2019-20 season events all officially cancelled or postponed

by Aaron Delaporte

Updated May 4th at 8.00am

Following the release from Bowls Australia on Tuesday March 17th, the Bowls WA Board has decided in the interests of safety for its members to postpone or cancel a number of events.

The majority of Bowls WA events for the 2019/20 season are either cancelled except Men’s Saturday Pennants Promotion finals which are indefinitely postponed.

Clubs are reminded to follow guidelines outlined at https://www.bowlswa.com.au/2020/04/27/bowls-australias-covid-19-advice/

Specifically, the following events, courses and programs were impacted:

Men’s Metropolitan Pennant

Both Thursday and Saturday competitions have been suspended immediately and indefinitely.

Rounds 17 and 18 have been cancelled.

Information regarding promotions or demotions to the current divisions for Men’s Saturday Pennants is still being considered.

Women’s Metropolitan Saturday Pennant Finals

Saturday Pennant Finals have been suspended immediately and indefinitely.

Although suspended, given the current health climate it is likely that this competition will be cancelled.

Ladies Country Week

This event has been cancelled.

Entry fees have been refunded to entrants.

Ladies IZRR Fours

This event has been cancelled.

State Over 60s Mixed Pairs

This event has been cancelled.

Women’s Inter Region Round Robin

This event has been cancelled.

Bowls WA Community Shield

This event has been postponed.

National Bowling Arm Sides Championships

This event has been postponed.

State Bowling Arm Championships

This event has been postponed.

Inclusive BowlAbility Program

This program has been suspended but will continue when possible.

Combined Selection/Competition Module and Club Coach courses

The courses scheduled for April have been postponed.

Men’s 2nd Div and Under Singles and Pairs

This event has been cancelled. Entry fees have been refunded.

Internations Carnival

This event has been cancelled.

Women’s State Pairs

This event has been cancelled. Entry fees have been refunded.

Men’s and Women’s State Triples

This event has been cancelled.

Under 18’s State Championships

This event has been cancelled.

Champion of Champions Open and Novice Singles

These events have been cancelled.

Mixed State Pairs

This event has been cancelled.

Women Masters Triples

This event has been cancelled.

Mixed Masters Pairs

This event has been cancelled.

Bowls WA Awards Night

The function scheduled for Friday May 22nd at Crown Entertainment Complex has been cancelled.

Bowls WA will release further details on the various awards, including when and where they will be presented at a later stage.

Bowls WA encourages clubs to still nominate for the Awards – this can be done at https://www.bowlswa.com.au/2020/02/26/nominations-open-for-annual-awards/  

 

The safety of our members, particularly given the age demographics of many is our most important responsibility now; your support in this will be appreciated.

 

Ken Pride

Chief Executive Officer