The BCGBA held their Annual Meeting at Winnington Park Recreation Club with the morning session utilised to consider the Notices of Motion and the afternoon session for the election of President and Deputy President and the transaction of business from the ensuing season.

All Notices of Motion were successful, with exception of Proposal 5 which was withdrawn.

As a result, all Officers of the Association now receive a vote at the Annual Meeting, the word ‘sandals’ has been removed from the footwear rule, the Isle of Man will once again be able to enter the Senior Supplementary County Championship and a number of competition rules were amended. The results of the voting can be viewed and/or downloaded via the link below.

Ken Howarth (Cumbria) was elected as President with David Williams (Greater Manchester) elected Deputy President.

BCGBA Notices of Motion



The latest BCGBA Newsletter can now be viewed or downloaded from the link below.  Earlier editions can be viewed or downloaded from the Newsletter link at the top of the page.

BCGBA Newsletter – January 2020



The draw for the 2020 BCGBA World Club Championship, to be played at Spen Victoria Bowling, Cricket & Athletic Club, Cleckheaton, commencing on Sunday 22nd March, can be viewed and downloaded by clicking on the link below.

2020 BCGBA World Club Championship Draw



Applications are invited for the positions of BCGBA Competitions Officer and BCGBA Ladies Competitions Officer.  Interested applicants should download the appropriate Job Description and Application Form below.

BCGBA Competitions Officer

BCGBA Ladies Competition Officer

Application Form

All applications must be returned to the BCGBA CEO, Mark Bircumshaw, no later than Saturday 18th January 2020.  Interviews will take place on Saturday 1st February 2020.



Please note that the Open Contest Certificate link has moved to the top of the page.


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