open draw will be made publicly by the Competition Secretary in the
presence of at least two witnesses whose names will appear on the draw
sheets sent to clubs.
matches to have a time limit of three hours thirty minutes including
trial ends, and the jack shall not be cast, or an end replayed after
that time has expired. Within the constraints of the said time
limits the number of ends will be as follows:- Pairs & Rinks 21 ends,
Triples 18 ends, Singles 21 shots.
players to share rink fees to the Host Club, excluding the Finals, when
the County will pay.
trophies must be returned engraved to the County Competition Secretary
by March 31st each year.
THE SINGLES, UNDER 25 SINGLES, SEMI FINALS AND FINALS.
The Competition Secretary will arrange to play these games on previously
published designated dates and greens.
Qualifying players will be expected to play in these finals on the
specified fixed times and dates as listed in the L.I.B.A. programme for
Failure to attend without adequate excuse shall result in exclusion from
the competitions the following season.
The only reason allowed for re-arranging a match will be when players
are involved in "fixed day" National matches governed by the E.I.B.A. or
the E.W.I.B.A. When a match has to be re-arranged the Competition
Secretary will fix a date, time and venue. County re-arranged matches
will take place over Club fixtures.
Dress will be whites and club tie. Ties may be removed after the
trial ends. registered coloured shirts may be worn providing all
members of the team wear them. All bowls shall have Club stickers
attached, and where there is a colour clash the association shall
provide alternative stickers.
10. The Host
Club shall be responsible for providing suitable markers if required.
The County will provide umpires. Any dispute other than an
umpiring decision will be settled by the Controlling Authority, whose
decision shall be final.
11. The draw
for the rinks shall be made publicly shortly before commencement of the
first round of play.
Competition Secretary will ensure that no player plays on the same rink
twice. Where this is not possible a match shall be staged on a
rink that both players / teams have already played.
THE PAIRS, MIXED PAIRS, TRIPLES AND RINKS. Players to make
their own arrangements for the preliminary founds, the eighth and
quarter finals. the draw for the last 16 will be on a regional
basis to minimize travelling. The draw for the quarter
finals will be an open draw across the county.
players whose names appear first in a draw pairing is the challenger.
Matches may be played on the challengers own green. The challenger
shall offer their opponents the choice of three dates - at least one of
them shall be at a weekend, within seven days of the closing of the
offer dates within seven days will result in the opponents becoming the
challengers who can then offer three dates and choice of venue.
match results must be given to the Competition Secretary by the closing
date of each round. Failure to comply will result in both teams
code: Grey and whites or club shirts may be worn for the eighth and
quarter finals. (except singles)