Knock-Out Cup Round 1

 Matches to be played :  Week Commencing 09th September 2019  
 First team Name is HOME Team.    
 09th September 2019  Crusaders D v Crusaders C  
 09th September 2019  CLTC A v Woodmansterne A  



Matches to be played on dates scheduled unless otherwise mutually agreed.

Rules for Cup Competitions
20.     The Cup Competitions are open to Clubs and players registered with the League. The players must have played in one league match prior to playing in the Handicap Cup Competition.

21.     A player may not play for a lower Club team than the one for which they are Registered in the League Championship.

22.     When a player, plays one match in the Cup Competition, the player becomes “Cup-Tied” to the team that they played for. They may not play for any other Club team in that Cup Competition.

Note: The Knock Out Cup and Handicap Cup are considered separate cup competitions, you are not automatically cup tied in both competitions. It is the responsibility of the Team Captain to check that the player is not “Cup-Tied”. If a “Cup-Tied” player plays for a different team, their games are void and their points will be awarded to the opposing team.

23.     Teams shall consist of three players.

24.     Matches shall consist of nine sets. Each set shall be the best of
          a) five games up to 11 points for the Knockout Cup or
          b) three games up to 21 points for the Handicap Cup.
All matches must be played to a finish, unless otherwise agreed between the Team Captains.

25.     Cup draws shall be made by the Committee.

26.     Handicap Cup - Ratings:
Every player will be given a rating based upon the ratings system currently approved by the committee.

27.     All matches must be played in the weeks specified or by mutual consent of both Team Captains and the Cup Secretary.

28.Semi Finals and Finals matches: All players playing in the semi-finals and finals must have played in at least one third of available League and Cup matches for the team(s) for which they are playing in the Sutton and District Table Tennis League,and at least one Cup match prior tothe semi-final.
Note:You must play in one Knock Out Cup game to be eligible for the Knock Out Cup and one Handicap Cup game to be eligible for the Handicap Cup, as well as playing in at least one third ofavailable Leagueand Cup matches. For example, if there are 14 League and Cup matches available a person must have played in at least 4. The requirement is rounded down.
It is the responsibility of the Team Captain to check that all of their players meet this requirement.A team not able to field ateam of three may turn up with one or two players and those games will be allowed to count.
The Finals must be played during the period specified in the Handbook, at a venue mutually agreed by the Committee and both teams.
The Home team will be decided by a toss of a coin on the night.The venue will be used mainly for the Knock Out CupFinal or Handicap Cup Final.
No other matches or practice sessions will take place in the close proximity whilst the Final is being played.