CHASE BUCHANAN TENS LEAGUE CONDITIONS OF PLAY
LEAGUE COORDINATOR Colin Hall EMAIL email@example.com
1) This is an inter club competition on behalf of Bowls Cyprus, open to all Member Clubs.
2) This league is open to all individual fully paid up members
of each Member Club.
3) There will be one mixed league, played in the morning. Member clubs must forward to EO of DMC the names and numbers of each team entered by the first Thursday in January. An entry
fee of €20 per team. The competition will start the first Thursday in February, unless notified otherwise and will exclude play on Test Series and National Finals week when appropriate
4) This league
will be played in accordance with the current Crystal Mark Laws of the Game of Bowls, unless otherwise stated.
5) Each team will consist of 10 players, comprising a singles, pair, triple and rink. The pair,
triple and rink must be mixed, i.e. at least one lady or gent in each discipline and will play 18 ends. Each team will play each other twice, one home and one away. Singles (4 bowl) will be first to 21 shots. A competent marker must be provided by the home
club and wear whites. Where possible a Bowls Cyprus umpire should be available or a competent person may be appointed on the day
6) Match points will be awarded as follows;
Each game - 3 points for
a win; 1.5 points for a draw.
3 points for the overall shots win, if shots level 1.5 points each.
15 Maximum points per match
7) All games at the various venues will be played on the same day
which will be a Thursday except where weather. Inclement weather is also determined by temperature; 10 C and falling, allowing for wind chill factor. Trial ends, if played must be started prior to the start time of 10am.
If Rule 7 is invoked the rearranged game must be played before the following Thursday. In the event of a team unable to fulfil the fixture, the non-offending team will be awarded 15 match points, plus 24 shots. If an individual discipline is not able to be
played the non-offending team will be awarded 3 points plus 6 shots, this applies to the original match as well as the rearranged match.
9) If any match is unable to be completed, then the match shall be treated
If, across the pairs, triples and rinks an average of less than 12 ends have been completed the match must be resumed before the following Thursday by mutual consent, with all disciplines continued from when the match was abandoned.
Substitutes will be allowed in the rearranged game.
If 12 ends or more cannot be completed on the re-arranged date, the match will be abandoned and each team will be awarded 7½ points each. Shots scored will NOT stand.
However if the singles discipline is completed the match points and score will stand with the remaining 9 match points shared. If across the team disciplines an average of 12 ends has been completed, the score at that point will be recorded
as the result.
10) At the end of the competition the team with the highest number of points shall be declared the winners. If points are equal then the winners will be decided as follows;
a) Shot difference
b) Highest shots scored.
11) The rinks available on the day of play must be allocated for the match by the home team. After completing the team names on the score cards, they must be turned
face down and offered to the visiting captain who will then write an available rink number on the reverse. All green fees must be paid by the home team.
12) The toss of a coin will determine first jack for all disciplines.
13) An end will not be declared dead if the jack is displaced outside the boundaries of the rink of play. The jack will be re-spotted on the “T”
14) In accordance with
Law 37 and the option of declaring the end dead is made, the end will be replayed.
15) If a club has entered more than one team there can be no sideways transfer of players.
16) In the event
of a player being unable to continue during the game and if there is no substitute available then the following will apply: the non-defaulting team will be awarded 3 points plus shots already scored plus 6 shots. The defaulting team will lose all shots scored.
17) Dress code shall be whites or club colours, but all team members should observe the same dress code. No logos or stripes, however, a manufactures trademark, no larger than 2 inches will be acceptable.
will be used on bowls in accordance with World Bowls Rule 8.1.8.If two teams from the same club are playing each other the away team, MUST remove the club stickers, alternative stickers can be used but all team members must be the same.
Scorecards to be signed by both players/skips, and the completion time recorded. Cards must then be sent to league coordinator as soon as is practical.
19) Final scores must be EMAILED to firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinator before
6pm on the day of the match.
20) Any objections raised by any team regarding this league must be raised through their clubs DMC representative. DMC reserve the right to take action against any player/ team/ club
who contravenes these rules.