The following details have still to be updated for the forthcoming season.

Competition Name Scottish Cup Plate
Holders Roy Bennett, David Liggat,  Liz McGowan, Fiona McQuaker
Event Type Knockout teams of four, being a consolation event for teams eliminated from the Scottish Cup in the first round in which they play, providing this is no later than the second round. This competition is run according to the rules of the Scottish Cup.
Rules Scottish Cup Rules (revised 2015)
Closing Date Confirmation to the Convener by 30th June 2016.
Dates Round 1 to be played by 31 July 2016. Subsequent rounds as for the Scottish Cup (see dates in SBU calendar).
Final is to be played at tba on Saturday 17th December 2016.
No. of Boards Rounds consist of 32 boards. Final to be 48 boards.
Venue If travelling distance between two teams is greater than 80 miles then the match may be played at a central venue.
Entry Fee None. Eligible teams will be assumed to be playing in this event.
Master Points Rounds 1 – 1.      Round 2 – 1.5.    Quarter-final – 2.    Semifinal – 3.    Final - 4
Convener Liz McGowan