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NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS LADIES: Yetton Trophy, Yetton Plate, Vivienne Trophy, Mason Trophy MEN: Denny Cup, Denny Plate, Over 60 Double Rink MIXED: Egham Trophy, Top Club OPEN: Under 25 Double Rink 1. These rules apply for the above Club Championships except where there is a specific rule 214 relating to a particular Championship. 2. Team (Sides) Championships are played on a knockout principle. 3. An Umpire should be used in preference to a Competent Person for all rounds. 4. Clubs may have one entry in all Club Team Championships, except in the Mason Trophy, Men’s Over 60 Double Rink and Top Club when unlimited entries are allowed. 5. Where a Club with only 1 rink is involved, one of the following options shall apply at the discretion of the one rink club: - (i) the ties may be played in consecutive sequence. (ii) in “two home, two away” events, the second “home” four of the one rink Club may play on an approved neutral green. (iii) three “fours” (where applicable) may play on their opponents green if available. 6. In all Championships, Clubs more than 100 miles apart by road will play on a neutral green as near as possible half way between the two, playing all rinks at the same venue. Clubs to make their own arrangements and share the costs. Games may also be played home and away by mutual agreement. 7. If a tie is unable to commence at either venue due to unforeseen circumstances on the day of play the tie shall be rearranged on a date mutually agreed by both clubs and in conjunction with the Area Coordinator. 8. Games will be 18 ends (16 ends in the case of triples) or maximum 3hr 30 minutes; whichever is the shorter, not including trial ends or extra ends. An end where the jack has been cast before 3hr 30 minutes must be played to a finish. All dead ends will be replayed. The Challenger shall nominate one designated rink number to play an extra end, before the draw is made for rinks. The extra end should be played by the nominated rink after play has been completed on all rinks at all venues, unless the start time at each venue is staggered, in this case, the venue with the later start time will nominate one rink number before the draw is made. The extra end will then be completed once all rinks have finished at that venue. 9. If within a period of 30 minutes from the time fixed for the game a single player is absent from one or more teams in a side game of four players in each rink, in accordance with the Laws of the Sport of Indoor Bowls, the game shall proceed but, (i) in the defaulting team, the number of bowls shall be made up by the lead and second players playing three bowls each. (ii) one fourth of the total shots scored by each team comprising three players shall be deducted from their score at the conclusion of the game. Fractions will be taken into account. 10. If both clubs have the same coloured stickers, the non-challengers shall remove or change their stickers. 11. The rinks to be used will be allocated by the home team or by the Club if a neutral green, and the draw and the toss will be made by the representatives of the participating Clubs in the presence of an Umpire. At the National Championship Finals, the names of the players and the rinks on which they play will be published in the finals programme. 12. RESULTS - The winning team will advise the Area Coordinator of the result within 24 hours of the game.


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