County League Rules 2017/18

RULES FOR SUSSEX WOMEN'S INDOOR BOWLING LEAGUE


  1. The following domestic rules shall apply:
  2. The Competition shall be open to all Clubs affiliated to the Sussex County Womens Indoor Bowling Association.
  3. Administration for the Competition shall be controlled by the League Secretary.
  4. Each participating Club will pay an entrance fee to be determined by the Executive Committee.
  5. Each Club will be required to play 5/6 other Clubs selected from their Fixture List by the League Secretary on a home and away basis, making 10/12 matches in all.  
              11 points will be awarded as follows:                 
               5 rink matches - 6 points for a win, plus 1 point for each winning rink.
               Draw - half a point for each drawn rink.

In the event of a game cancellation, full green fees (green fees and match meal) will be charged as per Club rules.
  1. Each section will play 10/12 games. Winners of each section will play on a date to be arranged to decide the overall winner.
  2. The Home Club shall send a result form, signed by both Captains, to the League Secretary within 48 hours.
  3. If any Club fails to field a team on the agreed match date, then 6 points will be awarded to the opposing team. Consideration to be given in the event of extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, flooding) making travelling dangerous.
  4. Matches to consist of 18 ends only with 2 trial ends. Toss for Jack.
  5. Matches shall consist of a maximum of 5 rinks.
  6. In the event of a player being unable to continue to play in a County League Game due to accident, illness or any other valid reason, then a reserve (if present) must play. If there is no reserve present on the defaulting rink, the lead and two shall play with 3 woods and the skip with 2 woods but that team shall forfeit one quarter of its score from when the substitution became necessary.
  7. Players who belong to more than one Club can only play the League Games for one and the same Club. Any Club fielding a player who played for another Club will forfeit the points for that match.
          All rinks must play players from their own Club.

          Rinks must consist of four players.
   
          Captains must draw for rinks before the start of play.

    SECTIONS FOR 2017/18:

    SECTION 1:
    Adur, Arun, Grattons, Horsham, Preston, Worthing, Worthing Pavilion.

    SECTION 2:
     Denton Island, Eastbourne, Egerton Park, Falaise, Langney,  Wealden.

IN FAIRNESS TO ALL CLUBS, PLEASE TRY AND RE-ARRANGE A MATCH THAT, DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, HAS BEEN CANCELLED