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NEW COVID-19 DIRECTIVES
Following the Government’s announcement on
Tuesday 22nd September 2020 advising that there will be new
restrictions implemented for at least the next six months, the
English Indoor Bowling Association, following a Board of Directors
meeting today, wishes to advise it’s Clubs, County Associations and
individual bowlers of the following.
All affiliated Indoor
Bowls Clubs who have implemented COVID-19 secure protocols, based on
the EIBA’s ‘Returning to Indoor Bowls’ guidance can continue to
provide organised bowls sessions for members and visitors. However,
from Thursday 24th September 2020 only up to 6 players per rink will
be permitted. Multiple rinks in the club may be used, subject to
appropriate social distancing measures, but players are not
permitted to interact with the people on the next rink.
clubs with bar and restaurant facilities, from Thursday 24th
September these are only permitted to be open between the hours of
5am to 10pm with table service only. In addition. parties of up to
six people are permitted per table and people are not permitted to
interact with other people in the room.
The EIBA will be
updating its ‘Returning to Indoor Bowls’ guidance and will re-issue
over the next 24 hours.
With the implementation of stricter restrictions on people’s
activities for the foreseeable future, the EIBA Board, whilst
wanting to provide a National Competition programme, regrettably
have made the following decisions:
The complete 2020-2021 National Competition
programme is cancelled with immediate effect. All entries
will automatically be placed into the 2021-2022 season. If
any competitor does not wish for this to happen, please
email@example.com so that this can be
The 2019-2020 National Finals scheduled due to
take place in November 2020 will be postponed. With the
cancellation of the 2020-2021 programme the EIBA wish to
stage these finals in April 2021, when hopefully the
COVID-19 situation has improved in order for all outstanding
finals to be concluded.
The EIBA are appreciative
of the support and understanding of all Competitors, Clubs and
Counties during this difficult time and trust that they can
understand the decisions made.
Updated 23rd September 2020