Club Competitions & Dress Code – Men

The Men’s Singles shall be open to all male bowling members (including beginners and juniors) and shall be the first player to reach 21 shots. The winner will be declared ‘Club Champion’ and be eligible for entry in the S&D and County ‘Champion of Champions’ competitions the following season.

The Men’s Two Wood Singles shall be open to all male bowling members (including beginners and juniors) and shall be played over 21 ends. Should the scores be level after 21 ends an extra end or ends shall be played (Bowls England rules).

The Men’s Handicap Singles shall be open to all male bowling members (including beginners and juniors) and shall be the first player to reach 21 shots. The Handicap will be set as the number of shots received by players. Games will start at a score of zero for the stronger player and the weaker with a start of the difference in the allocated handicaps, e.g. player ‘A’  handicap 3  vs  player ‘B’  handicap 9.   ‘A’ gives ‘B’ a 6 shot start.

The Men’s Sportsman Singles shall be open to all male bowling members (including beginners and juniors) who have not previously won a Singles competition within this club and shall be the first player to reach 21 shots.

The Men’s Over 60’s shall be open to all male bowlers who are 60 years or over on the 1st of April in the year of competition. The winner shall be the first player to reach 21 shots.

The Men’s Pairs shall be open to all male bowling members (including beginners and juniors) and shall be played over 21 ends.  Should the scores be level after 21 ends an extra end will be played (Bowls England rules).

The Men’s Triples shall be open to all male bowling members (including beginners and juniors) and shall be played over 18 ends.  Should the scores be level after 18 ends an extra end will be played (Bowls England rules).

 

Dress Code for Men’s Club Competitions

Up To and Including Semi-Finals

Players on the same team must dress in the same colour above the waist by mutual agreement​

Players  

or

Grey trousers to be worn with:

Official HBC white polo shirt

Official HBC coloured polo shirt

Players on the same team must dress in the same colour above the waist by mutual agreement

 Markers  

or

Grey trousers to be worn with:

Official HBC white polo shirt

Traditional white shirt & HBC tie,.

Club blazer is optional

Club Finals

Players  

or

White trousers (belt, white, if worn) to be worn with:

Official HBC white polo shirt

Official HBC blue/gold polo shirt

Players on the same team must dress in the same colour above the waist by mutual agreement

Markers  

or

Grey trousers to be worn with:

Traditional white shirt & club tie

Official HBC white polo shirt

Club blazer is optional