With high school season upon us, I'm sure everyone is getting excited and geared up for the season to begin. Here at Sports Plus we are getting excited as well, and are inviting you to help carry on the "James Cup" tradition of high quality high school inline hockey action.
We are planning a annual pre-season tournament in which the winning team at the Varsity level will capture the prestigious "James Cup" for the year. Furthermore
it will give each coach an opportunity to evaluate their team before the regular season begins. It is our hope to include some out of town regulated high school teams to participate in this event as well. Tournament format is as follows:
DIVISIONS: Varsity and Junior Varsity high school teams only.
RESTRICTIONS: Accepting 10 Varsity team registrations and 6 Junior
Varsity team registrations.
COST: $350 per team
GUARANTEE: 4 game minimum
FORMAT: 2-17 minute running time periods. 3-minute warm-up. 1-
timeout per game. Preliminary games remain a tie. Playoff
implications are: Points (2 points for a win, 1 point for a
tie), Head to Head, Goals against, Goals for, flip a coin.
Playoff games end with a sudden death shoot out.
Championship game ends with as many 5 minute sudden death
overtime periods as it takes to determine a champion.
AWARDS: (Each Division) 1st place team trophy. 1st and 2nd place
Most Valuable Player, Most Valuable Goalie, Top Defenseman and
Team Spirit award (Details below). The Varsity winner will
have there names inscribe on the "James Cup" and can display
it at their school until one week before the start of next
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday October 17th. Registration is first
come first serve basis. Registration confirmed
upon receipt of payment.
SCHEDULE RELEASE: Wednesday October 22nd.
TOURNAMENT DATE: October 24,25,and 26th
NOTE: Spirit Award-Only one team can win/The team that has the biggest crowds, loudest fans "sportsmanship", and the best team paraphernalia-school approved. Cheerleaders and pep bands are legal and encouraged. The
winning team will receive a $500 dollar team gift certificate to the Sports Plus pro-shop. Aint to shabby...
Further information contact Al Rountree at 398-6918/or e-mail me at [email protected]
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