DreamBreaker

A racket or paddle sport tiebreaker with or without modified scoring that involves the following characteristics

1.  one team first discloses its line-up, order of strength, or rotation order, and then the opposing team with that knowledge counter-designates its line-up, order of strength, or rotation order;

and 2.  there is a rotation for a set number of points or rallies by individual players (or sub-teams) and all team players rotate and play during the tiebreaker.

Dual Snake Draft

A 4-person multi-gender team sports draft format where:

1.  team names are randomly drawn to predetermine the order in which teams will select players for a dual (but directionally opposite) women’s and men’s snake draft format;

2.  the predetermined pick order operates in one direction for women’s picks and is then reversed for the men’s picks as illustrated in the two examples below:

3.  the team that has the first pick for the women’s draft also gets the last pick for the women’s draft and the two median picks for the men’s draft;

4.  the team that has the first pick for the men’s draft also gets the last pick for the men’s draft and the two median picks for the women’s draft;

Example 1 (6 teams):
Example 2 (12 teams):

Major League Play Rules or MLPlay Rules or MLPlay (“The event used MLPlay Rules”)

A set of rules for racket sports or pickleball team competition that encompasses

:1.     professional or amateur players of mixed genders and/or skill-levels competing as a teamagainst 1 or more other teams

2.     team matches are composed of 3 or more games of singles, doubles, and/or mixed doubles

3.     the games of singles and/or doubles include at least two of the following: men’s doubles, women’s doubles, mixed doubles, mixed skill-level doubles)

4.     a DreamBreaker singles, doubles, or mixed doubles tiebreaker is used if a tiebreaker is needed

5.     scoring that is modified from the traditional rules of the racket sport or pickleball is used

6.     there is some form of alternating disclosure of a team’s line-up, order of strength, or rotation order

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