Each member country of the ECA has the opportunity to enter the European Dealer Championship with their ‘National Dealer Champion’ and runner up. To do so, the national winner and runner-up have to be determined at the latest three weeks in advance of the competition.
Possible formats for a national championship include:
Identical format as the European Dealer Championship.
Format 2, in case of multiple casino organisations per country:
Each (multi-site) casino operation determines a winner per site. This can be done by judging each contestant upon American Roulette and Black Jack. The winners of each organisation will compete in the National dealer championship, on invitation of one of the organisations (national ECA member will coordinate).
Format 3, in case of one casino organisation per country:
The casino organisation determines a winner per site. This can be done by judging each contestant upon American Roulette and Black Jack.