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St Blazey & District Snooker League | November 18, 2017

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League Rules

  1. The League Committee shall consist of the President, Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary & Treasurer; along with any other nominees, elected at the AGM.
  2. The entry fees to be reviewed annually at the AGM for the following season.
  3. Each team shall consist of FIVE players. Each player to play one frame and one point to be awarded to the winner of each frame.
  4. League matches shall be played on Tuesdays unless stated otherwise. Games to commence at 19:30.
  5. The result card must be received by Geoff Hawken on the Friday following the match. Failure to comply will result in a fine of £5, increased to £10 if not received by the following Tuesday.
  6. In the event of a player wishing to transfer from one club to another, both clubs involved must obtain permission from the secretary beforehand. Players may only transfer between clubs once per season.
  7. No player will be permitted to transfer after having played three games for any team of one club.
  8. The home team are to provide a competent referee/marker.
  9. Should any club withdraw from the league, all points shall be cancelled and entry fees forfeited.
  10. Should two or more clubs be equal after all their matches, they shall compete at a neutral venue as arranged by the committee; should prizes be involved.
  11. Any resolutions proposed at the AGM to be subject to one vote per club.
  12. No Fixtures are permitted to be re-arranged after the scheduled date, though fixtures can be brought forward with the agreement of both Captains and the League Secretary. First point of contact with such requests is the League Secretary who will negotiate with both Captains.”
  13. Very late cancellations may result in a fine at the discretion of the committee. Committee meetings for such purposes may require the attendance of both captains.
  14. If any club is unable to fulfil a fixture due to weather and therefore no prior notification possible, it is up to the club cancelling the fixture to re-arrange a new date within 14 days. This is the only exception to Rule
  15. Winning clubs to be responsible, through their respective secretaries; for the safe custody of trophies whilst in their possession.
  16. Entries to the league to be automatic from the previous season with option of withdrawing up to the date of the AGM.
  17. 15 minutes wait is permitted after the fourth game for a player to appear before forfeiting the point for the game involved. The 15 minutes shall not start however, before 21:15.
  18. In a club with two or more teams in the same division any “A” team player will be ineligible for the “B” or “C” teams after three matches and vice versa.
  19. A player who wins five games in any division will be ineligible to play in a lower division. A player may play in a higher division at any time during the season as long as rule 18 is observed. Any player playing when not eligible will be fined £10 and suspended until paid.
  20. When a team fails to provide five players, the result card must clearly state “Walkover” where applicable. If false entries or fictitious scores are entered, both clubs are liable to a fine of £10 each.
  21. Any team playing in the league with LESS than four players will be fined £25.
  22. Prize winners of Individual & Doubles competitions must attend the annual presentation function to receive their trophies; otherwise the trophies will be forfeited.
  23. Prize winning teams must be represented at the annual presentation function by a minimum of three team members in order to qualify for trophies EXCEPTING the Team Pairs competition, when a minimum of four team members must be present. If absence is unavoidable, consideration will be given to waiving the rules; subject to the Secretary being informed of the absence in writing beforehand.
  24. Any questions arising and not provided for in these rules shall be decided by the League Committee, as nominated in rule 1.
  25. All players participating in the St Blazey & District Snooker League MUST be full and valid members of the clubs they represent. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action being taken on the team involved; and/or a potential points deduction/Fine. (As decided by the SB&DSL Committee)