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Boor and Wainwright

  1. The competition is obligatory and shall be known as the “Boor and Wainwright Shield”. It shall be competed for annually between all the teams registered with The Stamford and District Bowls league.
  2. A competing team shall comprise 9 players selected from team lists registered with the League Administrator. Players registered for another team within the club are not eligible. Unregistered players are not eligible.
  3. Having once played in any round of the competition a player is then “cup tied” to any other team.
  4. All matches to be played to 21 ends on three rinks each rink playing 2 wood triples to E.B.F. rules and (in all other respects) to the procedures required by the Stamford and District Bowls League.
  5. Round Robin matches to be played  with 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. Quarter Final matches onward to be played on a knockout basis. Should the total number of winning shots be equal at the end of 21 ends (or 12 ends under rule 6) then the game will continue on all rinks until one team has attained a final winning aggregate.
  6. In the event of a match not being completed due to bad light or inclement weather and 12 ends (or more) having been completed on each of the three rinks then the results as at the time of abandment shall stand.
  7. The competition shall be under the direct control of the Competition Secretary and match result cards may be scanned and emailed to                            or posted   the next day.
  8. All matches will be played on the greens of the home drawn teams unless otherwise mutually agreed. Opponents are to be offered three suitable dates for the quarter finals and semi-final matches.
  9. The final shall be played on a green and on a date stipulated at each succeeding Annual General Meeting. Teams failing to meet play-off dates without the approval of the Competition Secretary shall forfeit their continuance in the competition.
  10. In the event of a dispute or a situation not specifically covered in the above rules then the decision of the Executive Committee shall be absolute and in precedent.
  11. Handicap Allowance. The final team score will be adjusted as follows: -

Div 1 Top 1/2  - 0 shots                         Bottom 1/2  - 6 shots

Div 2 Top 1/2  - 12 shots                       Bottom 1/2  -18 shots

Div 3 Top 1/2  - 24 shots                       Bottom 1/2  - 30 shots


These will be shown (in brackets) against each team in the initial draw.

Any handicap will be “Pro-rata” for any foreshortened game (see Rule 6).

Any new team (no Known history) will receive half the points.