NATIONAL INTER COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS ATHERLEY TROPHY & LIBERTY TROPHY 1. Member Counties will be allowed one entry into the above Championships. Players must be from Member Clubs affiliated to that county and play their National Championships from those Clubs. 2. Entries will be 6 rinks of four players from each County. All 6 rinks will play at a venue arranged by the challenger, in the challengers’ County however, if the Challengers chosen venue to the Opponents County town is more than 100 miles by road (calculated by the shortest route), the game should be played on a green as near half way as possible between the counties determined on a mileage basis and agreeable to both Counties. 3. Games will be 18 ends 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. 4. All rounds will be played on dates set by the Competition Sub-Committee. Start time will be 10.00am but can be later by mutual agreement. 5. At the National Finals where the rinks are pre-drawn a draw will be made to select the rink to play the extra end in the event of a tie. The draw will take place before play commences between the team managers, Umpire and Competition Official. 6. The failure of a team to field the required number of players 30 minutes after the start will abide 217 by the Laws of the Sport of Indoor Bowls. 7. The draw for rinks and the toss will be made by the County Representatives in the presence of an Umpire 8. Prior to the Final the Challenger will be responsible for providing Umpires. Teams will share green fees and Umpires expenses. 9. The Captain/ Secretary of the winning team will inform the Association’s HQ within 24 hours by phone or email of the result of the match followed by the scorecards or email showing team names and rink scores. The Draw for the next round will be shown on the EIBA Ltd website at www.eiba.co.uk 10. The Final will be played on a date and at a venue arranged by the Competitions Sub- Committee. UNDER 25 COUNTY DOUBLE RINK 1. All competitors must be full male members of a Member Club who have not attained the age of 25 years on 30th April 2017. 2. The Championship is open to all Counties each being represented by a single entry of two ‘fours’. Unless otherwise provided for in these rules, ties are to be played on the same day simultaneously. Ties will be on a one “four” home, one “four” away basis unless the County towns are more than 100 miles apart, when the tie should be played in a neutral County as near half way as possible between the two. 3. All ties prior to the Final are to be played on a Sunday on a date fixed by the Competitions Subcommittee, or before by mutual agreement. The starting time shall be 10.00am or later by mutual agreement. The Final will be played on a date and at a venue arranged by the Competitions Sub-Committee. 4. Games will be 18 ends 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.
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