Format for the Mixed Doubles event

Pro-Am Series

Mixed Doubles Format

  • £25 entry per pair.
  • The mixed doubles will be played in a ‘Davies Cup’ format, best of 5 frames.
  • Men from each pair play the women from each opposing pair in a singles format for the first two frames, then the 3rd frame is played in a ‘Scotch’ doubles format, where partners must take alternate shots, the final two frames played in a singles format is lady v lady then man v man.
  • No talking between partners during frames, apart from the 3rd ‘Scotch’ doubles frame, when you must stop talking once your visit is on and have touched the table.

Penalty Shootout Rule

  • The black ball is placed on the spot at the rack end of the table.
  • Player can position cue ball anywhere behind the baulk line.
  • Player must pot the black ball, using one shot, to score a goal.
  • If the black ball fails to pot, or the white ball is potted or a foul is committed, then the penalty is considered a miss.
  • An order of play sheet with only four players must be created and followed.
  • If score is a draw after all shots taken, then a sudden death round begins, following the original order of play sheet.
  • Both players must take their shot – i.e. if player one misses, then their opponent must take their shot and pot to win.
  • In sudden death round, the cue ball can be placed anywhere behind the line.

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