Post by nellie on Jun 23, 2017 10:48:06 GMT
The AGM is to be held on Monday 10th July at the Glynde Club at 8:00PM.
Please can two representatives from each team try to attend to ensure the numbers are reached for a quorum. This will hopefully then enable the committee to amend the constitution and make rule changes that have been in abeyance for a couple of years.
Please see below for proposed amendments:-
LDBBL AGM 2017 - Proposed Rule Changes
Proposed by: Liz Lancaster
Seconded by: Ric Bithell
Playing Conditions / Rules of Play
In paragraph 1; replace
The latest rules should be obtained from the All England website: www.aebba.org.uk.
A copy of the latest AEBBA rules will be maintained on the LDBBA website.
In paragraph 2; delete
or the result card is not signed by both Captains
35 MATCH RULES
In paragraph viii; replace (two occurrences)
Insert new paragraph
xiv Players are expected to conduct themselves in a gentlemanly manner at all times. Discourteous/disruptive behaviour reported to the Committee may result in the outcome of the game been overturned.
36 Additional Rules for Competitions
Replace paragraphs i, ii; (renumbering only)
i Individual competitions will be the best of three games, the player who wins the toss has the choice of breaking first or second, in the event of the third game, both the players will have the break, the balls being respotted after the first break. Players will toss again for choice of break. In the event of the games still being level, a fourth game will have to be played in the same manner as the third.
ii In a doubles match, only one player from each pair shall have the break in each game; players who take the break in the first or second game shall NOT take the break in the third game. This does not affect the Mixed Doubles; in this competition, the lady player must take the first turn for their pair in every game.
iii In team competitions the Captains shall toss a coin; winners shall have the break in the second and fourth games and the losers in the first and third games. In the fifth game both players will have the break, and will toss a coin for choice of break. In the event of a draw, the Captains will have nominated a player before the match starts who will play a sixth game; rules as for the fifth game.
iv All competition games will be played on neutral tables as nominated by the Committee.
v No player, having played in any team competition, will be allowed to play for another team in the same competition.
vi Players may only play in a competition under the name of the team for which they are registered.
vii In any doubles competition, should there be only one player available, the match can still proceed. However, the single player will only have one shot to his/her opponents two.
Renumber paragraph iii as viii;
Replace paragraph iv;
iv once a player has received a fixture list for any individual or team competition, the first named player or team shall be responsible for making contact with his/her opponent with 7 days from the receipt of the draw. If no contact is made for whatever reason, both players or teams will contact the League Secretary for an agreement to be made. All players who fail to play their matches or submit their result cards to the League Secretary by the closing dates specified will be automatically disqualified from the competition.
ix On receiving notification of individual or team competitions entrants are responsible for arranging matches promptly. Both parties are equally responsible; not just the first named. In case of difficulty contacting the opponent, entrants should first contact the appropriate coordinator. If no satisfactory contact has been made the competitions secretary will be notified immediately, and in any event within two weeks of the published draw date, for an agreement to be reached.
x All players who fail to play their matches or submit their result to the Competitions Secretary by the closing dates specified will be automatically disqualified from the competition.
xi All results to be submitted to the Competitions Secretary by email, phone or text.
37 Sprackling Cup
In paragraph 1; replace
38 Captains Cup
Replace entire rule
The Captains’ Cup shall be played during the season on a date and at a venue decided by the committee.
Games shall be played on a knockout basis i.e. quarter final, semi final and final, comprising one game per match, even break. Equal opportunity (as per rule 36iii) will apply. Should the players be equal on the completion of the game, the golden 200 shall apply, the players should toss for who goes first then both players will take it in turn to pot either the red or white ball in the 200 hole and this will continue till one player succeeds, and the other misses, both having had the same number of attempts. In this case the red will count the same as the white ball.
The cup will be presented on finals night. .
i The Captains’ Cup shall be played during the season on a date and at a venue decided by the committee.
ii This will be a knockout competition between all team captains, as registered at the start of the season.
iii The format of the competition shall be determined by the committee and published in advance of the competition.