Pittsburgh

June 5-7, 2020

What's included

The 1st Annual Hockey Fights MS Pittsburgh Tournament will take place June 5-7, 2020.  All proceeds from this event will benefit multiple sclerosis research and rehabilitation.  This year's beneficiary will be announced soon.  All games will be played at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, the primary practice and training facility for the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Registration is open to Men's (A, B, C, D), Women's (C, D) and recreational level co-ed teams.  The tournament schedule will be posted on our website approximately two weeks before the start of the tournament.

Player fee includes:

  • 4 game guarantee starting at 4:00pm on Friday.  All players will play a 4th game on Sunday.  Games will consist of three 12-minute stop time periods. 

  • Tournament t-shirt guaranteed to players who register before May 15, 2020.

  • Your team's donation to (beneficiary TBD)

  • Special gift for champions in each division and winning team's name placed on official Hockey Fights MS trophy.

  • Competitive divisions determined based on the information provided by players at the time of registration.

  • Game reminders sent to your phone via email.  Game results and standings will be also be promptly updated on our tournament website throughout the weekend as well as Twitter at @HockeyFightsMS.

  • Opportunity to purchase tournament merchandise, team photos and action shots onsite as well as online.

  • SAVE $5 when you register and pay before March 15, 2020!

  

Team Rules

  • Teams must have a minimum of 10 fully registered players and 1 fully registered goalie prior to the team registration deadline to qualify (May 5, 2020).  Captains will then have approximately two weeks to finalize their rosters.

  • All players must be at least 18 years old by prior to the start of the tournament and can only be rostered on one team.

  •  All players must register and pay online in order to participate.  Unregistered players caught playing in the tournament will be ejected immediately and the game will result in a forfeit for the offending team.

  • No substitutions or last minute add-ons – ALL players must be on the official roster.

  • Co-Ed teams must have a minimum of three players of the opposite gender on their roster (excluding goaltender).  At least one player of the opposite gender (excluding goaltender) must be on the ice at all times.  Failure to comply will result in a goal being awarded to the opposite team.

  • Players should bring both light and dark jerseys, including numbers on the back.  Home team wears white, away team wears dark.

  • Players must sign the score sheets located at the registration table before the start of each game and should come prepared to present a valid photo ID.


Game Rules

USA Hockey Adult rules will be observed with the following exceptions:

  • Minor penalties will be 1:30, Major penalties will be 3:00

  • Any player receiving 4 minor penalties in one game will be ejected from the remainder of the game with no further suspension.

  • Fighting majors will result in immediate suspension from the tournament, no exceptions and no refunds!

  • Hockey Fights MS reserves the right to ban players from participating in future tournaments due to unsportsmanlike behavior.

"I absolutely love this tournament! It's so much fun to play in and it's so easy to be a part of thanks to your awesome tournament management team. Thanks to everyone for making it such a success. Excited for the VT 10th anniversary next year!"

 

- Vermont Tournament Player (July 2016)

Register your team, yourself, or as a free agent

Team Deadline:

Player Deadline:

May 5, 2020

May 22nd, 2020

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Tournament Photography

Philmar Photography is our official, on-site, tournament photographer! They are on site during the tournament and have both actual and digital photographs available for purchase. Team packages available as well!

Beneficiary

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

FAQ's

 
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