ISF ARTICLE 7
7.01 A tie exists within one (1) section, or across two (2) or four (4) sections, when two (2) or more teams have the same win-loss record.
7.02 A tie shall be resolved by following, in order, the procedure set out below –
a. Within Section Round Robins
- With two teams tied on wins/losses, rank them by the results of their game in the round robin; the winner is placed ahead of the loser.
- With more than two teams tied on wins/losses, rank them in order –
b. Across Section Round Robins
With two or more teams tied on wins/losses, rank them in order –
- By their runs against record in all round robin games; the team with the lowest runs against is placed ahead of the others, the team with the second lowest runs against is placed ahead of the others, etc.
- If any teams still tied on runs against, by random selection; the first team selected is placed ahead of the others.
7.03 For a tied team “runs against” is the total number of runs scored by the specified opponents of that team. EXCEPTION: Where teams are tied for a place in a Page System the Technical Commission may decide that such tie may be resolved by a playoff provided the Technical Commission agree that conditions are satisfactory for such playoff.