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Welcome to Howwood Curling Club website. We play all our matches at Greenacres Curling Club ice rink. We are always interested in attracting new members and hold a Come & Try session for new curlers each season in early March. If you are interesteed, details for this season's Come & Try are shown in the News page.

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Club Rules
All Howwood Curling Club competitions will be played under R.C.C.C. rules with the exception of the following.

Club Games
1. If any team has only 3 players on the ice 30 minutes after the official starting time they shall have 3 penalty shots awarded to their opponents.(This rule is suspended for competitions when rinks have A.N. Other in the pool.)

2. If any team has less than 3 players present on the ice 30 minutes after the official start time the opposing team shall be awarded 2 points and 5 ends.

3. In the event of a team member being unable to fulfil their fixture that individual shall be responsible for arranging a substitute and for "payment of their ice fees". Members should notify the Skip when they cannot play and who is the substitute.

4. When a substitute is recruited the substitute may play in any position determined by the skip but not higher than the position of the curler he is replacing.

5. The winner of the competition shall be the Rink with the most points, 2 points are awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw. In the event of a tie the following tie-breakers shall be used in the following order -- Ends scored, shots up and total shots scored shall count in the event of a tie.

PAIRS
1. Games to be played over 5 ends.

2. Each player shall deliver 3 stones at each end. The free guard zone shall apply to the first 2 stones delivered by each rink at each end.

3. 2 points are awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw. In the event of a tie the following tie-breakers shall be used in the following order -- Ends scored, shots up and total shots scored.

4. Substitutes may be drawn from those not entered or players from the other group.

5. If any team has only 1 player present on the ice 15 minutes after the official start time the opposing team shall be awarded 2 points and 4 ends

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