Conditions of Play

All games will be played in line with The Laws of the Sport of Bowls (Crystal Mark Third Edition) which includes Bowls Spain Domestic Regulations 2015 will be conducted under the auspices of the FAB.

The Controlling Body will consist of Trevor Burgin, Paul Hughes, Brian Freeman and Ron Jones.  Any disputes or amendments to play will be handled by the controlling body whose decision will be final.

The Festival will be held at Lauro Golf Bowls Club.

The Festival will comprise Open Pairs, Open Triples and Open Fours.

Two trial ends will be played in all competitions.
All players must wear white or club shirts and white trousers, shorts or skirts and flat soled shoes.
All team members must have the same stickers on their bowls.

Starting times and dates for each game will be published. Players must be ready to play at the scheduled start time and are requested to arrive in good time. If a player or team is not present and ready to play within 30 minutes of their scheduled start time the player or team may forfeit the game.
Time restrictions or re-scheduling may occur if it is deemed necessary.

Only ONE visit to the head by the Skip per end.
Dead ends: Jack will be re-spotted on the appropriate spot.
Players may be required to play more than one game in a day.

REPLACEMENTS - Before the start of the discipline, a team may be altered but the controlling body must be informed. After the competition has started the Controlling body can approve the introduction of a replacement player to take the place of a player who cannot play in any round after the first round (Law 55.3.3). The replacement can play in any position in the team but must not be a member of another team entered in the same discipline.

SUBSTITUTES - If a player has to leave the green during the course of a game due to illness or some other reasonable cause and cannot return within 10 minutes, Law 33 will apply. In the case of a singles game, the defaulting player will forfeit the game (Law 33.7). In the case of a team game, a substitute may be introduced (Law 33.2 & 3) with the approval of the Umpire or Controlling Body. The substitute must play in any position other than Skip (Law 33.4)  and must not be a member of another team entered in the same discipline. Once this substitute has played 2 games, the original player may not return to the team, (unless another member gets ill or has to withdraw for some reasonable cause.)

Umpires will be in attendance at all sessions and their decisions will be final.

MOBILE PHONES   must not be used on or adjacent to the green.

CONTACT NUMBERS   in case you need to contact us
Trevor Burgin:    (UK Number)  +44 7443 864242
Ron Jones:    644829476
Paul Hughes:    722423579