Saturday 21st to Friday 26th August 2005. Semifinals and finals were played on Friday 26th.
Team competition was 20 teams of 6 players plus substitutes. Main part of team competition was 160 games; each team played 24 games. First 100 games was a round robin in which every team played 15 times, every team played on each colour 5 times, and every team played every other team once or twice. Next 60 games were three "cascades" of 20 games each. In each cascade, each team played 3 times, each team played on each colour once, and every team played opponents of rank similar to theirs. 3 victory points for 1st; 2 for 2nd; 1 for 3rd.
Rankings before Semifinals
|1||Box Hill 1||65||52514||24|
|3||Sunny Coast 1||59||44248||24|
|8||Box Hill 3||52||43326||24|
|9||Box Hill 2||49||36891||24|
|14||Sunny Coast 2||43||37428||24|
|16||Melbourne - Crown||40||39679||24|
|17||Willetton - Jigga Penguins||38||34378||24|
Semifinals was a Skip Ascension: bottom 3 teams play, loser is eliminated, second place goes into next game, first place skips a game. Top team before semifinals (Box Hill 1) got a free ride through to the finals.
Nationals TEAMS 2005 Ascension Games for 26/08/2005
|Team||9:59 AM||10:20 AM||10:38 AM||10:58 AM||11:19 AM||11:40 AM||11:59 AM||12:21 PM||12:42 PM||12:59 PM||1:19 PM||1:39 PM||1:59 PM||2:19 PM||2:36 PM||2:55 PM||3:15 PM|
|Sunny Coast 1||37936||42197||47607|
|Box Hill 3||51750||46539||37016||41217||31906|
|Box Hill 2||38196||50430||38496|
|Sunny Coast 2||47779||50610||35376||43469||38486|
|Willetton - Jigga Penguins||29225||38138||40956||42560|
|Melbourne - Crown||24504|
Finals was a 3 game series, with the top team before semifinals (Box Hill 1) plus the top two teams after semifinals (Rockhampton and Sunny Coast 1). Ranking was on total score, not victory points.
Nationals TEAMS 2005 Grand Finals Games for 26/08/2005
|Team||4:01 PM||4:23 PM||4:43 PM||Total|
|Box Hill 1||49049||44558||54960||148567|
|Sunny Coast 1||46318||49708||49600||145626|