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Letchworth & District Bowls Association

Founded 1948

CAIRNS CUP RULES

 

Changes in Format starting in 2022 .

 

PLUS Howard Gardens and Letchworth Con's have amalgamated.

1. Entry shall be confined to paid up Affiliated Clubs

2. The competition shall be governed by General Committee. RULE No 3.

3. Each club entering shall be represented by eight (8) players (2 pairs) , Two rinks playing on the challengers Green and Two Rinks playing on the Opponents Green . Changes to personel are permitted from round to round as desired, except where two teams are entered from the same club. Players cannot transfer from Team A to Team B and visa versa. No player can represent more than one club in any one year..

4. The draw shall be made and the date of each round fixed by the Management Committee. The first named club in each tie being the Challenger. All ties up to the finals shall be played on or by mutual  agreement before the date fixed by the Management Committee. The Final shall be played on the set date unless the Green is unfit for play on the datw, in which case the re-arranged game will be played on the date fixed by the Management Committee.      

5.The Management Committee shall appoint Two Umpires for the Final...one to attend each club.

6.Two Rinks shall playTWENTY ONE ENDS, with theForth Rink being one of those playing on the Challengers Green, playing TWENTY TWO ENDS. . This extra end score MUST ONLY BE ADDED to the combined score in the event of a TIED RESULT SITUATION for the aggregate twenty-one end score of all four rinks.

7.All matches must be played in GREYS with the exception of the Final which will be played in WHITES.

8. The result of each match in every round MUST be emailed or telephoned to the Competition Secretary within 24 hours of the match completion. The match score cards will be signed by the participating skips and kept by each club in case of  a dispute.