Did you know that Spring session teams are just a short few months away from qualifying for Vegas!? With the secondary playoff in 8ball, and the second tier playoff in 9ball, anyone can still get in the Citywide tournaments to play off for Vegas! See below for the playoff format for this session.
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8 Ball Playoff Format: Divisions with 15 or more teams still qualify the Top Point team to Citywide. Those divisions will also have a 2nd tier playoff of the 6th vs 9th and 7th vs 8th place teams, and the winner advances to COC but with an extra round of play. The remaining teams play off in the secondary playoff. Divisions with 10-12 teams, where there are multiple divisions per night, will play a one week inter-divisional playoff between Top Point teams; the winner qualifies for Citywide and the other team advances to Challenge of Champions. Ex: Top Point teams from Div 441 vs TP from 442, etc. Each The team with the higher point average gets home advantage. In the case of a tie, I will determine the tiebreaker procedure. Keep in mind that normally Top Point teams in a 10 and 12 team division would qualify for Challenge only so this is an exception. The rest of the teams will play off: 2nd vs 5th and 3rd vs 4th and the rest playoff for the secondary spot. Division with less than 8 teams will playoff as normal, 1st vs 4th and 2nd vs 3rd and the division winner advances to the Challenge of Champions, the rest playoff for the secondary spot, where applicable. If there are any exceptions to this format, you’ll be notified through your team envelopes. NO Citywide qualified teams are eligible for playoffs in the spring session. Remember that men can be 2s only after playing 10 matches, and not in any post season play. See below for minimum match requirements. . They would be in the playoffs. (continued below....
Cook, De Kalb, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Will
8-Ball Open, 9-Ball Open
New session starts early June for Summer, Mid Sept for Fall, and end of Jan for Spring. Spares and beginners are always needed.