04 October, 2022 09:17

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 The 2 group winners is qualified to semi finals. Second and third place from the group stage plays quarter finals (A2-B3, B2-A3).

PRE-GAME 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. 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.

These draws also decide hammer. In the quarter finals and semi finals stages ranking from group stage decide hammer.

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 is not yet set.

Norway Open MD 2022