6.5 Dress for National Finals – men
All competitors will wear regulation dress, which consists of: - White footwear and plain white
trousers and any of the following shirts:
· Plain white shirt with tailored collar
· Indoor International shirt
· Indoor Club or County Registered Shirt
· White shirt with coloured piping
· Registered bowls manufacturers shirt
With the exception of registered shirts, no advertising or promotional material may be worn
other than bowls manufacturers labels
Dress for National Finals – ladies
As men’s dress. Culottes, cropped trousers or regulation skirts may also be worn.
7. GENERAL MATTERS
7.1 All trophies remain the property of the Association and must be returned to the Association
Headquarters by December 1st each year.
7.2 Mobile phones must not be used on the green and should be turned off or on silent during play.
They should be used with discretion whilst in the vicinity of the green. There must be no flash
photography whilst play is in progress.
7.3 In the event of a completed match where the winning player, team or side is disqualified by
default, the loser of the match will be re-instated as the winner and proceed to the following
7.4 Players who are in breach of these rules may incur disciplinary action by the Association which
may include suspension or disqualification from participating in any National or International
7.5 If a tie is unable to take place due to unforeseen circumstances on the day of play, the Area
Coordinator may grant an extension for the playing of the tie with the agreement of the Regional
8. PLAYERS WITH DISABILITIES – Please refer to the Laws of the Sport of Indoor Bowls.
9. CODE OF CONDUCT
9.1 A Code of conduct has been introduced by the Association and relates to all National
Championship events under their direct control. The Association reserves the right to conduct
a full enquiry into all reported incidents and take whatever action is deemed to be appropriate
in the circumstances.
9.2 All complaints regarding the Code of Conduct shall be reported to the Area Coordinator within
7 days of the alleged incident.
9.3 Disciplinary Action: The Code of Conduct escalation process will be as follows: -
If the Area Coordinator cannot resolve the dispute between the two sides amicably; then the
matter will be escalated to the Regional Coordinator. If the matter still cannot be resolved at
this level, then the matter will be escalated to the Director of Competitions whose decision will
be final. If the matter is deemed serious enough for disciplinary action to be involved, then a
full investigation will be organised by the Competition Director involving an independent
investigation committee. This will be communicated in writing to both parties. Following this, a
player against who a judgement has been made has the right to appeal using the EIBA Ltd
9.4 Abuse to the person: A player shall not abuse in any way whatsoever, any other person during
the course of a game.
9.5. Abuse of Equipment: A player shall not cause wilful damage to any equipment whatsoever
during the course of a game.
9.6 Drug and Alcohol Abuse: No player shall cause himself/herself to be unfit to play through either
drug or alcohol abuse during the course of any event under the direct control of the Association.
Reference will need to be made to the Association’s Anti-Doping Policy.