QUARTERFINAL ROUND

The winner of each of the five divisions will qualify for the 2023 Kansas Cup Playoffs.  Additionally, three “wild card” teams will also advance to the 2023 Kansas Cup Playoffs.  The Quarterfinal Round matches and host courses is detailed below.  Tie breaking procedures to determine playoff qualifiers is detailed below.  The Quarterfinal Round playoff matches must be played by the end of September.

BREAKING TIES FOR DIVISION WINNERS:

If two teams in a division end up the regular season with the same number of division wins, the tie shall be broken based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

  1. Head-to-head division wins between the tied teams.  If teams split divisional matches;
  2. The team with the largest number of points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied,
  3. The team with the largest number of singles points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied,
  4. Lot

BREAKING TIES FOR PLAYOFF “WILD CARD” TEAMS

To determine the three (3) “wild card” teams that will advance to the 2023 Kansas Cup Playoffs, the “wild card” teams will be determined based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

  1. The teams that are not a division winner with the most overall wins in divisional play will advance to the playoffs as the wild card team.  If still tied;
  2. The team with the largest number of points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied;
  3. The team with the largest number of singles points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied;
  4. Lot

DETERMINING SEEDS FOR PLAYOFF QUARTERFINAL BRACKET:

All teams in the 2023 Kansas Cup Playoffs shall be seeded, but in no event shall the “wildcard” teams be seeded higher than a division winner.  Division winners will be bracketed and seeded #1 through #5.  The “wildcard” teams will be the #6, #7 and #8 seeds in the playoff quarterfinal bracket.  Teams will be seeded based on the following criteria, in order of their application:

  1. Largest number of division wins.  If still tied,
  2. Largest number of points earned in its divisional matches.  If still tied,
  3. Largest number of singles points earned in its division matches.  If still tied,
  4. Lot

#1 vs. #8 (hosted by #1 seed team)
#4 vs. #5 (hosted by #4 seed team)
#2 vs. #7 (hosted by #2 seed team)
#3 vs. #6 (hosted by #3 seed team)

SEMIFINAL ROUND

The four quarterfinal winners will advance to the “final four weekend” at a date and venue to be announced.  Exact date and venue will be published when confirmed, but will be on a weekend (Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday).

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND


The two clubs advancing to the championship round of the Kansas Cup shall compete for the title at a venue to be announced.  The match will be played on the day following the Semifinal Round matches.