Buckinghamshire Short Mat Bowling Association


National Championships 2018


Each year the ESMBA invite all registered players to enter the National Championships. To enter these National Championships players must first qualify through Local Heats organised by their County. (For details of the full championship rules please follow this link):      http://www.esmba.co.uk/national_rules


The Bucks County Local Heats will be held in conjunction with the

BUCKS CHAMPIONSHIPS and the dates are as follows:


Over 55’s Pairs  -  Sunday 5th November 2017


Singles - Sunday 3rd December 2017


Pairs - Sunday 10th December 2017


Triples - Sunday 17th December 2017


Fours  -  Sunday 7th January 2018


Mixed Fours - Sunday 14th January 2018


All heats will be held at Handy Cross Indoor Bowls Centre.


The National finals for mixed fours will be held on Saturday 7th April 2018 and the Under 18’s finals and the Over 55’s Pairs final on Sunday 8th April 2018. The venue for these games will be Tamworth Indoor Bowls Club.


Singles, Pairs, Fours and Triples will be on 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th April 2018 respectively. The venues for these competitions will be Melton Mowbray Indoor Bowls Club.


Whilst there is no restriction on entry to the Bucks Championships, unless you can commit to the dates for the finals you should not elect to go forward to the National Finals.


Entry forms will be issued to all club captains. If you wish to play in any of these competitions, please ensure that your completed entry forms are returned to the County Organiser by 21st October 2017, together with the appropriate fee of £5.00 per person per event. Cheques should be made payable to BSMBA and entries must be on the forms provided.


If you are unable to make up a pair, triple or four, please complete the entry forms with the players who wish to compete and the organiser will try to build teams from other clubs.