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DEFAULTS/FORFEITS

A 10-minute default rule will apply. If the minimum numbers of players are not present 5-minutes after the scheduled game time the opposing team will be awarded points/goals/runs. After the 5-minute mark if the team still has not met the minimum requirement the opposing team will be given an additional points/goals/runs every minute up until the 10-minute mark when the game will be officially a default and the official score will be applied. NO ADDED TIME WILL BE GIVEN IF MATCH STARTS LATE.

FINES

The following is a list of the Intramural Fines. The team bond is FULLY REFUNDABLE unless a team has been fined for the following reasons:

  • First Game Default - Ice Hockey ($250.00), Other Sports ($75.00)
  • Game Default - Ice Hockey ($125.00), Other Sports ($37.50)
  • Late IM Leagues Team Roster Submission ($15.00)
  • Misconduct and/or Fighting ($50.00)
  • Lost and/or Damaged Equipment and/or Jersey ($50.00)

OFFICIALS RESPONSIBILITY

At least one referee/monitor will be provided for all matches. Officials are responsible for checking eligibility, attendance, controlling the game and keeping score. If an official fails to show, the teams will be responsible for scoring and calling their own games. Officials MUST be treated with respect. Each match is controlled by an official who has full authority to enforce the Laws of the Game in connection with the match to which he/she has been appointed to. The decisions of the officials concerning the play are FINAL there will be NO NEGOTIATIONS made between teams.

PLAYOFFS

All competitive teams are guaranteed at least ONE playoff match after the regular season. Playoff games are played in the same format as regular season games.

SAFETY/EQUIPMENT

It is the responsibility of all intramural participants to ascertain whether their own health conditions make it advisable to participate in a particular sport. The University of Guelph does not assume ANY RESPONSIBILITY.  NO JEWELRY IS PERMITTED FOR ANY INTRAMURAL SPORT. Appropriate gym shoes and apparel must be worn at all times. BOTH teams should take-out pinnies from Client Services for the game (but at least the visiting team).

LEVELS OF PLAY

COMPETITIVE – You enjoy a competitive atmosphere and are a skilled and knowledgeable player. Generally catered towards advanced and novice players

FUN –Your experiences in the sport are limited, or have never played before. This experience will allow you to get out and meet people in a fun and athletic atmosphere.

A – If you have played in your high school or other organized teams. You enjoy the competitive nature of the sport and have an advanced knowledge of the sport and skills involved.

B – You are an experienced athlete who enjoys being competitive, has a strong knowledge of the sport however may not have the fine tuned skills of a starting line up.

C – You have experience with the sport with some skills that may need improving. This league combines the fun with the competitive with the best of both worlds.

ELIGIBILITY

All undergraduates and full-time local graduate students pay Athletics Fees and are therefore automatically eligible to play intramurals at no additional cost.  Other members of the University community wishing to participate in Intramural Programs MUST PURCHASE an Athletics membership.

Each athlete can only play on ONE men's or women's team per sport plus ONE coed team if offered by the sport regardless of league or division).

Only allowed to play on ONE hockey team except for Goalies who can play on a MAXIUMUM of THREE teams.

Intercollegiate Athletes are NOT permitted to play on an intramural team that is the same as their intercollegiate sport for both semesters.

ALL PLAYERS MUST SIGN IN TO EVERY GAME WITH THEIR U OF G STUDENT ID CARD.  The only exception is in playoffs, when grace passes are not available for purchase.  During playoffs, players can present valid government photo ID as an alternative.

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