The information presented below is a guide to the format of the games played in 1996 in Jeux Sans Frontières and how points were awarded in each event. Six teams contest Jeux Sans Frontières this year.

JEUX SANS FRONTIÈRES 1996

Game Details:

Points Allocation:

HEATS 1-8 + FINAL:
No. of Games per Event:
8 + Jeu d'Amitié + Fil Rouge

No. of Competing Teams per Event: 6
Teams participated in all games

HEATS 1-8 + FINAL:
Jeu d'Amitié, Games 1-7 and Fil Rouge:
6pts, 5pts, 4pts, 3pts, 2pts, 1pt

Game 8:
12pts, 10pts, 8pts, 6pts, 4pts, 2pts

HEAT 9:
No. of Games:
8 + Jeu d'Amitié + Fil Rouge

No. of Competing Teams: 6
(5 from Game 1 due to Switzerland
withdrawing after Jeu d'Amitié)

Teams participated in all games

HEAT 9:
Jeu d'Amitié:
All teams awarded 4pts each
(following Switzerland's withdrawal)

Games 1-7 and Fil Rouge:
6pts, 5pts, 4pts, 3pts, 2pts
(or 1pt if a non-scoring /
non-completion outcome)

Game 8:
12pts, 10pts, 8pts, 6pts, 4pts
(or 2pts if a non-scoring /
non-completion outcome)

Joker: Scoring Limits:

Joker Value: Double points

To be played:
Once in Games 1-6.

No Election Game in these events.

HEATS 1-8 + FINAL:
Highest Achievable Score: 72pts

Lowest Achievable Score: 12pts

HEAT 9:
Highest Achievable Score: 70pts

Lowest Achievable Score: 15pts (except CH)

Team Colours for Jeux Sans Frontières 1996:

Greece: Dark Blue
Hungary: Yellow
Italy: White

Portugal: Green
Slovenia: Pink
Switzerland: Red