XOL LEAGUE PLAY
XOL teams will have 3- 5 athletes and the course will be set for each team meets. The course for the match will be determined by the XOL facility and course rules for that match.
Regular season matches will have two stages. All 5 competitors must compete in at least one stage. At least three team members have to compete in each stage. If a team cannot field at least three team members then the meet will be forfeited unless agreed by both teams that two ninjas can run the entire course.
The winning team will be determined by the total fastest time of the two stages with the least amount of fails. Fails are weighted heavier than fastest time. In other words a team with a slower total time and the least fails wins.
Each gym will determine the rules of the course on the day of the meet as far as falls and penalty times during the course walk through prior to the meet. The winners of the stage runs will be the team who went the furthest the fastest with penalties included if the host course decides that the athlete will be allowed to complete the course.
Athletes who do not complete an obstacle will have a predetermined time penalty added to the total time. A tie will be broken by the fastest relay. If a competitor falls off an obstacle during the relay there will be a “wait” penalty of 10-20 seconds (depending upon the difficulty of the obstacle as determined by the host ninja gym) until the next competitor can run their part of the course.
Team leaders are those who choose to start and select a team. A coach must be chosen as well. Coaches may be a parent or an adult over 18 chosen by one of the parents of the athletes in all divisions.
You may enter your team of 5 or sign up individually and a team will be selected for you. Team leaders can be the captain or a captain may be chosen from the athletes who are registered from your team. Teams may have any number of athletes from 1-4 and the remainder of the roster will be chosen for you if you cannot field a team of five athletes.
Each match will have two officials trained by the XOL that can either be employees of the host gym or officials from another ninja gym.
Each ninja gym owner will be required to review the XOL bylaws and sign up their gym on the League sign up. This will allow the gym and their athlete’s eligibility to have their athletes compete.