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BTBA Tenpin Tour 2016

For the past six years Matchpoint Tours has run one of the most successful Tenpin Bowling tours across the UK.   Stepping in when asked to fill the gap left when the original AMF Senior tour stopped. The premise of the Tour was simple:

"Provide a strictly monitored, handicap based tour for Senior Bowlers of all standards so that every bowler is encouraged to take part and has a great chance of being competitive."

The success of the Tenpin Tour has proved that there is a place for handicap events on the bowling calendar and there is a strong contingent of bowlers out there that wish to participate.


Will Line Announced as Regional Officer (South)

Following the resignation of Emma Ashton as the Southern Regional Officer, I am delighted to announce that her replacement will be Will Line.  Will has been in and around the bowling industry for around ten years and will prove to be a valuable asset to the Membership Services team.  He is a current committee member for the Sussex Association and this will help him in his forthcoming role when liaising with Area Secretaries on various matters.  I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Will to the Team and to National Council - Lisa John, Dir. Membership Services


England Senior Coach Appointed

I would like to announce the appointment of Lol Ellis as the coach of the Senior England Team. Lol brings a lot of knowledge and experience to the post from his own successful bowling career, that is still going very strong! I am sure you would like to join me in wishing him all the best in his new role and working as part of the England Team. Welcome on board Lol - Jo Cundy, Head of Elite Bowling


2016 AGM Minutes Published

The BTBA are pleased to publish the Minutes from the 2016 Annual General Meeting, held at Holiday Inn, Luton on May 21st.  Please scroll-down the Homepage, where the minutes can be located within the 'National Council News' section.

European Men Championships 2016

The European Men Championships 2016 take place at Bowling Stone, Wemmel, Brussels between August 17th and 28th.  More..

Raining Medals at the 2016 Senior Euro Championships

Senior Team England collect 3 golds, 2 silvers, 2 bronzes and 3 Masters medals in Holland.  Click here for more..

Mike Halliwell and Liz Griffin Win Poole Senior Open

Congratulations to Mike and Liz, as they take the honours at Stop #6 of the BTBA Senior Tour for 2016.  More here..

2016 Adult Inter-County Championships Update

We are pleased to announce the Counties which will participate in the 2016 Adult Inter-County Championships, with dates and venues.  Read more...


Commonwealth Championships

  • Commonwealth Championships - Team England
  • Eliot Crosby, Sam Rose, Becky Daley, Angie Brown
  • Commonwealth Doubles Bronze for Elliot Crosby and Sam Rose
  • Commonwealth Mixed Doubles Gold for Elliot Crosby and Becky Daley


v15 - updated 11 Jan. 2017

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