Tournament tie rules
The highest positioned athlete will be the athlete scoring the highest last game. If a tie still exists, the highest positioned athlete will be the athlete with the highest second last game etc.
A tie influencing who will qualify for the first final step will be broken by playing a 9th and 10th frame roll off, repeated until the tie is broken.
In case of tie, the highest positioned player will be the player with the highest position after the qualification.
Final Step 1-2
Ties influencing who will qualify for the next final step will be broken by playing a 9th and 10th frame roll off, repeated until the tie is broken. In all other tie situations in step 1-2, a procedure similar to the procedure for the qualification will be followed.
Final step 3-6 (matches)
In case of a tie, a one ball roll off on a full set of pins will be played, repeated until the tie is broken. Roll off shots will be played on the pair of lanes, where the match was played.
Final step 3-4 (lucky losers competition)
In case of one or more ties influencing qualification to the next step, a one ball roll off on a full set of pins will be played, repeated until the tie is broken. Roll off shots will be played on a pair of lanes selected by the tournament management.
Lane assignments and lane movements
Lane draws: Carried through by Notaries Public
Players per pair in squads: Maximum four
Frequency of movement: After each game
Movement method: Left lane players moves left and right lane players moves right
Number of lanes to move: Two lanes in smaller squads and four lanes in bigger squads
Booking restriction before
A maximum of three squads can be booked before the tournament starts and maximum two of the bookings can be for squads on Friday and Saturday
Booking restriction during: Maximum three non played entries
Total number of bookings: Unlimited
Booking cancellations: Possible
Booking administration: Squad lists with priority numbers 1-NN
Order of bookings: First-come-first-served
The booking is given a priority number, which is one higher than the highest priority number in the previous list
All priority numbers, which are higher than the priority number of the cancelled booking, is reduced by one