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Report on joint AGM 2023    Held 18Nov23 at South Forest Leisure Centre, Notts.


25Mar'24 - Pages being updated.

The Constitution & Rules are being amended to reflect the decisions of the Nov'23 AGM. These warning messages will be removed once changes have completed & reviewed.

No Laws were changed.

 Incoming Junior Deputy Presidents are Ray Taylor (Derbyshire) and Jean Philips (Humberside).

Click on the options above (in "Article Index") for the text of reports that were circulated to the Counties prior to the meeting. 
The safeguarding report is yet to be included.

 Below is a summary of alterations to rules etcThis will be amended to identify the altered rules.

  • Ladies can now wear shorts, with restrictions on logo.
  • Shorts for men need not have the EBF logo, but must not have the Bowls England logo.
  • Coloured trousers/shorts now permitted.
  • An all-Lady team may enter enter the County competition that qualifies for the Durham Centenary.
  • There has been relaxation of restrictions as to who may play in the Eversley and Carver trophies.
  • Smoking and vaping will not be allowed on the green.
  • The age at which men may enter "veteran" comps has been brought into line with the Ladies, "60".
  • From 2024/25 the North group of the Derbyshire Trophy will be zoned, as per Adams & Newton.
  • The need to buy 2 copies of the National yearbook has been reduced to 1.