The Games Co-Chairs shall consist of Men’s and Women’s Co-Chairs, who shall be members of the Executive Committee and shall be elected by the membership.
The Games Co-Chairs responsibilities are:
- Organize, plan and manage all GHLBC and inter-club competitions as the “Controlling Body” as laid down in the Laws of the Sport of Bowling. The games falling within the jurisdiction of the Games Co-Chairs are all Club competitions and open competitions held under GHLBC auspices. The Games Co-Chairs shall conduct the daily draw. A roster shall be prepared showing Club members who are responsible for the Draw for each day of the week.
- Preparation and posting of Entry Forms showing rules for Gordon Head and inter-club competitions.
- Accept competition entry fees and place designated prize monies in envelopes for presentation to the winners while retaining an agreed-to portion for the Club.
- Conduct an impartial Draw for Gordon Head and inter-club competitions.
- Prepare Draw sheets indicating rules, the competitor’s names and rinks of play.
- Arrange for Umpires and Markers if required.
- Post inter-club entry forms originating at other Clubs on the Notice Board.
- Upon completion of a Club competition, determine the competition prize winners.
- Assist in the awarding of prizes.
- Ensure the names of winners are engraved on trophies prior to the close of the bowling season.
- Attend and participate in the BSI Games Committee meetings.
- Provide assistance to the BSI Games Committee as required.
- Prepare the annual schedule of GHLBC competitions for the BSI schedule.
- Prepare and apply rules for GHLBC tournaments.
- Arrange and manage GHLBC participation in outside leagues such as Men’s Friday Morning League.
- Maintain the games portion of the Club notice board in an orderly manner.
- Ensure that Club members are advised of planned activities.
- Plan and manage suitable lawn bowling activities for social visits from other clubs and organizations.
While the Men’s and Women’s Co-Chairs are responsible for arranging and conducting their respective tournaments, they shall work together for mixed events. The co-chairs are delegates to BSI.
All Club members should recognize and gain experience with the various formats used in competitions and tournaments keeping in mind that competition should encourage a maximum number of entries, provide many games and of course identify winners.
The Co-Chairs shall report in writing the progress of their work to each meeting of the Executive Committee. In addition to a written report the Co-Chairs will report orally to the Club members on their work when invited to do so by the President at the Annual and Semi-annual General meetings of the Club.