US Lacrosse rules will apply as it pertains to each age group with the following tournament-specific modifications:
Modified checking, and three second rule for good defense
Will play US Lacrosse Level FC (full checking) rules when both coaches agree. Otherwise Level A rules (modified checking) will apply.
There is no overtime except for championship/play-off games. Playoff games that are tied at the of regulation will go to a 3 minute sudden victory.
If teams are still tied after sudden victory, then Brave heart or coin toss will determine the winner to move forward. Both coaches must agree to
brave heart; otherwise coin toss will be used.
All disputes will be settled by the Tournament Director and their decision will be final.
During bracket play, teams will be awarded points on the following basis:
Win = 3 Points Tie = 1 Point Loss = 0 Points
If there are 2 or more teams tied at the end of regulation play, the following criteria will be used to determine the play-off seeding:
**If there are any forfeits, the average goals against in actual scheduled games play will be added to the total goals against to the team that won
Forfeits count as an automatic win for the team that has not forfeited.