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4.3 For entries into age related Championships competitors must have attained the required age 50/60 years by October 1st 2016. In Under 18 and Under 25 events competitors must be under the required age limit on 30th April 2017. 4.4 Entries in all National Championships are accepted on the understanding that Competitors may be subject to random drug testing at any time. 4.5 (i) A Competitor entering in the Pairs, Triples and Fours, is not permitted to be a member of any other team in the same Championship. All players must be eligible members of the same club. In the Pairs, Triples and Fours, players taking part in the first game constitute the original entry. One additional (and the same) player of the same Club may however, be used as a substitute at any time provided they have not already played in the Championship. A substitute may play in any position. Competitors who have entered a Championship and are a named entrant cannot afterwards play in another team in the same Championship, irrespective of whether or not they have actually played in their original entry. (ii) Players who have entered a National Singles, Under 25 Singles or Over 60 Singles Championships and subsequently change membership to another Club within the same Competition Area, may transfer their entry with them. (iii) In the case of National Singles, Pairs, Triples, Fours, Over 60 Fours and Under 25 Singles Championships, an entry will be declared invalid if a competitor has entered into another Country’s Championships or has represented that Country in the same season. (iv) In Mixed Pairs and Mixed Fours events all players must be members of the same Member Club and play their National Championships from that club. Each “Mixed Pair” to consist of one man and one lady. Two substitutes are allowed (one man and one lady) but only one substitute may play at any one time. Once a substitute has been used, only he or she may be used as a substitute in future ties. The “Original Team” shall consist of those players who play in the first tie. Each “Mixed Four” to consist of two men and two ladies. Two substitutes are allowed (one man and one lady) and both may play at the same time. Once a substitute has been used, only he or she may be used as a substitute in future ties. The “Original Team” shall consist of those players who play in the first tie. (v) Family Pairs - Both competitors and one substitute must be members of clubs affiliated to EIBA Ltd and be connected by any of the following relationship: - · Husband / Wife / Married Partners / Partners joined by civil union · Parents / Children (adopted, half and step are included in this definition) · Grandparents / Grandchildren (adopted, half and step are included in this definition) · Siblings (adopted, half and step are included in this definition) · In-laws (mother, father, brother, sister, daughter and son are included in this 210 definition) · Immediate Cousins · Domestic Partners (a relationship between 2 individuals who live together and share common domestic life but are neither joined in marriage or civil union) · Aunts / Uncles · Nephew / Niece 5 PLAYING ARRANGEMENTS 5.1. The player whose name appears first in a draw is designated the ‘Challenger’ on behalf of themselves and, where appropriate their team, similarly the player whose name appears second is designated the ‘Opponent’. 5.2 All National Championships will be played on an Area or Regional basis. If 2 Clubs have the same colour stickers, the ‘opponent’ shall remove or change their stickers


EIBA ltd yearbook 2016 - 2017
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