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Rules


1.)  15 MINUTE GAME
- WIN = FIRST TEAM TO HIT ALL 6 OF THE OTHER TEAM’S CUPS OR HAVE MORE CUPS LEFT AT 15 MINUTE MARK.

2.)TIE
- IF THERE IS A TIE AT THE 15-MINUTE MARK, THERE WILL BE A SHOOTOUT, THE FIRST TEAM TO HIT A CUP WINS, THE 2ND TEAM WILL
NOT GET A CHANCE AT REDEMPTION)
- AFTER 1 SHOT PER SIDE, IF NIETHER TEAM SINKS THEIR BALLS, THEN IT IS ROCK PAPER SCISSORS.

3.) 6 CUPS PER SIDE TO START
- TWO BALLS – EACH PLAYER ON THE TEAM SHOOTS ONCE PER ROUND (NO GUEST SHOTS)

4.) DELAY OF GAME PENALTY
- IF A PLAYER IS TAKING TOO LONG TO SHOOT, THEY WILL LOSE THEIR SHOTS.

5.) ROCK PAPER SCISSORS TO START

6.) BOTH BALLS IN DIFFERENT CUP = BALLS BACK

7.) BOTH BALLS IN SAME CUP = 3 CUPS (1 CUP + 2 OF SHOOTER’S CHOICE) + BALLS BACK

8.) NO ROLLBACKS / NO “TRICKSHOT RULE” AND NO ‘ISLAND SHOT”

9.) SHOOTING HAND MUST BE BEHIND THE TABLE

10.) BOUNCE SHOT = 2 CUPS (1 + SHOOTER’S CHOICE) SWATTING IS ALLOWED AFTER A BOUNCE.

11.) AIRBALL RULE
- IF THE FIRST THROWER MISSES THE TABLE COMPLETELY, THE 2ND THROWER LOSES HIS SHOT.

12.) REDEMPTION
- WHEN THE LAST CUP IS HIT: THE OPPOSITE TEAM MUST SINK BALLS IN ALL REMAINING CUPS TO CREATE A 3-CUP OVERTIME
- BALLS GO BACK TO ORIGINAL SHOOTERS IN OVERTIME TO START
- AIRBALL RULE DOESN’T APPLY IN REDEMPTION

13.) SPINNING BALL = BLOWING ONLY (WHILE BALL IS SPINNING)
- HONOUR SYSTEM APPLIES, SHOOTING TEAM CAN CHECK FOR BALL WETNESS AS A CHALLENGE.

14.) ONE RESTACK
- ELIGIBLE  RESTACKS: DIAMOND, 3 CUP STRAIGHT LINE, TRIANGLE, BACKWARDS TRIANGLE)
- NO RESTACKING IN MID TURN

15.) SPILLAGE
- IF YOU SPILL A CUP, YOU LOSE THE CUP

16.) DEATH CUP APPLIES
- IF YOU SINK A CUP, AND THE OTHER TEAM FAILS TO REMOVE THE CUP AND YOU SINK IT AGAIN, THE GAME IS OVER WITH NO REDEMPTION

17.) NO-SHOW
- IF THE OTHER TEAM DOES NOT ARRIVE TO THE GAME WITHIN 5-MINUTES, IT IS AN AUTOMATIC WIN BY 3 CUPS

18.) 1-PLAYER RULE:

- IF YOUR TEAMMATE IS A NO-SHOW, YOU CAN STILL PLAY SOLO BUT IT IS 1 BALL PER TURN.

 

 

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Tournament Schedule

This year’s tournament will be very organized.  We have a new system and a full team on tournament duties.

You will not know your schedule until you arrive WITH YOUR PARTNER between 12:00-1:30PM for Registration.

Upon arrival, you will be given your schedule.   There will be 8 teams per table, based on arrival.

Each team will be given a Tournament ID #: with a printed schedule in hand.  Ie: 1A, 12C, 32F, etc.

The tournament will be ran by rounds.

ie:

Round 1: A plays B.

Round 2: C plays F.

 

Playoffs:

50% of teams will advance to the table playoffs: (4 teams per table) There will be table playoffs to win your table.  

Once you win your table, it is single game knockout (march madness style) till there is one world champion.

 

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 19+

PLEASE NOTE: WHEN YOU SIGN UP IT IS FOR 1 TEAM OF 2 PLAYERS.  

LAST YEAR SOLD OUT, THIS YEAR WILL SELL OUT EVEN FASTER.

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR FRIENDS OF PLAYERS THAT JUST WANT TO COME AND WATCH.

PALOOZA WILL SELL OUT IN ADVANCE, SO NOBODY CAN SHOW UP AT THE DOOR.