RULES 2018 SEASON
League shall be known as the (Sponsor name if applicable) Jubilee Bowling
Club wishing to resign or new Club applying for League membership must notify
the League Secretary by 1st January. Applications for membership
will be considered by the Management Committee and put to the AGM for approval.
The annual membership fee
shall be agreed at the Annual General Meeting. This must be paid to the League
Secretary/League Treasurer not later than 30th April.
The Management shall consist of the Chairman,
Secretary, Treasurer and Committeemen.
The Annual General Meeting will be held during
the month of January each ear to discuss the business of the ensuing season.
Each team shall be entitled to send a delegate to the meeting, which shall
constitute the Executive Committee.
Handicapping shall be carried out by the
Executive Committee and delegated to the Management Committee whose decision
will be final and binding.
The Rules will be on the online bowls website
from 2018. Each captain to print off a copy and shall be bound thereby. Any
Club making a complaint must do so in writing or email within 5 days of the
incident. All infringements of the rules will be dealt with by the Management
Committee, who will decide the penalty against the offenders; such penalty may
include expulsion from the League.
Any appeal against a ruling of the Management
Committee must be accompanied by a deposit of £5. The appeal will be considered
by the Executive Committee and in the event of the appeal being upheld the
deposit shall be returned, otherwise it shall be forfeited.
The League Secretary shall convene a Special
Meeting at any time on receiving a requisition to that effect, signed by the
Secretaries of not less than three Clubs belonging to the League.
Club Secretary will submit a list of players to the League Secretary not later
than 1st April each year, or the date set for the league fixtures
collection. Any person signing for two Clubs or more will be assumed to be
registered with the Club he/she first plays for.
9a. Players can be registered at
any time during the season, adding the name and BCGBA number to the results
sheet or informing the Secretary before the match on the proviso that he/she is
a member of the club/team they are playing for.
9b. Clubs with more than one team may play their
players up or down up to 5 times each in any season and at any time during that
10. Any team playing an ineligible player shall
lose the game 21-0. This incident will be dealt with further by the Management
Committee who has the power to order a replay if considered necessary.
11. The Championship of each
Division will be awarded to the team gaining the greatest number of points.
Match points will be awarded as follows:-
Each Individual Winner – 1 point, Away Team Aggregate Win- 3 points,
Home Team Aggregate Win – 2 points, Away Team Aggregate Draw – 2 points, Home
Team Aggregate Draw – 1 point. Should
two teams finish with equal points, precedence will be given to the team with
the greater aggregate. The same formula would apply to relegation.
In the event of teams finishing with equal points,
the Championship or Runners up and relegation positions to be decided by
aggregate difference including handicaps.
THE DETAILED RESULTS OF EACH MATCH MUST BE SENT
BY FIRST CLASS POST OR EMAIL TO THE LEAGUE SECRETARY FROM THE SECRETARY/CAPTAIN
OF THE HOME CLUB IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE MATCH.
Each game shall be marked by two markers, one
from each team. In all cases of disputes arising as to the marking and a
satisfactory settlement not being effected between the two markers or by the
respective Captains, the score shall revert to the end where both markers show
the score to have agreed.
Standard Jacks to be used must be to BCGBA
specification, the visiting team to have first lead of the Jack.
The Jacks to be used in the match must be
allowed to the visiting team for practice.
The number constituting each team shall be eight
persons. In the event of any Club not playing a full team particulars and
explanations to be sent within three days to the League Secretary by the
Captain or Secretary of each Club concerned. The Management Committee shall
have the power to impose a suitable penalty.
The order of play shall be left to the Home
Captain, subject to the wishes of the visiting team being considered with
regard to any players having to come from or go to work, and that the full draw
of both teams to be made before the commencement of the match.
The Captain or other player of the away team
making the draw shall be allowed to practice with the Home team.
In the event of a players having a walk-over by
reason of the opposing team being a player short, the said player shall count
21-0 for the purpose of the match but for his/her individual aggregate the said
player is deemed to have won 21-11. The Average Prize shall be decided by one
point for a home win and two points for an away win. In the event of a tie, the
aggregate will decide the winner.
All matches must be played as per Fixture List
unless both teams agree to change the date. Home Captain to inform the League
Secretary of the new date as soon as it is decided.
Any match postponed on account of the weather
must be replayed as soon as possible by agreement between the two Captains and
the League Secretary must be informed. In the event of failure to agree on a
date the Home team must offer three alternative dates. The Away team must
accept one of these dates otherwise the Management Committee will take
appropriate action (as per rule 6).
No match, once started, may be abandoned due to
inclement weather unless both captains so agree.
The commencement of the league matches shall be
6-30pm. A quarter of an hour beforehand being allowed for the visiting players
practice. In case of inclement weather, and the Captains agreeing, an hour’s
grace must be allowed before a match is cancelled. After the first four games
are completed the remaining four Jacks must be on the green within a maximum
limit of 15 minutes. Failing to do so will incur a penalty for each defaulting
Jack of 21-0 to the opposing team.
The Roy Tandy Trophy Competition is open to all
Jubilee League registered players. Each
player must have played a minimum of 5 games during the current season to be
eligible to enter this competition.
Any motion to add to, amend or annul these rules
must be made in writing to the League Secretary. Such motion shall be submitted
to the Management Committee for consideration and, if approved, shall be
incorporated from a date to be determined.