1. Schools are placed into categories based on traditional strength and of last 2/3 years Top 20 rankings. The Top 20 Schools carry a 5 point weight, The next 5 carries a 4.5 point weight. The rest is then allocated category weights from 4 points down to 1 point.
2. Category Points gets awarded according to the win against the category school,
Win against Affies will earn you 5 points while a win against Bishops will earn you 4 points etc.
Any draw will earn you 80% of opposing schools category point. (i.e Affies and Bishops draw- Affies earns 3.2 points and Bishops earns 4 points as they deserve more points out of the draw being ranked lower)
3. Bonus Points:
For keeping a winning ratio of 80% or more for your games, you earn a 10% point of the games played, ie Grey played 12, won 12, earns themselves a 1,2 extra win bonus points. No win bonus for under 80% and the more games you play, the more your points will be. (If you keep an 80% win ratio).
For winning by 30 points or more you earn bonus points of 0.5. For losing a close match with 5 or less points you earn 80% of the category points.
4. Total points: The Category point plus Bonus Points gets added up to total the points for the match. The total points gained gets divided by the amount of games played to get the average points earned per game. On that average the school’s rank is based. Ranking is first based on best Avg, then Win ratio and then the Points Difference.
5. BHP can adjust the Category points of a school during a season if it is not performing as its grading indicates and this will influence overall results.