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NBSHL Code of Conduct & League Rules

Each player in the NBSHL will adhere to the following Code of Conduct and League Rules or face disciplinary action.

Code of Conduct
  1. Everyone MUST adhere to all posted Valley Associates, Inc. Rules and Regulations.
  2. NO VERBAL, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL ABUSE OF OFFICIALS, STAFF, SPECTATORS, PLAYERS OR OTHERWISE WILL BE TOLERATED AND WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE EJECTION FROM THE VALLEY FORUM ICE RINKS FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME.
  3. THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED INSIDE THE ARENA.
  4. Referee interpretations are absolute and final.
  5. Any player caught playing unregistered or under suspension is suspended from play in the NBSHL. The suspension is for the remainder of the current season and one (1) additional year.
  6. Any individual found or assumed to be intoxicated may be asked to leave and not participate in activities for the evening. Referees may order players to leave the game if a player is suspect to intoxication during the game.  If any individuals is asked to leave repeated times, that individual may be ejected from the Valley Forum for an indefinite period of time.
  7. No protests will be allowed regarding rule interpretations or judgment calls made by game officials. 
  8. NBSHL management decisions are final.
Rules

Game Procedures:

  • 3 Minute Warm Up
  • Three 17-Minute Running Time periods
  • Stopped time for the final 2 minutes of the 3rd period if goal differential is less than 3.

Penalties:

  • Minor = 2 Minutes
  • Major = 5 Minutes
  • Misconduct = 10 Minutes
  1. Three (4) penalties will result in the ejection of that game.
  2. Any player who is has been ejected from a game must leave the ice, bench and/or penalty box immediately. Any remaining penalty time, for the offending player, will be served by another player who was on the ice at the time of offense.
  3. Body checking is prohibited. Incidental contact may or may not result in a penalty based upon the discretion of the official.
  4. FIGHTING will result in a SEASON ENDING SUSPENSION, without a refund.
  5. Any player verbally harassing or striking a referee, timekeeper, player or any league official will be automatically suspended from participating in the current NBSHL season without a refund.