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APA Ladies 8-Ball Championship

Rules For Participation

  1. Tournament slots are obtained from your Local League Operator.
  2. Teams entering this Event can only be female teams, with up to a maximum of 5 players allowed on the roster. Teams choose any 3 of the 5 team members to participate in each match. The total of the skill levels of the 3 players fielded in any team match cannot exceed 13.
  3. Players may only participate on one team.
  4. Players must be from the same League area.
  5. If players are participating on a Ladies Division roster, they must have at least ten (10) 8-Ball scores within the last year by the entry deadline of July 9, 2018.
  6. If players are not participating on a Ladies Division roster, they must have at least twenty (20) 8-Ball scores within the last two (2) years by the entry deadline of July 9, 2018.
  7. Players must have played at least four times in the Spring Session in the League area the team represents. Matches must be in the standard 8-Ball format or on a Ladies Division team.
  8. Players must be on an active (Summer Session) APA roster in any 8-Ball format.
  9. Maximum field is 256. (Size of board will be based on number of entries.)
  10. 100% payback of entry fees goes to the top 25% of the field. There will be no refunds to entrants who are disqualified for any reason, including no-shows.
  11. Matches are played according to an APA Ladies 8-Ball Championship Handicap Race Chart provided at the Event.
  12. Standard coaching rules apply.
  13. 3-Point Scoring System
    1. Player A wins with a shutout; they win 3-0.
    2. If Player A wins, but Player B wins a game, Player A gets 2-0.
    3. If Player A wins, but Player B makes it to the hill, the split is 2-1.
  14. Sudden Death will be in effect if the first rack of the third individual match is not struck prior to the match time reaching the 2-hour-and-30-minute mark.  The first rack of the first individual match started after Sudden Death is in effect, will be worth two points.  If the two points awarded to the winner of that rack gives that team enough points to win the team match, the team match will be over.  If the two points awarded to the winner of that rack are not sufficient to decide the team match, the same players will play a second rack worth one point to conclude the individual match.  If the one point awarded to the winner of the second rack is not sufficient to decide the team match, and the teams have not yet played three individual matches, the teams will play subsequent individual matches, each consisting of up to two racks, with the first rack worth two points for the winner’s team, and the second rack worth one point for the winning team, until one of the teams mathematically wins the team match, or until the teams have played three individual matches in which case the team match ends in a tie.
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