January 16, 2017
Venues Announced for 2017 National Championships
Bowls Canada – Bowls Canada is excited to announce the venues for the 2017 National Championships.
Dartmouth Lawn Bowling Club will be hosting the 2017 Canadian Junior and Under 25 Champi-onships, from July 31st – August 7th, 2017. After a 12 year absence from Nova Scotia, the top na-tional junior event is heading back. The chair for the event is Ann Marie Siteman. Her experience traveling to many national championships with her son John will be a significant asset for the 2017 event. The Dartmouth LBC most recently co-hosted the 2016 Canadian Senior Triples Championships in August. They are the largest club in Nova Scotia with over 130 mem-bers playing on the artificial turf green.
The Canadian Lawn Bowling Champion-ships will be hosted at the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia from August 13th – 19th, 2017. Juan de Fuca is no stranger to hosting high calibre events, as they are the only club in British Co-lumbia with a four grass green facility. In 2009, Juan de Fuca hosted the Canadian Championships followed by the North American Challenge in 2012. Davie Mathie will be the chair for this event.
Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club will host the Ca-nadian Senior Triples Championships from Au-gust 24th-30th in Peterborough, Ontario. The club successfully hosted this event in 2013 and is ex-cited to once again welcome Canada’s top Senior Triples teams to their two green facility. In 2012, the Peterborough LBC partnered with the Whitlaw Mariners Senior Club to construct a beautiful new clubhouse. The chair for this event is Jeff Lawrence.
Bowls Manitoba will once again host the Outdoor Singles Championships at the Dakota Lawn Bowling Centre and Norwood Lawn Bowling Club. The Outdoor Singles will run from September 4th – 9th in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 2015, Winnipeg hosted the Outdoor Singles where local resident, John Bjornson claimed the men’s ti-tle and just competed for Canada at the 2016 Champion of Champions. The co-chairs are John Bjornson and Phil Clark. The Host Organizing Committee is excited to have the Outdoor Singles back in Winnipeg..
Pointe-Claire Lawn Bowling Club will be hosting the Mixed Pairs Championships this year. The event will run from September 14th-19th in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. These Championships are one of Bowls Canada’s most popular championships as they en-able men and women to compete together for a National title. This one green facility contributed to hosting the Canadian Championships back in 2012. The chair of this event is Ann Ditmar.
|Junior/Under 25||July 31st – August 7th||Dartmouth LBC (Nova Scotia)|
|Canadian Championships||August 13th-19th||Juan de Fuca LBC (British Columbia)|
|Senior Triples||August 24th-30th||Peterborough LBC (Ontario)|
|Singles||September 4th-9th||Norwood LBC/Dakota LBC (Manitoba)|
|Mixed Pairs||September 14th-19th||Pointe-Claire LBC (Quebec)|
|Indoor Singles||October 29th – November 4th||PIBC (British Columbia)|
For more information on the 2017 National Championships, please visit: http://www.bowlscanada.com/en/championship/events.html
For more information, please contact: Katie Gardner, Communications and Promotions Manager, Bowls Canada Boulingrin firstname.lastname@example.org
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