IN AN EFFORT TO CREATE A SAFE SKITTLING ENVIRONMENT –
ADVICE AND GUIDANCE TO ALL CHELTENHAM SKITTLE LEAGUE TEAMS
On entering the premises, players MUST Respect and follow the guidelines within all skittle alleys and premises attended.
This may include the wearing of face masks when requested by those premises. This may include scanning the NHS
QR Code, or providing name and contact details to the Pub/Club. This should ensure everyone
receives the necessary public health advice should it arise.
Whilst self isolation is no longer needed, government advice suggests taking a PCR test for Covid if
close contact happens.
Playing the Game :
During the current post-Covid period, it is everyone’s responsibility, (in the interests of collective
social responsibility) that the following Guidance is followed:
THE HOME TEAM must ensure that all pins and balls are sanitised before the game commences.
ALL PLAYERS are expected to take adequate precautions (e.g. hand sanitisation) at all times
immediately prior to bowling.
Players must not : Lick Hands : Spit on Hands : Use damp sponges/cloths.
HOME TEAM must provide hand sanitiser for their Sticker
Players may, if they wish, wear gloves during play but must not share these with anyone else.
Result Cards could be in a clearly visible static position for each player to sign, rather than circulating
round team members.
Fundraising any raffle or other fundraising opportunities should be managed on a common sense
basis and then only with the consent of the players willing to participate.
End of game : handshakes and close contact between teams is not advised. Fist or elbow bumping is
a preferred sporting option.
HOME TEAM to sanitise all pins and balls prior to packing them away.
Addition to the existing RULE E 2 : Covid 19 amendment (To be reviewed at the end of the
Team Captains to declare the number of players they are fielding prior to the start of the
game. (The game format is 12 v 12 players)
However, any team who can only field 10 players may nominate two from the four lowest
scoring players to play for the second time.