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BATTLE AXE THROWING PRESENTS
BATTLE AXE OPEN
ADDITIONAL TOURNAMENTS

We're back at it again!


Battle Axe Throwing is once again hosting a day of Skillz events AND one new tournament!

On Friday 26th January, there will be three classic IATF 'Skillz' competitions:

  • 10:00am - Big Axe Vertical Around The World

  • 2:00pm - 1.5x Blackjack

  • 6:00pm - Doubles

On Saturday 27th January, there will be:

  • 10:00am - Under 45 (Premier) Average


All tournaments will be epic with cash and prizes on the line.
 

 

TOURNAMENT ONE: BIG AXE VERTICAL AROUND THE WORLD

Ticket Price: $50pp
Registration: 9:00am
Start Time: 10:00am
Prize pool: $325 (1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $75) + Merch & Sponsor Prizes!

Ticket Link:


Tournament Rules:

  • Open tournament

  • Big Axes - IATF Approved

  • IATF ‘Premier’ rules


Tournament Format:

  • ‘Pool Play’ format

Every competitor will have a minimum of 3 matches with their registration fee


Big Axe Vertical ATW Rules:

  • IATF Premier Rules

  • Players must score a lower ring 1, then a lower ring 3, then a 5, then an upper ring 3, then an upper ring 1 and a Premier Clutch to finish.

  • 10 max throws to hit all points.

  • Whoever hits a Premier Clutch first wins.

  • If neither player hits a Premier Clutch most touch Clutches in the 10 throws wins.


Tiebreakers:

  • If players hit Premier Clutches on the same throw or if both are tied on total touch Clutches after 10 throws (with no Premier Clutches), then players will go to a sudden death Clutch throw with the closest result to a Clutch winning.



TOURNAMENT TWO: 1.5x BLACKJACK

Ticket Price: $50pp
Registration: 1:00pm

Time: 2:00pm
Prize pool: $325 (1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $75) + Merch & Sponsor Prizes!

Ticket Link:


Tournament Rules:

  • Open tournament

  • 1.5x rotation axe throwing

  • IATF ‘Premier’ rules


Tournament Format:

  • ‘Pool Play’ format

Every competitor will have a minimum of 3 matches with their registration fee


Blackjack Rules:

  • 10 throws to hit as close to 21 total points as possible without going bust!

  • Normal IATF scoring zones in play with the additional rules that sticking an axe outside of the target but on the board scores 0 points and an axe drop scores -4 points.

  • Players must take all 10 throws.

  • If you go bust, you lose.

  • Closest to 21 points wins.


Tiebreakers:

  • If both players are tied on final score after 10 throws, then players will go to a sudden death Clutch throw with the closest result to a Clutch winning.



TOURNAMENT THREE: DOUBLES

Ticket Price: $100 (per team)

Registration: 5:00pm

Time: 6:00pm
Prize pool: $650 (1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $150) + Merch & Sponsor Prizes


Additional Prize for Best Dressed Team!

Ticket Link:


Tournament Rules:

  • Open tournament

  • Doubles (2 player team)

  • IATF Premier rules


Tournament Format:

  • Pool Play format.

 

Every competitor will have a minimum of 3 matches with their registration fee

Doubles Rules:

  • The normal IATF throwing rule set but with a partner!

  • Scores for both thrown axes are totaled each throw.

  • Both throwers must throw approximately in sync with each other.

  • If an axe sticks into a partner's axe aka ‘Robin Hooding’, the score of the axe attached to the target is doubled.

  • On the fifth throw of each round both, one or neither competitors may elect to go up for a Clutch.

Tiebreakers:

  • Doubles Big Axe following the above and normal IATF rules.

TOURNAMENT FOUR: UNDER 45 AVERAGE

Ticket Price: $50

Registration: 9:00am

Start Time: 10:00am
Prize pool: $325 (1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $75) + Merch & Sponsor Prizes

Ticket Link:


Tournament Rules:

  • Open tournament

  • IATF Premier rules


Tournament Format:

  • Pool Play format.

 

Every competitor will have a minimum of 3 matches with their registration fee

Under 45 Average Rules:

  • Entry is only allowed to players with an IATF Premier match average of 45.0 points and under, as listed on their Axescores profile in the ‘Last 12 months’ at the time of ticket purchase.

  • If you do not have a Premier average score, minus 10 points from your 'Last 12 months' Standard average score for conversion.


Pool Play Tournament Format:

The tournament starts with a ‘Group Stage’, where players are divided into groups of 4 and play everyone in their Group once, totalling three matches within their Group in a best 2 rounds out of 3 match format before any elimination takes place. Once all Group Stage matches are complete the top 2 from each Group move onto a single elimination tournament bracket.

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