Seniors Provincial Lawn Bowling Championship Comes to Windsor
The Windsor Lawn Bowling Club in conjunction with Ontario Lawn Bowls Association say they are proud to host the 2019 Senior Provincial Triples. This event will see more than 100 men and women come to Windsor to vie for the opportunity to advance to the Seniors Triples Canadian Championships in Beaconsfield Quebec in September.
“The Windsor Lawn Bowling Club is both honoured and excited to be hosting this prestigious event and we look forward to hosting seniors from all over Ontario” says Ted Merritt, Event Chair. “We could not have done this without the support and generosity of all our sponsors; Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, Season Retirement Communities, Lifetimes on Riverside, Real Canadian Superstore, Families First, FreshCo, and Chartwell Retirement Residences”
The three day event begins Monday July 8 with a reception for all team members followed by Opening Ceremonies Tuesday July 9 and play begins directly after. Both men and women are competing, each team consists of three players, which must win a double knock out competition to advance to the finals.
Local lawn bowler and former Canadian Pairs Champion, Don Caswell will be competing at his home club. “We have a strong team that should contend with lots of championship experience, however we know that there will be a strong field on the men’s side of this competition.”, says Caswell. He goes on to say “We also have 6 women from Windsor that are competing for the Women’s title so it is an exciting time for our club”
Lawn Bowling Championship Schedule of Events:
- Player Reception: Monday July 8 4:00 pm til 6:00 pm
- Open Ceremonies: Tuesday July 9 8:30 am with first round of play to follow
- Play Continues: Tuesday July 9 9:00 am til 4:00 pm
- Gold Medal Rounds: Wednesday July 10 9:00 am
Windsor Lawn Bowling Club is located within Jackson Park. The sport encourages a healthy and social lifestyle. The club is open May through to October and they welcome new members!
OLBA is the controlling body for lawn bowling in Ontario, in affiliation with Bowls Canada Boulingrin, one of the national associations comprising the World Bowls Board. The mission of OLBA is to promote, encourage, co-ordinate, and administer the sport of Lawn Bowls and provide opportunities for all bowlers in Ontario to participate at their level of interest and ability.