LDTTL Jubilee Cup Rules

(Replacing the MARGUERITE CUNNINGHAM CUP as a trial in the 2012/13 season)

  1. Competition open to all L & DTTL registered teams and players holding an individual ETTA membership

  2. Teams to consist of three players

  3. Each player to play each opposing team player, best of 3 SINGLES games 21up, or at 20 all by 2 clear points

  4. Match to consist of 9 sets of SINGLES games only - NO doubles games

  5. The Winning Team will be the first to reach FIVE winning sets

  6. No player to play more than 2 sets consecutively

  7. Away team to put on and Home team to provide opposition as necessary

  8. Each player will retain their Handicap throughout the match

  9. Home team to provide venue unless agreed between Captains to alter venue. Matches should be played on the Home club’s usual night, although it may be played on another night in the nominated week by mutual agreement

10. All matches to take place during nominated week as shown in the current L & DTTL Handbook, taking preference over League Matches, unless agreed by the Home and Away Captains and Hon. Fixtures Secretary to play the match in advance (see Rule 27 b & f)

11. There will be INDIVIDUAL handicaps, as determined and set by the Hon. Cup Secretary, Handicap Sub-Committee and/or Executive Committee

12. Handicaps will be from SCRATCH (0) up to a maximum of Plus 17 (+17)

13. Scoring will be shared equally amongst teams

14. The Individual Handicaps will not be netted. For example;

  • Away Player +12, Home Player +3, Game commences at   +12:+3
  • Away Player Scratch, Home Player +6, Game commences at 0:+6
  • Away Player +12, Home Player +12, Game commences at +12:+12

15. Both Home and Away team Captains should sign both scorecards and the Home and Away team Captains should forward the scorecards to the Hon. Cup Secretary within two working days of the match being played

16. There is NO appeal against any Handicap awarded and any dispute outside of the above Rules will be referred to the Executive Committee whose decision will be final

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