Club Competitions

# COMPETITION M/L/X FORMAT INFORMATION PRIZES
1 Ladies’ Championship L 4 wood singles, 1st to 21 Andrews Cup/ Minature Bowl
2 Ladies’ Handicap L 4 wood singles, 1st to 21 Shot handicap -max 12 Birkhead Cup/ Finalist Cup
3 Ladies’ Pairs L 4 woods pairs Early rounds 18 ends, semis & final 21 ends Miskin Cup
4 Ladies’ Sets L 4 wood singles over 3 sets 2 sets of 9 ends, 3rd set 3 one shot ends
5 Ladies’ Singles 106 L 4 wood singles, 1st to 106 4 closest bowls score in order 4,3,2,1 Diamond Jubilee Cup/ Anne Puttock
6 Men’s Championship M 4 wood singles, 1st to 21 Boddy Cup/ Eastlea Cup
7 Men’s Handicap M 4 wood singles, 1st to 21 Shot handicap -max 12 Robinson Cup/ Devereau Cup
8 Men’s Pairs M 4 woods pairs Early rounds 18 ends, semis & final 21 ends Nicol Cup
9 Men’s Sets Over 65 M 4 wood singles over 3 sets 2 sets of 9 ends, 3rd set 3 one shot ends Kim Cup
10 Men’s Singles 106 M 4 wood singles, 1st to 106 4 closest bowls score in order 4,3,2,1 Phillips Cup/ Commodore Bowl
11 Junior Championship X 4 wood singles, 1st to 21 Not open to previous/ Championship winners Durrant Cup/ Millie Marchant Cup
12 Mixed Ashes Singles X 4 wood singles, 1st to 21 Ashes Cup/ Finalist Cup
13 Mixed Pairs X 4 woods pairs Early rounds 18 ends, semis & final 21 ends Kathleen Mary Cup
14 Mixed Two Woods X 2 wood singles, 21 ends Traditionally 21 ends Hancox Cup/ Jarvis Plate
Drabble Cup L 3 wood singles To be played on 23 July, including the final Drabble Cup
Goodberry Cup M 3 wood singles To be played on 23 July, including the final Goodberry Cup
Falklands Trophy X 2 wood mixed pairs To be played on 24 Sept, including the final Falklands Trophy
Mixed Triples X 2 wood triples To be played on 27 Aug, including the final Trophy
Shot handicap 2 for win, 1 for 2nd in all comps in last 2 years  - max hanicap 12

WALTON BOWLS CLUB
CLUB COMPETITIONS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ENTRANTS

THE COMPETITIONS
 Please see above table. All entries by the 30 April 2017 to the Competition
Secretary, Dai Rees. Entries can be made by hand, by email to r335d67@gmail.com, by text message or
WhatsApp to 07967 637915 or by post to 8 Oakwood Grange, Oatlands Chase, Weybridge, KT13 9RY.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
 Entrants to the club competitions must be fully paid up members for the year at the time of entry.
 With the exception of the Drabble Cup, Goodberry Cup, the Mixed Triples and the Falklands Trophy,
entrants to any of the other competitions must be available to play on both of the Finals Days (2nd & 3rd of
September) and keep themselves available for these dates until such time they are eliminated.

HANDICAP COMPS, JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, MEN’S OVER 65 SINGLES & MEN’S/LADIES’ PAIRS
 Entrants to the Ladies’ Handicap & the Men’s Handicap will handicapped by 1 shot for every club
competition in which they have been a finalist in the previous 2 seasons and by an additional 1 shot for each
competition won with a maximum handicap of 12. The same handicap applies to new members in respect
of any competitions at their previous club(s).
 The Junior Championship (a mixed singles competition) is not open to previous winners of the competition
or previous winners of either the Men’s or Ladies’ Championship.
 The Men’s Over 65 Singles competition is open to any male members aged 65 or over at the start of the
season.
 Entry for the Pairs is an individual entry as the sides will be drawn by lot.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE
 All rounds of the competitions will have a cut-off date, which will be the last day for play for that round.
 All rounds of the competitions will have a date and time of play allocated to them, which will be at least 7
days before the cut-off date.
 If the allocated date and time for play of a round is not suitable for any of the participants, it is their duty to
contact the other participants to arrange an alternative date and time for play which must be before or on the
cut-off date for that round.
 In the event of an alternative date not being arranged and one side attends to play at the allocated date and
time then that side will be awarded a ‘walkover’.
 In the event of an alternative date not being arranged and neither side attends to play at the allocated date
and time then both sides will be struck from the competition.

SUBSTITUTES
 In the event of ‘force majeure’ preventing a team member playing, referral should immediately be made to
the Competition Secretary who will arrange, if possible and appropriate, a substitute.

DISPUTES
 All disputes should be referred to the Competition Secretary.
 The Competition Secretary may, at his discretion, consult with the President and/or the Captain before
arbitrating on a dispute.
 The Competition Secretary’s decision on all matters will be final.

Dai Rees, Competition Secretary, WBC, April 2017