- The League shall be called the Alby & District Billiards,
Darts and Snooker League. The aim of the league is to foster
and improve the games of Billiards, Darts and Snooker in a sporting
atmosphere. The League shall be composed of Teams approved by
- All Teams must pay the League fee at the A.G.M.
- The management of the League shall be vested in it's officers,
i.e. The Chairman, Vice Chairman, General Secretary, Billiards
Secretary, Snooker Secretary, plus 2 additional members from
each section i.e. Billiards, Darts, Snooker. A minimum of 5
members must be present to pass a decision. The Committee to
be elected at each AGM
- Voting at League meetings is one vote per team, at the
AGM every member present is entitled to vote.
- The duties of the Honorary Secretary and Treasurer shall
be to keep a record of business transacted at meetings, press
reports etc. and shall carry out all other duties in accordance
with the decisions and directions of the league and it's committees.
The Treasurer shall submit to the AGM a balance sheet of the
- The duties of the Billiards and Snooker secretaries shall
be to keep records of matches played, tournament league tables
and press reports.
The Leagues shall be run in as many divisions
as the Committee deem necessary. Promotion and Relegation
Division 1 2 down
Division 2 2
The referee shall be mutually agreed by
both teams and players and shall have full authority over
the game. League match refereeing should be on a shared basis
(3 games per team).
The HOME Club should phone the results
in as directed. Completed match sheets should be returned
to the appropriate Secretary.
All players must be registered with the
Secretary before being eligible to play and they must be a
member of their club. They may only play for one team in any
one league in a season, with the exception of the Club ceasing
or exceptional circumstances, which will be referred to the
management committee for consideration. Players may be registered
on the night of play with the registration form being countersigned
by the opposing team captain.
Matches to be played as per fixture list
Any Club postponing a match must have a
sound reason (i.e. illness or weather). Postponed matches
must be mutually re-arranged and played within 1 month.
The appropriate secretary must be informed of cancellations
Any team not completing its fixtures may
be liable to a fine.
In the event of teams finishing level on
points for league winners, runners-up or relegation positions,
the matches won will be used to decide the final positions.
If this is still a tie then play offs will be arranged.
A fine of £5 may be levied to any
Club not represented at League meetings.
Semi-finals and finals in all knockout
tournaments will be played onvenues nominated by the appropriate
secretary at the start of the season.
- The appropriate secretary will arrange all tournaments.
Any player or players failing to turn up at a venue to play
an arranged match without informing the secretary will be disqualified
and ineligible to enter that tournament the following season,
subject to the management committee's decision.
All trophies shall be the property of the
League, club or individual winners shall be responsible for
their safe custody and shall return them in good condition
when asked by the league.
Any dispute for whatever reason should
be refered to the management committee who shall at their
discretion, fine or take disciplinary action against offenders,
including the deduction of points.
Complaints may be telephoned to the General
Secretary, but must be confirmed in writing within 1 week
Re-registrations must be signed by both
clubs involved. Permanent transfers must be referred to the
Management Committee and will not be allowed after half the
league programme has been played.
Entries for all competitions must be submitted
on the relevant entry form and completed by the player. Completed
entry forms must be returned to the appropriate secretary
no later than the closing date. No entries will be accepted
unless this procedure is strictly adhered to.