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Districts are encouraged to follow the technical information and guidelines found within this manual at all times. When changes are necessary at the District level, participants who qualify for Ontario 55+ Summer Games must be made aware that the following rules will be in use at Ontario 55+ Summer Games .
The gold medal team at the district level is eligible to attend the Ontario 55+ Summer Games ; therefore, each district can send a maximum of two (2) participants.
Any persons not present at the scheduled commencement of play and throughout the competition are in default and are automatically disqualified from the competition. Competitors are obligated to complete the competition regardless of their record in the competition. If a team defaults part way through the competition, the results of that team will be removed from the standings. The organizers shall have an extra team available to play as a "floater" team in case there is an uneven number of teams or in case a team defaults. This team`s results will not count in the final standings.
If there are any questions about rulings, the OSGA Summer Games Technical Manual will be considered correct.
District Games - Any person 55+ living in Ontario
Ontario 55+ Summer Games - Gold Medal Winners - District competition
NOTE: PreviousOntario 55+ Summer and Winter Games and Canada Games winners are still eligible to compete at the District and Ontario 55+ Summer Games level.
*Note* After the first game of each session only, the winning team will move two (2) tables and the losing team will move one (1) table. This is to prevent the losing team from having to play against each other in the second game.
Determining the Winners
Gold (2) One (1) per team member
Silver (2) One (1) per team member
Bronze (2) One (1) per team member
The provisions of the laws of Euchre shall apply as they appear in Morehead& Mott-Smith, Hoyles Rules of Games, with the exceptions listed under “Tournament Set-Up” and “Euchre Rules Summary.”
Discard all cards from Two (2) to Eight (8) and Jokers so that only Nine’s (9) to Kings and Aces remain.
An air-conditioned, well illuminated room, large enough to accommodate 20 regulation size card tables.
The OSGA requires at minimum the following officials forOntario 55+ Summer Games .
For District Games, the following are only a suggestion. Participation numbers and availablity of volunteers may result in fewer officials being required. Districts are encouraged to try to have the necessary officials to run the event successfully.
One (1) Activity Convenor
Two (2) Official Scorekeepers
The host committee will ensure that all major officials have the required qualifications as specified by the OSGA at least one (1) year prior to Ontario 55+ Summer Games . The host committee is also responsible for any other officials required to run this event.
EUCHRE RULES SUMMARY: