Talent Pathway – Ranking System

DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND – PERFORMANCE PATHWAY

ELITE SQUAD

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY

  • Training days throughout the year, with access to appropriately qualified coaches to support further development
  • Develop technical, tactical, physical, psychological and social learning outcomes required for international competition 

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SQUAD

NORTHERN – MIDLANDS – SOUTH WEST  – SOUTH EAST
CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

  • Regional competitions through to national finals
  • Regional representative team’s competition
  • Other mainstream regional events
  • Taster days run throughout each region on regular basis
  • General member matches
  • Minimum of 1 Centre of excellence in each region who are responsible for identifying, recruiting and development
  • Coaching and training sessions to be provided by appropriately qualified coaches to support Bowlers development
  • Appropriate competitions to be provided
  • National Disabled Specific Competitions (English Amputees and Las Autra Bowling Ass, Visually Impaired Bowls England, British Wheelchair Bowls Ass, CP Sport)

WHO CAN TAKE PART

TRAINING/TASTER DAYS: Any player with any disability can come along to any of these events.

FRIENDLY MATCHES: Details of matches can be found on the website along with a note of the type of match. It may be a match for members with a visual impairment or for members with any disability. It may be indoor or outdoor.

COMPETITIONS: Disability Bowls England run various competitions. Some are indoor, some outdoor, some open and some with restricted entry. Details of these can be found on the website.

INTER REGION CHALLENGE: All Disability Bowls England Members can nominate to represent their region. As this is a top performance event, the Regional Teams will be selected using performance related criteria.

ELITE EVENTS: Trials and performance records will be maintained in order to help select players/directors for Elite Events.  Players with classifications B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8 and Directors of Visually Impaired Players may nominate for a trial.  For more information regarding classification contact DBE.

INDOOR BOWLS Ranking Points

For players with a current classification.
Points given for outdoor events between October-April each year will be added to compile the ranking list on a 4 year rolling calculation.

Players to complete and submit a ‘Indoor Ranking Points’ Form before the end of April for list to be updated.
Confirmation is required from County Secretaries of County Comps or Selection.

EVENT SELECTED WINNER R/U SEMI 1/4 FINAL
DBE National Singles N/A 4 3 2 1
DBE National Pairs
Plate
N/A 4
2
3
1
2
…..
1
…..
COUNTY Comps
U25’s
Singles
Pairs
Triples
Fours
N/A 4
3
3
2
2
1
1
…..
EIBA ENGLAND (note if U25’s)
National Finals
Singles
Pairs
Triples
Fours
Yetton or Denny Cup
N/A 5 4 3 2
PBA (Professional Bowls Circuit) qualifier event
World Bowls/Scottish International.
Open Singles Circuit
N/A 4 3 2 N/A
PBA World Bowls/Scottish International finals.
Singles
Pairs
N/A 5 4 3 2
DBE Inter Region 3        
DBE International 4        
EIBA ENGLAND (note if U25’s)
International Selection
4        
COUNTY – selection (note if U25’s)
Atherley/Liberty
3        

OUTDOOR BOWLS Ranking Points

For players with a current classification.
Points given for outdoor events between May-September each year will be added to compile the ranking list on a 4 year rolling calculation.

Players to complete and submit a ‘Outdoor Ranking Points’ Form before the end of September for list to be updated.
Confirmation is required from County Secretaries regarding County Comps or Selection.

EVENT SELECTED WINNER R/U SEMI 1/4 FINAL
DBE National Singles N/A 4 3 2 1
DBE National Pairs
Plate
N/A 4
2
3
1
2
…..
1
…..
COUNTY Comps
U25’s
Singles
Pairs
Triples
Fours
N/A 4
3
3
2
2
1
1
…..
BOWLS ENGLAND
National Finals (note if U25’s)
Singles
Pairs
Triples
Fours
N/A 5 4 3 2
BOWLS ENG Commonwealth Games
(selected + points for event result)
10 5 4 3 …..
IBD World Championships
(selected + points for event result
singles + pairs…)
5 5 4 3 2
DBE Inter Region 3        
DBE International 4        
BOWLS ENGLAND International
British Isles Representative
4        
COUNTY – selection
Johns
or Middleton Walker
or Balcombe
U25 Double Rink
3        

Indoor & Outdoor Ranking Point Forms