IBA Team Championships – Rules

The rules for the IBA Team Championships will be followed as per Irish Cup Rules and General Competition Rules with the following variations:

          Maximum two Teams per Club in each competition entered.

          Should a club enter two Teams in any Championship a player may only represent one team.

          Ties to be played at Home drawn team’s venue throughout stage 1.

          Each Team shall consist of 10 players playing as:

                 2 Triples, playing 2 bowls each over 18 ends.

                 2 Pairs, playing 3 bowls each over 18 ends.

                Total overall score will decide winner.

                Dress code, greys and club tops.

No Ladies are permitted to play in IBA competitions.

Post match catering will not be required.

Entry fee £5.00 per team. Cheques made payable to NIBA and sent to NIBA Treasurer, otherwise Clubs shall be invoiced.

          STAGE 1 Association Level – Ties to be played within Association down to the last two teams in each competition. Association to arrange suitable dates for completion before 8 August.

          STAGE 2IBA Level – The Quarter & Semi-Finals will be an open draw, ties to be played at home drawn team’s venue.  Dates for Quarter Finals, Semi Finals & Finals to be confirmed by IBA.