Shuffleboard

SHUFFLEBOARD

Wednesday, November 1
Entry Deadline:  October 18

Hicks Recreation Center
3443 S. Mingo Road 
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74146

EVENTS
Singles and open doubles
Non-Ambulatory Singles
Non-Ambulatory Open Doubles
Non-ambulatory means the participant is in a wheelchair and NOT able to walk.

Check in:  8:50 am
Event begins:   9:00 am

ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Athletes may compete with only one partner per sport.

2. Open Doubles teams may be mixed gender. The age division of competition for Open Doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners.

3. Athletes may provide their own cues. Disks will be provided.

FORMAT

If numbers are conducive, athletes will be divided into pools within their age divisions and play a round robin. If there is only one pool, the first, second and third place winners will be determined at the completion of the round robin (after any ties are broken). If there is more than one pool, the first and second place team/persons will advance to a single elimination tournament. If entries are not conducive, a double-elimination tournament will be played within the age division.

SPORT RULES

1. All shuffleboard matches will be conducted in accordance with National Shuffleboard Association (NSA) rules, except as modified herein. For a copy of these rules, please visit or contact:

National Shuffleboard Association

Rob Robinson, President
111 S. Greenfield Road
Mesa, Arizona 85206
shufflingrob@outlook.com
www.national-shuffleboard-association.us

Florida Shuffleboard Association
www.fsa-shuffleboard.org

2. For Non-Ambulatory events, the athlete must be seated in their wheelchair or scooter for the entire duration of competition.

3. Singles matches will consist of 12 frames. Players will change color after 6 frames, but not ends. In case of a tie, two frames will be played.

4. Two matches will be played on one court at the same time. Opposing players will play from the same end of the court. Players will not change ends after any frame.

5. Open Doubles matches will consist of 16 frames. Partners will play from opposite ends of the court. Each partner shall complete eight frames. Players will not switch ends after at any time after the start of the match. Teams will change color after 8 frames. The team with the highest point score at the end of 16 total frames will be the winner. In case of a tie, the number of average points per game of the tied teams will determine place.

6. The cue shall not have an overall length of more than 6’-3". No metal part of the cue shall touch the playing surface.

7. Each player will have four disks for practice before the start of each match.

NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES QUALIFYING RULES

1. All first through fourth place finishers at the 2018 Oklahoma Senior Games will qualify for the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2. Athletes must qualify in each Shuffleboard event (singles, open doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2019 National Senior Games.

STATE DIRECTOR

Wendell Thompson
(918) 213-9924
wenthom@sbcglobal.net

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