In men's division the qualifying stages chart consists of the winners and losers side. In case there are more than 64 participants then the last 32 play knockout stages. In case there are less than 64 participants then the last 16 play knockout stages. In women's division, the qualifying stages chart consists of the winners and losers side. In case there are more than 16 participants then the last 8 play knockout stages. In case there is less than 16 participants then the last 4 play knockout stages.
Brake: All matches alternative brake.
All participants must announce participation by sending an announcement to local federations no later than one week before the beginning of the stage. Each federation is responsible for informing BPL organisers about the participants and guarantee that all entry fees are paid.
The draw is made after registration ended and published within the same day on local federation websites.
The participants in women/old boys must pay an entry fee in the amount of 30 euros.
The participants in men/open division must pay an entry fee in the amount of 40 euros.
No smoking is allowed during a time-out.
Time-out can be taken by the player on his own brake. In case the time out is for some reason taken at opponents break then the opponent will be added one won rack, i.e. in case the score is 3:2 then the score will be 3:3.
A shirt with a collar (polo shirt) with short or long sleeves. It is not allowed to wear the shirt outside of the trousers.
One coloured trousers, preferably black. No jeans look alike.
Trousers matching the belt.
Black shoes and socks.
No sweaters are allowed except with head referees agreement.
No headwear is allowed.
Clothing must be neat and tidy.
No exceptions are made unless with the agreement of the head referee
All the disputes between participants are resolved by head referee. The participants have the right to forward a written disagreement application of the head referees decision to the organising committee email firstname.lastname@example.org within one week after the event is held. Each forwarded disagreement application fee is 50 EUR that must be forwarded to the organising committee. In case the organising committee finds that the participant disagreement is justified the disagreement application fee in the amount of 50 euros is refunded to the participant and further actions regarding the decision are forwarded to the participant, referee and any other party involved.
Prize money will be paid during award ceremony only.