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SECTION I - The Board
  1. Shall be a regulation board of good quality, in good condition, situated in a well lit area.
  2. Shall be measured 5ft. 8in. in vertical height from the throw line to a horizontal line threw its center.?
SECTION II - The Throw Line
  1. Shall be measured horizontal distance at right angles of 7ft. 9-1/4in. from its plumb line to the face of the board.
  2. Shall be a measured diagonal distance at right angles of 9ft. 7-7/16in. from the throw line to the center of the board (to be used as a check).
  3. Shall be permanently shown in some distinctive manner
  4. Shall not be less than 2ft. and not longer than 3ft. in length.
  5. Shall not be trodden nor stood upon.
SECTION III - START TIME
  1. All league games during regular and post season start at 7:45 p.m.
  2. If due to circumstances that cause a team to be delayed, the delayed team will:
  1. Arrange by a phone call a reasonable grace period after the scheduled start time for a delayed start time on the same night.
  2. Explain the circumstance or reason for the delay.
Team Division, Season Schedule and Post Season Schedule
to be determined by the executive

SECTION IV - THE MATCH: REGULAR SEASON
  1. Shall be a double pairing game of a countdown from 401 starting with a double in and ending with a double out.
  2. Shall consist of 5 sets with 3 games each for a total of 15 games.
  3. Shall have visiting team list their players first ONE SET AT A TIME for all 5 sets.
  4. Shall have 5 minutes time limit for home team to match and list their players to the visitors list.
  5. Shall have home team throw first and supply a scorekeeper in first game and alternate back and forth thereafter to completion.
  6. Shall have visiting team throw first in second game and supply a scorekeeper in second game and alternate back and forth thereafter to completion.
TIES: Shall be acceptable

SECTION V - THE MATCH: POST SEASON

  1. Shall be a double pairing game of a countdown from 401 starting with a double in and ending with a double out.
  2. Shall consist of 5/6 sets with 3 games each set for a total of 15/18 games.
  3. Shall have visiting team list their players first in the first set and the home team list their players first in the second set and then alternate back and forth to completion.
  4. Shall have a 5 minute time limit for each team to list their players between sets.
  5. Shall have 5 minutes for each team to match their players between sets.
  6. Shall have team that matches the first set throwing first and keep score in the first game and alternate back and forth thereafter to completion.
  7. If 2 teams happen to end up playing on the same home board, the team finishing higher in the regular season standings will have preference. The other team will choose from available boards within the league and notification shall be given to the President/Vice President 72 hours prior to start time.
TIES: Shall result in continued playoff as follow:
  1. 1 set of 3 games to as many sets as are required to break the tie.
  2. Shall have lower ranked team list their players first and third game one game at a time and then have higher ranked team match and list players one game at a time.
  3. Have higher ranked team throw first and keep score in the first and if required, third game.
  4. If after the first set there is still a tie, reverse the order of listing and play second set.


Last Updated ( Saturday, 11 February 2012 )