CCC Regulations

Ice Hockey Rules

ICE HOCKEY (Boys and Girls)
Procedures and Regulations

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  1. All contests shall be governed by High School Federation Rules where applicable and/or as amended by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and the Central Connecticut Conference.
  2. Games will be scheduled by mutual agreement of schools based on availability of ice time.
  3. All attempts should be made to schedule school night (Monday-Thursday) contests to begin no later than 8:30 p.m.
  4. The recommended length of warm-up time on the ice is eight (8) minutes for each team.
  5. In the event of a tie, there will be one eight (8) minute over-time period. First team to score a goal wins the contest.
  6. All teams within the same division will play each other twice during the season. Both games count towards the division standings.
  7. The length of conference contests for junior varsity shall be three (3) 15-minute periods (no overtime).
  8. The number of All-Conference selections will be eighteen (18) per division. One selection must be a goalie.
  9. The two divisions play in their division twice to determine divisional champions.       There are no mandatory crossovers, however teams may opt to play in the other division as a regularly scheduled game.
  10. Tie breakers for divisional standings:
    1. ‘Head to head’ record between the games versus each other.
    2. ‘Goals against’ between the games versus each other.
    3. ‘Goals against’ within the division.
    4. ‘Goals against’ within the division and the mandatory cross-over game(s).
  11. Medical coverage: refer to Medical Service section of these bylaws.
  12. All student game personnel, sitting in an unprotected area, must wear head and facial protection while the ice hockey game is in progress. (A.D. Committee meeting March 21, 1996).
  13. The coaches recommend that divisional re-alignment and CCC tournament structure be considered every year. (Rev. 3/96; 10/09)

All-Conference selection process:

  1. Requests for nominations will be sent out by the divisional coach advisors in advance of the all-conference meeting.
  2. There will be no limit as to how many players can be nominated from each team.
  3. The names will be collected by the divisional coach advisors and sent out to all the coaches in advance.
  4. The divisional coach advisors will determine a meeting date and advise all coaches and AD Liaisons in advance.
  5. The list of nominees will be provided to each coach at the meeting and there will be a discussion among all the     coaches regarding their players. When all discussions are satisfied, a vote will be held.
  6. The divisional coach advisors will provide a numbered ballot.
  7. This is a secret ballot.
  8. Coaches cannot vote for their own players.
  9. Ties are to be broken with another vote involving only those players who are tied.

Revised: 3/3/11

Reviewed: 3/3/11 BS 11/5/15