Only one team may represent a tower. Ringers should be representative of
their tower either for Sunday Services or Practice nights. No ringer may ring
for more than one team during the competition unless agreed beforehand. In
the event of illness or meeting short, a team may co-opt a ringer with the
agreement of the opposing team.
Fixtures will be made for Home and Away matches on a regular basis. It is
expected that the fixture list will contain no more than two matches a month.
Postponements are allowed on the understanding that the re-arranged match
is completed, preferably, within one calendar month of the original date.
Failure to complete a match for any reason will result in a 'win' for the
Home teams are hosts on their practice nights to their opposition. A toss
of a coin will be made for the order in which the teams ring. It is expected
that both teams will remain respectful during test pieces.
The test pieces are to be judged by a neutral ringer or ringers. The judge's
decision is final.
The home team is responsible for arranging the judge(s).
Two points are awarded for a 'win' and one point is awarded for a 'draw'.
The test pieces may be agreed in length by the Captains beforehand. Traditionally
this is 120 changes of a method or call changes following a shortened practice
piece. The treble should be sounded prior to the test piece as an indicator
to the judge(s).
Results are to be forwarded to the Competition Organiser by the Home Tower
Captain, and/or to the
In the case of an overall tie the leading teams will meet for a head-to-head
competition to decide the winner.
The trophy will normally be presented at the Annual District Meeting.
The trophy is kindly donated by John and Joan Gipson of Meldreth.