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The rules were firmed up at a Committee Meeting in November, 2009.

Determining the Top School
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1 Only schools with four teams qualify for this award.
2 The schools are ranked according to the placings of their teams, rather than the points scored by+the teams.
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If a particular school has 4 teams, then its overall ranking is deemed to be the average of the placings of the teams. The school with the lowest average wins.

4 Ties: in the event of two schools tieing with the smallest averages, the winner is the team with its best team having the best ranking. e.g., if School X has teams with rankings 2, 5, 7, 11, and School Y has teams with rankings 3, 4, 8, 10 then School X wins. The smaller schools have a different system (goes on scores?... to be resolved)
5 Smaller schools are still eligible to win Top Yr 9 and Top Yr 10 trophies.
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HENRY DIXON CUP
A 'small school' is eligible to win the Henry Dixon Cup.
The current definition of a 'small school' is a secondary or area school with a total student roll less than 1000.
The winning school is the school in which the sum of the placings of its best Yr 9 team and best Yr 10 team is lower than that of any other small school. i.e., based on the outcomes of one team in each event.

EXAMPLE
School X: 3rd in the Yr 9 event, 11th in the Yr 10 event. (3 + 11 = 14)
School Y: 4th in the Yr 9 event. 9th in the Yr 10 event. (4 + 9 = 13)
School Y wins because it has the lower aggregate score.