07 October, 2021 21:26

The rules for Norway Open Mixed Doubles 2021 are as following.

GAMES All games will be of 8 ends, minimum 4 ends. One extra end will be played if team are tied after 8 ends. The team with hammer loses if the extra end goes blank.

RANKING The following criteria will be used to rank the teams at the completion of group stage: 1) The win/loss record (1 win = 1 point). 2) The record of the games between the tied teams. 3) Draw Shot Challenge (DSC) – total distance of all the individual LSDs (4) which were delivered by a team during the group stage.

FINALS These teams will be quarter finalists: The 3 group winners is ranked 1-3 based on DSC results. The 3 team that gets second place in the group stage will be ranked 4-6 based on DSC results. The 2 best teams in third place after the group stage will be ranked 7-8 based on DSC results. This means that one unlucky team in third place will not get a quarter final place. The quarter finals will be set like this: 1-8, 2-7, 3-6, 4-5.

PRE-GAME 1 player from each team does one practice shot, then one shot that will be measured. This will be done before the first three games in the group stage - first the female player, then the male player. Third draw is done by the player of your own choice. Red team goes clockwise, yellow team goes counter-clockwise. Teams listed first goes first. Teams listed first in the schedule for the group games play the stones with red colored handles, teams listed second play the stones with yellow colored handles.

GAME TIMING No clock will be used, but the officials will follow time usage closely.

TEAM TIME-OUTS Each team may call one 60-second time-out during each game and one 60-second time-out in each extra end.


PRIZE MONEY 1st: NOK 5.000 2nd: NOK 3.000 3rd: NOK 2.000

Norway Open MD 2021