Game Format

  • All Lawn Bowling Leagues are double-opponent. Teams will play two games per night against different opponents.
  • All Lawn Bowling Leagues use an Event Coordinator (EC).
  • All Lawn Bowling Leagues are self-officiated.
  • All Lawn Bowling Leagues use a 2 hour time slot.
    • All games are final after the 6th end, or after time expires.
    • Regular Season games can end in a tie, no extra end will be played in the case of a tie game.

Season Length

  • All 8 Week Lawn Bowling Leagues use the following structure:
    • 7 weeks of regular season games
    • 1 week of playoff games
  • All 6 Week Lawn Bowling Leagues use the following structure:
    • 5 weeks of regular season games
    • 1 week of playoff games
  • There may be instances where byes are scheduled due to facility availability, meaning the season may be played over an additional 1-2 weeks. 
  • In rare cases, games may be played on Long Weekends or Holidays.

Playoffs

  • Playoff Format:
    • All teams are guaranteed 2 playoff matches.
    • Only the Top 4 teams will compete for the League Championship.
    • League champs will receive t-shirts that can be picked up from the Season-end Party.
    • There are no ties in playoffs. 

Rosters

 Format Ideal Roster Size Total # of Players
required on the rink
Total # of Females
required on the rink
Max # of M/X
Allowed on the rink
Open 4's 4 0 4
  • When registering a full team, there is no limit to the maximum number of players you can have on the roster.
  • Prior to the first game of the season, teams must have 4 players confirmed on the roster in MyCSSC. This number is equal to the total number of players required on the rink in the above chart.
    • If the minimum amount of confirmed roster players is not met, the team will receive a loss for every game played until the requirement is met.
  • Prior to the first playoff game, teams must have all players who are playing in the playoff game(s) displayed as part of the confirmed roster in MyCSSC.
    • If this requirement is not met, teams will receive an automatic loss and will not be eligible for the championship.
  • A team may bring in subs that are not listed on the roster. To learn more about the sub policies, click here.