In mens division the qualifying stages chart consists of the winners and losers side. In case there is more than 64 participants then the last 32 play knock out stages. In case there is less than 64 participants then the last 16 play knock out stages. In womens division the qualifying stages chart consists of the winners and losers side. In case there is more than 16 participants then the last 8 play knock out stages. In case there is less than 16 participants then the last 4 play knock out stages.
Brake: All matches alternative brake.
All participants must announce participation by sending announcement to local federations no later than one week before the beginning of the stage. Each federation is responsible to inform BPL organizers 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 (both women and men division) must pay an entry fee in amount of 30 euros in case they have purchased a yearly licence from their local federation. Provided that the participant has not purchased a licence the entry fee is 90 euros.
No smoking is allowed during 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 oponents break then the oponent will be added one won rack, i.e. in case the score is 3:2 then the score will be 3:3.
No exceptions are made unles 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 commitees email firstname.lastname@example.org within one week after the event is held. Each forwarded disagreement application fee is 30 EUR that must be forwarded to the organising commitee. In case the organising commitee finds that the participant disagreement is justified the disagreement application fee in amount of 30 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.