FAQ

WHAT IS THE RCCS FLORIDA HOCKEY CLASSIC?
The RCCS Florida Hockey Classic is a unique tournament,that challenges its participants in both fundraising and competitive hockey. It was founded in 2021, as part of the RCCS Hockey Classic franchise, with the purpose of increasing awareness, support of RCCS, (Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society) and building community involvement through passion for hockey.
WHAT IS RCCS?
RCCS provides an array of services to cancer patients and their families, enabling them to secure the best possible medical care. Notably, among the myriad services offered by RCCS is medical referrals and support, as well as health insurance premium and medical subsidies, which provides patients with broader access to global oncologists and leaders in the cancer treatment field.
WHERE WILL THE HOCKEY CLASSIC TAKE PLACE?
The games, playoffs, and championships will be played at the Ice Den Arena in Coral Springs.
HOW WILL THE HOCKEY CLASSIC TOURNAMENT WORK?
All the participating teams will compete in 2 play-in games. After those games are completed, the teams will begin a single elimination playoff.
WHAT ARE THE GAME RULES?
Each game will feature 3 twelve-minute periods with stopped time. All hockey penalties will be enforced according to the referee's discretion. There will be no checking allowed and any intentional checking will result in a penalty. Any fighting or inappropriate behavior will result in an immediate ejection from the tournament. All ties will result in a shootout.
WILL THERE BE FOOD?
Sunday, upon arrival at the tournament, players will be served a light breakfast. Additional food, snacks, and drinks will be provided throughout the day. After the gameplay on Sunday, there will be a lavish Awards Ceremony Party for all of the players to be held at the Ice Den Arena.
ARE FAMILIES INVITED TO ATTEND?
Families are invited and encouraged to attend. There will be a family skate along with family entertainment, as well as food and giveaways for all attendees.