Regulations for AC Handicap Leagues

  • See the regulations for all leagues
  • A team shall consist of four members
  • Games shall be 26 points.
  • If the time limit for a game is reduced then 4 points are removed for every half hour down to a 14 point game. Allocation of bisques must then be adjusted according to  the Schedule of Bisques in Modified Games (Schedule 1 in The Laws of Association Croquet).
  • The result for a division of the league shall be decided as follows:
    1. Match points: 2 points for a win, 1 for a draw, 0 for a loss
    2. If there is a tie: game wins against all opponents
    3. If two teams are tied: the match result between them (‘who beat whom’).
    4. If more than two teams are tied: the greater number of game wins in matches between them.
    5. If there is still a tie: the winner is the team that scored the greatest hoop difference in the matches between the tied teams.
    6. If there is still a tie: then the winner is the team that scores the greatest hoop difference in all matches played.
  • The winner of the Northern Division shall play the winner of the Southern Division following the rules of the Secretary’s Shield competition , with 2 singles and a doubles in the morning followed by 4 singles in the afternoon.