2017 Inter-District 8 Bell Competition – Rules & information


Date: Saturday 17th June 2017
Location: Ss Peter & Paul, Ringwood (8 bells, 17-2-18)
Start: 10am

Results: will be given at the end of the competition

For more info and to enter contact: Greg Jordan

Closing date
for entries: Thursday 15th June

Draw: The draw will be held on Friday 16th June and teams will then be informed of what time they need to be at the tower.


1 The team to represent each District will be chosen by the District Ringing Master or some other person appointed by the District. If districts wish to enter another team, a maximum of 3 people from the first team are allowed to be in the second team

2 Each competing ringer must be a member of the District.

3 Each team may have four minutes ringing in which to prepare for the test piece. The treble bell shall then be rung several times to indicate that the team is about to commence the test piece.

4 The competition ringing will comprise either:

• 224 changes in any Triples or Major method(s) of the team’s own choice. All of the changes (but not the rounds before or after) will be judged.

• Call changes. The team may choose the changes to be rung but all the bells except the tenor are to take a turn at leading. The opening rounds and the stand will not be judged. Teams must ring for at least five minutes after the first change is called.

5 The decision of the Committee shall be final in any matter concerning the conduct of the competition and the interpretation of these rules.


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