BC Club Challenge Rules of Eligibility - New for 2014
- The curling club represented by the team must be a member in good standing of a Provincial/Territorial curling association. The players of any club champion team must be members in good standing of the curling club. Any player can be a member of more than one curling club, but shall declare one “home club” for this competition.
- Each club will declare a men’s team and women’s team of 4 players that have played together regularly in a sanctioned club league. Alternatively, club members who curl regularly may participate in a designated The Dominion Curling Club Championship competition within their club. Players who play exclusively in a major/super league without playing in another sanctioned club league are ineligible to compete.
Each team will be allowed only 1 player who has played in a Juniors’, Men’s (Brier), Women’s (Scotties) or Seniors’ provincial/territory event in the current or previous 4 curling seasons, or participated in a Grand Slam event in the current or previous 4 curling seasons.* (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14)
*Exception Ė Provinces/Territories with an open provincial/territory event will be permitted 1 player who has placed top 25% in a Juniorsí, Menís (Brier), Womenís (Scotties) or Seniorsí provincial/territory event in the current or previous 4 curling seasons, or participated in a Grand Slam event in the current or previous 4 curling seasons.
- All games will be 8 ends with ties being decided by a full extra end.
- Once a four person team has been declared a club champion, a maximum of 1 permanent replacement/substitute player from the club can play lead. It is at the discretion of each curling club to determine their replacement/substitute rules throughout their process to declare their club champions.
- Each team will be allowed a maximum of 2 players under the age of 20, as of December 31st of the year prior to the championship (minimum age of 15 as of December 31st). Provincial/Territorial curling associations may adopt a more restrictive age criteria if they choose.
- The Dominion has the sole authority to grant exceptions to these rules in extraordinary circumstances. Before exercising this discretion, The Dominion will consult with the relevant Provincial/Territorial curling association, and will notify the Provincial/Territorial association in writing of any decisions regarding exceptions that are granted. All requests for clarification or for exceptions in British Columbia are to be submitted to Jim Mann (email@example.com).
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Last updated: September 5, 2013