items under this heading will be and MUST be STRICTLY ADHERED to.
|ALL games MUST start on time.
If both teams are NOT ready to start, the game clock will begin, and
will continue to run until the teams are ready to play. No time will be added back under any
of all your trash (tape, broken sticks, bottles) in the garbage cans.
|Any team who uses a goaltender from another team more than two
times during the season, will have 1/2 point deducted from their season point
total for each such instance above and beyond 3 games.**
|All games will
be played under the rules of USA Hockey InLine
league is sanctioned by USA Hockey InLine under the organization Flagler
County InLine Hockey, Inc., FLI0035.
As thus, all games will be played under the playing rules of USA
Hockey InLine. The following
||All teams must be
ready to start at the scheduled game time
||There will be a 3 minute warm-up period before each game, and a 1 minute intermission between
||Regular Season: 2 Halves, 20 minutes in length
Playoffs: 2 Halves, 15 Minutes in Length, Stop Time
until last 2 minutes
within 2 goals
|OFFSIDES: (both divisions)
||An attacking player is not permitted to pass the puck from the
defending side of center directly to a teammate in the attacking zone, who
preceded the puck into the attacking zone.
This will result in a whistle and a face-off at the nearest special
face-off spot in the offending team's zone.
penalties will be 2 minutes in length
penalties will be 5 minutes in length
||A team is NOT permitted to change players during a stoppage of
play if it is below the numerical strength of it's opponent. Once the player on the floor starts toward
his/her bench, the infraction has been committed. This minor penalty is assessed only if brought to the attention
of the official by the non-offending team.
||Each team is
permitted 1 timeout per
game, 30 seconds in length
|REGULAR SEASON OVERTIME:
||if the game ends in a tie in regulation during the regular
season, each team receives 1 point.
Then, 1 overtime
period of 5 minutes
will be played 3 on 3. If a winner is determined, the winner receives 1
additional point. If still tied, game
ends as a tie.
||During playoffs, infinite overtime periods of 15 minutes will be played if the
game ends in a tie in regulation, until a winner is determined.
||Fighting will NOT be tolerated.
A first offense for fighting will result in immediate game ejection
and suspension for an additional 2 games***. A second offense will result in
expulsion from the league for the remainder of the season and a hearing will
be held to determine the offender's future in FCIHI. Any suspension incurred in the FCIHI is in
effect for ALL FCIHI activities until the suspension is served completely in
the league in which it was incurred.
||Teams are responsible for their own jerseys, MATCHING IN COLOUR,
AND WITH NUMBERS. If both teams have
the same colours, it is the responsibility of the away team to change
||If a team's goaltender is unable to play a game, the phone
numbers of all goaltenders will be made available to all team captains and it
is the responsibility of the team to secure another goaltender for the
game. (NOTE: During playoff games, a
team may only use players and goalkeepers from its own roster)
||The game schedule is subject to change. Written notice will be
given, when possible, a minimum of 1 week in advance.
||ALL Misconducts will be subject to review and possible
suspension by F.C.I.H.I.
||All players' fees are due no later than Wednesday,
October 16, 2002.
||At the end of the regular season, if two or more teams are tied,
(1) head to head result, (2) Total Wins, (3) Total Goals Against, (4) Total
Goals For, (5) tie-breaker game.
must play a minimum of 6 (8 for Platinum) regular season games in order to be eligible for post-season
play, unless approved by the board of captains.
will be frozen as of Friday, October 18, 2002. All rosters are
limited to a maximum of 12 players (including goalies). All rosters and
roster additions must be approved by the league administrator. FCIHI reserves the right to extend this
deadline if they choose to do so, if approved by board of captains.
||FCIHI reserves the right to waive this rule under
circumstances which it deems neces
||FCIHI reserves the right to
extend this suspension if it deems it necessary.