rain-off

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rain-off

An event that has been or will be canceled due to inclement weather. Primarily heard in UK. Spectators are to be aware that there will be no refunds issued in the event of a rain-off. I was really looking forward to the football match this weekend, but it turned out to be a rain-off.
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I have managed to get the trip to Plymouth on the day after a scheduled home meeting which is reserved in case we have any rainoffs, so in all probability that means the riders won't have to ride Thursday and then wash and prepare their bikes overnight before the long journey to Devon on Friday.
It's been a frustrating few weeks because we've have two successive rainoffs and I genuinely think all the boys have needed more track time to get dialled in.
Berwick's co-team manager Ian Rae said: "After the recent rainoffs it was good to get back on track to warm-up again with a well fought challenge fixture and we won the silverware too.
The match was effectively a dead rubber as two earlier rainoffs meant the Bears went into the play-offs by virtue of being sixth at the cut-off date, even though a defeat by 23 points or more would have put Leicester through instead had the meeting gone ahead as previously scheduled.