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AIMS Games Tauranga NZ Indoor Bowls
Date: Monday 7th September to Friday 11th September 2020
Venue: Trustpower Stadium Lounge at Baypark, 81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui
Managers Meeting: Monday 7th September 8.00am at the Trustpower Stadium Lounge at Baypark
Cost: $75.00 per player (NZ$)
Entries Cost: Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close

 

Contact Details

Code Co-ordinators:
Fiona Keegan - Tauranga Indoor Bowls
Phone: 07 544 1681
Phone: 027 238 2506
Email: aimsgamesindoorbowls@gmail.com

Kevin Garratt
Phone: 07 543 4044
Phone: 027 478 8416
Email: di.garratt@kinect.co.nz


 

Tournament Planning

Eligibility

  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be a Year 7 or Year 8 student.
  3. New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS - New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling http://nzaims.co.nz
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be Over 10 years and 13 years of age or Under as at the 1st January of the tournament year (2020), competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation (accepted birth years for the 2020 Games are: 2007, 2008 and 2009).
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible to compete.

Costs

  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $75.00 per competitor (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of the invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, 10th June.

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm

Entries to the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online:

  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • A ‘Quick Start Guide’ for EnterNOW will be sent out with the Registration Booklet.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools https://www.enternow.co.nz/enternow-app/aimsgames/help

If registration for an activity is oversubscribed, then the opportunity to participate will be at the discretion of the executive committee and no further correspondence will be entered into (if unsuccessful team/individual entry will be refunded).

2020 Planning Timeline

  • Wednesday 10th June – Entries close for the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes etc
    The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Wednesday 24th June – All schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed.
    Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee
  • Wednesday 1st July – Confirmation sent to all 2020 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
  • Monday 27th July – School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29th July – All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed. Competitors’ names, date of birth, manager’s names and contact details are required on this form.
  • Monday 3rd August – Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Saturday 5th September – The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
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Tournament Information

Under 13 Years Division

  • Combined Division (combined Under 13 Years Girls & Boys)

Programme

Sunday 6th September Opening Ceremony (Trustpower Arena at Baypark)
First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm
Monday 7th September Managers Meeting (Trustpower Stadium Lounge) 8.00am
Monday 7th September Singles (Trustpower Stadium Lounge) 8.30am
Tuesday 8th September Singles (Trustpower Stadium Lounge) 8.30am
Wednesday 9th September Singles (Trustpower Stadium Lounge) 8.30am
Thursday 10th September Pairs (Trustpower Stadium Lounge) 8.30am
Friday 11th September Pairs (Trustpower Stadium Lounge) 8.30am

No Exceptions

Indoor Bowls is a ‘No Exceptions’ sport that offers inclusion for players with disability. We are encouraging players in wheelchairs or with a physical impairment (including visual) to join the Anchor AIMS Games Indoor Bowls competition. If numbers warrant, an additional section may be established to run alongside the non-disabled event.

Rules

  1. The tournament will run under New Zealand Indoor Bowls Rules (a few exceptions apply).
  2. All equipment will be provided.
  3. The tournament organisers reserve the right to shorten games in order to ensure an outcome by the end of play each day.
  4. Once the draw has been set players may be replaced at the organiser’s discretion.
  5. Players arriving late for matches will be disqualified at the organiser’s discretion.
Singles Competition

Competition will consist of qualifying rounds, followed by post-section for those players with three or more game wins. A singles game shall be contested by two players opposed to each other. Four bowls shall be bowled by each player.

  • Two sets of five ends starting on the bell.
  • If the result is one set each, there will be a one end Tie Breaker set. If the end is killed, it may not be replayed.
  • In post-section, the Tie Breaker set will be five ends for the Quarter Finals, Semi-Finals and Final. If the last end in the Tie Breaker is killed, it may be replayed.
Pairs Competition

Competition will consist of qualifying rounds, followed by post-section for those teams with three or more game wins. A pairs game shall be contested by four players, two in each team, a lead and a skip. Each player shall bowl three bowls.

  • Pairs must come from the same school.
  • Pairs names need to be confirmed by e-mail prior to or handed in at the Managers Meeting on the Monday morning.
  • Two sets of four ends starting on the bell.
  • If the result is one set each, there will be a one end Tie Breaker set. If the end is killed it may not be replayed.
  • In post-section, the Tie Breaker set will be four ends for the Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final. If the last end in the Tie Breaker is killed, it may be replayed.

School Teams Event

The best four combined results in the singles and in the pairs will determine the team placing for your school. When team points are tied it is based on the school that has the highest placing(s).

Information

  • One adult must accompany each team.
  • Supervisors and players need to provide their own lunches/drink (cafe at Trustpower Arena at Baypark).
  • Only non-marking shoes are to be worn on the mats.
  • A tournament committee will be in place to administer and facilitate the running of this tournament.
  • Umpires will be provided by the Tauranga Indoor Bowls Association.

Medal Presentation

Singles and Pairs place getters will be presented with their medals at the Indoor Bowls venue at the conclusion of each competition.

 
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