Individual Competition Rules

  1. DAVE DRURY LONGDENDALE INDIVIDUAL MERIT COMPETITION

    1. The Longdendale Individual Merit Competition is to be known as the Dave Drury Longdendale Individual Merit. Entry to the Longdendale Individual Merit is open to all members of the Longdendale Bowling League. Entries should be sent, on the official form, to the League Secretary no later than the published closing date, however, additional entries may be accepted up to the date of the competition depending on the number of entries received.

    2. The draw for both qualifying and finals day will be made on the day of that event and immediately after strike out time has been declared. For events start and strike out will be simultaneous,

    3. On finals day of competitions where there have been pre-qualifying rounds, qualifiers who are not present at the official start time will be automatically struck out.
    Where a player is awarded a bye but is then due to play someone who has played in earlier round of the competition, they will be allowed 10 minutes timed practice. This practice to be taken at, or as near as is feasible to the time when his prospective opponent is on the green.

    4. All games to be 21 up.
  2. PRESIDENT’S HANDICAP

    1. The Longdendale Presidents Handicap shall be played on a green chosen by the Executive Committee prior to the start of the season.

    2. Official entry forms will be issued to clubs at the start of the season, however, entries will be accepted on the day of the competition.

    3. No entries to be accepted once the draw has taken place.

    4. The handicaps for all entries shall be as follows:
    All Division 1 bowlers +3.
    All Division 2 and 3 bowlers +6.

    5. Previous year’s winner and runner up to receive an additional handicap of -2 and -1 respectively.

    6. Entries from home-based players will be accepted however they will receive an additional handicap of -2.

    7. Any player totalling a minus handicap shall start from scratch and their opponent receive the additional handicap
    (i.e. -1 and 6 becomes scratch and 7).

    8. All Games to be 21 up.
  3. BOB BERRY PAIRS

    1. Official entry forms will be issued to clubs at the start of the season, however, entries will be accepted on the day of the competition.

    2. No entries to be accepted once the draw has taken place.

    3. Entries from home-based players will be accepted however each pair will receive an additional handicap of -2.

    4. Games to be 21 up, however a each pair will start off 3 chalks.
  4. HARRIET JACKSON TROPHY

    1. The Harriet Jackson Trophy is run by Glossop Bowling Club on behalf of the Longdendale and District Bowling League.

    2. Competition is open to male & female residents of Glossop, male and female members of clubs belonging to the Longdendale Bowling League.

    3. Official entry forms will be issued to clubs at the start of the season, however, entries will be accepted on the day of the competition until the card is full.

    4. No entries to be accepted once the draw has taken place.

    5. All prizes monies paid out on the day, with a cash prize for best lady bowler