BENALMADENA  AGENDA                                

   BENALMADENA  & DISTRICT WINTER POOL LEAGUE MINUTES OF REGISTRATION MEETING                       

                       HELD AT THE JUNCTION BAR ON THURSDAY 14th  SEPTEMBER 2017 AT 5pm.                      

 THE LEAGUE WILL START ON THURSDAY 19TH  OCTOBER 2017  AT 9.00p.m

1.       ENTRY FEES. A  30€  REGISTRATION FEE  PLUS 12€ DEPOSIT ( FOR NEW TEAMS) REFUNDABLE IF ALL FIXTURES ARE COMPLETED  PAYABLE AT THE REGISTRATION MEETING. LEAGUE FEES:- WILL BE 6€ PER MATCH, DIVISIONS OF 10 = 108€/ team. THERE WILL ALSO BE A ONE OFF 10€ PAYMENT FOR THE TEAM K.O COMPETITION. THE LEAGUE FEES ARE PAYABLE IN FULL BY 19th OCTOBER.  TOTAL WITH DEPOSIT 160€  WITHOUT DEPOSIT 148€ . THESE MONIES GUARANTEE THE PRIZE FUND .

2.       ALL LEAGUE & ROUND ROBIN CUP GAMES  WILL BE PLAYED  UNDER  E. P. A. RULES  AND  START AT 9.00p.m UNLESS  PREVIOUSLY  ARRANGED,  IF A TEAM HAS NOT ARRIVED BY 9.15p.m (WITHOUT NOTIFICATION) THE OPPOSITION CAN CLAIM THE 1st.  FRAME, BY 9.30p.m THE 2nd. FRAME  AND BY 9.45p.m THE MATCH.PLEASE NOTE !THE OFFENDING TEAM WILL BE LIABLE TO A 30 € FINE FOR A FIRST OFFENCE & 50 € FINE FOR A SECOND OFFENCE.

3.   CAPTAIN´S ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ORGANISING: COMPLETED TEAM SHEETS, SUITABLE REFEREES ,RE SCHEDULING FIXTURES, PHONING RESULTS IN , NOTIFYING THEIR TEAM OF ANY RELEVANT INFORMATION & HANDING IN /SENDING ( WHATS APP IMAGE ) NO LATER THAN 11.30 am THE FOLLOWING MORNING TO JUNCTION BAR 722 830 537 OR SUPERPOOL 629 530 233 , IN THE CASE OF A DRAW THIS  RESPONSIBILITY ( TO HAND TEAM SHEET IN ) IS THE HOME TEAMS CAPTAIN . THEY SHOULD ALSO ENSURE WHILE GAMES ARE BEING PLAYED NOISE AT THE VENUE (  MUSIC & TELEVISION ETC ) BE KEPT AT A  REASONABLE LEVEL , SO PLAYERS AND SPECTATORS CAN HEAR THE REFEREES CALLS. 

 4.      COMMITTEE:- A 4 MAN TEAM COMPRISING OF KEVIN BAGENAL, MICHEAL SNELL, FREDDY VERLEYEN &  PAUL  LENNOX,  WILL MEET EVERY FRIDAY AT APPROX . 11.30 A.M  (AT THE JUNCTION BAR) TO DISCUSS ANY RELEVANT  ISSUES OR  MAKE ANY DRAWS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED.  A MINIMUM OF 3 MEMBERS IS REQUIRED TO MAKE  A DECISION BINDING. PLAYERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND  DRAWS MADE  AT THESE MEETINGS.   

5.   TWO TEAMS FROM THE SAME BAR CAN BE ENTERED BUT MAY NOT PLAY IN THE SAME DIVISION, EXCEPT IN EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES BUT PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ENOUGH PLAYERS, (AS IS THE CASE WITH ALL TEAMS ENTERING), TO FULFILL THE SEASONS FIXTURES.

6.     NEW  LEAGUE FORMAT 2017/18:  AS PER SUMMER LEAGUE , 4 PLAYERS REQUIRED TO PLAY 3 SESSIONS OF 4 INDIVIDUAL FRAMES ( 12 FRAMES IN TOTAL ) .HOME TEAM PAYS FOR THE GAMES, 3 POINTS AWARDED TO THE WINNING TEAM OR 1 POINT EACH FOR A DRAW.A MINIMUM OF 3 PLAYERS CONSTITUTES A TEAM . 3 SINGLES IN THE FIRST SESSION,  3 IN THE SECOND & 3 IN THE THIRD . ALL OTHER GAMES ARE FORFEITED ON THE NIGHT, A WALKOVER IS DEEMED: 3 POINTS FOR A WIN AND 7 GAMES ADDED TO THE TEAMS TALLY.

7.    TWO CONSECUTIVE NO SHOWS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION  FROM THE LEAGUE.       

8.     THE REFEREES DECISION IS FINAL  ONLY THE REFEREE IS ALLOWED TO TOUCH THE WHITE BALL FOLLOWING  A FOUL WHEN THE WHITE BALL REMAINS ON THE TABLE, HOWEVER WHEN THE  WHITE BALL LEAVES THE TABLE OR GOES DOWN A POCKET THE PLAYER MAY ALSO RETREIVE IT. THE PLAIN WHITE CUE BALL TAKES PREFERANCE IN A MATCH.   AT THE REFEREE`S DISCRETION THEY MAY IF DEEMED  NECESSARY ,  WARN  PLAYERS  OF  SLOW PLAY  CALL 1 MINUTE TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE A SHOT, CALLING 30 SECONDS  HALF-WAY. (Failure to do so equals a foul, shots) .THE REFEREE SHOULD ADVISE THE PLAYERS TO REMOVE THEIR CHALK FROM THE TABLE AFTER THEIR VISIT IS COMPLETED.

9.     ANY DISPUTES THAT CANNOT BE RESOLVED ON THE NIGHT SHOULD BE MADE IN WRITING  AND DELIVERED TO THE MEETING BY 11.30 A.M  THE FOLLOWING DAY FOR A RULING BY THE COMMITTEE( HOWEVER ALL GAMES MUST BE COMPLETED ON THE NIGHT ) .COMPLAINTS / DISPUTES NOT IN WRITING WILL NOT BE DISCUSSED BY THE COMMITTEE.    

 10.    ALL RESULTS, DRAWS & LEAGUE TABLES WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE WEB-SITE:  www.superpoolspain.com  AND CAN BE DOWNLOADED USUALLY BY FRIDAY EVENING.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          13.      ALLRESULTS  11.   PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED TO TRANSFER UP UNTIL THE HALF WAY FIXTURE. TO DO SO THEY MUST INFORM THEIR PRESENT TEAM  AND THE COMMITTEE OF THEIR INTENTIONS, SO THE TRANSFER CAN BE LOGGED. (NOTE: ONCE A PLAYER HAS PLAYED IN THE TEAM KNOCKOUT COMPETITION THEY BECOME CUP-TIED)

12.      ANY TEAM  FIELDING AN ILLEGAL PLAYER ( I.E: A PLAYER THAT HAS PLAYED FOR ANOTHER TEAM AND NOT BEEN GRANTED A TRANSFER) WILL BE DEDUCTED 4 POINTS  ALSO ANY POINTS THAT  ILLEGAL PLAYER MAY HAVE SCORED DURING THE MATCH WILL BE AWARDED TO THE OPPOSING TEAM. IN THE K.O CUP LAST 16  THE OFFENDING TEAM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND THEIR OPPONENTS WILL PROGRESS IN THEIR PLACE.

13.     PRIZE MONEY WILL BE AWARDED AS FOLLOWS: 1 PER FRAME WON IN ALL LEAGUE MATCHES THROUGHOUT THE SEASON,  ALL “REMAINING MONIES”  WILL BE PAID IN PROPORTION OF 50/30/20 % AS PRIZES TO THE TEAMS FINISHING IN 1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACES  IN EACH DIVISION. IN THE EVENT OF A DRAW FOR PLACES, IT WILL BE DECIDED ON :- FRAMES  WON: HEAD to HEAD IF STILL UNDECIDED, IT WILL BE A PLAY OFF.  IF A TEAM FAILS TO COMPLETE THE SEASON, THEIR PRIZE FUND WILL NOT BE PAYABLE AND WILL BE ADDED TO THE POT OF  “REMAINING MONIES”  IN THAT DIVISION.

14.     THE TEAM KNOCKOUT CUP ENTRY FEE WILL BE A ONE OFF PAYMENT OF 10€  PER TEAM. (PAYABLE WITH THE LEAGUE FEES)  THE FIRST PART  WILL BE PLAYED ON A  ROUND-ROBIN FORMAT.  THE GROUP WINNERS , RUNNERS UP & 4 BEST THIRD PLACE TEAMS WILL MAKE UP THE LAST 16 K/O.  PLEASE NOTE : GROUP WINNERS (6) AND THE BEST 2 RUNNERS UP WILL BE SEEDED & PLAY THEIR K/O MATCH AT HOME ( ONLY LAST 16 DRAW ) .ONLY PLAYERS THAT HAVE PLAYED AT LEAST ONE LEAGUE GAME FOR THAT TEAM CAN PLAY IN THE TEAM  KNOCK-OUT CUP.                                                      

15.   INDIVIDUAL & DOUBLES K/0 COMPETITIONS:-  EACH DIVISION WILL HAVE THEIR OWN SINGLES  K/O COMPETITION,  SUBJECT  TO THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES.EACH ENTRANT MUST HAVE PLAYED NO LESS THAN 5 LEAGUE GAMES TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE PART. ENTRY FEE:- 5€ PER PLAYER, (PAYABLE WITH THE  ENTRY FORM)  ONCE THE DRAW HAS BEEN COMPLETED THERE WILL BE NO SUBSTITUTES ALLOWED, ONLY THE PLAYER NAMED ON THE DRAW WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY. DOUBLES COMPETITION ENTRY FEE:- 10€  PER TEAM (PAYABLE WITH THE ENTRY FORM) A PREMIER PLAYER CAN NOT PLAY IN THE LOWER GROUPS COMPETITION. IF A PARTNER IS UNABLE TO PLAY FOR ANY  REASON AND SO LONG AS NO GAME HAS BEEN PLAYED A SUBSTITUTE  WILL BE ALLOWED.  ALL COMPETITIONS MUST BE PLAYED AT THE VENUE  NOMINATED ON THE DRAW. FAILURE TO PLAY AT THE NOMINATED VENUE WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION  OF BOTH  PLAYERS /TEAMS,  EXCEPT IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES  WHEN  PREVIOUSLY AUTHORISED  BY THE COMMITTEE. SINGLES & DOUBLES :- PLAYERS MUST PUT THEIR CONTACT  PHONE  NUMBER  ON THEIR ENTRY FORM. (PLAYERS MUST PLAY GAME'S SOON AS POSSIBLE, NO LAST MINUTE CALLS.)

 16.       POSTPONEMENTS: THE OPPOSING TEAM AND THE COMMITTEE MUST BE INFORMED 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE GAME AND THE MATCH MUST BE RESCHEDULED TO BE PLAYED ASAP .THE POSTPONING TEAM IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ARRANGING THE FIXTURE, FAILURE TO INFORM THE COMMITTEE  AND/OR THE OPPOSING TEAM OF A POSTPONEMENT EQUALS 3 POINTS FOR A WIN  PLUS 7 GAMES  ADDED TO THE OPPOSING TEAMS TALLY  AND A FINE OF 30 EUROS FOR FIRST OFFENCE & 50 EUROS FOR A SECOND OFFENCE. IF THE FIXTURE WAS IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON,THE RETURN MATCH WILL BE REVERSED. . NO POSTPONEMENTS ARE PERMITTED IN THE LAST THREE  LEAGUE  GAMES AND ALL OUTSTANDING RE-SCHEDULED FIXTURES MUST BE PLAYED BEFORE THIS DATE. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL BE DEEMED A WALKOVER TO THE NON OFFENDING TEAM.                                                       

17.  IF A TEAMS HOME VENUE BECOMES UNPLAYABLE OR CLOSED FOR ANY REASON THE TEAM MUST FIND A PERMANENT REPLACEMENT VENUE FOR THAT PERIOD,THAT VENUE TO BE APPROVED BY THE COMMITTEE.                                

18.     IF A PLAYER PUTS THEIR CUE AWAY OR IF IT'S A TWO PIECE CUE, SPLITS IT, WHILST THEIR OPPONENT IS AT THE TABLE THIS WILL BE DEEMED AS CONCEDING THE GAME.   PLEASE NOTE:  THERE IS NO RULE REGARDING MOVING THE CUE BALL WITH THE TOP PART OF THE CUE WHEN A PLAYER HAS BALL IN HAND BUT GREAT CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN NOT TO TOUCH THE CUE BALL WITH THE TIP OF THE CUE, AS THIS WOULD BE A FOUL.

19.      IF A TEAM DROPS OUT OF THE LEAGUE BEFORE ALL GAMES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON IT MAY BE REPLACED BY A NEW TEAM TAKING OVER THEIR EXISTING POINTS.  IF A TEAM DROPS OUT IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON IT MAY BE REPLACED BUT THE NEW TEAM WILL BE AWARDED THE MINIMUM POINTS IN THAT DIVISION. ( I.E  SAME POINTS AS  THE BOTTOM TEAM ) IF A TEAM DOES NOT FINISH THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON ALL POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED, IF A TEAM DROPS OUT IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON, POINTS IN THE FIRST HALF WILL STAND. 

 

                                  Ammendments from the A.G.M

1. There will be a ladies K/O Competion ( if sufficient numbers ).

2.New Winter Format ( As Summer League , 3 sessions of 4 singles )

3.Only 4 players required.

4. Chalk on table to be removed by the player after his visit is completed.

5.No league postponements on the last 3 fixtures and any outstanding games have to be played before this date.

6. Seeded Cup Teams first K/O round fixtures will be at home.