Procedures in the Event of a Tie

2.03H Procedures in the Event of a Tie. 

In the event of a tie, whether in round robin or single elimination competition, the tie shall be broken by the first of the following procedures that does so: 2.03H(1) For Sectional Championships and below, in the event of a tie, the Sectional Association has the authority to determine the order of the following procedures that will be used to break the tie. The tiebreak procedure order will be published by the Sectional Association. If a Section, District/Area or Local League does not have a regulation in place to address a tie, the Section, District/Area or Local League must follow the national regulation.

 

2.03H(2) For National Championships, in the event of a tie, the tie shall be broken by the first of the following procedures that does so: 

2.03H(2)a Individual Matches. Winner of the most individual matches in the entire competition. 2.03H(2)b Head-to-Head. Winner of head-to-head match only if all tied teams have played each other and one team defeated all the teams that are tied. 

2.03H(2)c Sets. Loser of the fewest number of sets. 

2.03H(2)d Games. Loser of the fewest number of games. 

2.03H(2)e Game Winning Percentage: Total games won divided by total games played 

2.03H(2)f A Method to be Determined by the Championships Committee. Procedure to be announced prior to commencement of championship competition.

Procedures in the Event of a Tie.JPG