Winnipeg Team Handball League

Final Standings 2016-17 Season

Posted Mon Mar 06, 2017 - 08:46 PM

Final Standings:
The final standings are as follows:

Women's Division:
1st Y & R
2nd Deep Blue
3rd Fury
4th 4 Llamas (Tiebreaker was needed: Head to head)
5th Gambit (Tiebreaker was needed: Head to Head)
6th Phoenix Women
7th Gators

Men's Division:
1st Rebels
2nd Pikeys
3rd Shockers
4th Tube Sharks
5th Tropics
6th Thunder
7th Phoenix
8th Blitz
9th Harambes

Tiebreakers - Overtime

Posted Fri Mar 03, 2017 - 05:53 PM

The standings at the end of the regular season will determine the playoff slot in which your team will start in. If the standings result in a tie, the following format will be followed to determine final standings:

Tiebreaker format:
o Head to head wins
o Lowest points against between tied teams
o Head to head against common opponents

Overtime Format:
During playoffs, if the game ends in a tie at the end of regulation time, officials and teams will follow this overtime format:
If tied at the end of regulation: 2 x 5 minute halves
If still tied: another round of 2 x 5 minute halves
If tied after two rounds of 2 x 5: a single 5 minute period
If tied after single 5 minute period: teams will go to a 5 round shootout (5 players from each team, each shooter a different player)
REMEMBER: Overtimes - No time outs in over time; 1 minute half time; teams switch sides at half

New Rules Summary 2016-17 Season

Posted Wed Oct 19, 2016 - 08:46 AM

We've made a brief summary of the rules changes that is easier to interpret than the wording in the rule book.

1.) May now ‘pull their goalie’ and replace them with a court player. Note however that only a goalie can enter the crease to make a save. Doing otherwise would result in a 7m and a sanction against the player in question.
2.) When it is discovered that a player is not signed in it will result in progressive punishment against the team official. If the team doesn’t have a team official, then the player is subject to progressive punishment.
3.) In the event a player enters the court with faulty equipment (i.e. not covering the hinge of a knee brace) it will result in progressive punishment against the team official. If the team doesn’t have a team official, then the player is subject to progressive punishment.
4.) If during the last 30 seconds of a game the ball is out of play, and a player or team official prevents or delays the execution of a throw for the opponents, in order to prevent them from being able to take a shot on goal or to obtain a clear scoring chance, the guilty player / official is to be disqualified and a 7m throw is to be granted to the opponents. It applies to any type of interference (e.g., with only limited physical action, interfering with the execution of a throw such as intercepting a pass, interference with the reception of the ball, not releasing the ball).

WTHL deviations from the new IHF rules:
1.) We will continue to use passive play as we did in prior years (not limited to 6 passes);
2.) Injured players don’t have to sit out for three offences;
3.) The blue card will not be used.


2016-17 Season WTHL Rules Clinic

Posted Wed Oct 05, 2016 - 02:03 PM

Rules clinic for all teams is set to take place on October 12th, from 7:00pm-9:00pm.

Clinic will be held at the Sport Manitoba Building (145 Pacific Ave). Clinic will cost $15.00 per participant, cheques made payable to Manitoba Team Handball Federation.

Please indicate who will be there representing your team by Monday, October 10th at the latest. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact the WTHL Convenor.

2016-17 Season WTHL Team Rep Meeting

Posted Mon Sep 26, 2016 - 02:43 PM

Hello Teams, Team Reps and Coaches,

It's time again for another season of the WTHL!! The league registration meeting for this upcoming 2016-17 season is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Sport Manitoba (145 Pacific Ave). As always, meetings take place in the basement, with meeting room information available at the front reception desk for Sport Manitoba.

All teams wishing to participate in the upcoming 2016-17 season will be required to:
Send a minimum of 1 representative per team
Provide $150.00 team performance bond deposit - Preferably by cheque
Completed team registration form
Completed Schedule Request Form - if applicable

Team Registration Forms and Schedule request forms can be found in "Forms and Files" in the left menu tab.

At the meeting, we will be going over any potential issues, changes, questions and concerns about the upcoming season. If you have a question or concern to bring up about the league, this is the forum to voice your concern.

Teams who do not attend the registration meeting may be subject to a fine in order to register after the registration meeting. That being said, there is no guarantee that we can fit your team in the schedule should you wait until after the registration meeting to express interest in participating this season.

We look forward to another great season with some great competition and sportsmanship!

Thank you,


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