1.0      SPORT                                                Broomball

2.0      LOCATIONS                                       Archie Miller Arena Lloydminster

Russ Robertson, Lloydminster

Lloydminster Servus Centre – FINALS


3.0      DATES                                                March 28 – April 1, 2016

4.0      SANCTIONED                                    Yes


5.1       Female Bantam Division      15 players, maximum

Female Midget Division        15 players, maximum

Female Juvenile Division      15 players, maximum

5.2       Alternates.  Each team may list 3 alternates.  Should the placement of the alternate become necessary due to injury, illness or absenteeism the team has until the commencement of the games to slot in the alternate.  The maximum number of players will be eligible to be registered participants of the games, issued accreditation and compete shall not exceed 15 players per team.

5.3       Each team is allowed to have 2 coaches.

5.4       One coach must be female.

6.0      CLASSIFICATION (as of Dec 31, 2015)

6.1       Age Categories

Bantam Division (14 & Under) –      Born   2002, 2003, 2004

Midget Division   (16 & Under) –     Born   2000, 2001

Juvenile Division (18 & Under) –     Born   1998, 1999

6.2       The minimum age requirement is 12 years of age (born in 2004)

6.3       A player may play one division above their age.  Players only play in one division



7.1       The Saskatchewan First Nation Winter Games shall be open to those who are of Status Indian Ancestry.  Athlete treaty numbers are requires as proof.

7.2       All athletes must play with their respective Tribal/Grand Council teams, in which they are registered as per band membership list.

7.3       All athletes must be a member of a First Nation within the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.

7.4       Transfer of status Indians to another Tribal/Grand Council is allowed as per Saskatchewan First Nation Winter and Summer Technical Manual RESIDENCY clause.


8.1       Team Registrations

All athletes, coaches and managers are required to complete the attached registration form.  This registration form is to be submitted to the Saskatchewan Broomball Association and the FSIN SCYR Department no later than, February 26th 2016 at 4:00 pm.

8.2       Coach Certification

All coaches on the official registration must be fully certified including theory, technical and practical under the National Coaching Certification Program to a minimum of level 1 in Broomball or the equivalent in the Competency Based Education Training system of Broomball for Fun Trained (BF2).  These coaches must be certified no later than February 26th, 2016.

All coaches must also take the Respect in Sport Training (RiS), it is an online course that can be completed by registering at the following site and completing the online material: http://sasksrc.respectgroupinc.com/ .  All coaches must be certified no later than February 26th, 2016.

8.3       Payment of Registration

Each Tribal/Grand Council is responsible to send completed registration forms and payment directly to the Saskatchewan Broomball Association.

Payment for Team registration fees must be issued on ONE cheque per Tribal Council. Payment of $200.00/per team made payable to Saskatchewan Broomball Association no later than February 26th, 2016.


9.0      Competition

9.1       Type of Competition

The competition will be a POOL FORMAT.

9.2       Rules Overview

Rules for this event will as per the Saskatchewan Broomball Association rules manual.

  • The competition will be non-contact for all categories of play.


  • CSA approved hockey helmets with full face masks are required for all players; this includes all players on the bench. Broomball shoes, elbow pads, and shin pads are required as per the SBA rule book.  Players will not be allowed to participate without these pieces of equipment.  Gloves/hand protection are recommended.


  • All protective equipment, except for the gloves and helmet, shall be worn under the uniform.


  • Games will consist of two (2) 15 minute stop time periods. If timekeepers are not available, the games will consist of two (2) 18 minute periods with running time.  In the case of running time, penalties will be two (2) minutes in length beginning at the time the ball is dropped for the next face off.


  • Competition play will begin with Pool play, with a medal round to follow. Each team will be guaranteed 3 games


During pool play, team will be awarded (2) points for a win, (1) points           for a tie, (0) for a loss.


  • During pool play, games ending in a tie will remain a tie.


  • During medal play, games ending in a tie will be:
    1. the goalie and one player are removed from each team (team’s play 4 on 4 with no goaltenders). Defenders are not allowed to be in the crease to make a save or stop a shot from the attacking team.  Players must be over half to score in overtime.  Teams will play a five (5) minute overtime period – the team with the most goals during this time period will win the game.
    2. If the game is tied after 5 minutes of overtime, teams will continue 4 on 4 with no goaltenders for another 15 minute sudden death period. The first team to score in this additional period will be declared the winner.


  • Teams are allowed one timeout per game.


  • Team uniforms must have numbers on them. All players on the same team must wear a different number on their sweaters.


  • Teams late for games – clock will start at scheduled game time, after 5 minutes a goal will be added. If a team is not ready to participate after 10 minutes, game will be default 2-0.


10.0    Scoring

Each Tribal/Grand Council will receive points according to the following chart:

1st Place 10 pts
2nd Place 9 pts
3rd Place 8 pts
4th Place 7 pts
5th Place 6 pts
6th Place 5 pts
7th Place 4 pts
8th Place 3 pts
9th Place 2 pts
10th-13th Place 1 pt each


11.0    Protest Procedure

11.1     Sports Protest

The Saskatchewan Broomball Association (SBA) Rules Manual will apply regarding protests.  Protests must be made to the head referee and he/she can consult FSIN and the Sports Chairperson to make a decision.  Protests are allowed on rules applications only, which will follow the rules of Saskatchewan Broomball Association.

The Sport Jury will be comprised of the following members:

  1. Sport Chairperson
  2. Head Referee: Officials involved
  • SBA Representative
  1. FSIN Representative

11.2     Eligibility Protests

The FSIN Sport, Culture, Youth and Recreation will act as the Jury for all protests dealing with eligibility of Athletes.

All protests must be concisely written and presented to the FSIN Games Coordinator immediately after the end of the game.  The Time and date must be submitted in writing.  Protests must be signed by the Team Sport Contact/Chef-de-Mission or his/her mission staff designate of the participating team.  This designate must be submitted in writing. All protests will be accepted with no explanation from the Board.  All protests must be dealt with within 15 minutes of the game ending or game stands as posted.

A fee of $500.00 will be in place for all protests.  This fee will be given directly to the FSIN Games Coordinator.  Cash will be the only accepted form of payment.  This fee will be put toward the Youth Championships if the protest is lost.  Protest fee will be returned if the protest is won by the Team protesting.

12.0    Equipment/Competitive Uniform

12.1     Athletic Equipment

All athletes should arrive at the competition venue prepared and equipped to play.  All equipment needs to be supplied by the Tribal Council or team involved. (Shoes, Brooms, etc.)

12.2     Competitive Uniforms

It is the coaches and managers of both team responsibility of ensuring that each team wear their Tribal Council team jersey colors/logos.  In addition every player must wear helmet, face shield, gloves, neck guard and mouth guard.  Appropriate broomball shoes will only be accepted on the ice and must be inspected by their coaches and managers before the start of the games and deemed acceptable.


13.1     On Ice Officials

Two (2) on ice officials per game when available.  Competition will operate with one official is necessary.  Officials must be certified by the SBA.

13.2     Off Ice Officials

Minimum of one (1) off ice official per arena (supplied by the host group).  When off ice officials are not available at the arena, games will be played with running time as noted in 7.2 Rules Overview.


14.0    Medals


The following medals will be required: Medals for players & 2 coaches

Gold     51 medals

Silver   51 medals

Bronze 51medals




Medical services will be provided by the host society.

A minimum of one First Responder will be on location at all competition times.  The

First Responder will be equipped with a First Aid Kit.


16.0    SECURITY


A minimum of one security personnel will be on location at all competition times

17.0    Provincial Sport Governing Body

17.1    Saskatchewan Broomball Association

NAME:  Stacey Silzer – Executive Director
TELEPHONE: 306-780-9215           FAX: 306-525-4009

EMAIL:  saskbroomball@sasktel.net



NAME:  Director

TELEPHONE:  306-665-1215




NAME: Games Coordinator – Reinetta Morningchild

TELEPHONE:   306-344-7517 FAX:     304-344-2425

EMAIL:     reinetta.morningchild@onionlake.ca


NAME:   Sports Coordinator – Evan Chamakese

TELEPHONE:  306 817 0053  FAX:  306 344 2425

EMAIL:  evan.chamakese@onionlake.ca


NAME:  Ellen Dillon & Colleen Chell

TELEPHONE:  306                   FAX:  306 344 2425