  Eligible Pineville Adult League = D.
  • The tournament typically includes a tailgate party with food, beer, outdoor games and prizes.  These elements will be reduced  for the 2020 tournament due to COVID-19 precautions and regulations.
  • Only tournament participants may enter the rink during the tournament; guests will not be allowed.
  • Games will be live streamed on PIHtv.
DatesFriday, Saturday & Sunday, September 4, 5 and 6, 2020.  This is our 13th annual tournament.

Registration

Deadline

The registration deadline is August 21.  See the cost information below to see team and player fees.

Game

Times

Round robin games are played Friday evening and all day Saturday.  Playoff and championship games are played on Sunday. Refer to the schedule at the bottom of this page for game times and tournament results.

Tournament

Format

  • Four Game Guarantee - Each team plays three round robin games plus at least one playoff game.  Two teams from each Division play a fifth championship game.
  • Game Time - A two minute warmup time will be provided prior to the game.  Games consist of three, 14 minute running time periods with a final minute of stopped time if a one goal differential or a tie exists.
  • Standings - Two points for winning a game; one point for tying a round robin game.
  • Seeding Tie Breakers - Head to head results, fewest penalty minutes, fewest goals against.
  • Playoff Ties - Three player shoot-out followed by alternating, single player sudden death rounds.
  • Penalties - Two minute running time (5 min major).  Any player that receives four penalties in a game will be ejected.
  • Penalty Time - Stopped time if clock is stopped in final minute of play. 
  • Other Rules - Pineville Adult League rules apply in absence of Tournament guidelines.
  • Timeouts - No timeouts during round robin.

Rosters

  • Each team must have a minimum of eight skaters plus a goalie.
  • No team may have more than 12 skaters.
  • Players must play at the appropriate level.  Only 50% of the roster for the Red and White divisions may come from B1 or C1 for the respective division.
  • All players must be registered and playing in the PIH Adult league.  Requests for non-league players may be sent to the Tournament Director.
  • The Director reserves the right to reject players or teams or to move players or teams to different levels.
JerseysTournament Jerseys will be provided.  Players may keep their jersey as a souvenir.  Team jersey colors are red, white, blue, and green.  Color requests are available on a first come first served basis via the online registration.    
Hardest Shot CompetitionOne winner will be named from each tournament division and will receive a prize.  Competition times will be posted on the event schedule.
Prizes & SouvenirsThe tournament includes participant souvenir jersey, raffle prizes and team tournament awards.

Food & Beverage

The tournament includes complimentary food and beverages for each participant after one of your Saturday afternoon or evening games.  Tournament participants will be notified of the time after the schedule has been released.
Tournament DirectorJared Gaudet |  704-661-6219  |  jared.gaudet@pinevilleice.com
TOURNAMENT FEES

Team

Fee

$1275 |   By August 21

Teams must pay a single fee that includes up to 12 skaters and a goalie.  After the team fee is paid by the captain, players must still register online for the Tournament.  Teams must have at least eight skaters and a goalie.  No team may have more than 12 skaters.

Individual & Unassigned

Player

Teams must have a minimum of eight skaters and a goalie paid in full by the registration deadline. Teams which have not met the minimum player requirement by the registration deadline may be replaced or have players assigned to it. Individual or unassigned players may contact the Tournament Director to be put on a waiting list.  These players should provide the desired Division and information to support their Division selection. The Hockey Director will contact individual players once assigned to a team

Registration DeadlineThe REGISTRATION DEADLINE is August 21. You must pay in full at registration. Teams which have not met the minimum player requirement by the registration deadline may be replaced or have players assigned to it.
Roster DeadlineRosters must be submitted to the tournament director by August 24. Rosters must include players full name and email address.

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