The 2017 National Championships will be hosted by Newport Harbor LBC (Thank you friends for hosting) from Oct. 2-7, 2017.
Several divisions have the tournament listed at the end of September. Please check your calendars and up-date and spread the word.
We have updated the National Championship page with more information, who has already qualified and the up-coming dates of divisional play downs, host hotel information and conditions of play.
Please have a look here!
For more information on what the championships are please check out our page here at http://www.bowlsusa.us/national-championships.html
Pleas share this around, its a great little intro video that all clubs can use. It's from our good friends up north in Canada who'll take part in a great 150 year celebration this year and this promo video showcases the sport we all love.
Just explain we have US. Championship bowls as well.
We get nor respect! Apparently tonight on Jeopardy What is Lawn Bowling? was the answer to a question I'm still trying to find out. The picture above was sent by my niece Sarah McKeever when she saw it on TV. The only attempt at a guess was "What is Bocce?"
Business expert joins World Bowls board
World Bowls president John Bell and his executive colleagues are delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Leonard, one of the UK’s leading lights in the field of strategic marketing and business development, to the organisation’s Board of Directors.
‘It’s a further extension of our resolve to grow the World Bowls brand and capture the best possible corporate growth from our international potential,’ Mr Bell said at the announcement. ‘Claire is one of the top professionals in her field and we’re thrilled to have her wealth of talent, dynamism and positivity on the board.’
Claire Leonard brings more than 20 years of experience and a success proven track record to the role. She has worked in-house and on a consultancy basis for major international, national and regional businesses, as well as a stint with various departments of the UK Government going through technology changes and cultural shifts.
Now a Director with Newcastle upon Tyne’s highly successful Hunter Johnstone Marketing Solutions organisation, she uses her extensive skill set in strategic results-driven marketing consultancy, business development and business-change project management.
Claire is a marketing and communications graduate with additional qualifications in Event Management and Further Education delivery, and has worked with the World Bowls Board since 2013, where she has advised and contributed to the delivery of the marketing requirements set out in their Strategic Plan mindful of budgetary constraints. She also project managed the delivery of the new website and provides ongoing advice and support to the Board.
In formalising the announcement, World Bowls president John Bell also paid tribute and expressed great appreciation to Colleen Gilbert from Broadbeach, Australia, whose term as Appointed Director concluded last month.
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