6 DRESS CODE
6.1 Dress for early rounds of individual National Championships, Men’s Over 60 Double Rink,
Mason Trophy and Under 25 Double Rink Triples will be greys and club shirts. Registered
clothing may be worn subject to rules at the Club where the tie is being played
6.2 Dress for Team Championships, Area Finals and National Finals.
All competitors will wear:
Predominantly white flat soled shoes, plain white or registered colour trousers/regulation
skirts/culottes or tailored shorts and any of the following shirts: -
· Plain White or white with coloured piping
· Indoor International Shirt
· Indoor Club or County registered shirt
· Registered Coloured Bowls Manufacturers shirt.
All players should be dressed the same. In mixed events where men and women have different
registered shirts, all men should wear the same shirt and all women should wear the same
With the exception of registered shirts or trousers no advertising or promotional material may
be displayed other than the Bowls Manufacturers’ label.
Shirts/blouses must have collars and sleeves
White bowls jackets with coloured piping may 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