Inter-league rules seniors and veterans (amended 09/02/2013)

Inter-league rules seniors and veterans (amended 2015) 1. To be played on a date and venue selected by the Executive committee host league to provide green managers and organisers. Teams for this event will be current playing members of their respective leagues and will consist of 8 players. Each league will submit to the competition secretary at least 7 days prior to the event, a squad list (maximum 12 players) from which all teams must be selected 2. All matches to commence at 10.00 a.m. prompt. Please be at green for 9.30 a.m. 3. B.C.G.B.A. rules apply. 4. Dress code to apply. 5. Limited to no more than 16 teams. Priority will be given to the teams who entered the previous year. In the rounds prior to the final, the competing teams will be drawn in groups of 4 and will play in a round robin basis to determine the finalists. Green managers will be in charge of the qualifying rounds. 6. All games will start on receive 6 except for current senior men’s county players who will receive 4: This handicap system to be used throughout the competition. 7. Referees will be supplied for the semi-finals and final. 8. After the first matches are completed, leagues can change their teams and these must be selected from the nominated 12 and submitted to the official in charge before the commencement of any subsequent match. If a nominated player is not available at the start of a respective game, he can be replaced by a nominated reserve, but he will be able to play in any subsequent rounds. 9. Any player who is a member of the club of the selected green will be liable of a handicap of –2 on top of any other handicap 10. In every match, the toss of a coin will determine the even cast of jacks. 11. No practise will be allowed on selected greens seven days prior to the matches taking place (this excludes league matches and competition or cup games.) 12. Players should report to the green manager or referee. If not able to take to the green for whatever the reason at the appropriate time, the respective league can replace player(s) with a nominated reserve. 13. In each match the team with the highest aggregate shots scored will be declared the winner and awarded two points, in the case of a draw one point each will be awarded. After the completion of the 3 round robin matches, the team with the most points will be declared group winners and progress to the final. In the case of a tie in the final the following order of elimination shall apply Tie on aggregate the team with the most winners If still a tie the team with the best winner If still a tie the 2nd 3rd 4th best winner etc. 14. In each group the three matches will be played on the same green and in the final four matches will be played on two greens, unless a third suitable unused green is available. In this case the final will be played on the third green. If both teams contesting the final agree, the final will be played on one green, four games at a time. 15. There will be no entry fee. All leagues and host clubs will be expected to supply a raffle prize proceeds to be donated to a charity chosen by the executive (The President to have the final say) 2013

Junior Inter-league rules

1. To be played on a date and venue selected by the Executive committee. 2. Teams for this event will be current playing members of their respective leagues and will consist of 6 players from a named squad of 8. 3. Teams and squads must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the event to the Competition Secretary. 4. Each league will submit to the officer in charge on the day of the event, the playing order of each team. This list must be submitted no later than 10 a.m. to the officer in charge on the day of the event. 5. Competition to commence at 10:00 a.m prompt. Teams to arrive no later than 9.30 a.m. 6. BCGBA Rules apply 7. Dress Code must be adhered to. 8. Limited to 8 or 16 teams. Leagues will be given the opportunity to enter more than one team to make the numbers up. A draw will be made if needed. 9. All games will start off 3 except for all home bowlers. 10. Home bowlers handicap of 2. 11. Final games to be played 21 up. No practice will be allowed on selected greens seven days prior to the matches taken place (this excludes league matches, competitions or cup games) 12. In every match, the toss of a coin will determine the even cast of jacks. 13. Players should report to the green manager or referee. If not able to take to the green for whatever the reason at the appropriate time, the respective league can replace player(s) with a nominated reserve. 14. In each match the team with the highest aggregate shots scored will be declared the winner and awarded two points, in the case of a draw one point each will be awarded. After the completion of the 3 round robin matches, the team with the most points will be declared group winners and progress to the final. In the case of a tie in the final the following order of elimination shall apply: Tie on aggregate the team with the most winners If still a tie the team with the best winner If still a tie the 2nd 3rd 4th best winner etc. 15. If two greens are used the winner on each green will go forward to the final of a third green. 16. Referee to be supplied for the final 17. League to provide buffet for players and officials for presentation of trophies. 18. Green managers and measurers to be provided by the league. 19. Venue to be rotated yearly with participating Leagues: 2010 Bowring and SJB. 2011 Whitchurch area (G Edge President) 2012 Shrewsbury area (Geoff Balshaw President) 2013 Ludlow area (John Hughes President)

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