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National road hockey series:

A tournament for everyone

REGISTRATION FOR ALL CITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE APRIL 5TH, 2019
Divisions Available

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Edmonton

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Calgary

About Top Shelf Road Hockey Series

The Top Shelf Road Hockey Series is a “Tournament for Everyone” it welcomes all ages and skill sets; Top Shelf 3 on3 features competitive and recreational divisions for all experience levels and competitive interests in all different age categories from youth to adult.


Our focus will be on creating a fun atmosphere that promotes healthy competition and player safety, through the recruitment of top officials and implementing proper systems in place to ensure a high standard of officiating.


This tournament will be a great road hockey experience for all involved while having a festival appeal to it will feature some unique aspects to it from other events.

 

WHY IS TOP SHELF 3 ON 3 THE TOURNAMENT TO PLAY IN?

Top Shelf 3 on 3 is National Road Hockey Series, that travels from city to city to host road hockey events. Our road hockey events are designed for ANYONE to play regardless of age, skill or competitive interests.

We provide recreation and competitive divisions for all ages from 5 years to adult.

  • Youth Divisions (Under 6 to Under 19: Rec and Competitive)
  • Adult Divisions  (Men, Women and Coed: Rec and Competitive)


PLEASE READ BELOW TO VIEW MORE INFO AND BENEFITS OF TOP SHELF 3 ON 3


Top Shelf 3 on 3 is a National Road Hockey Series, that is an event sanctioned by the sport’s governing body the Canadian Ball Hockey Association (CBHA), a couple major benefits to this, include:

 

1. Player Insurance

Our event and the players involved are covered under the CBHA’s insurance policy for liability, medical and accidental insurance.

2. National Championships

Championship and Runner up teams in some divisions qualify for the CBHA indoor 3 on 3 National Championships (Mens A, B, C, Womens Competitive and potentially U19 and U17 Divisions).

3. Quality Officiating is a priority

Top Shelf prides itself on striving to provide a fun, safe and competitive playing environment, we plan to do so through providing high-quality officials and an operating structure that provides our less experienced ref with rink monitors.
- The model we enforce is that we compensate our officials well from top to bottom. If you pay for good officiating – you will have a great event.

4. Ref in Chiefs

Our head officials are members of the Canadian Ball Hockey Association, they have experience officiating at Provincial, Regional, National and even the World Ball Hockey Championships. Additionally, most have experience officiating and as an acting Ref in Chief in outdoor road hockey tournaments exceeding 400+ teams.
 

HOW MANY GAMES

- All teams get 3 round robin games on Saturday and all teams make playoffs on Sunday. 
- Team receive a minimum of 4 games total (round robin + playoffs), more based on playoff advancement.
 

SCHEDULING

Our ideal method of scheduling will be to have all youth teams play round robin games between 8 am and 1 pm; Adults would be 1 pm to 8 pm, this is all dependant on the number of teams.


Benefits to this type of scheduling

By scheduling age-specific in a certain time frame the following is accomplished:

  1. We have proper officials for specific divisions, allowing rest for officials
  2. Our parents and players are not stuck in one location all day, which in larger city centres can be very inconvenient. Your games are completed quickly and you still have the rest of your day.
  3. Adult teams have a later start.

T-SHIRTS AND PRIZING

  • All Championship teams will be presented with a replica STANLEY CUP REPLICA TROPHY, those in the Competitive Divisions will have their names engraved on it.
  • All players in our event, receive a complimentary Top Shelf 3 on 3 event Tshirt
  • All Champions in their respective divisions receive additional prizing.


CASH PRIZING: MENS A/B DIVISION

  • The Men’s A/B Divisions, in each city, not only provide opportunities to represent your city at the National Championships, there is also a $3000 cash prize split between the divisions.
  • The standard adult team fee is $500, the Men’s A/B Division is $700 entry – the $200 extra fee (up to $3000) is used to towards prize money. If we don’t have enough teams to cover the $3000 – Top Shelf covers the difference.


MENS A/B FORMAT

  • Saturday Teams will be conferenced and play in round robin.
  • After games on Saturday, teams will be positioned in A or B division playoffs for Sunday (determined by round robin play)
  • Teams that qualify for the A Division play for $2000, Teams that qualify for B Division will play for $1000.