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Club Knock Out Competition Rules

All games to be played under EBA rules

Dress is GREYS except for the finals which are to be played in WHITES and in accordance with the Wivenhoe Bowls Club dress code.

The Challenger must give at least THREE dates including one weekend date. The Challenger must make the offer of dates within three days of the completion of the previous round. The first date offered must be at least two days later. Where the Challenger has not contacted the opponent within three days, it is the opponents responsibility to contact the Challenger.

Challengers are responsible for ensuring that their opponents are aware of dates offered.

Challengers are responsible for booking the rink, organising a marker and providing a Score card

A game in a subsequent round may be played before the closing date of the current round, if the Challenger(s) and opponents can agree a mutually convenient date

All games  must be completed by the closing date for that round of the Competition. Extensions will only be permitted under exceptional circumstances  and only with the Competition Secretary’s approval 

All competitors should make every effort to find an acceptable date before the end date, taking due regard to their opponents commitments, including representing Wivenhoe Bowls Club.

Players entering the competitions must be prepared to play on BOTH DAYS of the Finals weekend.

Players who are not available for the finals weekend must drop out before the quarter finals

Competitors at the Finals must report to the Competition Secretary fifteen minutes before the scheduled start of the game