The Mixed Ladder is divided into sections of six rinks. The number of sections depends on the number of curlers available to curl in the Mixed Ladder. The best rinks make up the “A” section, the second best make up the “B” section and so on. At the end of a 5-game round robin, the top 2 rinks of the lower sections move up and the bottom 2 rinks of the higher sections move down. The bottom 2 rinks of the last section are open to challenge from any 4 member rink comprised of Club members. If successful, the challenging rink(s) replace the losing rink in the Mixed Ladder. Playoffs are scheduled for the end of March, eligibility being the rink's performance over the year. The winner is awarded the Charlie Weeks Trophy, donated by Charlie Weeks in 1960, and is declared the BDCC Mixed Champion.