Resolution of Ties

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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

  1. 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.
  2. With more than two teams tied on wins/losses, rank them in order –
(a) By the results of their games among themselves in the round robin games.
With two teams tied on wins/losses, rank them by the results of their games in the round robin; the winner is placed ahead of the loser.
(b) If still tied on wins/losses, by their runs against record in the games among themselves; 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.
(c) If any teams tied by their runs against record in the games amongst themselves –
(1) two teams – by the results of their games amongst themselves in the round robin games
(2) more than two teams – by their runs against record in all the 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.
(d) If any teams still tied on runs against, by random selection; the first team selected is placed ahead of the others.

b. Across Section Round Robins

 With two or more teams tied on wins/losses, rank them in order –

  1.  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.
  2. 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.