(a)   Players must wear suitable footwear. No hard or block heeled footwear, open toed sandals or flip flops to be worn.

(b)   Trousers, tailored shorts, tailored cropped trousers or skirts, these shall be at  least  knee  length  and  single coloured. Nothing in the above shall be interpreted to allow the wearing of tracksuits, shell suits, denims, combat trousers, jeggings, skinny jeans, or leggins

(c)   Shirts must be collared with sleeves and may be embellished with any or all of the following: players name, club insignia, county insignia, manufacturers insignia, BCGLBA insignia, sponsors name. County Associations to determine the style and design of their county shirt.

(d)   Finals – County or Club colours, if not then navy or black trousers with shirt with sleeves and It is the responsibility of the County Secretary to inform all finalists that the dress code will be observed.

(e)   Where necessary, and in accordance with the pertaining weather conditions, sweaters/cardigans which conform to the above may be worn, but correct dress must be worn under wet gear.

(f)   In team contests, uniform clothing will be worn by all team In Pairs contests players will be dressed in same colours.

(g)   Any player failing to conform to this standard shall be prevented from playing in the competition and may be liable to forfeit any entry fee, or prize money earned in the competition. A committee member or allocated person will check that all competitors are dressed accordingly before they are allowed to go on the green.  Anyone not in the correct dress will be given 5 minutes to change into the correct attire.  Failing to do so will result in the player being scratched  from the competition.

(h)   In the case of team contests any offending player must be substituted prior to the commencement of the game.

It is strongly recommended that this be adopted by all subsidiary organisations and other organisers of competitions, and that players’ notice be drawn to it on the entry forms of all such competitions.



Hard block-heeled or open-toed footwear must not be worn on the green in any game played under the Association’s jurisdiction. The offending player(s) shall receive no further score and the opponent(s) shall receive the maximum score.