The team handicap knockout competitions are played each year and are based on the following formats; Mixed 4 Handicap Knockout (Danny Jones Trophy), based on the standard Mixed 4 format. Mixed 6 Handicap Knockout (Lance Woodley Trophy), based on the standard Mixed 6 format. Mixed 6 Combination Handicap Knockout Trophy, based on Ladies, Mens and Mixed doubles
All clubs in the league take part and are automatically entered into the draw.The matches are played with each pair playing 2 games to 21 points with no setting . The winner being decided on a 'total points won' count up at the end of the match and then subtracting or adding the handicap.The handicap committee meet to decide on a points handicap to apply to the strongest team. The size of the handicap can change depending on the players taking part.