Min teams: 7

Max teams: 12

This fixture is a slight improvement on the standard round robin fixture in that it has a reduced number of home or away "runs" and is also better suited for fixtures that need to be synchronised across grades and associations to minimise venue clashes. The drawback is that it cannot be used for fixtures where there is more than 12 teams.

When using the pairings to avoid venue clashes the following is also recommended depending on the number of teams in the grade:

- Grades with 7,8 teams: Teams sharing grounds with teams in other associations should be given number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6
- Grades with 9,10 teams: Teams sharing grounds with teams in other associations should be given number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 or 10, but preferably nos. 1 and 2
- Grades with 11,12 teams: Teams sharing grounds with teams in other associations should be given numbers 1, 2, 5, 6, 11 or 12. Note team No.5. in this draw cannot share with team No.6. in the 10 team draw.

**Notes:**

- Rounds required after the ones listed simply repeat with the home and away team swapped.
- Pairs are structures to enable two teams to share a home ground so that when one team plays home the other plays away.
- Byes can be seeded as any number.

**For 8 team grades**

**Pairs**

1 v 2

3 v 4

5 v 6

7 v 8

**Round 1**

1 v 3

7 v 5

4 v 2

6 v 8

**Round 2**

5 v 1

3 v 7

2 v 6

8 v 4

**Round 3**

1 v 7

5 v 3

8 v 2

4 v 6

**Round 4**

2 v 1

3 v 4

6 v 5

7 v 8

**Round 5**

1 v 4

3 v 6

5 v 8

7 v 2

**Round 6**

6 v 1

8 v 3

2 v 5

4 v 7

**Round 7**

1 v 8

3 v 2

5 v 4

7 v 6

**For 10 team grades**

**Pairs**

1 v 2

3 v 4

5 v 6

7 v 8

9 v 10

**Round 1**

1 v 3

7 v 5

9 v 10

4 v 2

6 v 8

**Round 2**

5 v 1

3 v 9

10 v 7

2 v 6

8 v 4

**Round 3**

1 v 2

10 v 3

5 v 6

8 v 7

4 v 9

**Round 4**

7 v 1

3 v 5

9 v 8

2 v 10

6 v 4

**Round 5**

1 v 6

3 v 4

5 v 2

7 v 9

10 v 8

**Round 6**

8 v 1

2 v 3

9 v 5

6 v 7

4 v 10

**Round 7**

1 v 9

3 v 8

5 v 4

7 v 2

10 v 6

**Round 8**

4 v 1

7 v 3

10 v 5

6 v 9

2 v 8

**Round 9**

1 v 10

6 v 3

8 v 5

4 v 7

9 v 2

**For 12 team grades**

**Pairs**

1 v 2

3 v 4

5 v 6

7 v 8

9 v 10

11 v 12

**Round 1**

3 v 1

7 v 5

9 v 11

4 v 2

6 v 8

12 v 10

**Round 2**

5 v 1

3 v 7

10 v 9

11 v 12

2 v 6

8 v 4

**Round 3**

1 v 2

8 v 3

5 v 11

10 v 7

4 v 9

12 v 6

**Round 4**

7 v 1

3 v 12

6 v 5

9 v 8

11 v 4

2 v 10

**Round 5**

1 v 4

3 v 2

5 v 9

7 v 11

10 v 6

12 v 8

**Round 6**

8 v 1

9 v 3

2 v 5

6 v 7

11 v 10

4 v 12

**Round 7**

1 v 11

3 v 6

5 v 4

7 v 9

12 v 2

10 v 8

**Round 8**

6 v 1

4 v 3

10 v 5

7 v 12

2 v 9

11 v 8

**Round 9**

1 v 10

5 v 3

4 v 7

9 v 12

11 v 6

8 v 2

**Round 10**

12 v 1

3 v 11

8 v 5

2 v 7

6 v 9

10 v 4

**Round 11**

9 v 1

3 v 10

12 v 5

7 v 8

2 v 11

6 v 4

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