Visually Impaired

VISUAL ACUITY:

Rule must be >6/24 State (NSW) acuity

• B1: Right eye small light perception. Left eye No light perception.

• B2: Right eye <1/60. Left eye 1/60. R/L eyes 2/60. Vision about 3 metres, or between 5-7 paces from mat.

• B3: Both eyes 3/60 – 4/60 – 5/60 – 6/60. Are able to walk around unaided and recognise some objects within 8-10 metres. If they have tunnel vision they can often see the head but have limited vision either side.

• B4: 6/36 – 6/24. Have more freedom of movement and will not need as much assistance on or off the green.

The Vision Impaired and Blind Bowlers of Western Australia (VIBBWA) formerly WABBA is a non profit organisation dedicated to assisting totally blind and vision impaired people in participating in lawn bowls. Formed in 1975 to provide, or to assist in the provision of, facilities to encourage visually impaired persons to play the game of bowls so that their conditions of life may be improved.

We are located at: Perth and Tattersall’s Bowling & Recreation Club Inc., 2 Plain Street, EAST PERTH WA 6004

Contact Us

President:  Wayne Forbes Mobile: 0427 632 567 Email: nolaforbes@bigpond.com

Secretary: Dawn Hillman Mobile: 0412 891 098
Email: secretary@vibbwa.org.au or dawn@pullinger.id.au

Previous Champions

Singles Championships

YearWinnerClubRunner-UpClub
2018not held 
2017 not held
2016 Graham McLean WarwickSharon FerresNorth Beach
2015Sharon FerresVIBBWAJayne ParsonsVIBBWA

Pairs Championship

YearLead NameClubSkip NameClub
2018not held
2017not held
2016Michael PullingerPerth & TattsGraham McLeanWarwick
2015Jayne ParsonsVIBBWAJulie SrhoySpearwood