icester Box League - Guidelines
Each Box League Division consists of four members, initially picked at random (but as the League progresses the Divisions will reflect your playing level).
Matches are played, one round each month.
The four players should agree a mutually convenient time to play the three sets (but please check
in the normal way).
The format is to play a
doubles set with each player against an opposing pair, you then swap partners and play the second set then swap again to play the third (see
Players spin racquets or toss a coin to see who plays with who for the first set and again at the start of the second set and so on.
At 6-6 a normal tie break should be played. (First to 7 points with two clear points).
In each box, the player with the highest score will earn promotion, the player with the lowest score will be relegated, the other two will stay put (see
In the event of a tie for the top two or bottom two places (i.e. who should be promoted or relegated) there will be a play off between the two players.
can be used if a player is unable to play - it is the players responsibility to find your own sub.
can only score a maximum of 10 points.
You may find it useful to download and print a blank form so you can record your scores - there's one
Results should be uploaded via the
form on the website
emailed to Nick
Leagues will be emailed to participants, posted on this website and pinned on the club notice board monthly.
Any division not completing their Box League match by the deadline will send their group straight to the bottom division!
Box League Bloke