Tier 3 Seasonal Structure (Shamrock Hockey League)

PrintTier 3 Seasonal Structure
D DIVISION (U11 to U18)

PRE-SEASON (5 WEEKS) – August 28, 2023, to October 1, 2023
- Pre-Season Skates
- Development
- Exhibition Games
- Tryouts

REGULAR SEASON (18 WEEKS) – October 2, 2023, to February 11, 2024

Divisions will be structured pending the number of teams in the Division.

# of Teams # of Games
6 25 5 Games vs Each Opponent
7 24 4 Games vs Each Opponent
8 28 4 Games vs Each Opponent
9 24 3 Games vs Each Opponent
10 27 3 Games vs Each Opponent

Regular Season Structure General Notes (18 Weeks)
- A minimum of 24 games will be played in each Division, to a maximum of 28 games.
- U11 to U15 Regular Season will commence on October 2, 2023.
- U18 Regular Season will commence on October 6, 2023.
- If even number of games is applicable to the # of games, then an equal number of home and away games will be scheduled.
- If an odd number of games is applicable to the # of games, then the schedule will e structured to be balanced.  Teams will have either one additional away game or one additional home game but will play the same number of overall regular season games.
- Tier 3 will be comprised of ALL 2nd Selection Representative Teams.
- Regular Season 1: Every Team will play all other teams in the Tier 3 Division once. 
- At the end of Regular Season 1, Shamrock League Executive under the guidance of OMHA will review overall the standings for any potential Re-Seeding that may be required to or from the Tier 2 Division.
- Regular Season 2 will commence and scheduled to include all teams in Tier at that time.
- No Curfew.
- Where ice time for a game has evaporated due to things such as equipment failure, injury in an earlier game, etc. The process of OMHA Reg. 10.3 will be followed to get them game in while the players are at the arena to mitigate re-scheduling and the travel involved.
- No Overtime in regular season.
- Each Team is allowed One (1) Time Out Per Game.
- Christmas Break: December 25, 2023, to January 1, 2024.
- March Break: March 9, 2024, to March 15, 2024.