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28th Turku Tournament 2012

INVITATION
The biggest junior hockey tournament
in Europe

30.03.-01.04.2012
06.04.-08.04.2012
06.04.-08.04.2012

U12 and U11
U10
U14 and U13

112 teams altogether
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28th Turku Tournament
Invitation
30.3.-8.4.2012
Turun Nuorisokiekko ry (Turku Junior Hockey Association) invites all IIHF hockey clubs to
participate the international junior hockey tournament, Turku Tournament. The Tournament
is organized at several rinks in Turku. Tournament is played according to the official IIHF
rules and national hockey rules for junior players.

ORGANIZING CLUBS
Kiekko-67 juniorikiekko ry
TuTo Hockey ry
Turun Jääkiekkotuomarit ry

TPS juniorijääkiekko ry
Turun Kisa-Veikot ry
TuTo ry Juniorijääkiekko Turun Weikot ry

1. ARENAS (www.turkuturnaus.com/opaskartta.htm )
Impivaara
HK-Areena

Markulantie 115, Turku
Artukaistentie 8, Turku

Varissuo
Kupittaa

Suurpäänkatu 2, Turku
Hippoksentie 2, Turku

2. SCHEDULE
2011
30.04.
31.12.
2012
28.02
30.03. - 01.04.
06.04. - 08.04.
06.04. - 08.04.
30.04.

Turku Tournament invitation is published and registration starts
Deadline for the registration, participation fee until this 650,00€.
The latter registration starts, participation fee from this day 750,00€.
The groups and the preliminary game schedule will be published
Turku Tournament for U11 and U12 juniors is played
Turku Tournament for U13 and U14 juniors is played
Turku Tournament for U10 juniors is played
Official results is published on the web sites: www.turkuturnaus.com

3. TEAMS
Turku-tournament will accept 56 teams in each weekend. The teams are divided into level
tournaments of 8 teams in U 11, U12, U13 and U14 juniors. All teams have five (5) games.
The total active time of a game is 2x15 minutes in all categories. The maximum total time of
a game is 50 minutes, except the placement and medal games.
If needed, there is possibility to divide the teams into level tournaments of six or ten teams.
In this case the team will also have five (5) games.
U11 and U12 juniors follow SJL’s (Finnish Ice Hockey Association) competition rules that
are allowed in the post-season international tournament.
In the tournament for U10 will have max. two groups of 8 teams. The groups are divided
based on regional reasons and respectively follow normal rules for U11 juniors.

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4. POSSIBLE ELIMINATION
If participants will be more than 56 teams per weekend, organizer has the authority to make
eliminations among the teams that have registered by 30.12.2011 and paid the registration
fee 200,00€.
If the elimination is needed, the teams are accepted to participate in following order:
1.
Foreign teams
2.
Teams of organizing clubs, requiring participation to work in the tournament
3.
Other Finnish teams, however max. 1 team/club/level tournament
4.
Registration order
The organizer has also the authority to make the elimination based on its own consideration.
The decision is final and cannot be pleaded.

5. TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Junior Rules of the Finnish Ice Hockey Association (SJL) are used during the
tournament. Exceptions and Some additional modifications will be mentioned in the
Tournament’s rules.
The rules will be published on the website: www.turkuturnaus.com

6. REGISTRATION
A registration of participation must be made by email or in writing, no later than December
31st 2011, at 4pm. The participation fee is in this case 650 EUR/team. Registrations made
after this date, are considered as latter registrations, and the fee will in these cases be 750
EUR/team.
After receiving application, invoice of registration payment (200€) is sent via email. Please
pay it as instructed, at latest on the due date mentioned on the invoice. Please use the
reference number in all correspondence in order to enable us to know who has made the
payment. In cases that teams are not accepted to participate, this amount of payment will be
returned as a whole.
If a team would cancel their participation, related to a Force Majeure reason, the organizer
can pay back the fee as a whole or a part of it.
If the cancelation is done after February 15th 2012, the fee is not refundable.
An email address to the team is mandatory in the registration, because all the information
from the organizer will be sent via email.
The entry form can be downloaded at www.turkuturnaus.com/entryform2.htm
Tournament Office:
Turun Nuorisokiekko ry, Telefax + 358-2-230 7746
c/o Pekka Artukka, Puistokatu 15 b A 16, FIN-20100 Turku, Finland
E-mail: office(at)turkuturnaus.com
Banks:
Liedon Säästöpankki, Humalistonkatu 2 B, FIN-20100, Turku, Finland
IBAN: FI87 4309 1520 0043 81, BIC: HELSFIHH
Handelsbanken, Linnankatu 18, FIN-20100, Turku, Finland
IBAN: FI75 3131 3002 2629 62, BIC: HANDFIHH

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The remaining participation fee has to be paid to the organizer’s bank account. The organizer
will send a reference number to the participating team. The ref.number has to be mentioned
when making the payment.

7. MISCELLANEOUS
The organizer has all authority to put a team in a group that seems suitable. There is the
possibility in registration form to make a wish in which level group the team wants to play.
Level check to the teams is made in the beginning of the year 2012 via email.
Approximately 56 teams are accepted to participate in each weekend. Possible elimination
will take place as it is told in the section four (4) in this invitation.
Foreign teams are always privileged to participate to Turku Tournament.
The organizer has also the authority to make necessary changes in the tournament rules when
needed. If changes are made, the organizer will inform the teams about the changes via
email.

8. ACCOMMODATION
The organizer, the Cumulus Hotel and the Holiday Inn Hotel have made an agreement of
discounted rates for the attending teams. Please, contact with the hotel for booking and
questions regarding availability.
Contact information of the hotels:
Holiday Inn and Cumulus, Eerikinkatu 28, Turku,
tel. +358-2-3382105, e-mail: turku,myynti(at)restel.fi.
During the tournament, all important information referring to the tournament, results,
changes of schedule etc. will be available at the hotels. The hotels are located in downtown
Turku, from where any of the rinks can be reached by bus within 10-15 minutes.

9. FURTHER INFORMATION
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office(at)turkuturnaus.com

Matti Niemi
+358 400 820 788
matti.niemi(at)turkuturnaus.com

WELCOME TO TURKU AND
THE BIGGEST JUNIOR HOCKEY TOURNAMENT IN EUROPE

Turun Nuorisokiekko ry
Organizing Committee

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