Western Region A/AA League 2019/2020
WORL Player Substitution Rule Amendment - November 12, 2018
As discussed, and voted on at the WORL meeting held on Monday, November 12th effective immediately the new WORL Player Substitution Rules are as follows:
1. To update the player substitution rules for all WORL league play from the existing format to:
WORL League to follow the ORA Substitution rules for invitational Tournaments. Maximum # of subs for all skaters is set to 5 games and for all goalies is set to unlimited.
It is the responsibility of the Home Association President or designated replacement, Home Team Head Coach or designated replacement (this is the home association/team of the player being called up to substitute and play a game for another team) to ensure that their respective players do not exceed playing more than 5 games for any team during WORL League play.
2. To update the player substitution rules for all WORL Fines for improper use of substitute players will be as follows:
i) More than 5 games substituted by 1 player - $100 to Home Association and suspension of player for 1 game
ii) Violation of any substitution rules by receiving team -$100 to receiving team and forfeit of game.
iii) Not marked "substitutes" players - $10. To receiving team
iv) Both First and Last name of substitute player not on game sheet - $10 to receiving team
It is the responsibility of the Receiving Association President or designated replacement, Receiving Team Head Coach or designated replacement (this is the association/team that the player being called up to substitute will be playing a game for) to ensure that the called-up substitute player has not exceeded playing more that 5 games for any team during WORL League play.
All Substitute Players must have both their first and last name written on the game sheets as well as being clearly marked as "Substitute" on the game sheet.