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Southern Challenge – Division 2 South

July 3 - July 4

Teams of four players, normally in an all-play-all arrangement plus additional play-offs dependent on overall numbers.
Each match will comprise one doubles and two singles level play games.
All players will play an approximately equal number of singles and doubles games.


2021 arrangements:

2 Singles & 1 Doubles per round
All play all twice, then based on order after 10 rounds:
1st plays 4th
2nd plays 3rd
5th plays 6th etc
Winner 1 v 4 plays Winner 2 v 3
Loser 1 v 4 plays Loser 2 v 3

For the block rounds, players will be in handicap order with Player 1 the lowest handicap and Player 4 the highest. If several players have the same handicap then the team can decide which order they will play in. Substitutions are allowed. Players alternate between singles and doubles each round according to the tables given. In each round the doubles game is single banked and the singles games are double banked.

Rounds 1 to 7 will be played on Saturday. Round 8 to 14 are on Sunday followed by a semi-final & final. Play starts at 09.30 on Saturday and Sunday, with 15 minutes practice before the first game each day.

Games will be limited to 1 hour. If a game goes to time then Tournament regulation T3 will apply. (ie, when time is called there will be 8 extra turns. If the game is still tied after 8 turns then the team to make the next hoop is the winner)

At the end of the block games, the order will be decided on matches won, if equal then games won, if both equal then nett hoops.

Lunch will be taken on Saturday after Round 3 and after round 10 on Sunday.

Clubs in 2021:
Canterbury
Littlehampton
Rottingdean 1
Rottingdean 2
Sussex County 3
Tunbridge Wells
West Worthing

Details

Start:
July 3
End:
July 4

Venue

Sussex County Croquet Club, Southwick
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