Due to a clash with the WWBA Tour the second round of the Mixed Pairs has been moved to 12th May 2022.
Rugby BC have taken on the sponsorship of the Junior Pairs so venue changed to reflect that.
Updated diary will be sent to clubs and available for download by Monday 18th October latest.
Details of the 2021 Annual Luncheon have been sent to club secretaries and are also in the notices menu. Due to changes in how Tally Ho! run things returns must be back no later than Wednesday 10th November and starters must be pre ordered.
Entry forms and the competition diary for the 2022 County Competitions have been sent to Club Secretaries and are also available via the downloads option in the notices menu.
The delay in issuing these was caused by Bowls England deciding what format to use for these competitions. The new formats are:
- Four Wood Singles (including Junior & Unbadged) - 21 shots
- Two Wood Singles - 21 ends
- Pairs (including Junior & Mixed) - 4 woods, 18 ends
- Triples - 3 woods, 18 ends
- Fours (including Senior) - 2 woods, 18 ends
The Wardrop Cup will still use the respective disciplines format.
The Ivens Cup is now 2 woods and 18 ends. It has also been brought forward in the calendar to allow the semi finals to be played of one of semi final days and only the final will be played on County Finals day, the third/fourth playoff has been scrapped.
Having completed his latest three year tenure our current Senior Squad Manager has advised the Executive that he does not want to continue for another term.
In view of this the Executive will be looking to appoint a new Senior Squad Manager (joint managers also considered) at their December 2021 meeting.
If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit an application to the County Secretary no later than 19th November 2021. Your application should cover the following points:
- Experience in team leadership or similar experience
- Objectives – what would be your target(s) during your three year term
- Thoughts on squad coaching
- Thoughts on team selection now that the Middleton Cup has changed to a knockout competition
If you require further details of the duties of the Senior Squad Manager, please contact the County Secretary
Draws for the 2021 County Competitions are now live. Please also see the entry in the notices menu for information regarding the changes in format.
20 NovAGM 14:00 to 16:00
28 NovAnnual Lunch 12:30 to 17:30
08 DecExecutive Meeting 19:00 to 20:00