Frequently asked questions

DO ALL FORMS AND PAPERWORK HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE REGISTRATION FORM?

No, teams need to submit a league/district roster, tournament team roster and any guest player forms on or before January 14th, 2017.  Tournament rosters and guest player forms are complete on-line and league/district rosters are submitted via email at Manager@espcc.ca

 

CAN FORMS AND/OR PAYMENT BE DROPPED OFF IN PERSON OR MAILED IN?

There is no in-person drop off or mail-in option.  Teams register and pay on-line.  Rosters are also completed on-line.  Guest player forms and league/district team rosters can be submitted to the tournament via email at Manager@espcc.ca

 

HOW MANY GUEST PLAYERS ARE PERMITTED? CAN WE BORROW FROM ANOTHER CLUB?

Please see the Guest Player Rules outlined in the Tournament Rules.

 

THE TEAM DOES NOT HAVE ENOUGH PLAYERS; CAN WE COMBINE TWO TEAMS FROM THE SAME CLUB?

As long as the rules are respected regarding GUEST PLAYERS specifically as it relates to maximum roster size, level of play and maximum number of allowed guest players.  Please see the Guest Player Rules.

 

IS THE TOURNAMENT SANCTIONED?

Yes.

 

WHEN WILL THE FIRST GAME BE PLAYED?

Local teams (Winnipeg & surrounding area) can expect to have games scheduled as early as February 21st.  Game times can be as early at 5:00 PM weekdays and 8:15 am on Saturdays, Sundays at 12:00 pm.  There will be no games played on Thursdays of Sunday mornings. Should there be out of town teams their games could be played Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

CAN SCHEDULING REQUESTS BE MADE?

While we do try to accommodate everyone wherever possible, we typically have to schedule up to 200 games throughout the course of the tournament. Please note that practices are not considered a conflict.   Please also take into consideration that out of town teams can only play games on the weekends. As a result, in rare situations, if there are valid extenuating circumstances, we may able to accommodate individual requests, but we cannot make any guarantees that scheduling requests will be accommodated.  Please email requests to the tournament at Hockeydirector@espcc.ca

 

CAN CHANGES BE MADE TO ROSTERS AFTER THE TEAM IS REGISTERED?

Changes can be made to rosters up until the deadline of January 14th, 2017. After that no changes can be made to the team rosters.

 

WHERE AND WHEN WILL SCHEDULES AND RESULTS BE POSTED?

Schedules will be emailed to the team contacts as  listed on the submitted roster by February 7, 2017.  Schedules will also be available on the website a week prior to the start date of the tournament. Results will be posted each evening throughout the tournament.

 

WHEN AND WHERE DO TEAMS CHECK IN?

Team entry will be confirmed via email and all team contacts will be emailed documents in advance of the tournament.  Game sheets may be picked up by the home team ½ hour before games time at the tournament office located in the arena lobby.