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CLONTARF BOWLING CLUB RULES OF COMPETITION

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CLONTARF BOWLING CLUB COMPETITION RULES

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  1. These Rules of Competitions, under which competitions in the Bowling Club are to be played, have been adopted by the Bowling Committee on ……………. 2021 in accordance with Rule 19.1 of the Rules & Regulations of the Bowling Club and are consistent with Rule 15.2.22 of the Club Constitution. They shall replace any earlier versions in existence.

    All Bowling matches shall be played in accordance with the Laws of the Sport of Bowls (Crystal Mark Third Edition.)

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  1. These Rules of Competitions, under which competitions in the Bowling Club are to
    be played, have been adopted by the Bowling Committee on ……………. 2021 in
    accordance with Rule 19.1 of the Rules & Regulations of the Bowling Club and are
    consistent with Rule 15.2.22 of the Club Constitution. They shall replace any earlier
    versions in existence.
    All Bowling matches shall be played in accordance with the Laws of the Sport of Bowls
    Crystal Mark Third Edition.

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2 / COMPETITION FEES

Competition fees for internal Club Competitions must be paid to the Bowling Competitions’ Secretary as directed by the Committee. Fees for such competitions must be paid when submitting Entry Forms. In the case of the Clontarf Open Pairs Competition entry fees must be paid ………………

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COMPETITION FEES
Competition fees for internal Club Competitions must be paid to the Bowling Competitions’
Secretary as directed by the Committee. Fees for such competitions must be paid when
submitting Entry Forms. In the case of the Clontarf Open Pairs Competition entry fees must
be paid ……………….

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4 / MATCH ARRANGEMENTS

The onus is on the Player on top of draw to arrange a date and time by mutual consent with his opponent and marker. All matches should be played on or before the closing date. A date arranged by mutual consent shall be deemed a closing date, unless cancelled by mutual consent.

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4/ MATCH ARRANGEMENTS
The onus is on the Player/s on top of the draw to arrange a date and time by mutual consent
with their opponent and marker. All matches should be played on or before the closing date.
A date arranged by mutual consent shall be deemed a closing date, unless cancelled by
mutual consent.

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  1. WALKOVERS

Walkover cards, signed by the attending competitor and a neutral member of the Club, must be placed in the Competitions Box fifteen minutes after the time agreed for the match to be played. Failure to comply with this rule can result in elimination from that competition of both players

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6/ WALKOVERS
Walkover cards, signed by the attending competitor/s and a neutral member of the Club,
must be placed in the Competitions Box thirty minutes after the time agreed for the match
to be played. Failure to comply with this rule can result in elimination from that competition
of all players.

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  1. MATCHES
  1. SINGLES

All Singles matches shall be played with four bowls and played to 21 shots.

In handicap competition the Lesser handicap players play to 21 shots. Higher handicap players to 21 plus the difference in the handicaps i.e. Player A’s handicap is 3, Player B’s handicap is 6, difference in handicaps is 3 therefore Player A would have to reach 21 shots, player B to 24 shots. A marker is required for all matches

  1. PAIRS

All Pairs competitions shall be played to 18 ends.

In handicap competitions half the combined handicaps to apply.

  1. TRIPLES

All Triples competitions shall be played to 16 ends.

In handicap competitions one third the combined handicap to apply.

  1. RINKS

All Rinks competitions shall be played to 18 ends

In handicap competitions one quarter of combined handicap to apply.

  1. SKIPS

In the event of a dispute as to who will skip in Pairs, Triples and Rinks matches, it shall be deemed the highest handicap player shall skip.

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MATCHES
(a) Singles
In handicap competitions the lesser handicap players play to 21 shots. Higher handicap
players play to 21 plus the difference in the handicaps i.e. Player A’s handicap is 3; Player
B’s handicap is 6; difference in handicaps is 3; therefore Player A would have to reach 21
shots, and Player B would have to reach 24 shots. A marker is required for all matches.
(b) Pairs
In handicap competitions half of the combined handicaps to apply.
(c) Triples
In handicap competitions one third of the combined handicaps to apply.
(d) Rinks
In handicap competitions one quarter of the combined handicaps to apply.
(e) Skips
In the event of a dispute as to who will skip in Pairs, Triples and Rinks matches, the
highest handicap player shall skip.

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