Triple Crown Nashville is an Elite tournament for the best players. The teams entered are the most prestigious in the North America.

 

This is one tournament you would not want to miss. We will be submitting one team which will take place in the beautiful city of Nashville. Home of the Country  Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This will be the first time the tournament is held in Nashville as it was held in Toronto all previous years.

 

The tournament begins on Friday May 24 to Monday May 27.We will be flying in on Thursday May 23th.

 

Nashville is known for its association with country music, and visitors attend the Grand Ole Opry, the world longest running live radio show.

 

Civil war history of Nashville, as sites of the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Franklin and the Battle of Stones River attract the visitors every year.

 

Triple Crown is a 6 games guarantee, 2 games of Friday, 2 games on Saturday and 2 games on Sunday, Semi- Finals and Finals on Monday. Three 20 minutes stop-time periods.

 

TOURNAMENTS  RULES

 

Tournament Director:

The Tournament Director shall be responsible for resolving all inquiries or disputes regarding off-ice rule application or interpretation, player eligibility, disciplinary action or any other procedural disputes. He or she will not overturn any dispute concerning rules and/or the judgment applied by on-ice officials. All decisions of the Tournament Director are final.

 

Player Eligibility:

A player may only play for one team in his own age group. A player must appear on the official roster. Teams must supply their own team insurance.

 

Jerseys:

Home and visiting teams are indicated on the tournament schedule. Home teams shall wear light colored jerseys. Visitors will wear dark jerseys. All jerseys must have a player number clearly displayed.

 

Checking:

Checking will be permitted.

 

Early Start Option:

All teams must be prepared to play their games fifteen (15) minutes prior to scheduled start time in the event games are ahead of schedule. Players must be ready to step onto the ice when the Zamboni finishes between games. Please have your teams prepared.

 

Penalty Box:

Each team is responsi0ble for providing its own penalty box attendant

 

Warm Ups:

A three (3) minute warm-up will take place before the start time of the game. Pucks will NOT be provided. Please bring warm-up pucks for your team.

 

Time Outs:

One 30 second time-out is permitted per team per game.

 

Length of Periods:

Games are 3 x 20 minute stop time periods unless otherwise noted. There will have an ice cut after every period. All games will be played to completion.

 

Period Break:

There will be a one (1) minute break between each period. It is the responsibility of the coach to ensure their team is ready to go at the start of each period and the sound of the buzzer after timeouts.

 

Mercy Rule:

The mercy rule shall be in effect. If a team at any point during the third period is leading by 5 or more goals the clock will revert to running time. If the difference is reduced to 3 goals or less, the clock will revert back to stop time.

 

Officials:

All on-ice officials are currently and completely registered and in good standing with Hockey Canada. Round robin games will have two officials. The Semi-Final and Championship game will have a 3-man officiating system.

 

Penalties/Match Penalties:

Penalty times will be as follows: Minor 2:00 minutes, Major 5:00 minutes, Misconduct 10:00 minutes.

Any player and/or team official who is in receipt of a match penalty or gross misconduct will be suspended for any remaining games. Any player that receives a second major penalty will result in an ejection from the remaining games of the weekend.

 

On Ice Altercations:

If a game is interrupted by on-ice fighting between players and /or bench staff, then the clock will continue to run. Games times will not be restored until the whistle has blown on the play that immediately follows the on-ice fight. Minutes lost will not be restored.

 

Division Scoring:

All divisions will be scored per game as follows:

  1. a)  3 points for a regulation win
  2. b)  2 points for an OT/SO win.
  3. c)  1 point for an OT/SO loss.
  4. d)  0 points for a regulation loss.

 

Overtime for Round Robin, Semi-Final & Consolation Games

If the game ends in a tie, teams will then proceed to a 5 minute period of sudden death 3 on 3. If the game remains tied, each team will select three (3) players to participate in the shootout. Please reference Eligible Players for a Shootout below.

 

Eligible Players for a Shootout

  1. Each team will select three (3) players to participate in the shootout.
  2. If a player is serving a penalty, he is unable to participate in the shootout
  3. Once a player shoots, he/she is no longer eligible to participate until every player on the bench (excluding goaltenders, players serving penalties and/or players that are injured) has shot at least once.
  4. The home team shoots last in each round.
  5. Once all six (6) players have finished their attempts, the team with the most goals is declared the winner.
  6. If, after all six (6) players have finished their attempts, the game remains tied then each team will start the fourth round by selecting one (1) player who has not yet participated in the shootout.
  7. The shootout will then continue, one player at a time, with each team having an equal number of turns.
  8. During the fourth round and beyond, the team that scores first, with the other failing to score, is declared the winner.

 

Tie Breakers:

In the event of a tie for playoff seeding, the following criteria will be used to determine the team’s placement. If more than 2 teams tied, skip to tiebreaker 2:

  1. Head to Head (Only if 2 teams are tied)
  2.  Most Wins
  3. Best goal differential (GF – GA)
  4. Fewest goals against.

 

Championship Game Only

If there is a tie at the end of regulation play, a 10-minute sudden death period will be played 5 on 5.  If the game remains tied, each team will select three (3) players to participate in the shootout. Please reference Eligible Players for a Shootout below.

 

Forfeited Games:

Any forfeited games will be recorded as a 3-0 score.

 

Goal Differential:

The maximum goal differential attainable per game is +/- 7.

 

RINK LOCATION

Ford Ice Center

5264 Hickory Hollow Parkway

Antioch ,TN

37013

USA

+1 615-742-4399

Ford Ice Center has 2 arenas, the North rink and South rink, the rink size is 85’* 200′( NHL Regulation size).There are 8 locker rooms in the building. Sitting capacity is 550 for the north rink and for the South rink is 300.There are 4 party rooms, each with sitting up to 50, 2,500 square feet of off- ice training space including three shooting lanes with synthetic ice, cardio equipment and dry land training.There are 22 televisions , a concession stand and beer taps.

Centennial Ice Arena

222 25th Ave N.,

Nashville, TN

37203

USA

+1 615-862-8480

 

Centennial Ice Arena has 2 arenas, the Rink A and the Rink B, the rink size is 200′ * 85 (NHL Regulation size).There are 8 locker rooms in the building. Viewing is only available inside the rink. No bar, only a concession stand.
PRO SHOP 

Ford Ice Center

There is a 2,000 square foot pro shop located inside the Ford Ice Center operated by Perani’s Hockey World. One of the premier hockey shop in the United Stated founded by former pro-hockey player Bob Perani in 1976. To view their products https://www.hockeyworld.com

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday:  3 p.m.-10 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.  – 8 p.m.

 

Centennial Ice Arena

There is a pro shop located inside Centennial Ice Arena  were hockey skate can be sharpen.

 

Hours of Operation

Monday thru Friday: 4:00 p.m – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

HOTEL BOOKING INFORMATION

 

DISTANCES

 

MAP

Centennial Ice Arena

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Ford Ice Center

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Hotel

 

TOURNAMENTS APP

To view the tournaments schedule please click on link:

https://app.gameonmobile.com/league/search

To download Game On App from apple Store please click here:

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/game-on-mobile/id886808670?mt=8

TEAM SNAP

Once the team is pick, your team manager will set up a TeamSnap account and you will be able to view the roster. Your games will be posted there along with team  itinerary. The TeamSnap account will be archived once the tournament is over.

To view TeamSnap on the web please click below;

https://go.teamsnap.com/login/signin

To download TeamSnap onto your mobile iphone please click below:

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/teamsnap/id393048976?mt=8

TRAVEL INSURANCE

TEAM INSURANCE

GAME SCHEDULE

RESTAURANTS

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

SHOPPING MALLS

ITINERARY

TOURNAMENT COST

The tournaments cost is $450 CAN