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CSA Rules

CENTRAL SCOTLAND SENIORS INDOOR BOWLING ASSOCIATION

RULES for Top 6 Team Competition 2017

1             The top 6 team will consist of a singles, pairs and triples. It is a Club Competition therefore players will be selected by the club. 

2             Rinks are to be provided by host clubs without cost to the players.  The date and times of games will be determined by the hosting Club.

3             Games would be played between January and April. Games will be played at the neutral venue specified in the Playing Schedule. Each club will be asked to provide 3 rinks, date and time for the tie. Players would not play on their home green except in the semi-final and final.

4              Team selection may be revised after each round at the clubs discretion.

5              Postponements will be allowed only for adverse weather conditions.

6             Matches up to the semi-finals to be played over 2 hours with no trial ends; timing of end of game would be normal procedure of host club. If the final end is burnt the Jack shall be re-spotted.

    6.1   Re-Spotting the Jack - If the Final End or Extra End is burnt the jack shall be re-spotted on the spot nearest the side where the jack left the rink.  If the club does not use side spots the jack shall be re-spottedon the "T". If the jack leaves the rink immediately behind the rink number, ie in the middle of the rink, the jack shall be replaced on the "T"

    6.2   If the appropriate side  spot is covered the jack shall be placed as near as possible between that spot and the "T" without touching a bowl.  If the "T" is covered the jack shall be placed at the nearest point in front of the "T" without touching a bowl

    6.3  If the jack rebounds and stops less than 20 metres from the mat, the jack shall be re-spotted as covered in paragraph 6 .1 and 6.2


         Singles game to be first to 21 shots, or time;  Pairs and Triples to be 14 ends or time.

7              For the semi-finals and finals, the singles will play first to 21 shots , the Pairs 17 ends and the Triples 15 ends. Two trial ends will be played in Semi-final and Final.    

     Time allowed for Semi-finals and Final until finished, The Last end cannot be burned and must be replayed until concluded,  as per rule 6 

8             Two points will be awarded for a win and one for a draw. In the event of a draw the result will be decided on shots then if the match is still drawn the winner of the singles rink will determine the result. If the match is still drawn then the singles will play another end to determine the result.

9              The first named team must have red stickers, the second blue.

10           Dress would be grey and white or SIBA approved Club Coloured shirt, grey, brown, black or white shoes. 

11           Host Clubs must provide an umpire and marker and advise the result to the Secretary.

John Hamilton

Match Secretary



Up dated   5th November  2016    



 

 

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