King Clancy Cup
The King Clancy Cup is open to non-playoff A teams from the GTHL and MHL as well as non-playoff AA and AAA teams from the GTHL. All other teams must receive approval from tournament officials. All players on these teams must have been registered on a 2016-17 official registration form and may only be registered with one King Clancy team.
The 2017 King Clancy Cup can start as early as February 21st for some divisions with a majority of divisions starting Saturday February 25th. The tournament will end on Championship Weekend, April 8-9.
The tournament will be open to teams from Minor Atom to Midget A, AA and AAA.
To Register for the 2017 King Clancy Cup, please click HERE. Registration fee is $2000
Please note: The $2000 registration fee DOES NOT include Game Sheet Fees. For information on Game Sheet Fees, please click HERE
Registration and payment (by credit card) will only be available online through the link above when available. Per standard GTHL policy, please ensure that your club GM also submits a Tournament Approval Form (Travel Permit) online. Non-GTHL teams must follow their organization’s normal tournament approval process.
There is no specific deadline to register at this time as the deadline to register within any of the potential divisions is specifically dictated by the end of the GTHL Regular Season within those divisions. Minor aged divisions’ season will likely last longer and end at a later date than the Major aged categories due to the OHF Championships. In 2016, the King Clancy Cup commenced on February 27th but could potentially be shortly prior to that date or later for the 2017 tournament, again depending upon the completion times of the first round of playoffs.
Please also note that games WILL be played during March Break, which begins Saturday March 11th and ends Sunday March 19th.
King Clancy Cup – Division Formats
Updated 2017 Founders Cup Tie Breaking Formulas can be found here: Tie Breaking Formulas
See below for a listing of the teams currently registered in the 2017 King Clancy Cup (full listing will be updated shortly):
History of the King Clancy Cup
In 1936-37, the King Clancy Tournament was born. No matter where they finished or how early they were eliminated in Regular Series competition, every team started from scratch in the Clancy Series
Tournament Format & Schedule Information
Tournament format is based on the number of teams that enter within a division. The following structure will determine the number of games each division/team will be guaranteed to play in the tournament:
Play all other teams (3) three times = 9 games
Play all other teams (4) twice = 8 games
Play all other teams (5) twice = 10 games
Play all other teams (6) twice = 12 games
Play all other teams (7) once
All teams make playoffs for 1 elimination game = 8 games
Play all other teams (8) once = 8 games
Play all other teams (9) once = 9 games
Play all other teams (10) once = 10 games
Play all other teams (11) once = 11 games
Play all other teams (12) once = 12 games
Playoffs will be determined by the rankings/results after the round-robin games. Playoff structure will be determined by the number of teams in each division. Each division MAY have quarter-finals but at minimum semi-finals and a championship game (April 8 or 9).
Teams that withdraw from the tournament up to and including Jan. 31, 2016, for reasons other than making the playoffs, will be charged a $25 fee. After this date, all teams that withdraw for reasons other than making the playoffs will forfeit the full registration fee. If a team is registered into the King Clancy Cup then makes the playoffs, payment is refunded without penalty.
Teams will be responsible for paying game sheet fees to the GTHL Rink Attendants prior to the beginning of each game. There are no gate fees.
GTHL MINIMUM SUSPENSION LIST will be used throughout the course of the tournament
For More Information:
Josh Hamilton, Manager, Membership Services and Events:
Phone: (416) 636-6845 Ext. 229
Fax: (416) 636-2035