The Competition

Open A / B Division:
Teams will be placed in division conferences with three other teams.  On Saturday, teams will play three games against the other teams within their conference.  Based on the standing from those games (wins, goals & goal differentials), the top eight teams in the division will be placed into the Open A “Golden Sap Bucket” single elimination playoff.  Teams ranked 9 through 24 will be placed in the Open B “Golden Sap Bucket” single elimination playoff.  The remaining teams will be placed in the Open B “Dented Can” single elimination playoff. All playoffs will be held on Sunday, and teams will be bracketed  based on their team record, with tie-breakers being goals scored, and then goal differentials.  Each team will have at least one, but up to three games on Sunday.  The finale of the tournament will be the Golden Sap Bucket championship games to be played early Sunday afternoon.

40+ , 50+, League and Pond Divisions:
Contingent upon numbers of teams entered, teams will be placed in division conferences with three other teams.  On Saturday, teams will play three games against the other teams within their conference.  Based on the standing from those games (wins, goals & goal differentials), the top eight teams in each division will be placed into the divisional “Golden Sap Bucket” single elimination playoff.  The remaining teams will be placed in the “Dented Can” single elimination playoff.  Both playoffs will be held on Sunday and teams will be bracketed based on their team record, with tie-breakers being goals scored and goal differentials.  Each team will have at least one, but up to three games on Sunday.   The Divisional Golden Sap Bucket championship games will be played on Sunday afternoon.