Friday Tournament
Rules

Please review both King & Queen and Royal Couple Tournament Rules before start of play to familiarize yourself and team. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the league management or talk with your captain. 

League rules are subject to change. 

King & Queen 

Tournament Rules and FAQ's

Tournament is located at Solidays, 6935 Ward Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

Registration is at 6:00pm, Play starts promptly at 6:30pm

Games are 11 minutes each. A player that is sitting will keep score for current game.

 

You will play 6 games

 

All Teams are Co-ed.

 

Entire tournament runs approximately 2.5 hours.

 

Heart always play Diamonds and Hearts always has first serve

 

Spades always plays Clubs and Spades always has first serve

 

Bad weather: We play in the rain. Pop up tents are encouraged. No refunds will be given for rainy tournaments. In the event we have extreme bad weather that is deemed unsafe, a full refund will be given.

 

If a ball is in play when time is up the play will be finished

Please announce, “Serve or Ball” when serving for readiness courtesy.

 

You will be responsible to notify score table of your score at each game completion. If you do not personally present your score you will receive zero. If you forget to give your score for any game and receive a zero you are also not eligible to win any prizes.

 

Upon giving your score to the score table you will pull your next card

There is a chance you may have a back-to-back game. It is all luck of the draw.

 

If we do not fill tournament, players do not show up, someone drops last minute, or a player is missing when your game starts your team will have to play with less than 6 players.

 

In the event a team must play with less than 6 players, the suite spades, then clubs then diamonds will be played short in this order.

 

One person from the opposite suited team that is not playing must keep score.

 

You must be honest and call yourself on faults etc…

 

You are not allowed to bring your own alcohol on the premise. All alcohol must be purchased from the establishment.

 

Each player will receive ONE complimentary beverage.

 

Full prize payouts are based on full occupancy of 24. If less than 24, prize amounts will be less.

 

In the event of final Tied scores after 6 games:

First place ties with 2 people: First Place Players will play one 11-minute game with team of that suite picked. You will NOT pick your own team, the cards will. Losing player of this match will win 2nd place prize. First Place ties with 3 or more people- 1st and 2nd place prizes get split equally.

 

If above does not apply and there is a tie for second place, second place prize will be split equally ($20) no additional play. Last place ties will split the prize for last place equally ($10). No additional play

 

No Refunds Unless you or I can fill your spot, no exceptions.

Royal Couple

Tournament Rules and FAQ's

Tournament is located at Solidays, 6935 Ward Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

 

Registration is at 6:00pm, Play starts promptly at 6:30pm

Games are 11 minutes each. A player that is sitting will keep score for current game.

 

You will play 6 games

 

Each Team consist of 3 Guys and 3 Girls (3 sets of Coed pairs).

Entire tournament runs approximately 2.5 hours.

 

Heart always play Diamond and Heart always has first serve, Spade always plays Club and Spade always has first serve.

 

If a ball is in play when time is up the play will be finished

Please announce, “Serve or Ball” when serving for readiness courtesy.

 

Bad weather: We play in the rain. Pop up tents are encouraged. No refunds will be given for rainy tournaments. In the event we have extreme bad weather that is deemed unsafe, a full refund will be given.

 

One person per pair must notify score table of your score at each game completion. If you do not personally present your score you will receive zero. If you forget to give your score for any game and receive a zero you are also not eligible to win any prizes.

 

Upon giving your score to the score table you will pull your next card to determine what suited team your pair is on next. There is a chance you may have a back-to-back game OR sit for 2 in a row. It is all luck of the draw.

 

If we do not fill tournament, players do not show up, someone drops last minute, or a player is missing when your game starts your team will have to play with less than 6 players. Pairs are Coed only. If you lose your partner, you must find a teammate of the opposite sex. In the event a Couple does not show up a team(s) will have to play with 4. Its all luck of which suite you draw. See below.  

 

In the event a team must play with less than 6 players, the suite spades, then clubs then diamonds will be played short in this order.

 

If your teammate does not show up, you may still play however you are not eligible to win any prizes. If your teammate is late and your first game is over or at the 5-minute mark or over, you both are NOT eligible to win any prizes.

 

One person from the opposite suited team that is not playing must keep score.

 

You are not allowed to bring your own alcohol on the premise. All alcohol must be purchased from the establishment.

 

Each player will receive ONE complimentary beverage.

 

Full prize payouts are based on full occupancy of 24. If less than 24, prize amounts will be less.

 

In the event of final Tied scores after 6 games:

 

First place ties: First Place Couples will play one 11-minute game with team of that suite picked. You will NOT pick your own team, the cards will. Losing couple of this match will win 2nd place prize. If more than 2 pairs tie for 1st place, there will be NO playoff, 1st and 2nd place prizes will be divided up equally.

 

If above does not apply and there is a tie for second place, second place prize will be split equally ($20) no additional play. Last place ties will split the prize for last place equally ($10). No additional play

 

No Refunds Unless you or I can fill your spot, no exceptions.