Buckinghamshire Short Mat Bowling Association

This site last updated on 18 August, 2017   Number of visitors to this site as at 10/10/2015 was 11237  Number of visitors since 11/10/15     Contact us on shortmat.bucks@tiscali.co.uk

Welcome to the B.S.M.B.A. Website.

Within these pages you will find information about the Association together with articles relevant to what is happening around the County.  We hope you find what you are looking for and that you will visit our site on a regular basis to keep you up to date and informed.


Just one more summer competition to go. This will take place on Sunday August 20th  -  Australian Pairs.

Watch this site for all the results and pictures taken on the day.

The Inter County Competitions start soon, the first game being at home to Northants on Sunday 17th September.




Great News !!

The BSMBA is pleased to announce the introduction of the


which start on Sunday 5th November with the OVER 55’s PAIRS competition. (This replaces the Bucks 3 wood pairs competition)

The Championships will continue through December and January with competitions in SINGLES, PAIRS, TRIPLES, FOURS, MIXED FOURS and UNDER 18’s

Entry to the Championships is open to ALL registered members of the BSMBA.

All of the above disciplines will run in conjunction with the National Trials, and participants will be able to nominate whether or not they wish to be included in the Nationals qualifiers. Of those who so wish, the top four in each discipline will be submitted to the ESMBA as entrants to the National Championship Finals.

Entry forms will be sent to all registered clubs and must be completed and returned to the organisers by 21st October 2017.

All competitions will be held at the Handy Cross Indoor Bowls Centre and a list of dates can be found on the Diary page.

This is yet another great opportunity to play Short Mat Bowls in first class conditions and against players from across the County. Ask your club captain / secretary for a copy of the entry form. It is expected that this new competition will be extremely popular, so get your names in early to avoid disappointment.

Here are some pictures from previous National Playoffs

The National Finals at Melton Mowbray IBC

Bucks Championships - Over 55's Pairs competition - Sunday 5th November