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. Teams from the OMHA should refer to the eligibility chart for additional information.
The 2020 King Clancy Cup can start as early as February 18 for some divisions with a majority of divisions starting Saturday, February 22. The tournament will end on Championship Weekend, April 11-12.
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.
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
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.
Please also note that games WILL be played during March Break, which begins Saturday, March 14th and ends Sunday, March 21st.
GTHL MINIMUM SUSPENSION LIST will be used throughout the course of the tournament.
GTHL Tournament sanction number: 5576
The GTHL Website (GTHL Games Centre) at www.gthlcanada.com will be the only means of game notification. To view schedules, choose the “King Clancy Tournament” drop-down menu. Any team failing to appear as scheduled shall be assessed the regular GTHL default fee.
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.
Updated 2020 King Clancy Cup Round-Robin format by division: COMING SOON
Updated 2020 King Clancy Cup tie-breaking formulas can be found here: Tie Breaking Formulas
Updated 2020 King Clancy Cup OT format can be found here: OT Format
Updated 2020 King Clancy Cup Playoff format can be found here: COMING SOON
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 11 or 12).
If a team is registered into the King Clancy Cup then makes the playoffs, payment is refunded without penalty.
In all other circumstances:
If a withdrawal request is made 7 days before the tournament start date, 70% of the registration fee will be refunded.
If a withdrawal request is made after playing one game, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.
If a withdrawal is requested 72 hours before a scheduled game default game fees will apply in addition to withdrawal fees, See GTHL rulebook-Rule: 9.14 – Defaulted Games.
If a withdrawal request is made after the second game played, no refund will be made.
*All refunds will be issued by cheque.
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.
For More Information:
Gavin De Souza, Coordinator, League Operations & Events
Phone: (416) 636-6845 Ext. 233
Fax: (416) 636-2035