Internal Competitions Guide
 

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Men & Women’s Competitions

 

Championships - 4 woods, 21 shots

 

Gent’s handicap - 4 woods 21 shots Contestants with the same handicap will score 21 shots; opponents with different handicaps will score as follows. After the first end X shots will be added to the lower handicap end score where X equals the higher handicap minus the lower handicap.

 

Ladies Anniversary Cup Handicap - 4 woods 21 shots Contestants with the same handicap will score 21 shots; opponents with different handicaps will score as follows. After the first end X shots will be added to the lower handicap end score where X equals the higher handicap minus the lower handicap.

 

100 Ups [The men’s 100 Up Cup is called 'The Charlotte Cup'. It was given by Terry and Barbara Foot to celebrate the birth of their daughter]

4 woods - First player to reach 100 points Points are scored as follows. Shot wood 4 points, 2nd wood 3 points, 3rd wood 2 points, and 4th wood 1 point.

 

Pairs - 4 woods 18 ends (Including semi-final & final)

 

2 Woods (Ladies only) - 2 woods 21 ends Only shots within 1 yard of the jack count. The winner at each end is the bowler whose wood(s) are nearest the jack. Only one bowler can score at each end. If there are no shots the end counts and both bowlers score zero.

 

Mixed Competitions

 

Pairs - 4 woods 18 ends - (Including semi-final & final) Any player can skip. Competition is dependent on the number of lady entrants. Men’s names will be drawn with a lady. The men not used will have their fee refunded.

 

Crawley Boys (CB) Trophy - 4 woods 21 shots - Mixed singles Open to all that are “not a previous Singles Competition Trophy Holder” at Horley.

 

Horley Town Cup (HTP) - 4 woods- Mixed singles Shot wood only to score on each end. First to reach 8 shots wins. All the above competitions are played in accordance with the Competitions Rules adopted at the AGM December 2011

 

Friendship League To qualify for trophies members must take part on 10 Thursdays. Depending on numbers, format is 2 wood fours or 3 wood triples.

 

Mixed One Day Competitions

 

Alan Capper Memorial Pairs [Allan Capper was our long term treasurer. He played pairs with Peter Brownlow . He was instrumental in gaining the lottery grant that went a long way to pay for the clubhouse.]

Two wood pairs where the players will be seeded, and drawn, with each pair playing 3 sets of 6 ends. The four pairs with the highest shots difference will play a 6 ends semi-final leading to a 6 ends final.

 

Bateman Trophy Two wood singles knock out competition where winner is first to 13 shots. This starts with all entries playing 6 ends before lunch. Scores are recorded with some other details such as shots scored, and ends won

 

Ray Croxton Triples Trophy [Given by Vera Tigg in memory of his first husband. Vera was the most successful lady bowler Horley has ever had . Her picture is in the clubhouse]

Three wood triples where the players will be seeded, drawn, with each triple playing 3 sets of 6 ends. The four triples with the highest shots difference will play a 6 ends semi-final leading to a 6 ends final.

 

Hugh Thornton Centenary Trophy Two wood fours where the players will be seeded, drawn, with each four playing 3 sets of 6 ends. The 4 teams with the highest shot differences will play a 6 ends semi-final leading to a 6 ends final.