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New Board of Directors for Bowls Alberta

Category : News Item 2021

At the Annual General Membership meeting held via Zoom on Saturday, Oct. 16 several new Board of Directors were confirmed for the upcoming year. The 2021-2022 board consists of:

 

President: Joy White (finishing off a 1 year term)
Vice President: George Hamilton (starting a 2 year term)
Treasurer: Ann MacDonald (starting a 2 year term)
Secretary: Heather Mackie (finishing her 2nd year)
Directors at Large: Barb Moll, Joe Conway, and Joanna Cooper (two for 1 year terms and one for a 2 year term)

 

Thank you to Trevor Pohle for his three years of leadership, and to Bev Robinson and to Dwayne Hauck for contributing to Bowls AB during their one year terms.


Premier League Update

Category : News Item 2021

The Premier League is about to wind down with one more match followed by playoffs. Right now the Rotary Park Rangers are leading with 14 points but are followed closely by Stanley Park’s Stingers who have 12 points. Then we have a group contending still to get into the playoffs all with 8 points: Calgary Lawn Coyotes, Calgary Lawn Caribou, Stanley Park Storm and the Edmonton Indoor Pyramids. One final match tomorrow morning with 4 points up for grabs for each team. Then the 1st & 2nd and the 3rd & 4th will square off for the prize money. Its been a great tournament so far with only a bit of drizzle and cooler temperatures for the last match today that added an extra challenge to the games. Pictures will be coming soon! To see who is on each team go to: https://www.bowlsalberta.com/tourname…/entryListPublic.php


Registration for Provincial events now OPEN!

Category : News Item 2021

All posters for our Covincials and for our Tournaments have been prepared and posted and the Conditions of Play for this year has been updated and posted.  And now the link for registration is live!  First event coming up is the Mixed Pairs at Commonwealth Club in Edmonton starting on July 23.


2021 Competitions

Category : News Item 2021

We are so pleased to announce that we will be having a few provincial competitions this summer that we call our Covincials!  The Mixed Pairs will be held July 23-25 at Commonwealth, the Senior Triples August 3-5 at Stanley Park and the Pairs August 13-15 at Calgary Lawn. Commonwealth and Rotary Park will host the Open Cash Triples August 27-29 to finish off the season. Registration for the events will open on July 2nd.


Provincial Calendar on hold…

Category : News Item 2021

Under the current Alberta Health Restrictions and having dropped down again to Step 1 we have our season on hold.

You can check the Alberta ‘pathway forward’ and all the steps here.

Our hope is that once we get to Step 3 we will be allowed to return to the greens and begin our season. Meanwhile, stay safe and do your part to help keep others safe!


2021 Athlete Development Team

Category : News Item 2021

Applications are being accepted by all 2020 and 2019 members of Bowls Alberta for the 2021 Athlete Development Squad. Please review the Development Team Selection Policy 2021 and if you qualify and would like to apply use the Ath-Dev-Squad-Application-and-Declaration-Form.21. It is a fillable PDF that you can complete and submit to the Bowls AB office. Applications are being accepted until March 17.  All those that do apply will be contacted by the Head Coach, Derek Dillon by the middle of April.


Calendar of Events 2021

Category : News Item 2021

The 2021 Calendar has been prepared!  The Bowling Program Committee, the Athlete Development Committee, and then the Member clubs worked together to prepare the calendar for another year.  The planned events are what is anticipated at this time acknowledging that the lingering pandemic along with the Alberta Health Services and provincial and municipal regulations may force us to alter or drop planned events. We are hoping for the best scenario!

You can access the calendar and download it as a PDF here.


JumpStart Sport Relief Funding

Category : News Item 2020

We are thrilled to be one of the 668 sport and recreation organizations across Canada to receive a grant from the Jumpstart  Sport Relief Fund!

Jumpstart LogoAlong with Jumpstart, we understand the role sport plays in the health and well-being of kids and their families and we are thrilled to have the extra funding to ensure safe and fun programs are set up at several of our clubs to welcome youth and families to our clubs next summer. For further information and to give input please email the chair of our Youth Development Committee at youth@bowlsalberta.com

We’ll provide further information on specific programming enhancements as a result of the funding as details are finalized.

 


Bowls Alberta AGM

Category : News Item 2020

The 2020 AGM will be held via the Zoom platform on Oct. 17 beginning at 11 AM.  Affiliated members wishing to participate as guests will need to register beforehand. Please send the office an email and you will be sent an agenda for the meeting.  Club delegates must be appointed by their club board and as such are given the right to vote at the meeting. Information will be sent to the club presidents and secretaries.


Sharing information from BCB

Category : News Item 2020

Information about COVID-19 is overwhelming! The latest edition of the Biased Bowls blog breaks down some of the available information to help clubs and provincial associations with their decision making as we all grapple with the immediate impacts of COVID-19. Read the latest issue here:
https://biasedbowls.ca/…/20/coronavirus-what-does-it-all-m…/