Amendments to House League Rules
FIRST RULE amendment:
House league rules- 17 through 21 deal with penalties that result in game misconducts that result in subsequent one-game suspensions for the offending player in house league.
The amendment reads as follows:
20.5- Any select player who receives a game misconduct in house league-or- who receives penalties that result in a subsequent game suspension in house league MUST also serve a 1 game suspension in Select which also includes any and all practices in select until that suspension has been served. Should a second game in Select take place before the next house league game, the player in question may play that select game and attend the additional practices before serving the house league game suspension.
SECOND RULE amendment:
House league rule 4 deals with attendance and is listed on the website and in the manuals in a general form as rule 4. The amendment - which is the clarification, reads as follows:
4 a) Players who miss three (3) games owing to conflicting commitments (e.g.- other sports or activities) will be given a verbal warning by the division conveners who must also advise the appropriate Vice President of house league. In the event that the Player misses six (6) games as previously described, the player will receive a written warning after consultation of the convener and the house league Vice Presidents. Subsequent missed games deemed to be a further violation of the league attendance rule will result in the following consequences:
(i) A Select player who misses a subsequent game will automatically be suspended for their next select game in a 1 for 1 penalty scenario
(ii) A house league player who misses more than 6 games risks being denied participation in the house league playoffs. This will be decided after consultation between the appropriate Vice Presidents and convener and notification of the Board.
Players who are sanctioned for violating the league’s attendance policies will put their future participation in Select and/or house league at risk as previously described. Any and all decisions in this regards must be authorized by the Board under the leagues attendance guidelines.