Adventure

 

SECTION FOUR

COMPETITION REGULATIONS

PART THREE - DIFFICULTY-DUEL COMPETITIONS

 

1.      INTRODUCTION

1.1.   Difficulty-Duel competitions are a variant of the Difficulty and Speed competitions in that:

         a)   The rounds of the competition preceding the final round shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations governing Difficulty competitions;

         b)   The final round of a Difficulty-Duel competition shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations governing Difficulty competitions but adopting the same competitor-elimination ('knock-out') format as that adopted for Speed competitions.

2.      FINAL ROUND - QUOTAS

2.1.   In accordance with Article 6 of the Difficulty Regulations, the ranking procedure must first be completed before Article 2 of the Difficulty-Duel Regulations are applied.

2.3.   Semi-Final and Final - Fixed Quotas:

         a)   The fixed quota for the semi-final (Difficulty Regulations) and final (Difficulty-Duel Regulations) shall be, respectively, 26 and 8 competitors;

         b)   Ties at the end of the semi-final round for the last place in the final shall be broken by taking into account a competitor's time in achieving the height on which the tie exists.

2.4.   Final Round:  If in a heat of the final round of a Difficulty-Duel competition, competitors achieve the same height and are tied, the tie shall be broken on the basis of the minimum time taken by a competitor to achieve that height.

3.      FINAL ROUND - STARTING ORDER

3.1.            Following the ranking of the semi-final round and following, where relevant, the count-back procedure (Difficulty Regulations) and the semi-final tie-break procedure specified in Article 2.3(c) has been employed, the starting order shall be in accordance with that specified for 16 and 8 competitors in the regulations governing Speed competitions
 

 

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