NEW FOR MARCH 2019 “DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND INTER CLUB TRIPLES COMPETITION”
The Competition is on 30th March 2019 at 5 different venues. Entry is free and limited to 8 teams at each venue. Follow the link for the entry form and rules.
Teams accepted on a first come basis, so act now.
DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND – NEW AMBASSADORS APPOINTED
Disability Bowls England is proud to announce that 6 new Ambassadors have signed up to help develop bowls for people with disabilities. Continue reading “DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND – NEW AMBASSADORS APPOINTED”
At a meeting of the Home Nations in June 2018 it was agreed that for the foreseeable future there will be both an Indoor and Outdoor International Series every year with each country taking it in turns to host.
It was also agreed that in line with the World IBD Championships and Commonwealth Games and as a means of providing a ranking list to be used by those respective organising bodies, each country for the Home Nations International Series may enter:-
2 Physically Disabled Open Triples (each to include a B6)
2 Mixed Visually Impaired Pairs – B2/B3
Selection for the Indoor Internationals in March 2019 will be conducted as follows:-
- Players & VI Directors wishing to be considered will complete and submit a nomination form by 5th November 2018
- A number of players & directors will be invited to attend trials at Solihull IBC on 2nd December 2018
- The squad will be selected after the trials and represent DBE at the 2019 Home Nations Championships at Glasgow Indoor BC on 29th/30th/31st March 2019.
It is a condition of your nomination that:-
- You play at a Club based in England and a member of Disability Bowls England.
- You hold a formal Physical or Visual Impairment Classification.
- Your bowls are in date and stamped with the current World Bowls Stamp.
- If you are Visually Impaired and require a director, that you accept a director selected by the Disability Bowls England’s Selection Committee.
- You make a note of trial date and attend if invited.
- If selected to the final squad you agree to travel to Glasgow on Thursday 28th March 2019 and return at your own expense.
(DBE will book and pay accommodation for the players & directors)
- You are prepared to share with a member of the team, or if you have a full/part time Carer, that person attends and stays with you at their expense.
- Note that travel insurance, if required, is at your own expense.
- You complete and submit the nomination form by 5th November 2018 & if selected for trial a medical form when requested.
The selection committee will consider all nominations received, inform those selected and publish the trial list and selected squad on the web site at the earliest opportunity.
Entry Form closing date 5th November 2018: International Series 2019.doc
The Bowls Development Alliance, Bowls England, Disability Bowls England and the English Indoor Bowling Association, who together form the Bowls Disability Steering Group, are delighted to announce the new launch of the Love Fisher Brown Award. Continue reading “THE 2018 LOVE FISHER BROWN AWARD OPENS FOR NOMINATIONS!”
DBE Autumn Prize Draw Winners (1-12)
Draw took place at Solihull Indoor Bowls Club on Saturday 29th September 2018
1st Prize: 7 Night B&B at The Athena Beach Hotel, Cyprus
Mr Gorle, West Midlands
2nd Prize: 2 night break for 2 at Potters Leisure Resort with tickets to World Indoor Championships
Mrs Tomlinson, Northamptonshire
3rd Prize: 3 Night holiday for 2 at The Dorset Bowls Resort
Mr Maybee, Somerset
4th Prize: Booster Bowls Lifter
Mrs Groom, Northamptonshire
5th Prize: Booster Bowls Lifter
Mr Boyd-Marshall, Hampshire
6th Prize: Bowls Bag
Mrs Sing, Northamptonshire
8th Prize: Bowls Bag
Mrs Lewit, Warwickshire
9th Prize: Bowls Bag
Mr Ashley, Lincolnshire
10th Prize: Picnic Basket
Mr Machin, West Midlands
11th Prize 2 Bowl Bag
Mr Fage, Northamptonshire
12th Prize: DBE Cloth & Cap
Mrs Jones, West Midlands
Official Photos – Home Championship
Official Photos are now available from the Bob Saunders website. Search through the section for the 4th August many DBE photos here. All photos from the Bowls England National Championships can be found on this website. Photos maybe purchased direct through the same website.