Hexham Elvaston Bowling Club

Key Dates 2019

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Club Competitions
(Club sessions)
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Challenge Cup
Edwardson Cup
Jubilee Cup
Oubridge Cup 

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On the Green
Dates here are as scheduled at the start of the season. Any subsequent changes will be notified directly to members as well as on this page.
20 April Opening of Green
(Armstrong Trophy)
27 April Open Day/coffee morning
Sundays in May Free coaching for new bowlers
17 May (County Ladies: Stella) vs Yorkshire
27 May Queen's Cup
7 June (??) Jackie James Pairs
15 June President's Day
16 July Fazakerley Cup
4 August Hunter Triples
17 August Open Mixed Triples
26 August Glenwright Trophy
7 September Closing of Green (and Presentation of Prizes)
Club Sessions
These dates also are provisional Confirmation later in the spring.(Teams drawn from a hat)

Monday Shield
6.45 pm start, from 22 April
(not Bank Holidays).
Shield competition from 13 May
Final: 2 September

Saturday afternoons
2.00 pm, from 20 April
Three games of six ends, with teams re-drawn each time. 

In addition, members are encouraged to arrange and take part in as many informal sessions as possible - it's good for the green as well as your game!

Outside Competitions
We shall include details of various open events here, as and when they are notified to us:

Further details of these events, including entry forms, will be available in the clubhouse.

Events in the Clubhouse

Starting times and prices (where applicable) will be noted on posters, tickets, etc, and in the "Latest News"  block of our Home page.

Events will be added here as and when known.
29 March President's Charity Night (in aid of Tynedale Hospice at Home): The Hex Pistols
27 April  (tbc) Coffee Morning (+ Open Day)
26 October  (provisional) AGM
Club Competitions

Entry sheets are displayed in the clubhouse. Latest dates for entering names are 5 May or (for Handicap and Inch trophies) 31 May. 

For one-day tournaments the deadline dates will differ.

Click here to download a detailed description of all competitions.

Please support Club activity by entering as many events and competitions as you can.
Cup Dates:
Jubilee Cup
Sundays 12 May (Team A) & 19 May (Team B) at Cramlington (13.30)

Bell Cup
Thursday 1 August  (10.00 for 10.30 start) at Rothbury.

Challenge Cup

Saturday 3 August,
at Elvaston (10.30).

Team Cup Competitions
(as noted in shaded column to the left)

The Bell Cup is an annual competition for eleven private clubs in Northumberland.  For information: the Final was due to be held at Portland BC on 11 July (18.00).  However, the first round was washed out, and will now be played on 1 August.  The date of the final is to be confirmed.

For full details of the Jubilee Cup and Challenge Cup see the Bowls Northumberland website. 
Oubridge Cup
The winner of the Men's Singles automatically qualifies for the Oubridge Cup, contested by that season's champions from eleven private clubs in the county.

The last three rounds of the competition are usually held on the first Sunday in September. In 2019 this will mean 1 September.

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