Meaford

Lawn Bowling Club

WHAT'S NEW!

 October 14:  9:00 a.m.

Fall Clean-up and Maintenance Day 

e-mail us at: info@meafordlawnbowling.ca

https://www.facebook.com/meafordlawnbowlingclub

See you on the green!


Lawn Bowling 2023 is here!

If you are looking for an outdoor activity this summer,  join the fun at the Meaford Lawn Bowling Club We would like to welcome you to "The Green". We play the Scottish game of skill and strategy. It's a little like bocce ball because you roll an object toward a smaller one on grass. But the object is round with flat sides and its path curves, which is a little like curling. Intrigued?

      Easy to learn                        Fun to play    

Get some exercise.  Make new friends.

Compete in a tournament or play just for fun.

All you need are flat bottomed shoes.

Schedule and Fees

Regular Schedule 2023 :

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. beginning May 29th, ending Wednesday September 27th
Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00 p.m. beginning May 30th, ending Thursday September 28th
4-3-2-1 Competition Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. beginning June 21st ending September 27th
Selected Fridays 7:00 p.m. Friday Fun Nights (dates TBA)
 Juniors Summer Program (ages 6 -18) Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. July 4th to August 24th

FEES

New members: $165 ($127 + $38 OLBA)

Full members: $175 ($137 + $38 OLBA)

Social members: $20.00 ($10 + $10 OLBA)

Junior members: $50.00 (6 to 18)    (Junior drop-ins $10 per session)

Friday evenings: TBA

There is no rental fee for lawn bowls.

Pay by cash, cheque (Meaford Lawn Bowling Club) or e-transfer (info@meafordlawnbowling.ca)


EVENTS

Saturday October 14: Fall Clean-up



Ontario Lawn Bowling Association District 8 Tournaments

Code:
  •  MF - Men's Fours

  • MP - Men's Pairs 

  • MT - Men's Triples

  • MS - Men's Singles 

  • WF - Women's Fours 

  • WP - Women's Pairs 

  • WT - Women's Triples       

  • WS- Women's Singles       


  • Mx- Mixed Pairs               

  •  MxT - Mixed Triples 

  • MxF  -  Mixed Fours            

  • OP - Optional Pairs

  • OT - Optional Triples

  • OF -Optional 4's 

  • Sr - Senior   

  • NvMxCF - Novice Mixed   Combo 4's 

  • LP Lunch provided 

  • BB Brown bag

 2024 tournaments will be listed here in the spring. 


TOURNAMENT CONTACTS:

Chesley:  Katie Schuknecht 519-477-6692

Dundalk:  Les Franks 519-387-0091

Hanover:  Pat Kaufmann 519-506-1438 

Meaford:  Brad Tichbourne bradtichbourne@gmail.com 

Mount Forest: Brenda Eckhardt  519-323-1008

Owen Sound: Lynn Beaton 519-377-0701

 Sauble Beach:  Bob Bowman 519-422-2548 

Saugeen Shores:  Brian Death 519-422-1681

Walkerton:  Janet Garland 519-881-8612


Highlights


Meaford Lawn Bowling Club had two teams competing at the Ontario Championships this year. To qualify for the championships, they had to win the District 8 competition. Jill Calvert-Goetz and Brad Tichbourne competed in Novice Fours last year and won provincials with Owen Tichbourne and Wendy Calvert-Morris. This year the pair moved up to the Mixed Pairs and represented Meaford at the Districts in Chesley. They competed against teams from Walkerton, Hanover, Chesley, and Mount Forrest. The pair finished the two day round robin event with 4 wins and 1 loss to clinch first place and qualify for the Ontario Provincials. The 16 team double knockout provincial tournament was held in Lindsay.  After the first day, Jill and Brad had 3 wins. Then in the undefeated gold medal match, they lost 18-9 to the champions from the Midland Club and the following match was a loss to the two time defending champions from St. Mary's 17-14 in a close back and forth game. That second loss left them in 4th place, just missing out on representing Ontario at the Nationals in Nova Scotia. 

Brad Tichbourne also skipped the Novice Combo Fours Team. Brad, along with Sue Singleton from our local club, teamed up with Ryan Blair and Ashley Turcott from the Chesley Lawn Bowling Club to compete in the Novice Combo Fours. They were unopposed at the District Playdowns in July and went on to compete as one of 16 teams at the Provincials in Pickering at the end of August.

 Over the 2 days they played three rounds each of Women's Pairs, Men's Pairs, and Mixed Fours against teams from around the province. They played several very close games and finished in the middle of pack.

 Novice competitions are for bowlers with 5 years or less experience. We are very proud of these new bowlers and their accomplishments and wish them continued success as they build their skills and continue to represent Meaford.

Top photo: l-r Ashley Turcotte, Ryan Blair, Brad Tichbourne, Sue Singleton

Bottom photo l-r Brad Tichbourne, Jill Calvert-Goetz

Meaford LBC Hardworking Executive:
 
President                                               Jill Calvert-Goetz
Vice President                                   Brad Tichbourne
Treasurer                                             Susan Singleton
Secretary                                            WendyCalvert- Morris

Kitchen Co-ordinator                 Audrey Woods

Tournament Coordinator
      Brad Tichbourne
Greenskeeper                                     
       Dan Dekking
Property and Equipment Manager
Owen Tichbourne
Club Games
TBD
Communications
Lynne Lundberg
Contact:

Meaford

Lawn Bowling Club


19 Sykes St. S Meaford ON (behind Alex's Gas Bar)

info@meafordlawnbowling.ca

Schedule and Fees