2021 - 11th Annual Richmond ROMP (U11 to U18)

Thursday, November 11, 2021 to Sunday, November 14, 2021





Richmond is excited to have the 11th Annual Romp back again this year.

Dates: November 11th-14th (travelling teams will be scheduled for the afternoon of the 11th)
Tournament is open to U-11, U-13, U-15 and U18 teams

Cost: $750 per team with a guarantee of 4 games (payment is due once your team has been confirmed into the tournament)

Any additional questions please direct to Pam at tournaments@richmondlacrosse.com

 

Click Here: 2021 Richmond Romp Field Lacrosse Registration

 

The Richmond Romp Field Lacrosse tournament will be held on the Remembrance day long weekend. It started as a four team jamboree in 2008 and has grown to one of the largest events in Western Canada.

The tournament runs from Thursday to Sunday at approximately 7pm for the last divisions finals.

There will be both Tier 1 and Tier 2  in all divisions for U11, U13 and U15 and combined tiers for U18 as per the Pacific Coast Field Lacrosse League regulation.

Each team is guaranteed four games over the weekend with the finals happening on Sunday afternoon.  Every effort is made to schedule travelling teams playing on late Thursday and during the day on Friday.

The tournament will be held at Richmond's Minoru Park which has 3 turf fields and at Richmond High School with one turf field. At the bottom of this page has a showing of the map.

Fields Information: 

  1. The demolition of the old Minoru Aquatic Center is ongoing and construction site is off limits to everyone.
  2. Due to road closure for Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11th, to access fields in Minoru Park prior to noon, teams should take Westminster Hwy or Blundell Road to Gilbert Road, then to Granville Avenue and enter the field from Minoru Gate.  To access Richmond High, access off of Blundell Road and Minoru Boulevard.  Road closure is on Granville Avenue between Minoru Boulevard and Buswell Drive.    
  3. On Remembrance day, we will be taking a break at 11am to honour those that have served.  The teams on the fields will be asked to remove their helmets and the referee will signal a moment of silence with two short blows of their whistle.  This would be for the 9am games ending and teams warming up for the 11am games.  Attendees and spectators in the Park are expected to observe the moment of silent as per the referees' signals.
  4. Concession will be set up at the Minoru for Active Living - North end of the plaza next to the Tournament Headquarters. There will be BBQ over the weekend, donuts/muffins and pancakes for breakfast, and hamburgers and hot dogs throughout the day.  Coffee will also be available throughout the day along with other concession items.
  5. Clothing sales and a couple of vendors at various times will take place during the tournament.
  6. Parking is a premium at our facility and limited to 3 hours in many spots.  PLEASE INFORM your parents to obey the no parking or 20 minute parking signs - bylaws will ticket you.  There is additional parking available on Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Monday behind City Hall (access off of Minoru Blvd at Granville Ave) 

 Roadrunner Romp Tournament Rules:

  1. All games will be played and refereed under International Lacrosse Federation rules and CLA and BCLA Field Operating Policy. All players must be properly registered with their home associations.
  2. Team officials are to report to the Tournament Check-in office at the Tournament Headquarters (North end of Minoru for Active Living building) or Richmond High at least 30 minutes prior to each game to verify game sheets. The last team that checks in will take the game sheet to the field.  We have plastic folder to keep it in to keep dry should we have rain.
  • Home Team, is responsible for supplying one person for timekeeping.
  • Visiting Team is responsible for supplying one person for scorekeeping.

3. All teams must be ready to start at the scheduled time. If necessary to stay on time, or catch up time, warm ups and breaks between halves (quarters) may be reduced at the discretion of the tournament committee.

4. Game times for all round robin and consolation games will be four 15 minute quarters running time, with a 2 minute break between quarters and a 5 minute half time. The last 2 minutes of all games shall be stop time if the goal spread is 5 or less. There is no mercy rule.

5. An MVP will be selected from each team at the end of all games by their own team.

6. Points are awarded as follows for all divisions:

  • 2 points for a win
  • 0 points for a loss
  • 1 point for a tie.

7. Ties breaker for standings will be determined as follows: (there is no need to run up the score as it does not count in tie break rules)

  • Most Wins
  • Fewest Losses
  • Head to Head (if applicable)
  • Least goals against
  • Least penalty minutes

8. Game rules for Semi-Final and Final games - Games will consist of four 15 minute quarters with a two minute break between quarters and a 5 minute break at half time. The last 2 minutes of the fourth quarter shall be stop time if margin is 5 goals or less.

9. In the event of the scores being tied at the end of regulation playing time, then overtime shall be played. The following procedure shall apply: 

  • There shall be a break of 2 minutes, during which the teams shall change ends.
  • The overtime period shall be of 4 minutes' duration (stop time).
  • If the scores are still tied at the end of the overtime period, then the following "sudden death" procedure will take place: with a break on 1 minute to change ends followed by 4 minute running time periods until a goal is scored for sudden victory
  • Only one time out allowed per team during the entire overtime periods

 10. Fighting will not be tolerated and will result in expulsion from the game and for the duration of the tournament.

11. The tournament committee reserves the right to remove from the tournament any player, coach or spectator whom behaves in a manner considered inappropriate for a minor sporting event.

12. Protests - Due to tournament time constraints, no protests will be entertained. The referee call on the field is the final call. Tournament committee decisions are final.

For more information contact tournaments@richmondlacrosse.com 

The Tournament Headquarters (North end of Minoru for Active Living building) will house concession, clothing sales, BBQ and Team Check-In desk.


 

 

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