Carpet Bowling Rules

Revised: May 2016 You can download these rules here: Carpet Bowling 2016 These rules, as published by R.W. Hensall & Sons Ltd. of Victoria, Australia, shall be considered the official rules for the Alberta 55 plus Games and all sanctioned ALBERTA 55 PLUS events. Age groups 55 plus open: one team of 4 participants. 70…

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Bridge (Duplicate) Rules

Revised: June 2017 You can download these rules here: Bridge (Duplicate) The Alberta 55 plus Games and all sanctioned Alberta 55 plus events will follow the rules outlined in the current Laws of Duplicate Contract Bridge, published by the American Contract Bridge League. These rules can be obtained by searching acbl.org or by contacting: American Contract Bridge…

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Bridge (Contract) Rules

Contract Bridge is a trick taking card game using a standard deck of 52 playing cards. It is played by four players in two competing partnerships with partners sitting opposite each other around a table. The game consists of several deals, each progressing through four phases: dealing the cards, the auction, playing the hand and…

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Bowling 5-Pin Rules

A variation of 10 Pin Bowling, the bowling ball is small enough to fit in the hand and therefore has no finger‐holes. The pins are also 75% the size or regular 10-Pin Bowling pins. In each frame, each player gets three attempts to knock all five pins over. Each pin has a different scoring value…

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Bocce Rules

Bocce Rules revised January 2017 Bocce is a ball sport using spherical bowls played with 4 members on a team. Each team throws 4 balls per side, trying to land their team’s colour closest to the pallino (small white ball) in order to score points. It is usually played outdoors on a grass court. DOWNLOAD…

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Badminton Rules

Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players or two opposing pairs (doubles), who take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court that is divided by a net. Players score points by striking a shuttle with their racquet so that it passes over the net and lands in their opponents’ half…

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Athletics Rules

Athletics is an exclusive collection of sporting events that involve running, jumping, throwing and walking. Also commonly known as Track and Field. The simplicity of the competitions and the lack of a need for expensive equipment makes Athletics one of the most commonly compete sports in the world. Track events are timed races, while Field…

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Crafts Rules

Crafts Rules revised May 10, 2017 DOWNLOAD THE ‘PDF’ VERSION HERE: Alberta 55 plus 2017 Crafts Official Rules 1. The rules listed in this section shall be the official rules for any sanctioned Alberta 55 plus event. 2. All entrants must be current members of Alberta 55 plus. Entries may be submitted in the  Crafts competition…

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Alpine Skiing Rules

Alpine Skiing is the sport of sliding down snow‐covered hills on skis with fixed‐heel bindings.  It is a timed‐race event.  We do two types of races‐ slalom and giant slalom.  Slalom ski races have courses that require short tight turns, whereas giant‐slalom races have courses which are set with more widely spaced turns. 1. The…

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