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Funkyzeit (round 1)
January 4th

Pech! (round 1)
January 4th

Ach Nein! A (round 1)
January 4th

Ach Nein! B(round 1)
January 4th

Das Waterbowl Rules:
1. Deadlines / Rounds:

You have 14 days to get your game for the current round played. However, as soon as all games in your division for the current round have been played the 14-day period starts running.
In all divisions we will have a two rounds season meaning you will get to play each team in your division twice.

2. Relegation / Promotion:

Division Funkyzeit!
  • Last place gets to play relegation match against runner up from Pech!
Division Pech!
  • Winner gets promoted to Funkyzeit!
  • Runner up from Pech! plays last one from Funkyzeit! for one spot in Funkyzeit!
  • Nuln Cadets will drop out after season 8.
  • Last team from Pech! (after Nuln Cadets dropped out) gets to play a relegation tournament with runner ups of Ach Nein! A and Ach Nein! B for two spots in Pech!
Divisions Ach Nein! A + B
  • Winners of Ach Nein! A and Ach Nein! B get promoted to Pech!
  • Runner ups from Ach Nein! A and Ach Nein! B get to play a relegation tournament with last team from Pech! (after Nuln Cadets dropped out) for two spots in Pech!

Funkyzeit season 8
no salary cap
runner up
3rd place
4th place
5th place
6th relegation match
Pech! season 8
salary cap 1.650k
1st promoted to Funkyzeit
2nd promotion match
3rd place
4th place
5th relegation match
Nuln Cadets drop out
Ach Nein! A
salary cap 1.400k
Ach Nein! B
salary cap 1.400k
promoted to Pech!
promoted to Pech!
2nd promotion tournament
2nd promotion tournament
3rd place
3rd place
4th place
4th place
5th place
5th place
6th place
6th place
7th place
7th place

3. Bargaining Agreement:

We play with a Bargaining Agreement for each season and division (except top division Funkyzeit!. Its purpose is to prevent too big TV differences within a division. The Bargaining Agreement is implemented in form of a TV cap meaning right after your last divisional match (or your promotion/relegation match, see above) you have to trim your team's team value to a given maximum value for the division you'll be playing in next season.
For purposes of salary cap your current treasury is added to your TW (tournament weight - this includes your mng players) on a 1-on-1 basis. For example: Your TW is 1.300k and you have a treasury of 50.000 than your TW is considered as if it was 1.350k for salary cap calculations.

The Bargaining Agreement for season 8 is as follows:
  • Funkyzeit: No Cap
  • Pech: TW 1.650k
  • Ach Nein: TW 1.400k

The Bargaining Agreement for season 9 is as follows:
  • Funkyzeit: No Cap
  • Pech: TW 1.750k
  • Ach Nein: TW 1.450k

4. Restarting / Dropping out:

If your team has been pounded and you feel you need to change it after the season has started, you may do this once per season. Your new team keeps the winning record and points of your abandoned team but pays for restarting with a penalty of 3 points (and a win from your record) which will be subtracted immediately.

If you restart at the end of a season, your new team begins in the bottom division (currently Ach Nein!) at the start of the next season.

Dropping out:
If you decide to take a season (or longer) out, then you must start with a new team when you return. You will start in the bottom division (currently Ach Nein!).

5. Game options:

Currently we play with no game options.
The board of league commissioners may opt to change that but won't do so during a running season.
About Das_Waterbowl:

Das Waterbowl is a scheduled league brought to you (unsurprisingly) by the Waterbowl, Manchester's home to all things bloodbowl.

Currently we have three divisions: Funkyzeit! (top division), Pech!, and Ach Nein! (parallel divisions). Each division consists of 5 or 6 teams that play each other twice each season. Rounds run to fortnightly deadlines. We play in European timezones.

After a season has ended there may be some sort of "friendly games" or "build up" games for brand new teams. This will be decided by the board of league commissioners and announced via pm.

If you are interested in joining please get in touch with the league commissioners (see "staff").

History / Hall of Fame:


Season 8 started! Have fun!
Friendlies are running until tomorrow. Season 8 starts Dec. 14th.
The final matches have been played, the regular season 7 is over.
Ladies and Gentlemen! Please congratulate our new Das_Waterbowl champion, squidalot's
Resurrection Roosters (23 pts.)
They played an amazing season - they played all their 10 matches for a stunning record of 7 wins, 2 draws, and only 1 loss (0:3 to Valen's Lancashire Wolverines).

Much has happened since our last news: 1st meet has been completed for all three divisions. Nuln Gunners replaced Manchester Monkeys in Ach Nein! Lots of spectacular matches have been played with lots of nice plays and even nicer kills!
2nd meet (rounds 6 - 10) are now in progress. So far every division still has several teams left that compete for the title - lots of exiting matches lie ahead of us!

First win for the little green buggers! In their 6th match the goblins from Ardly 'itin a t'ing finally managed to get their first victory! Worgore and Snotalot secured the 2-1 victory against Chaos Lords of Misrule!
Coach Dalfort joined our Admin team and got appointed Chief Scheduling Officer! Please include Dalfort and b4nshee from now on in your PMs concerning scheduling problems.
Season 6 individual stats are now available (thanks to Shraaaag's FUMBBL Scripts!). You can find them under "Stats".

Group page has been brought up to date and we now have a News section. Hopefully the History and Hof will follow soon! :-)
Season 7 has just started! With some old coaches dropped and some new blood joined we are now redistributing teams between Pech! and Ach Nein! division. The winners of those divisions will be promoted to Funkyzeit!, the remaining teams will then form Pech! (as 2nd division) and Ach Nein! (as 3rd division) for season 8.
Noteworthy: We will have two meetings between each of the two teams per division in season 7 to get a fair number of games.

No oldest news

Latest Results:

2017-12-19 - Pech! (rd 1)
Ardly 'itin a t'ing
A show about nothing

0 : 3
2017-12-17 - Ach Nein! A (rd 1)
Dead but not buried
Witchking Reruns

0 : 3
2017-12-14 - Funkyzeit (rd 1)
Uzkulak Raiders
Cool An' Green An' Shady II

2 : 0

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Funkyzeit! - round 1

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Ach Nein! A - round 1

Ach Nein! B - round 1