National Bowls Day – 2 June

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  • Clubs who register their Bowls Day event with BCB will be entered into a draw to win a prize package which includes a custom set of 00 Taylor bowls, an SRPM, and two Ubi-Launchers. The winner of the prize pack in 2017 was the Wheat City Lawn Bowling Club from Brandon, Manitoba.
  • “We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with MVP Sports”, said BCB Executive Director Anna Mees. “Dan and Brenda Milligan are incredible supporters of Canadian bowls and this prize pack is specifically designed to help clubs attract and retain new bowlers.”

Bowls Canada and MVP Sports do a great job on this annual event. Read the BCB news release here

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World Short Mat Competitors

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  • Cobourg resident Bill Arthur and his wife, Louisa, together with Nancy Fargo and Ralph Hewitt, returned to Cobourg recently from the World Short Mat Bowling Championships held in Stromstad, Sweden in the middle of March.
  • “Ralph Hewitt from the Cobourg club got a wildcard selection and played pairs with a player from Etobicoke. In all, there were 20 players on Team Canada. Five were from Victoria BC; four from Cobourg; two from Kingston and the rest from Etobicoke, Burlington and Niagara.”
  • “Although short mat bowling has been played socially in Canada for some time there has not been much opportunity for tournament play,” he stated.

Read the entire cobourgnow.com story at this link.

Canada’s Newest World Champions

ttardi.jpgCongratulations to Tyler Tardi , third Sterling Middleton, second Jordan Tardi, and lead Zachary Curtis – they are the 2018 World Junior Curling Champions Bravo!!

18jrgirlsCongratulations to (l-r) alternate Lauren Lenentine, lead Lindsey Burgess, second Karlee Burgess, third Kristin Clarke, skip Kaitlyn Jones – they are the 2018 World Junior Curling Champions. Bravo!!