Late Players and/or Early Departures:
- Players are allowed to arrive up to 1 hour late, after official league/gameplay start time.
- Players are allowed to leave up to 1 hour early, prior to the end of the scheduled official league/gameplay time.
- If a player arrives late, after the 1-hour official start time or leaves earlier than the 1-hour league/gameplay completion time:
- Should a player leave the league/gameplay night early, the player that was scheduled to go against the one who is now absent will be granted an automatic win, but will perform 10 throws and have their points recorded.
- The late player will be allowed make up throws at the end of the night.
- Exceptions are allowed with consent of opposing players affected that day and approval from referee.
- Players are required to arrive to the playoffs at the start of regulation play.
- If a player is not present when their match begins, a 10-minute grace period will be offered.
- If the player does not show up, they will forfeit their match and the player that is present will be awarded the win.
- If the player arrives during their grace period, but is late for their next match, they will be immediately disqualified.
- Players are allowed to miss up to 2 days of regulation play during the season and make up their matches and throws in subsequent weeks:
- Players must make up any missed matches by week 7, otherwise, a loss will be attributed to their absence with a score of 0. If a player knows they’ll miss week 7 they must pre-throw any missed matches (up to 8 total for the season) before week 7 takes place.
- No missed matches and throws are to be performed during week 8 (playoffs) – the seven-week mark is the cut off.
- In order to miss a regulation league/gameplay night, players are required to give a minimum 1-day notice to the referee of their absence.
- League/gameplay participants are able throw up to 2 weeks in advance, including weeks 6 and 7, in anticipation of an absence
- This will count towards the participants ability to miss up-to 2 weeks of league/gameplay play
- If a League/gameplay participant misses 3 weeks or more of league/gameplay play, and does not make up those weeks, they cannot participate in playoffs as they have forfeited PAC’S Championship eligibility requirements
- Purposeful Distractions are defined as, but not limited to: Excessive celebration, taunting, using abusive, threatening or insulting language, trash talking, stepping in the lane during a throw, excessive noises, offensive gestures to opponents or any purposeful distractions with the intent to distract a player during a league/gameplay match or tournament round will not be permitted during games.
- First Offense:
- The first purposeful distraction from an opposing player will result in a zero score for that throw, for player causing the distraction
- The first purposeful distraction from a spectating league/gameplay member or tournament participant will result in a zero in their first throw of their next match
- The first purposeful distraction from a spectator not participating in league/gameplays or tournament will result in the immediate removal from the facility
- If the first purposeful distraction is a gross violation, intended to either save the player from a loss, intimidate the opposing player, or be an act of aggression against the opposing player or Judge, PAC’S or the presiding Judge may elect, at their sole discretion, that the player causing the purposeful distraction to be removed from the tournament,
league/gameplay and/or facility.
- Second Offense:
- The second purposeful distraction from an opposing player will result in a forfeit for that match. Zero scores will be entered for the full match.
- The second purposeful distraction from a spectating league/gameplay member or tournament participant will result in a forfeit from their subsequent match. Zero scores will be entered for the full match.
- Third Offense:
- The third purposeful distraction from an opposing player will result in a forfeit of the season for league/gameplay play or forfeit from the tournament. The player will not be allowed to throw for the remainder of the season or remainder of tournament.
- The third purposeful distraction from a spectating league/gameplay member will result in a forfeit of the season or tournament. The league/gameplay member or tournament participant will not be allowed to spectate or participate for the remainder of the season or tournament.
- Match Fixing & Hippodroming in League/gameplay Play or Tournaments:
- If any player is found to fix a match to achieve a desired outcome, during league/gameplay play or tournaments, then that player will be banned from all PAC’S tournaments & league/gameplays. Player may appeal the ban, one year after the offense, pending review of the Owners.
- Not completing tournament or event requirements for participation.
- Anyone not completing pre-established tournament requirements (such as qualifying throws) will result in their position in the event/tournament being forfeit.