||In the event of any disputes, the final decision will be
made by the Steering Group
||Participants MUST ONLY ENTER
FROM ONE COUNTY. Any breach of this Rule will result in
disqualification of the competitor.
If through lack of
numbers a player can compete in another County. They may only
qualify for their County if they qualify through their
Participants who do not turn up on the
day, whether County, Regional or National, will not be allowed
to take part in the following year. An appeal may be lodged with
the EIBA and extenuating circumstances (e.g. illness and/or
bereavement, etc) will be taken into consideration. Any appeal
must be lodged within 7 days of the competition date.
Where there is a conflict of interest, the participant MUST
choose which commitment they are honouring, as failure to attend
deprives someone of the opportunity to take part in the County,
Regional and/or National event.
A minimum of 14
(Fourteen) days’ notice of intention to withdraw is required.
||Open to all young bowlers who have not attained the age of
18 years on or by 30th September 2019.
The competition will
be run in two sections: -
• Juniors who have attained the age
of 8 years but not 14 years on or by 30th September 2019.
Seniors who have attained the age of 14 years but not 18 years
on or by 30th September 2019.
||County Organisers MUST
check dates of birth. Where a form is received and the
participant is over-age, then that player will be disqualified.
It is a condition of entry to these events that a direct contact
email/address for each Participant is provided to the County
Organiser. C/O address referring to a Club will not be accepted.
||The points from the Round Robin singles will be added to the
points obtained in the skills tests and these totals will decide
If, when these two sets of points are
added together there is a tied position from which there must be
a result, the player with the highest shots difference will be
the winner. If this does not find a winner, then the number of
ends won will be taken into account. If this still does not
produce a result then a 1 end “sudden-death” will be played.
||THE INDOOR SINGLES GAME WILL BE SEVEN (7) ENDS WITH THREE
||Players to be divided into groups of four (4)
by the County Organiser and initially play a Round Robin.
A minimum of 4 players is required in an age group to
constitute a competition. Where the number in an age group is
less than 4, application should be made to a neighbouring county
to compete in their appropriate competition. (N.B. However,
please note Rule 2 above re: entering from a neighbouring
||Event will be limited to one group per rink
available i.e. 6 rinks = 24 players; 8 rinks = 32 players.
||In the Round Robin
stage, the winner of each game shall be the player who scores
the most shots over seven ends and he/she will be awarded 10
points for a win. Should, through the absence of a player, a
competitor be given a bye then 10 points will be awarded.
||In the event of equal
scores after seven ends, each player shall be awarded FIVE
will submit the highest qualifiers as follows: -
Entries 1 –
7 players in an age group – County will submit 1 top player
Entries 8 or more in an age group - County will submit 2 top
From the Regional events the top scoring 2
juniors and 2 seniors will go through by right to the National
School of Excellence.
Those selected to take part in the
National event will receive a personal invitation from the EIBA
In Regional & National events, any remaining spaces
will be awarded fairly across the Regions by taking the next
||All games will be played in accordance
with the current Crystal Mark, Third Edition, Laws of the Sport
of Bowls, except that the ends will be limited as determined by
Rule 6 as stated above.
For all County and Regional games, all bowls
will be inspected prior to the commencement of play and must
bear a stamp of 1985 or later.
the EBYDS National Final,
all bowls must be stamped with the World
Bowls official stamp (Oval rugby ball shaped) or bowls with the
WBB stamp of 2020 onwards until the date
expires. No other stamp is valid and will be checked
by the umpire before the start of play.
will be allowed for competitors in the Junior Section.
||The winner of toss has choice of taking the jack or giving it
The Mat may be given away on the first end or on an
extra end but NOT in subsequent ends i.e. winner of an end
delivers the jack.
One trial end on first game only.
Only 1 visit to the head per end.
One dead/killed end
only permitted to each player during each game with no penalty.
Any additional dead/killed ends will incur a penalty of 2 shots
away. All dead/killed ends will count as an end played.
Players MUST sign card on completion of game which confirms
their acceptance of the scores. Once the card is signed, then
that score WILL STAND.
||Should, through the absence of a
player, it be necessary to give a participant a bye, then 10
points will be awarded to that person.
are requested to refer any matters concerning the conduct of
these events to their allocated Regional Organiser in the first
instance or the EIBA Administration Assistant, who will consult
with the Steering Group.