Throughout the season the Western Bay of Plenty Division of BOP Bowls runs competitions as follows:
Monday Inter Club
Prior to Christmas Monday Inter Club is a Men's Fours Competition run over eight weeks culminating in a final between the winners of each division.
After Christmas Monday Inter Club is a Triples competition for Men and Women, also run over an eight week period,
The number of teams entered depends upon player interest, so put your name on the entry forms to ensure your participation. Teams are selected weekly and advised by email and on the club Notice Board.
Play commences and 1:00 pm and involves some travel so you will need to be available from around midday each week to participate.
Western Bay Challenge Series
This competition is played on Saturday's starting late September and is completed with a finals day prior to Christmas. There are three Divisions for Men and three Divisions for women. Selections are made weekly from all players who have expressed an interest and a great opportunity for many to represent our club.
For the 2018 Series the club has entered eight men's and four women's teams, a great a representation from our club. Games are played at the various participating clubs around the Western Bay region.
For the first time in the 2018/19 season, a Bowls3Five competition will be run in the Western Bay, after work on a Wednesday or other day agreed between the competing clubs.
This new format promoted by Bowls NZ, is 2 Bowl Triples, played over 2 sets of five ends each. If sets are tied at the end of the two sets, a one end tie breaker will determine the winner.
Teams are selected from interested players and each team must contain either one man or one women.
Winners of the Western Bay Series go on to participate in Centre, Regional and National competitions to determine with will compete in the following years televised series organized by Bowls NZ.