Championships

Toorak Burnside’s Championships

There are 10 events that members are encouraged to enter:

  • Women’s Singles
  • Men’s Singles
  • Open Singles
  • Handicap Singles
  • 2 Bowl Singles
  • Minor Singles – for new bowlers
  • Veteran Singles
  • Women’s Pairs
  • Men’s Pairs
  • Ivor Wiles Memorial Mixed Pairs
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The cost of entering a club championship event is $5 per entry. Members are eligible for entry in all events with the exception of the Veteran’s Singles (entrants must be over 70 to compete) and the Minor Singles (this event is for bowlers who have not previously won a championship or have been bowling less than 3 years).

The draw is carried out in late October and posted on the notice board and includes dates that matches need to be completed by. Matches can commence at any time after the draw has been posted. Events are played on any day except Monday and are arranged between the opponents. Markers for singles matches are the responsibility of the first named player on the draw sheet.

Wherever possible the first two rounds of the each event should be completed prior to Christmas.

The club championship manager must be kept informed if competitors are not able to meet the due dates for the completion of matches within the Round. The club championship manager has the capacity to declare a game as being forfeited or no result if one or more players will have been deemed to not comply with the tournament rules by playing the game within the timeframe provided. Casual dress to be worn when playing in the rounds, club uniform for finals matches.

Championships

Tournament Winner Runner Up
Minor Singles
Matt Goss
Clive Thompson
Veteran Singles
Peter Willis
Clive Thompson
Handicap Singles
John Whelan
Clive Thompson
Women’s Pairs
Vicki Feast/Barb Bairstow
Jan Miller/Jan Chinnery
Men’s Pairs
Jamie Burt/Peter Edwards
Darren Niblett/Lyndon Keen
Ivor Wiles Memorial Mixed Pairs (Perpetual Trophy)
Vicki Feast/Trevor Feast
Myriam Sandelance/Darren Niblett
Open 2 Bowl Singles
Ashley Hole
Trevor Feast
Men’s Singles
Darren Niblett
Albert Kruimel
Women’s Singles
Vicki Feast
Myriam Sandelance
Open Singles
Jamie Burt
Darren Niblett

Bowls SA Championships

Champion of Champions

The Bowls SA Championships provide an opportunity for current Club Champions to compete with Champions from other clubs around the state. Selection is conducted based on previous results, and potential competitors will be notified by the club before any competitions.

State Championship Events

Bowls SA is the governing body of Lawn Bowls in South Australia and is one of the larger Not-for-profit organisations in the State. The organisation has 216 clubs in the metropolitan and country areas and over 17,000 registered members.

Club Championship Rules