# What is the format of a hockey competition?

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Both the men’s and women’s competition format consists of a pool stage where teams play each other in a round-robin tournament. On completion of the pool fixtures, the top team in each pool plays the team second in the other pool with the winners contesting the final and the losers contesting the bronze medal.

## What is the format of hockey?

Since 2017 the game consists of four periods of 15 minutes with a 2-minute break after every period, and a 15-minute intermission at half time before changing ends. At the start of each period, as well as after goals are scored, play is started with a pass from the centre of the field.

## How does a hockey tournament work?

Six Team Division-Six teams in total make up one division. Each team will play three games. The top four teams will advance to the semi-finals where the 1st place team will play the 4th place team and the 2nd place team will play the 3rd place team. Winners of the semi-finals advance to the championship game.

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## How many games are in a hockey tournament?

Tournament format must be a maximum of 4 teams and 8 games, exluding U7 Timbits.

## How long does a hockey tournament last?

The standard length of an NHL hockey game is 60 minutes, or 3 periods of 20 minutes. If the score is tied after sixty minutes, the game will extend to a 5-minute overtime followed by a shootout. During the playoffs, teams will play sudden-death overtime to settle a tie which is also made up of 20-minute periods.

## What are the dimensions of the goal at each end of the hockey field?

Hockey is played on rectangular fields whose official dimensions have been established by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The pitch has to be 91.4m in length and 55m wide. At each end is a goal 2.14m high and 3.66m wide.

## What is the dimension of hockey field?

The pitch on which field hockey is played is 91.4m long and 55m wide. This boundary is marked on the turf and the shorter lines are called backlines.

## How many teams are in the NHL?

32
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