Supplementary County Championship
1 ~ The supplementary Senior
& Junior County Championships will take place after the preliminary rounds
of the County Championships have been concluded and will be contested by the
County Associations which finish in positions two and three in each of the four
Sections with the exception that in respect of the Seniors the County
Association finishing bottom of the three team Section shall be replaced by the
Isle of Man. The event will take place on the date nominated for the Semi-final
stages of the Senior & Junior County Championship at a neutral venue,
selected as soon as the qualifiers are known, by the Chief Executive and
Competitions Officer. The County Associations involved will be notified of the
venue as soon as it is selected.
2 ~ Teams for this event
will consist of 8 players and each County shall submit to the Official in charge
on the day of the event, a squad list, maximum of 12 players, from which all
teams must be selected. In the rounds prior to the Final, the competing teams
will be drawn in groups of 4 and will play on a round robin basis to determine a
finalist. After the first matches are completed, Counties can change their teams
and these must be nominated and submitted to the Official in charge before the
commencement of any subsequent match. If a nominated player is not available at
the start of a respective game, he can be replaced by a nominated reserve, but
he will be able to play in any subsequent rounds. No player shall play on a
green selected for this event of which he is a playing member. All games will be
21 up off 3.
3 ~ In every match, the
toss of a coin will determine the even cast of jacks. No practice will be
allowed on selected greens 7 days prior to the matches taking place. Players
should report to the Referee. If not able to take to the green for whatever
reason at the appropriate time, the respective County can replace the player(s)
with a nominated reserve. In each match the team with the highest aggregate
shots scored will be declared the winner and awarded two points, in the case of
a draw one point each will be awarded. After the completion of the 3 round robin
matches, the team with most points will be declared group winner and progress to
the Final. Should there be a tie at this stage, the team with the highest plus
aggregate, will be declared the group winner. If still a tie the highest number
of wins over the three matches will be the winners. If still a tie the result
against the team that is level on points, will decide. If still a tie it will be
the best winner in all three group matches.
4 ~ In the Final the
winners will be decided on aggregate. Should this result in a tie, the winners
will be the team with most individual winners, then the team with the best
winner, then the team with the second, third, fourth best winner etc.
5 ~ In each group the
three matches will be played on the same green and in the Final, four matches
will be played on two greens, unless a third suitable unused green is available.
In this case the final will be played on the third green. If both teams
contesting the final agree, the final can be played on one green, four games at
a time. Proceedings will start at 10.00 a.m.
6 ~ Referees will be
supplied from the County Association where the event is being held.
7 ~ Rules 8 and 9 of the
Senior County Rules will not apply in relation to this event.
8 ~ The draw for the
Senior Supplementary County Championship will be as follows: Group One on Green
1: Runners-up in Section 1, Third in Section 2, Runners-up in Section 3, Isle of
Man. Group Two on Green 2: Third in Section 1, Runners-up in Section 2, Third in
Section 3, Runners-up in Section 4.
The draw for
the Junior Supplementary County Championship will be the same as the Senior
Supplementary County Championship with the exception that in Group One the third
placed team in Section 4 will replace the Isle of Man.