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Markham Starsfest 12th Annual

  • Sep 6, 2024 - Sep 8, 2024

  • OWHA Sanction Number: TBA

THIS IS A SAVE THE DATE ONLY Pending final OWHA Sanction Approvals so you may plan your season We do NOT Accept any registrations until we are formally Sanctioned

5 GAME GUARANTEE vs 5 DIFFERENT OPPONENTS - 2 GMS Friday - 2 GMS Saturday - 1GM Sunday AM Followed by advancement and Finals Sunday Afternoon!

THE ULTIMATE EARLY BIRD

This Event Sold out in less than 22 Days last year, Dont miss this great opportunity

All Event questions [email protected] 

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Congratulations to our 2023 Champions and Finalists

U11 A Champions ~ Whitby Wolves 4838   Finalists ~ New Tec Icecats 5275

U11BB Champions ~ Michigan Metro Jr. Jets   Finalists ~ Lindsay Lynx 6032

U13A Champions ~ Central York Panthers 3   Finalists ~ Markham Stouffville Stars 3582

U13BB Champions ~ Central York Panthers 10   Finalists ~ Markham Stars 3571

U13B Champions ~ Kanata Rangers 1733  Finalists ~ London Devilettes 658

U15A Champions ~ Leaside Wildcats Steve Gross 3811   Finalists ~ Markham Stars 3594

U15BB Champions ~  Whitby Wolves 4820   Finalists ~ Markham Stars 3590

U15B Champions ~ Kemptville Storm 5915   Finalists ~ Southpoint Stars 6669

U18A Champions ~ Durham West Lightning 304   Finalists ~ Kanata Rangers 1771

U18BB Champions ~ St Thomas Panthers 6802   Finalists ~ Markham Stouffville Stars 3583

U18B Champions ~   Michigan Metro Jets 16U     Finalists ~ Kanata Rangers 1775

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Reminder We will have Player of Game awards at all games details will be made available

We offer Holy Moly Who's that Goalie Shutout Awards  - Arena Convenors will assist

We offer Hat Trick Awards for all games - Arena Convenors will assis

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Vendors Onsite Clothing and Photographers details to follow

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2023 MANAGER REMINDERS and Upcoming deadlines:

NOW POSTED Tournament Schedule to posted in Document Section and sent via email to team contacts Final Version Posted August 31 @ 9:15PM

21 Days before All teams update their online Sportacular Event team rosters and bench staff reminder each teams acct must have a team Manager as a Primary Contact with full contact information  

10 Days before theTournament Rules in Document Section and in Live Tab on front page

Ongoing Coach & manager final information

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Hello Teams Reminder this event will be using the OWHA RAMP –

Please Note to all teams we will be using the RAMP Electronic Gamesheets as well we believe we will also be using our site to post the correct scores.

REMINDER FROM THE OWHA: Hosts when you set up your tournament on the RAMP Tournament portal, only OWHA Approved teams will populate for you to add to your tournament. 

It is your responsibility to follow up with the teams attending your tournament to ensure that they have all submitted their OWHA rosters for approval

The team names will not show up on the RAMP Tournament portal unless the team has an OWHA Approved roster. 

Teams should be providing you with an updated copy of their OWHA Approved team roster if changes are made to the roster, within a week of the start of the tournament.

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FREE SCORES and advancement notices

Hello Teams and families. We are pleased to provide this FREE Service to our guests to receive all scores and team advancement notifications sent directly to your personal mobile device.

Super Simple that allows parents and relatives to enjoy their time at the event with updates coming directly following each game. Not only is it easy to use, the advancement notifications tell you who you are playing, at what arena and at what time. This system will also notify you of vendors /sponsor specials / silent auctions and other important reminders while the event is taking place. It really can’t get much simpler than this amazing free feature! If you would like to see box scores of the event, please visit the events main page at www2.Sportacularevent.com

Please note it is a minimum requirement that a Min 3 Team Staff sign up for this feature. Reminder all texts are free to receive, we respect your privacy and your information is never shared.
To subscribe for text messaging or to find out more, please click this link: http://www.tourneysms.com/Mobile/MRegister.aspx?TrnSMS=a8ae3068

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2023 Feature Longer Divisions: U13AA, U15A, U18A, U18BB.

Longer Game Lengths 12-15-15 - Stop Time Periods with floods occurring every 2 Periods for back to back games of this length.

Entry Fees CDN $1999 - USA $1600

Regular Game Lengths 10-10-12 – Stop Time Periods

Entry Fees CDN $1,749  - USA $1,500

We offer Player of Game awards at all games

We offer Holy Moly Who's that Goalie Shutout Awards 

We offer Hat Trick Awards for all games

We offer Gold + Silver Medal games, complete with Championship Banner for Champs!.

Vendors Onsite Clothing and Photographers as well Silent Auctions, Draws and Raffles

More exciting FUN details to be announced on this main page

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ETRANSFER PAYMENT: 2023 Sept Etransfer Payment details * Please do not use Tangerine Etransfer Send Payment to: [email protected]  

No PASSWORD is required this is an AUTODEPOSIT ACCT thus the following is very important to reconcile to ensure payment is applied to the correct teams

In the comment field be sure to indicate what team name / division/ level and coach surname and OWHA#

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2023 LIVE HOTEL LINK: The 11th Markham Stouffville Starsfest is pleased to partner with Sport-Travel as our official Tournament Accommodations provider.

All participating teams requiring housing for the tournament should utilize the services of Sport-Travel to participate in the tournament.

Please book via the link below or contact James Carr Hotel Procurement Manager  [email protected]

Phone: 519-433-6677 Ext 353 OR Toll-Free: 1-800-304-6346 EXT 353

2023 Hotels CLICK THE LIVE LINK BELOW TO VIEW HOTEL AVAILABILITY 

https://app.sport-travel.com/Tournaments/HotelList_Results_sr.php?eventid=77435

Hello Teams our 2023 September Early Bird Event we are excited to explore and offer not just a 4 Game Guarantee, but offering teams a 5 GAME GUARANTEE using 6 Teams per divisions allows you to face 5 different teams in early Bird Action, playing 2 Games Friday - 2 Games Saturday and 1 Game Sunday with the top 2 teams moving to the Championship Finals More.Details coming soon

We hope you will join us once again as either a returning team or first timer we hope you enjoy the experience.

Teams must be ready to play at 8 AM Friday out of town teams travel taken into consideration

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Please note all Ontario teams must produce an OFFICIAL OWHA Roster, we do not and cannot accept TEAM WAIVERS, please see document section for details and samples. All USA teams must produce their official USA Hockey roster and Travel Permits..

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2023 REMINDER: If you notice an incorrect score or something odd please email us directly while the event is running at [email protected] please identify and use the actual game# as an easy efficient identification manner

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Congratulations to our 2022 Champions and Finalists!

U13BB Champions ~ Clearview Icecats 5296  Finalists ~ North Simcoe 1551

U15A Champions ~ Toronto Leaside 3811 Finalists ~ Markham Stouffvile Stars 3594

U15BB Champions ~ Walkerton Capitals 8881 Finalists ~ Markham Stouffville Stars 3590

U18B Champions ~ Durham West 305 Finalists ~ Kanata Rangers 1775

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2019 Congratulations for our Champions and Finalists!

Atom A Champion ~Guelph Gryphons    Finalists ~ AHFVG Dynamite de Gatineau

Atom B Champion ~ Kanata Rangers    Finalists ~ Barrie Sharks

Peewee A Champion ~ Markham Stouffville Stars  Finalists ~ North Bay

Peewee BB Champion ~ Kanata Rangers  Finalists ~ Nepean Wildcats

Peewee B Champion ~ Kanata Rangers  Finalists ~ Nepean Wildcats  

Bantam A Champion ~ Stratford Aces  Finalists ~ St. Thomas Panthers

Bantam BB Champion ~ Orangeville Tigers    Finalists ~ Nepean Wildcats

Bantam B Champion ~ Ottawa Ice    Finalists ~Kanata Rangers

Midget A Champion ~ Central York    Finalists ~ Clearview Icecats

Midget BB Champion ~ Cold Creek Comets    Finalists ~ Scarborough Sharks

Midget B Champion ~ Toronto Leaside Peca   Finalists ~ Durham West

 

Divisions/Level Guaranteed Games Period Lengths Price
U11 AA 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U11 A 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U11 BB 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U11 B 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U11 C 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U13 AA 5 12-15-15 $1,999.00 CAD /
$1,600.00 USD
U13 A 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U13 BB 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U13 B 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U13 C 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U15 A 5 12-15-15 $1,999.00 CAD /
$1,600.00 USD
U15 BB 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U15 B 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U15 C 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U18 A 5 12-15-15 $1,999.00 CAD /
$1,600.00 USD
U18 BB 5 12-15-15 $1,999.00 CAD /
$1,600.00 USD
U18 B 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD
U18 C 5 10-10-12 $1,749.00 CAD /
$1,500.00 USD

Clippers Sports Complex

  • 120 Weldon Rd
  • Stouffville, ON
  • Canada L4A 1N2

Angus Glen CC

(905) 944-3777
  • 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr.
  • Markham, ON
  • Canada L6C1P8

2 Pads snack bar

 

Stouffville Arena

  • 12483 - 9th Line N
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON
  • Canada L4A 7X5

2 Pads home to the Clippers

1-(905) 470-3590
  • 8600 McCowan Rd
  • Unionville, ON
  • Canada L3P 3M2

8600 McCowan Rd, Unionville, ON L3P 3M2

Thornhill CC

  • 7755 Bayview Ave
  • Thornhill,, ON
  • Canada L3T 4P1

7755 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON L3T 4P1

Canlan Ice Sports Scarborough

  • 159 Dynamic Dr.
  • Scarborough, ON
  • Canada M1V 5L8

4 Pads & Restaurant

* 2024 Markham Hotels

NEED HOTELS; We are pleased to partner with Tournkey as our official Tournament Accommodations provider.  

All participating teams requiring housing for the tournament should utilize the services of Tournkey to participate in the tournament. 

Please book via the link below or contact Nick Brooks, Travel Support Specialist, [email protected] 

Phone: 519-433-6677 Ext 333 

OR 

Toll-Free: 1-800-304-6346 EXT 333 

For Hotels CLICK THE LIVE LINK BELOW TO VIEW HOTEL AVAILABILITY 

https://app.sport-travel.com/Tournaments/HotelList_Results_sr.php?eventid=77435

2024 Markham Stouffville Starsfest RULES - COMING SOOM

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Past 2023 Tournament Rules

 

OWHA Sanction #2324005 

 

1. Hockey Canada and OWHA Suspension rules shall apply where required. All Teams Must register their team for the event at Headquarters either before their first game in the event or directly after their first game. All OWHA AP (Callup Players) will be conducted through the RAMP App

 

2. All games will consist of 3 periods of 10-10-12 minute stop time.  U15A -U18A-U18BB will consist of 3 periods of 12-15-15 minute stop time with floods occurring every 2 Periods for back to back games of this length

 

3. There will be a 3minute warm-up prior to each game. All games begin immediately upon completion of the 3minute warm up. The clock will NOT stop at the 10minute mark but will continue until the first stoppage of the game.

 

4. All teams Must be available to play up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time where required at the discretion of the convenor.

 

5. The OWHA minimum suspension guidelines will be strictly enforced. All suspensions will be enforced according to the OWHA ANNUAL Constitution, By-laws, and Regulations & Rules.

 

6. Girls will tap gloves after each game.

 

7. If the goal spread at any time of the third period reaches 5 goals, the clock will run until the spread is reduced to 3 goals, then stop time will resume.

 

8. One - 30 second timeout will be allowed for each team ONLY during Consolation - Elimination - Quarter - Semifinal & Championship games only. Overtime is not a new game. There is NO TIMEOUT in Round Robin Games.

 

9. A maximum Hockey Canadas allows is 17 skaters and 2 goaltenders However all players MUST be registered with same team.

 

10. A player may only participate with one designated team in a tournament and may only participate in one tournament on any date.

 

11. To be eligible to participate in the tournament, the participant’s name must appear on the team roster form submitted with the entry form. Changes to the roster must be made in writing and will not be permitted after registration prior to the first game.  Players on Ontario teams must be registered with the OWHA. The OWHA “Pickup Consent” forms will be honored and must be included where necessary based on OWHA Rules.

 

12. Teams will be awarded 2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and zero (0) points for a loss.

 

13.Standings after the round robin will be calculated on the basis of the points awarded as per rule # 12. In the event of a tie, the following criteria will be used to break the tie:

 

13A. Winner between the tied teams when they played head-to-head. (Applies to 2way ties only, 3 or more teams tied start with tie breaker 13b.)

 

13B. Percentage as calculated by dividing team’s total “Goals For” by the SUM of the team’s “Goals for and Goals Against”.  TG ÷ (GF+GA) = % (See Chart)

 

13C. Fewest Goals Against.

 

13D. Most Goals For.

 

13E. Fewest Penalty Minutes.

 

13F. Coin Toss.

 

13G. Follow Tie breaking rules in Order. Once a Tie Breaking Rule has been used or is not applicable it cannot be used again.

 

14. In 6 Team Divisions: After 5 round robin games Top 2 teams will advance to the Championship game

 

15. In 8 Team Divisions: After 5 round robin games Top 2 teams will advance to the Championship game.

 

16. In 10 Team Divisions: After 5 round robin games Teams will be ranked 1st through 4th will advance to the semi-finals with the winners advancing to the Championship game.

 

17. Elimination, Quarter Finals, Semi-Finals & Championship games are played to a winner. In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time a Sudden Victory 5minute overtime will commence. Teams will play 4 on 4 PLUS Goalies. (See format for rules) Players may be changed at any time. Goalies may be “pulled” at any time and a substitute player from the bench may be used. If still tied, a shootout will occur.

 

18. Shoot Outs: Teams do not change ends for Overtime or Shoot Outs.   

 

19. Each team must designate 3 shooters (S1, S2, S3) directly onto the game sheet prior to the start of the game.

 

20. Any player serving a penalty at the end of overtime will not be eligible to participate in the shootout and MUST remain in the penalty box. All players except shooter and goalies will be on the bench. Once a player has shot, they will go to the penalty box.  Shooters from both teams will shoot simultaneously, starting at centre ice.

 

21. This is a BEST OF 3 Shootout.  If still tied, each team will designate one shooter at a time until there is a winner. 

 

22. A player may not shoot for a second time until all players on the game sheet (except goalies) have shot.

 

23. Home teams must wear light colored jerseys where possible. In the event of a conflict, the home team must change their jerseys. Visiting teams will advise opposing team of any conflict 30 minutes prior to game time. Pinnies may be used as required. House teams are requested to bring 2nd set of jerseys or Pinnies to avoid conflict.

 

 

24. Flooding of the ice will occur at the end of each game or as required and may be deferred at the Tournament Committee’s discretion.

 

25. It is the team’s responsibility to ensure a clean dressing room is left upon completion of their game. All teams are requested to vacate the dressing room 30 minutes or less after their game is completed

 

26. The decisions of the Tournament Officials are final with no appeals!!

 

27. Tournament organizers and committees are not liable or responsible for acts of god and unforeseen events causing the cancellation of any part of whole if this event.

 

 

Markham Stouffville Starsfest  Tournament OVERTIME Rules

OWHA Sanction #2324005

Consolation, Semi-final, Quarter Finals and Championship games are played to a winner.

 

In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time a SUDDEN VICTORY FIVE (5) MINUTE OVERTIME will commence.

 

Overtime will be played 4-on-4, plus goalies

 

Any penalties being served at the end of regulation time will carry over to the overtime period.  

 

Example 1: If a team is one player short, then overtime will start 4-on-3.  

 

Example 2: If a team is 2 players short, they OT will start 5-on-3. On ice strength will be adjusted back to 4-on-4, as per OT rules, at stoppages of play after the penalties expire.

 

Clarifications:

 

If a penalty is assessed to one team during the overtime period, play shall resume 4-on-3

 

Should a second penalty be assessed to the same team, play will resume 5-on-3 until the expiry of the first penalty.

 

If the penalty expires during play, the player shall return to the ice and teams will play 5-on-4 until the next stoppage of play, at which point the on-ice strength will be adjusted to 4-on-3, etc.

 

At no time will a team have fewer than 3 skaters (plus goalie) on the ice 

 

Teams will play 4 on 4 plus goalies.  Players may be changed at any time. Goalies may be “pulled” at any time and a substitute player from the bench may be used.

 

Penalties do NOT expire at the end of regulation time.

 

If still tied, a shootout will occur.

 

Each team MUST designate 3 shooters (S1, S2, S3) on the game sheet BEFORE the start of the game.

 

Any player(s) serving a penalty at the end of overtime will not be eligible to participate in the shootout and MUST remain in the penalty box.  The coach must designate a shooter(s) to take her place(s) immediately at the end of regulation time.

 

All players except shooter and goalies will be on the bench TO START. 

 

Shooters from both teams will shoot at the same time starting at the centre ice red line. 

 

Once a player has shot, they will go directly to the penalty box.

 

This is a BEST OF 3 Shootout.

 

If still tied, each team will designate one shooter at a time until there is a winner. 

 

A player may not shoot for a second time until all players on the game sheet signed (except goalies) have shot.

 

A penalty assessed in regular time will carry forward to the overtime period.  Therefore, the player will not come out of the box.

 

WE RESPECTFULLY ASK FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE IN THAT NO TEAM PHOTOS

BE TAKEN ON ICE DUE TO Municipality & City Insurance Regulations.

Championship Awards and Medals MAY be Presented Off-ice if deemed by Tournament Officials due to time Constraints and will be presented at a determined location as required.

Reminder ALL Suspended Athletes and Bench Staff may not participate in medal presentation ceremonies as per OWHA Rules. We thank you for your anticipated support in this matter.