BIBC Top Club Competition 2016 – 17

 2016 – 2017 Winners of the BIBC Top Club Competition




Main Competition
2 x 9 end sets + 3 end tie break

Bristol Bowls Club


Plate Competition
2 x 9 end sets + 3 end tie break

 Redland Green (B)
Redland Green (A)

Redland Green (B)

2015 – 2016 Winners of the Top Club Main competition & the John Hayward Memorial Cup

BIBC Top Club

Henleaze B.C. ‘A’
Cedric Gunson, Audrey Mitchell,
Peter Mercer, Ted Young

Runners up

Chew Stoke B.C. ‘A’
Roger Hill, Tony Whitmarsh,
Des Moore, Margaret Collins

BIBC Top Club Plate  Winners
Greenbank B.C.
Rich Turvey, Chris Lowden,
Julie Lowden, Harry Evered

Runners up
Bristol St. Andrews  ‘A’
Colin Horsey, Barrie Cox,
Glen Wintle, Spencer Wintle

Competition rules

The winning team will receive £100 and runner up £50 for the main competition with a cash prize for the plate competition (with the amount subject to the number of entries)

 The  rules of the Competition are:

  • Entry is open to teams from Outdoor Clubs  within a 25 mile radius of Bristol Indoor Bowls Club
  • A minimum of 16 teams need to be registered for the competition to take place.
  • More than one team can be registered from each outdoor club.
  • This is an open fours competition and teams should include 2 nominated reserves, i.e 6 players. All players must be registered at the time the club enters the competition.
  • The entry fee is £12 per team.
  • There will be a preliminary round robin competition with four teams in each group.
  • Each team will play the other three teams with the top two teams in each group going into the Main event and the bottom two teams playing in a Plate competition.
  • All matches will be played on dates and times set by the organiser .
  • After the round robin matches the balance of matches will be knockout with the main event and plate finals being played on Finals Weekend 11th & 12th April 2015.
  • All matches without exception must take place at Bristol Indoor Bowls Club, with 3’s up over a double sessions.  Each team player  pays £4.50 per match.
  • Each match will be played in the ‘Professional Format’ of two games of 9 ends with a further 3 end decider if the first two games result in a draw.
  • There will be no “dead ends”. If the jack is hit out of play it will be respotted 1.5 metres to the side of the full length spot on the side that the jack left the green.


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