Tossup-only Scoring Rules
|Teams Per Game:||2|
|Players Per Team:||4|
|Standard Tossup Count:||20|
|Power Tossups:||Yes (15)|
|Interrupt Penalties:||Yes (-5)|
|Overall Score Divisor:||5|
The “Standard Tossup Count” is the generic denominator used to normalize scores for reporting purposes. It should be roughly equal to the average number of tossups heard in a game, but it is not necessarily a fixed count for tossups heard in all games.
“Nonstandard Points” are those not awarded for tossup/bonus play. Common examples of such points would be worksheets, lightning rounds, and written seeding rounds.
“Divisors” are the largest integers guaranteed to divide a legal score. These are not of much use to casual browsers, but they can assist when double-checking tournament results to make sure that data-entry errors have not occurred.