HORSHAM PARK BOWLS CLUB

Horsham Park Bowls Club, Horsham Park,

North Street, Horsham. RH12 1AX                        Tel 01403 255337              Sponsored by Honda Gatwick

101 Up singles

Each player will have 4 bowls. Each end will be scored as follows: Shot wood = 4 points, second wood = 3 points, third wood = 2 points and fourth wood = 1 point. Should any bowls be equidistant from the jackthe points will be shared, fractions to count. The player holding shot wood at each end will take the mat for the next end. The first player to score 101 points is the winner. In the event of a tie at 100 points  the winner will be the player scoring the most points on the next end.

Pairs. Pairs will be drawn by the competitions committee and may be either mixed or same gender. Each player will have 4 bowls. The match will be played to 18 ends the pair having the higher score at 18 ends will be the winners.No trial ends will be played but only one shot will be counted on the first 2 ends. In the event of a tied score at 18 ends an extra end will be played, and a coin tossed to determine possession of the mat.

Mens and Ladies singles.

Both players will have 4 bowls. The winner will be the first to score 21 shots

Triple seven singles.

Each player will have 4 bowls. The match will consist of 3 sets, each set to consist of of 7 ends.  A coin toss will decide possession of the mat on the first end. The winner of the first  will take the mat for the  start of the second set. A coin toss will decide the mat at the start of the third set. Should one have to be played.  The player with the higher score after 7 ends will be the winner of that set.  Should there be a tied score  on the completion of any set  an extra end will be played, a coin toss to decide possession of the mat.

Two wood pairs.  

To be played as a one day event.

Pairs will be drawn by the competitions committee prior to the day of competition and may be of either mixed or the same gender.. Each player will have two bowls. The competition will be played on a tournament basis with the number of ends to be played in each session  being determined by the committee. Each team will be awarded 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. In deciding the score at each end  only those bowls within 1 metre of the jack will count. Should no bowls satisfy this condition then no score will be recorded but the end will count as having been played., The winner of the previous end to retain the mat.  If more than 6 teams are entered the competition will be run  with 2 pools, the winner of each pool to play off to determine the overall winner. If 6 or less teams, all teams will play against each other. The team with the most points being the winner. In the event of a tie the aggregate of scores for and against will determine the winners.

Australian Pairs.  

Pairs are drawn prior to the game.  By the competition committee and may be single or mixed gender.. Each player will have 4 bowls. On the first end the first player will play 2 bowls then the players will swap over and the second player will play 4 bowls. The players swap once again and the remaining 2 bowls are played by the first player. On the second end and every subsequent end the order of play is reversed and then played in the same way. The competition will be played on a tournament basis with the number of ends to be played in each session being determined by the competition committee. Each team will be awarded 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw plus one point for each end won. If the jack is driven off the rink the end is still counted and the other side gain one shot. If more than 6 teams are entered the competition will be run with 2 pools, the winner of each pool to play off to determine the winner. If 6 or less teams, all teams will play against each other, the team with the most points being the winner. In the event of a tie the aggregate of shots for and against will determine the winners.

Mens and Ladies singles.

Both players will have 4 bowls.

The winner will be the first to score 21 shots

Club competitions are open to all full and associate members.  Players must be able to attend the finals day on Sunday 25th August (or the reserve date of  Monday 26th August)  Competitions must be completed by the date stated for each round. The first named challenger will mutually agree with their opponents the date and time for the match to be played. They will also be responsible for arranging a suitable marker if required.

Jackson Trophy.

Open to Full and Associate members who have not appeared in a singles final in the previous two years. Both players have four bowls. The winner is the first player to score 21 shots.

Handicap singles

Handicappiing will be carried out prior to the draw by the competitions committee defined in Club rule  8.3.

Points between 0 and 10 will be allocated to each player. Each player will have 4 bowls. Scoring procedure. At the start of the match the difference in allocated points between the two players will be awarded  to the player with the greater number of points. The winner will be the first player  to score 21 points.  E.g. Player A is allocated 8 points and player B 2 points. Player A will start the game on 6 points and player B will the start the game on 0 points.

Mixed Pairs.

Pairs will be drawn by the Competitions committee before the day of the competition and will be of mixed gender. .Each player will have 4 bowls. The match will be played to 21 ends the pair having the highest score at 21 ends will be the winners. In the event of a tied score at 21 ends an extra end will be played. A coin tossed will decide possession of the mat.

Phoenix league. Held on Monday nights during June, July and August.


Teams drawn prior to commencement date. Each team will have a captain. Over the season all teams will play each other with the top team being the winners.