All Competition FINAL dates are set at the beginning of the season and shown in the Handbook and on the Website. Players or Teams should not enter any Competition knowing that they will be unable to fulfil their obligation to compete on the set Final date.
Any Players or Teams who do compete, then inform the Executive they cannot attend for the Final after playing a round(s) will be immediately removed from the Competition and their current drawn opponents put through to the next round.
Should this unfortunate situation occur, that Player or Team will be fined the equivalent of the entry fees of anyone they have beaten in the previous round(s). That fine should be paid within one month of it being notified, and they will not be allowed to enter ANY Competition in the following season unless that fine is paid as required by this rule.
registered players: They shall be allowed to enter competitions from any
affiliated club, and that will be deemed their home club throughout that
competition. Losing semi-finalists in all but team competitions will receive a
All entrants must be members of an affiliated club. Handicaps revised
during the course of any competition must be used in the round following
Winners of handicap competitions will have their handicap reviewed as
deemed appropriate. This will be in addition to the review based on league
performance during the season.
matches: Both home and away players/teams must attempt to make contact.
Should there be any difficulty in contacting opponents, or good reason for not
playing a match on time, the Competitions Secretary should be advised a.s.a.p.
As a matter of courtesy please give three or four possible dates for the match
prior to the closing date.
Players/teams should endeavour to provide a referee for all matches up to and
including quarter-finals. For semi-finals and finals, referees will be
appointed by the Competitions Secretary.
Up to and including quarter-finals, it is the winner?s responsibility to
notify the result to the Competitions Secretary within 24 hours of the match
Appointed referees will be responsible for notifying the result of semi-finals
and finals that are played on neutral tables.
matches: If no information is received from either player by the closing
date, both players will be disqualified. ?ln the event of disputed information
being received, both players may be required to attend the next committee
meeting to state their case.
competitions: Entrants must be under 20 years of age on the competition closing
date to be eligible.