The Dorset League is a inter club team based event.
Each team consists of 2 men and 2 women. The team has two mixed pairs which both play the opposing team's two pairs. Then there are a men's doubles and women's match giving a total of 6 matches per tie.
A point per rubber system is used making the match out of a maximum score of 12 points.Matches are played at Harewood College (formely Porchester School) at 8pm (Prompt Start please) - 10pm.