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PQP Policies

PQP Policies as at August 5, 2023

  1. Mixed pairs that meet the Board rule and place in a concurrent Open PQP event will receive the PQPs equivalent to the placing in the mixed event. 
  2. In order to earn PQPs in the NOT, players must have also satisfied the board rule in
    the SWPT. PQPs which are not awarded in the NOT due to ineligible teams may only
    be won by teams which have played in the NOT.
  3. PQPs will be awarded for superior performance in international target events as
    defined by the TC/MC each year. Where a placing in a certain top subset of a field
    (eg, half, quarter, etc) is required, any fraction will be rounded down.
  4. Pairs may earn a PQP Partnership Bonus provided they play a designated number
    of stanzas in each stage of an event. The designated number is calculated by
    subtracting one from the number of stanzas in the stage and dividing by two (rounded
    down if necessary). Both players must also satisfy the PQP board rule in order to be
    eligible for PQPs. The current 50% discount for PQPs not earnt in the same unit will
    be discontinued. The PQP Partnership Bonus of double will be applied to those PQPs
    earnt as a pair at the time they enter the Playoffs in that partnership. As a
    consequence, an entry to the Playoffs must designate the partnership in which the
    entrants will play