Are there any rules - be they official or side-bar optional ones - as to what happens when a player rolls a 1 on their initiative roll?
Is the initiative roll something you can critically fail at?
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Nothing usually, like a skill check it cannot be critically failed because that does not make sense. If you want, I have used the following house rules (DND3.5):
Finish adding your initiative together:
However, I'm not a complete monster, it works in the other direction too.
If you get a score 10 or more higher than EVERYthing/EVERYyone else:
That's my personal ruling, no real rule for it that I know of.