District striking competitions


Wisbech District
Six Bell Method Section Competition Rules
1. All participants shall be Sunday service ringers from within the Wisbech District, and no ringer may ring for more than one team. Ringers in the novices section may also ring in the method section.
2. Any team may include TWO other Wisbech District ringers. (in accordance with Rule 1).
3. At least 50% of the team must be members of the EDA.
4. The test piece will be 120 changes of Minor (or Doubles with the tenor covering). Changes may be repeated, for example 12 leads of Plain Hunt Doubles or 3 plain courses of Plain Bob Doubles would be acceptable. Teams from 5 bell towers may ring Doubles with no covering bell (advise the organiser prior to the competition). 
5. Each team will be allowed 5 minutes to practise immediately before their competition begins.  Two whole pulls on the treble will indicate the start of the test piece to the judges
6. Only members of each competition team will be allowed in the ringing chamber for the duration of the test piece; the conductor must be a member of the team.
7. Marking will begin on the first change and finish when returned to rounds
8. Speed of ringing is not a critical factor, it is STRIKING evenly that counts
9. The judges' decisions are final.
10. Scratch bands will not count in the overall placing
11. Teams entering the competition must notify the organiser no later than 24 hours before the start of the event (exception are scratch bands).

Wisbech District Meeting - 27/04/2013

     
Wisbech District
Six Bell Novices Section Competition Rules
1. Teams in the novices section may include any number of experienced ringers but if more than two they will not be eligible to win, although they will be judged. 
2. Teams may ring call changes or rounds only. For call changes, 120 rows must be rung, There are no set changes, and changes may be repeated. For example, Queens and back to rounds several times would be acceptable. For rounds, the test piece is a minimum of 5 minutes ringing.
3. Any member of the ringing band, including an experienced ringer, may call.
4. Experienced ringers may ring for any number of novice bands, but may not call for more than one.
5. Experienced ringers are defined as those who have rung a peal or a quarter on the treble or a working bell
6. Scratch bands will not count in the overall placing
7. Teams entering the competition must notify the organiser no later than 24 hours before the start of the event (exception are scratch bands),

8. The judges decision shall be final.
Wisbech Annual District Meeting - 24/01/2015
amended 16/07/2015

Results

2012 - competition not held