Rio Aquas Basin Rules
All games will be played in line with the Laws of the Sport of Bowls
This is a round robin competition.
The competition comprises of two groups of six teams.
Teams of four will be drawn as near as possible from the 4 handicap pools listed below:
Skips: 9 -7 Threes: 6 Twos: 5 Leads: 4-0
Two trial ends before the start of each Rinks match.
Skips may visit the head.
If an end is “killed” and the jack goes out of the rink of play, then the jack will be re-spotted on the crosses either side of the tee.
The format is 6 ends of 2 wood rinks, 6 ends of 2 wood triples and 6 ends of 2 wood singles. Each team will appoint their marker for the singles and he/she will keep the scorecard and may also act as a non-playing skip and can give advice if asked, any member of the team may play the singles.
Each member of the team will play in two sessions of each match. Team skips will decide each player’s position for all disciplines. It is permissible to change the order of players during the course of the competition.
The scorecard in each match is continual for all three disciplines. Cards must be handed into control after each match.
2 points will be awarded for winning each discipline, plus 2 bonus points for winning the overall match on shot difference. Points will be shared in drawn disciplines and matches.