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We Are A No Ball In Hand League(NBIH)

Please remember league etiquette rules.
Good luck in your games and have fun!
Hanging 8 Ball Rule: If the 8 ball is hanging in pocket you must double bank. But, if the 8 ball is hanging in your designated pocket you may shoot straight and your opponent must double bank. 

2 vs 2 Best of 3
- Player 1 plays Player 1 on other team. 
- Player 2 plays Player 2 on the other team. 
- If one team wins both games, they advance. 
- If both teams win a game, the winning players play a 3rd and deciding match. 
- Winning team advances. 
- If partner does not show up for the tourney
-TD can either time them or Allow a substitute partner. 

10 Shots
- Played on Training table. 
- No BIH. 
- First person listed in pairings breaks and shoots first. 
- You get 10 shots to sink as many balls as you can. 
- Break counts as first shot. 
- Ball potted during scratch does NOT count. 
- Balls can be shot in any order. 
- Be sure to keep score of your shots and ball count. 
Score is to be kept on table where opponent can see. 

4 Corners
- You must pocket all balls into the 4 corner pockets. In other words, 
you CAN NOT use the two middle pockets. 
- If you make one in the middle, you must tap to your opponent. 
- If you make one in the middle while making one of yours in the corner, 
then you can continue shooting. 
- The break does NOT count. 

4 Corners Twisted
- Played the same as 4 Corners, but you must pot the 8 ball into 
either to Top Middle or Bottom Middle pockets. 

8 In The Middle
- Played on Rated, tables. 
- Played like Reg 8 but, the 8 MUST go into either of the 2 Middle pockets Only. 
- If 8 ball goes into any other pocket it is a loss. 

Anything Goes
- This game is played on Rated, tables. 
- Played like Reg 8 with one exception. 
- Anything the pool table allows, is allowed in this tourney. 
- Which include snookers/safeties, tapping and taking BIH, 
basically anything allowed in this game. 

Bank Robbery
- Play On Rated tables. 
- No bank shots are allowed at any time. This includes cue banks. 
- If a bank occurs, you must tap to your opponent. 
- However, if you make a regular shot and an accidental bank occurs, play on. 

Bank 8 Only
- Bank the 8 ball into the pocket. Failure to do so is a loss. 
- Short banks Do Not count (must bank off an opposite rail). 

Bank 8 or Q
- Bank either the 8 ball into the pocket or the cue ball into the 8 
- Failure to do so is a loss. 
- Short banks Do Not count 

Black and Blue(BNB)
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Played as Reg 8, but the 8 ball must be pocketed into the same pocket as your blue ball. 
- Blue ball can be potted at any time. 

Bottomless
- The break does NOT count. 
- You may only shoot the balls in the TOP Pockets. 
- If you pot one in the BOTTOM Pockets, you must tap to your opponent. 

Broken Arrow
- Plays like a Reg 8 ball, until the sinking of the 8 ball. 
- The 8 ball must be pocketed into the bottom middle only. 

Call Opponents 8 Before Break
- Before the break, each person will call what pocket the other has to make the 8 ball into. 
- That is the pocket they must pot the 8 into. 

Call Your 8 Before Break
- Before the break, each person will call the pocket they will pot the 8 into. 
- That is the pocket they must pot the 8 in. 

Colored Ball Last(TD announces color)
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Played just like regular 8 (Unless Specified Otherwise). 
- You MUST SAVE THAT colored ball until the last shot before the 8 ball. 

- If you sink yours or your opponents ball on accident, game turns into reg 8

 

Cue Control

-Played on Training tables. 

-Balls must be aligned as screen shot below shows.

-If at any time the cue ball comes into contact with another ball your turn is over.

-The opponent with the most balls at the end wins. 

(Please scroll to the bottom of the page for example screen shot)

 

Default 8
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Played as Regular 8ball, BUT the 8ball MUST be potted in TOP MIDDLE pocket! 

Double Elimination
- Game is played as anything TD chooses. 
- ALL Players must lose twice to be out of tourney, so if you lose once, 
DO NOT leave. YOU still have a chance of winning tourney. 
- After first LOSS, you will be placed in LOWER 

bracket and play again until you LOSE a second game. 

 

Double Penetration

- Played on Rated tables. 
- ALL balls must be pocketed in the TOP LEFT and BOTTOM RIGHT pockets ONLY. 
- If you pocket a ball in the other pockets you must tap and give turn to opponent.
 
FireBall
- Played at Rated tables.  
- Played as Reg 8, but the 8 ball must be pocketed into the same pocket as your red ball.  
- Red ball can be potted at any time.  

First Pocket
- Shoot the 8 ball into the pocket your first ball went into (whether you shot it or not). 
- So be sure you note the pocket where the first ball drops into. 
- Make sure to call your pocket right after your first ball is sunk so there is 
clarity between you and your opponent. 

Flip Flop
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Regular 8 ball rules. 
- The twist to this one is that if you sink a ball in the Top pockets, 
your next ball must be potted into a Bottom pockets. 
- Continue in this way until all balls are potted. 
- If you pot a ball into the wrong pocket, you must tap 
the cue and give opponent ball in hand. 

Forbidden Pocket
- This game is played on Rated tables. 
- The Object of this game is to clean the table along the Regular 8 rules. 
- The difference is the TD will announce a pocket at the beginning of the 
tourney/round that you are not allowed to shoot at. 
- If you do so you must tap ball back to your opp.

Full English
- Played on Rated tables. 
- You must use full English on all shots. 
- English must be set to full each shot (that is as far as it will go). 
- Then you may shoot. 
- Failing to have correct English, will result in you giving ball in 
hand to your opponent by slightly tapping the cue. 

Full Power
- Played on Unrated tables. 
- You must use full power on all shots. 
- That is the power bar at maximum power allowed. 
- Please make sure your opponent sees your power bar before shooting. 
If you forget, you must tap and give opponent ball in hand. 
- Invite TD for problems.  

Inviters Choice
- Player in the Top bracket on tournament standings gets to choose the game format. 
- TD must approve if it is not a common format.
 
Last Pocket
- Shoot the 8 ball into the pocket your last ball went into (whether you shot it or not). 
- Make sure to call your pocket right after your last ball is sunk so there is 
clarity between you and your opponent. 
- If you cannot remember it or agree with your opponent on the correct pocket, 
the TD will give you a random pocket to shoot into.
 
Mean Green
- Played at Rated tables.  
- Played as Reg 8, but the 8 ball must be pocketed into the same pocket as your green ball.  
- Green ball can be potted at any time. 

Mystery Pocket
- All games are to be played on Rated tables. 
- Matches are played as Regular 8 or otherwise noted by the TD. 
- When on the 8 ball, ask the TD in the lobby for a pocket to sink the 8 ball into. 
- This remains your pocket the remainder of the game. 

No English
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Do not use any english for all shots including the break. 
- If you use it by accident, you must tap and give opponent ball in hand. 
- If you use it on the 8 ball, you lose!
 
North and South
- Play on Rated tables.  
- Played the same as regular 8 until you get to the 8 ball.  
- The person on Top must pocket the 8 ball in any Top Pockets.  
- The person on Bottom must pocket the 8 ball in any Bottom Pockets.
 
Off Limits  
- Played on Rated tables.  
- On each attempt at the 8 ball your opponent nominates 1 pocket that you cannot pot the 8 into.  
- Your opponent may not nominate the same pocket for you twice in a row.  
- You may pot the 8 into any pocket but the nominated pocket.  
- Potting the 8 into the nominated pocket is a loss.  

Pick your Poison
- Played as regular 8, until on the 8 ball. 
- The player with stripes plays bank the 8/que. 
- The player with solids plays last pocket.
 
Poster Bed
- Played on Rated, tables.  
- Played like Reg 8 but, the 8 must to go into Corner pockets Only.  
- If 8 ball goes in Middle pockets you lose.  
 
Purple Passion
- Played at Rated tables.  
- Played as Reg 8, but the 8 ball must be pocketed into the same pocket as your purple ball.  
- Purple ball can be potted at any time.
 
Pyramid
- Played at Rated tables  
- You may only make balls in the Top Middle, Bottom Left,  Bottom Middle and Bottom Right pockets (Pyramid Shape).  
- If a ball goes into a wrong pocket, you must tap to your opponent.  

Regular Swiss
- All in the tourney will play all rounds win or lose until there is one person undefeated. 
- The number of rounds played will be determined by how many people are in the 
tournament and how many rounds it takes to have only one undefeated player. 
- If you have to leave or want to be removed before a swiss is over, 
you must notify the TD to take you out before they advance to the next round. 
- This way you will not lose your next round games. 

Revenge
- Play on Rated tables. 
- The TD will nominate a different tour type to each player, each round. 
- Each player must play the tournament type nominated by the TD, 
no complaints, or arguments. Tournament rules for tour type apply. 

Screw Your Neighbor
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Played as regular 8 ball game until shooting on 8 ball 
- When you get to the 8 ball, your opponent will call the pocket that you have to make the 8 in. 
- This remains the designated pocket for you for the remainder of the game.

Side Slop
- Played on Rated tables.  
- Played as a regular 8 game, but with a twist.  
- Player on the Top, has to pot all there balls in TOP RIGHT an TOP LEFT ONLY,  
same goes with 8 ball.  
- Player on the Bottom, has to pot all there balls in BOTTOM RIGHT an BOTTOM LEFT ONLY,  
same goes with 8 ball.  

- If you pot one of your balls in any other pocket you Tap Cue.  

 

Snooker 

Snooker is a two-player billiards game played using 15 solid red balls, a white cue ball, and six colored balls. Players alternate turns and score points by pocketing balls. Red balls are worth one point and each of the six colored balls has a different point value.

 

Topless
- You may only pocket the balls in the BOTTOM Pockets. 
- If you pot one in the TOP pockets, you must tap to your opponent. 
- The break does NOT count. 

Tops and Bottoms
- All stripe balls must be potted in the top pockets. 
- All solid balls must be potted in the bottom pockets. 
- If you are stripes, the 8 goes top also and if you are solids the 8 goes in the bottom. 
- If you pot a ball in the wrong pocket, you must tap to your opponent. 

True Swiss
- There are a set number of rounds and all players play all those rounds win or lose. 
- If it is set for five rounds, you play 5 rounds even if there is only person undefeated after 4 rounds. 

Twister
- Play like regular 8 ball. - When it gets down to the 8 you must try to pot it in the top left corner. 
- If you miss the next shot you pot it in the top middle pocket. 
- If you miss then you go clockwise until you pot the 8 ball. 

Under Your Butt
- Play like regular 8 ball, or whatever the TD designates. 
- The 8 must be potted in the Top corner pocket under your seat.(Top Left or Top Right). 
- If you don't for any reason, it is an automatic loss. 

Under Your Feet
- Play like regular 8 ball, or whatever the TD designates. 
- You must pot the 8 ball in the Bottom corner pocket under the seat. 
(Bottom Left or Bottom Right). 
- If you don't for any reason, it is an automatic loss. 

V-Shape
- Played at Rated tables 
- You may only make balls in the Top Left, Bottom Middle and Top Right pockets (V Shape). 

- If a ball goes into a wrong pocket, you must tap to your opponent. 

 

Rack & Run

- Played on PRACTICE Tables

2 rounds NBIH 

- Setter shoots first. Shoot until you miss or scratch keeping count of all the balls you've potted. 

- If you clear the table reset balls and continue shooting if you then miss on break your round is over,

- Make sure to keep track of your ball count by typing it out on the table

- HE/SHE WHO POCKETS THE MOST BALLS WINS!! 


Yellow Jacket
- Played at Rated tables. 
- Played as Reg 8, but the 8 ball must be pocketed into the same pocket as your yellow ball. 
- Yellow ball can be potted at any time. 

You're Screwed
- Played on Rated tables. 
- Played as regular 8 ball game until shooting on 8 ball 
- Opponent calls where you are to sink 8 EACH shot. 
- Opponent may NOT call same pocket twice in a row.
 
Zombie Suicide
- All games played on UNRATED tables. 
- You must FIRST pot your green ball Before going for the 8. 
- The FIRST player to pot their Green Ball then their 8 ball wins, after stripes and solids have been determined.  
- No Ball in Hand. If you use BIH, you lose the game.  
- If you SCRATCH when you sink the 8 ball it is a LOSS.  
- If you sink an opponents ball with the 8 ball it is also a LOSS.  
- You should play this like a normal game to strategically  
place the balls for a shot on the eight, to WIN the game.  

- If you sink the 8 ball on the break it is a re-rack.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Breakin’ Bad

League Rules & Etiquette

NO ARGUING IN LOBBY!!

 

Breakin' Bad aims to be a fun and drama free league.

Everyone will be treated with respect. 

We will not tolerate anyone causing drama.

You may be boxed/kicked without hesitation.

First offense is a verbal warning.

Second offense will be a 3 day box.

Third offense will result in a kick.

League rules are set in place to assure the quality of the league.

We urge everyone to practice sportsmanlike conduct.

If you are having issues with another league member please inform an Admin ASAP.

If you are having issues with a non-league member please put them on ignore.

GL and GG are a must before and after every game.

Snookering, Tapping, Safeties are not allowed unless specified by TD.

All shots must be intended on potting your ball.

Please pay attention to when pairs are called, it is NOT the TD's or your opponents responsibility to look for you.

5 minute timers start @ calling, 7 minutes for finals.


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