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Newton Abbot & District Skittles League Fixtures Overview There are 3 type of Fixtures used within the League. > League Fixtures... are created by a League Secretary for a given Season, every attempt to provide alternate Home and Away matches is sought. > Major Competition Fixtures... are created by a League Secretary to fit within the Season for Brinton, Woodbine, Glass and Plate trophies. > Associated Competition Fixtures... are created by a League Secretary also to fit within the Season Calendar but are focussed on smaller Teams and individual trophies. The competitions are comprised of: 1. Ladies 3-A-Side 2. Ladies Veterans 3. Mens 3-A-Side 4. Mens Veterans 5. Mens Individuals 6. Ladies Individuals This website is sectioned in to League and Competition areas where competitions include all the items except League Fixtures mentioned above. It is important to note that League Competition Fixtures and Associated Competition Fixtures do not necessarily incorporate statistics all together. They are separate competition types so care must be taken to fully understand the data presented.
NEWTON ABBOT & DISTRICT SKITTLES LEAGUE COMPETITION PRELIMINARY ROUNDS INFORMATION DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT: 6-JULY-2019 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BRINTON CUP WEEK COMMENCING 26TH AUGUST 2019 BYES ANGLERS..CONMEN..CRUSADERS..FALCONS..JOKERS..LIVEWIRES..MAURICE MEN NAGS.. OAKAPPLES..PROSPECTORS.. KINGS.. BLAKES 8.. RINGERS ROUGH DIAMONDS SARACENS..TEIGN VILLAGE MONDAY 26TH NO MATCHES BANK HOLIDAY TUESDAY 27TH BOTTOMS UP v KNIGHTON TIGERS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 1 NEWTON RANGERS v TELECOMS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 2 ALL WHITES v OUTSIDERS AT NEWTON ABBOT CON CLUB TEIGNTON STARS v CASTAWAYS AT OAKFORD CLUB STROLLERS v GOLD TOPS AT 76 CLUB WEDNESDAY 28TH SHIPMATES v KANGO GANG AT THE SHIP CHUDLEIGH TRIARDS v RAMBOS ROGUES AT 76 CLUB FORCE 8 v BOTTLEWASHERS AT R.F.C. BREAKAWAYS v GULLS AT NEWTON ABBOT CON CLUB AARDVARKS v NOMADS AT OAKFORD CLUB COMMUTERS v BLACK SHEEP AT FORDE HALL 1 THURSDAY 29TH HARVESTERS v CHECKMATES AT FORDE HALL 1 KING PINS v HOUNDS AT 76 CLUB FRIDAY 30TH SOUTHERN COMFORTS v CRICKETERS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION1 TUMBLERS v MUTINEERS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 2 ALLSORTS v SPORTS AT NEWTON ABBOT CON CLUB ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WOODBINE CUP COMMENCING MONDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019 BYES BLACK SHEEP..BOTTLEWASHERS..BLAKES 8..CHECKMATES..CASTAWAYS.. CONMEN FALCONS..GOLD TOPS..GULLS..HARVESTERS..HOUNDS..KANGO GANG OUTSIDERS RINGERS..SPORTS..TUMBLERS..SHIPMATES MONDAY 2ND MUTINEERS v LIVEWIRES AT NEWTON ABBOT LEGION BOTTOMS UP v ALLSORTS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 1 TUESDAY 3RD ALL WHITES v SARACENS AT NEWTON ABBOT CON CLUB NAGS v STROLLERS AT 76 CLUB NEWTON RANGERS v COMMUTERS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 2 WEDNESDAY 4TH AARDVARKS v RAMBOS ROGUES AT OAKFORD CLUB PROSPECTORS v KING PINS AT FORDE HALL 1 FORCE 8 v CRUSADERS AT THE R.F.C. TRIARDS v KNIGHTON TIGERS AT 76 CLUB THURSDAY 5TH TELECOMS v CRICKETERS AT FORDE HALL 2 TEIGN VILLAGE v ANGLERS AT TEIGN VILLAGE FRIDAY 6TH MAURICE MEN v OAKAPPLES AT 76 CLUB KINGS v NOMADS AT NEWTON ABBOT LEGION SOUTHERN COMFORTS v JOKERS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 1 ROUGH DIAMONDS v BREAKAWAYS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PLATE CUP WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER BYES AARDVARKS..HARVESTERS..HOUNDS..KANGO GANG..RINGERS MONDAY 30TH FALCONS v BLAKES 8 AT 76 CLUB TUESDAY 1ST NOMADS v TELECOMS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 1 BREAKAWAYS v BOTTLEWASHERS AT NEWTON ABBOT CON CLUB WEDNESDAY 2ND CRICKETERS v COMMUTERS AT THE NEWTON ABBOT R.F.C. ALLSORTS v FORCE 8 AT NEWTON ABBOT CON CLUB SARACENS v KINGS AT FORDE HALL 2 THURSDAY 3RD KING PINS v CASTAWAYS AT 76 CLUB BLACK SHEEP v TUMBLERS AT NEWTON ABBOT R.F.C LIVEWIRES v TEIGN VILLAGE AT FORDE HALL 2 FRIDAY 4TH SOUTHERN COMFORTS v GULLS AT KINGSTEIGNTON LEGION 2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GLASS CUP WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER BYES CON MEN..KNIGHTON TIGERS..NAGS..OUTSIDERS..RAMBOS ROGUES.. STROLLERS TUESDAY 1ST GOLD TOPS v LATE UNS AT NEWTON ABBOT R.F.C. FRIDAY 4TH MAURICE MEN v TRIARDS AT 76 CLUB
Associated Competitions are not being played during 2022/23 season.
to be announced
MINUTES OF MEETING TUESDAY 31ST MAY 2022 @ KINGSTEIGNTON ROYAL BRITISH LEGION The meeting started at 7.30pm. Keith opened with thanking everyone for attending and saying the purpose of the meeting was to discuss how best to go forward to run the season which is due to start in September 2022. After a lengthy discussion it was decided by a majority vote that if a team was short of players they could add the score of 42 for each player that the team is short, ideally teams should turn up with six. Pam read out the Treasurer’s report all be it very short. From the report it was decided that team registration fees for the coming season would be £50.00 which was accepted by teams represented at the meeting. Kings have withdrawn from the league and Bottlewashers have requested that they would like to put into the lower division and start from scratch as they have several new members and wanted to encourage them to stay and if they were playing more experienced teams this would be difficult. GDPR, the meeting was informed of the need to opt out of GDPR or their details will be included on any newspaper or publication details and also they will agree to the League holding their details. It must be noted that the league does not offer any information either for gain or voluntary to any other bodies. The Committee will keep you all updated regards to registration etc in the near future.
1. The League shall be known as "Newton Abbot and District Skittle League" and is limited to a maximum of Ninety-Six teams. The purpose of the League is to promote the playing of competitive indoor skittles. 2. The League will consist of a President (elected for three years), Vice President, Chairman, Vice Chairman, three Secretaries, Treasurer and Auditor (all elected for one year). 3. (i) The general management of the League shall be vested in a committee of seventeen together with a Chairman and Vice Chairman who will have the power to co-opt. (ii) Five committee members to form a quorum. (iii) Any Committee member who fails to attend three consecutive meetings shall forfeit their place on the Committee. (iv) Committee members must be registered with a Newton Abbot Team. (v) The Committee will have the power to decide and amend rules and any issue not contained or already covered by these Rules with the exception of the Constitution, which must be decided at the AGM. 4. (i) The AGM shall be at a venue and date fixed by the committee but must be held no later than the last day in June. (ii) A statement of accounts (duly audited) shall be presented. (iii) At the AGM all Officers and Committee to stand for re-election. Nominations for Officers and Committee and all propositions duly seconded (in writing) must be in the hands of the Secretary by the date specified on the notification card. (iv) All teams must send at least one representative to the AGM. Failure to comply will result in a £5 fine. (v) At all General meetings, fifteen members shall form a quorum (excluding Officers and Committee). (vi) A special General Meeting may be convened at any time by the Committee or upon receipt of seven days notice in writing and must be signed by not less than 10% op Captains (excluding Officers and Committee) to discuss the subject in the requisition. 5. The Committee shall have the power to accept or reject any application to join the league. 6. Any team failing to register on a paying-in night (to be held before the AGM) will be expelled from the League without exception. 7. Voting at all AGM s will be counted on a one team - one vote basis. NOTE In the event of a dispute arising over any Rule during a match, the match must continue to be played as per the scheduled fixture and the dispute put in writing to the committee whose decision shall be final. ALLEYS 8. All Alleys to be inspected by the Committee and shall conform to the following regulations:- Minimum length 30 feet from the throwing line to the back end of the diamond Throwing line must be at least 6 feet from back the back wall The diamond must be square with a 2-inch border painted white Pin spots to be painted white and have a ball clearance of 1¼ inches No pins or balls can be changed during the season without approval of the Committee. All pins and balls on an alley must be uniform in weight, shape and size. FEES 9. Team registration cards & fees to be returned at the time and place as notified. Under 14 s must be registered before playing in a league match. Additional player registration forms to be returned to the Secretary. No new player can play in a match before the Captain has telephoned the Secretary for confirmation that the registration has been received. 10. Alley fees of 50p per player (£4.00 per team) to be collected by each team and handed to the Home Team Captain before the match starts who will then pay the total money (£8.00) to the appropriate person, unless venue states no fee. GENERAL 11. Teams shall consist of a minimum of eight registered players who shall play for only one team. Any person found having registered for more than one team will be banned for the season. 12. Players may transfer from one team to another subject to the following:- Transfers may only take place up to the 1st March and are only valid when both the old team Captain and the new team Captain have notified the Secretary in writing that the transfer is agreed. The Secretary will then notify the new Captain that the transfer has been validated and only then will the player be allowed to play for the new team. 13. All players must register on the appropriate card issued by the League and must do so in ink with their title (Mr, Mrs, Ms, Miss, etc.). Players under 18 years of age to write their date of birth. 14. Captains must ensure that the Secretary is notified immediately of any change in circumstances regarding name, address and telephone number (a contact telephone number must be given). 15. No registered player under the age of 14 will be allowed to play in any match booked on a public house alley under the Licensing Act 1964 where alcohol can be supplied from a bar within the alley. Any offending team will be fined £5 and shall forfeit points for matches so played. 16. If any player or team is found guilty of ungentlemanly conduct then the Committee shall have the power to suspend them and deduct or award points as necessary. If any player or team is found guilty of ungentlemanly conduct they will be entitled,if they so wish,to a personal hearing with the committee if they ask for one. 17. All members, when visiting clubs, must sign the visitors book personally or as required by club rules. 18. Captains who are fined in accordance with rules will be given fourteen days in which to pay the fine after which time they will be liable to have 2 POINTS deducted. 19. All trophies awarded by the League are perpetual and cannot be worn outright. All trophies will be presented at the presentation evening. LEAGUE MATCHES 20. The start time is 8 p.m. after this time, no other player must take part in the match even if the team is short. Before the commencement of the match the signatures of all the players taking part must be written on the back of the score sheet and they must be the player s own signature and in ink prefixed by their title (Mr, Mrs, Ms, Miss). All parts of the score sheet to be correctly filled in. Captains signatures will endorse that entries are correct. The record sheet sent in and details entered on them will be the ones accepted by the Secretary. 21. Each Captain will be responsible for ensuring the details of his own team are correct on the score sheet. The home team Captain will be responsible for sending the completed score sheet to the Secretary by Monday noon. Captains who fail to do this will be fined £5 for each offence. 22. All matches to be played on the date in the fixture book. NO CANCELLED MATCHES will be allowed with three exceptions:- (i) a team member or close family bereavement (ii) adverse weather as deemed by the police authority (iii) teams may play before the fixture date providing BOTH Captains agree. Teams cancelling, having notified the Secretary, within forty-eight hours will forfeit two points to their opponents and no fine will be imposed. Any team that fails to inform the Secretary within forty-eight hours will forfeit two points to their opponents and shall be fined £5. Any cancelling team will be responsible for both sets of alley fees. 23. Any team playing a non-registered player shall be fined £5 and lose any points in the match. 24. Any player with a legitimate excuse who wishes to throw off his or her legs may do so with the agreement of both Captains providing there is not a reserve player in attendance. 25. The front pin must be marked before the commencement of the game, (Self-adhesive tape is suggested). 26. Stickers-up shall not stand up any "out of play" pins or return any balls until the hand is completed. 27. All pins outside the diamond to be out of play. In the event of a no-ball, the pins knocked down will remain out of play until the three hands are completed and will not count. Line watcher must be on line. A pin is considered out of play when no part of it is touching the diamond s white line. 28. All players must conform to the foot line whereby the ball must be released before a player reaches or steps over the line. A no-ball shall be called if a player has not got both feet inside the side lines of the alley as marked. 29. Captains to be the deciding factor in any dispute during any match and other members of the team are asked to remain silent. 30. After the completion of six legs, the team with the highest aggregate score will be the winner and awarded 2 points. In the event of a draw, both teams will be awarded one point. If, when the final league tables are compiled, there are two teams or more on equal points and tying for champions, runners-up or relegation, then the teams concerned will play an extra game to decide. Any teams failing to play this extra game for any reason shall be fined £10 and expelled for the league for twelve months. CUP MATCHES 31. All matches must be played on the date fixed by the Secretary. No postponements will be allowed. Cup matches to take precedent over League matches of the competing teams. In the event of a draw then an extra leg is to be played. Where applicable, all the foregoing rules for league matches apply. HINGSTON CUP A preliminary match will be played then the 4 teams will compete for the Hingston Cup Play off for the Hingston Cup will be at a venue to be decided by the Committee. PLATE and GLASS COMPETITIONS Entries for the Plate Competition will be Premier+ Divisions 1 & 2. Entries for the Glass Competition will be Divisions 3,4 & 5 Both Competitions will be played on any alley, anytime, not necessarily home alley. Both Finals to be played on Finals Day. PORTABLE ALLEY YOU MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE 5 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR START TIME FOR ALL COMPETITIONS 32. All cup ¼ Finals, Semi-finals and Finals, Individual competitions and 3 a side matches to be played on the portable alley unless otherwise directed by the Committee. No practising on the portable alley. All games to be arranged by the Secretary. 33. All players when playing on the portable alley must adhere to the following:- (a) When standing at the throwing end, one foot and one foot only must be on the alley at time of delivery. (b) Both feet must be within the sidelines of the alley at time of delivery. A no-ball shall be called if a player does not adhere to (a) or (b). INDIVIDUAL COMPETITIONS 34. Team captains to be responsible for the selection of (from their own team) two ladies and one man representative per league team, if they so wish. If there should be a tie, then two extra legs will be played (with the exception of the mens and ladies first and second round games) if entrants fail to attend at a given time without giving forty eight hours notice to the Secretary they will be fined £5. 35. All players to play twice on the portable alley. The top ten players go forward to play in the finals on Finals Day where the player with the highest score is Champion. 36. Previous year s winner will have automatic entry. THREE-A-SIDE COMPETITIONS 37. To enter the competition you must have at least two of the required three members registered for your league team. Registered league teams may enter a maximum of two teams in both Men s and Ladies Three-a-Side Competitions. No team may co-opt a player from another league team if they have enough players in their own league team. Any league team with more than one entry who fails to turn up will only be allowed one entry the following season. Any league team with one entry who fails to turn up will not be allowed any entry the following season. No player may play for more than one Three-a-Side team and a maximum of two reserves per team is permitted provided they have not played for another team. Reserves maybe brought in at any stage providing the permanent player is not in attendance. Reserves are not considered permanent members of that team. If a team gets a walk-over in their first round then the registered players for that team may not play for any other team. 38. All games to be played on the portable alley and must be played on the date and at the time specified. No postponements will be allowed. 39. The competition will be decided on a knockout basis. Each match consisting of six legs. In the event of a tie, two extra legs to be played. 40. Team Captains to be notified of the date and times of matches with index letter of the team. If the team is not in attendance FIVE MINUTES BEFORE the carded start time and signed on they will be disqualified from the competition and fined £5. Team Captains will be responsible for ensuring that the same player does not participate in two teams (Automatic disqualification will be enforced if this happens). COUNTY and INTER-LEAGUE FINALS 41. Both the Teignbridge & South Devon Interleague mens team will be the winners of the Woodbine Cup. The mens Devon County will be the winners of the Brinton Cup. The Devon County and both Inter-Leagues Ladies team. The Secretary will notify Captains of all three dates after which, if they wish, Captains to submit a MAXIMUM of TWO players per league team. Players MUST be prepared and available to play in ALL THREE COMPETITIONS. Ladies will play in a competition on the portable alley. The highest ten scores will represent Newton Abbot. League Individual Champions (both men and ladies) will represent Newton Abbot in the Devon County and Inter-League Individual Finals Competitions. UNDER 21 s COMPETITION 42. Will be played on the portable alley. To qualify, boys and girls must be under 21 on the 1st September and must be registered with this Newton Abbot and District skittles league. The minimum age of entry to be 14 years. Boys and girls will play separate competitions. The top two aggregate scores to go forward to Finals Day. The boys top ten aggregate scores will play in the Under 21 s South Devon Inter-League Competition. UNDER 5 s & 14 s COMPETITION 43. to be played to a conclusion on the portable alley on Final s Day. If there should be a tie, then two extra legs shall be played. To qualify, boys and girls must be registered with or have a family member registered with a Newton Abbot and District skittles league team. Boys & Girls aged 5 years and younger will play a joint competition. Boys & Girls playing in under 14 s competition will play separate competitions. Under 14 s must be over 6yrs & under 14yrs on the 1st September. Entries will be accepted on Finals Day. GERMON CUP LADIES VETERANS 44. Entries from ladies are invited each season to compete for this trophy. To qualify members must be sixty years of age or over on the 1st September. Games will be played on a one against one basis. If there should be a tie the two extra legs shall be played. If a player fails to attend without giving notice to the Secretary they will be fined £5. JOE ARNOLD MEMORIAL CUP MENS VETERANS 45. Entries from men are invited each season to compete for this trophy. To qualify members must be sixty years of age or over on the 1st September. Games will be played on a one against one basis. If there should be a tie the two extra legs shall be played. If a player fails to attend without giving notice to the Secretary they will be fined £5. 46. All winner and runner up teams are entitled to 10 keepsake awards PLEASE NOTE these will only be given by request. Lil Balment Memorial Cup (Highest Ladies score of the season) A memorial cup in memory of Lil will be awarded each year for the highest ladies score.Captains will be responsible for informing the secretary of their ladies score,provision has been made on the scoresheets. CUPS All perpetual cups to be returned each year no later than 1st April without a reminder. Teams failing to do so will impose a £20 fine for each cup not returned. Rule 18 will be implemented. ALL CUPS TO BE RETURNED CLEAN OR A CHARGE OF £5.00 WILL BE MADE