Rules, Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP’s”) and By-Laws
PHA league play is governed, with minor enhancements, by the playing rules of our sanctioning organization, The Amateur Athletic Union (“AAU”).
Standard Operating Procedures
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This document outlines most elements of play not covered by the USARS Playing Rules, including player move-ups, substitutions, new “hat trick” rules and more (document is in PDF format).
PTC Hockey Association By-Laws
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Minutes From Past General Meetings:
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Protective Equipment Requirements
*In cases where PHA SOPs are more restrictive than USARS, PHA equipment requirements will apply.
D. Protective Equipment
All Players must wear all protective equipment required by USA Roller Sports (USARS) Rules, including mouthpieces, and proper attire for all practices, PHA Open Stick times, and League Games. Hockey jerseys must cover elbow pads during League Games and in-line pants must cover shin guards during all practices and League Games. All equipment must be left on while on the Players’ bench and on the rink surface, including warm-up and handshake. Adult League – All Players are required to wear at least half shield face protection.
Recommended equipment for all players is: ·Hip pads, padded hockey pants, chest protection, shoulder pads, and throat protection.
Coaches shall ensure that their Players wear any and all equipment required by USA Roller Sports (USARS) and PHA for all practices and League Games.
The following applies to all Coaches under the age of eighteen (18): While on the rink, must wear helmet (with or without mask). Strongly recommended: shin pads and elbow pads.
USARS 2012-14 Playing Rules (Section 3, Rule 9.5)
Mandatory protective equipment for players under the age of 18 (and 18 year- olds playing in the 18-and-under age division) includes: HECC approved helmet with helmet- and chin-straps properly fastened, HECC approved full facemask with a chin cup, colored (non-clear) internal mouth guard, gloves designed for hockey, elbow pads, protective cup or pelvic protector, and knee/shin pads designed for hockey.
Mandatory protective equipment for players 18 and older (playing in an 18-and- over division) includes helmet designed for hockey with chin strap fully fastened, gloves designed for hockey, elbow pads, protective cup or pelvic protector, and knee/shin pads designed for hockey. A full facemask is strongly recommended, but not required (see note below.)
Note: PTC Hockey REQUIRES all Adult League players to wear at least half shield face protection as specified in Section V(D) of the SOP's
Players 18 and older playing in the 21-and-under Junior Division must wear at minimum a half-shield visor, although a full facemask is strongly recommended.
Protective equipment can be purchased at Play It Again Sports / Hudson Plaza in Fayetteville (770-460-7511)