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2016 ONTARIO CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Ontario Lawn Bowls Association is looking for host clubs for the 2016 Championships. We are looking for clubs who would like to host a Regional Championship (event leads to the Canadian Championships) and/or a Provincial Championship (developmental event that does not lead to the Canadian Championships). Regional Championships require 1 green only. We require a host club in the West (District 1-8) and in the East (District 9-16) for each Regional Championship. Provincial Championships require 2 greens, except Mixed Fours, which requires 1 green. Final Decisions are contingent on new format approval at the 2015 Fall Annual General Meeting.

Canadian Championship Stream
Regional Fours (16 Teams, One Green) West Host & East Host
Regional Triples (16 Teams, One Green) West Host & East Host
Regional Pairs (16 Teams, One Green) West Host & East Host
Regional Seniors (16 Teams, One Green) West Host & East Host
Regional Mixed Pairs (8 Teams, One Green) West Host & East Host
Junior Championships

Ontario Championship Stream
Provincial Fours (32 Teams, Two Greens)
Provincial Pairs (32 Teams, Two Greens)
Provincial Mixed Fours (16 Teams, One Green)
Provincial Novices (32 Teams, Two Greens)
Provincial Singles (32 Teams, Two Greens)

HOSTING APPLICATION

Contact: Jake Schuknecht, Championship Chair
Email: schuknecht@olba.ca


CHAMPIONSHIPS PROPOSAL (2016-2018)
3 Year Test

The following document is the Championships Proposal to be voted on at the 2015 Fall Annual General Meeting.

Championships Proposal
CHAMPIONSHIP COMMITTEE REVIEW


The following document contains graphs of the responses from the championship committee survey which was conducted from April 26, 2015 to July 1, 2015:

Championship Committee Survey Graphs
2016 Coaching Clinics & Player Development

To all OLBA Clubs:

In 2015, OLBA was able to hold 5 Club Coaches Clinics, 2 Introductory Competitive Coach Clinics and 1 Player Development One Day Camp. The result was very positive, and we now are all benefitting from over 50 new Club Coaches, as well as 25 new Introductory Competitive Coaches throughout the province. There is a chance that the Developing Coaches Clinic Course may be ready sometime in 2016 to present as well. Due to the extremely busy OLBA Tournament Schedule, we found that the best time to hold the Coaches Clinics were in the first three weeks of May.

The one Player Development Camp held in Milton was well received, and the general feeling is that we should hold more of these sort of Player Development Camps for those who wish to attend them. As a side note, both the Silver and Gold Medal skips from our 2015 Provincial Ladies Fours attended this camp! These camps are also more likely to be well attended if we try and host them before or after the busiest times in our competition season.

We are now seeking clubs who are willing to host the 2016 Coaches Clinics, as well as clubs who are interested to hosting a 2016 Player Development Camp. If your club would like to host any of these Clinics or Camps, please let us know which type of clinic or camp you are interested in, and when the best dates would be for you.

Further to this, we are open to suggestions as to what type of Player Development Camp you feel would benefit our members the most. If you have any comments or questions, we will attempt to answer them to the best of our ability.

Thank you one and all,
Dave Burrows
burrows@olba.ca
OLBA Coaching Coordinator on behalf of the OLBA Coaching Committee


  ONTARIO SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 and Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Kingston Lawn Bowling Club
Kingston, Ontario

DISTRICT TEAMS

Championship Information


ONTARIO TRIPLES CHAMPIONSHIPS

MEN:

Gold: District 7 (Colin Thomson, Darryl Fitzgerald, Mike Wagner)
Silver: District 4 (Brad Fleming, Larry McLellan, Len Boreham)
Bronze: District 5 (Rich Peart, Charlie Lyle, Peter Clarke)


WOMEN:
Gold: District 6 (Marg Lepere, Sue Roth, Wendy Devonshire)
Silver: District 12 (Kelly McKerihen, Laura Seed, Gloria Cheung)

Bronze: District 10 (Cathy Larking, Pat Bylok, Janet Luke)

FINAL RESULTS


ONTARIO JUNIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS

BOYS:

Gold: District 14 (Ben van Steijn)
Silver: District 7 (Owen Kirby)
Bronze: District 14 (Michael Fraser)


GIRLS:
Gold: District 14 (Chris Burke)
Silver: District 14 (Baylee van Steijn)

Bronze: District 13 (Nicole LeBlanc)


ONTARIO PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS

MEN:
Gold: District 10 (Steve McKerihen, Adam McKerihen)
Silver: District 13 (Ron O'Sullivan, Gary Butineau)
Bronze: District 9 (Glen Patton, Frank Dinardo)


WOMEN:
Gold: District 15 (Iris Sager, Jacqueline Bedard)
Silver: District 10 (Laila Hassan, Chrystal Shephard)

Bronze: District 14 (Nicky Chamois, Sue Logeman)

FINAL RESULTS


E-BULLETIN: ISSUE #17
(June 2015)


  ONTARIO MIXED PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Trial Format for 2015


 
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  ONTARIO SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 and Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Kingston Lawn Bowling Club
Kingston, Ontario

DISTRICT TEAMS

Championship Information


 
CANADIAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - Thursday, August 6, 2015
Nuntana Lawn Bowling Club
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Boys
Ben van Steijn, Owen Kirby

Girls
Chris Burke, Baylee van Steijn, Nicole LeBlanc

Championship Information


  ONTARIO MIXED PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Saturday, August 8, 2015 and Sunday, August 9, 2015
Midland Lawn Bowling Club
Midland, Ontario

DISTRICT TEAMS

Championship Information


 
CANADIAN UNDER 25 CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Sunday, August 9, 2015 and Monday, August 6, 2015
Nuntana Lawn Bowling Club
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Men
Lucas Caldwell, Alex LeBlanc

Women
Stirling Wood

Championship Information


 
CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Monday , August 17, 2015 and Saturday, August 22, 2015
Willowdale Lawn Bowling Club
Toronto, Ontario

Team A
Men's Fours: Gord Legacy, Martin Foxhall, Steven Miller, David Llewellyn
Women' Fours: Cindy Higgins, Carol Finlayson, Peggy Dundas, Joan Howard
Men's Triples: Colin Thomson, Darryl Fitzgerald, Mike Wagner
Women's Triples: Marg Lepere, Sue Roth, Wendy Devonshire
Men's Pairs: Steve McKerihen, Adam McKerihen
Women's Pairs: Iris Sager, Jacqueline Bedard


Team B
Men's Fours: Robert Steffen, Alan Steffen, William McKechnie, Bob Matthews
Women's Fours: Kay Johns, Jo Anne Bugler, Trudy Hill, Sharon Farrish
Men's Triples: Brad Fleming, Larry McLellan, Len Boreham
Women's Triples: Kelly McKerihen, Laura Seed, Gloria Cheung
Men's Pairs: Ron O'Sullivan, Gary Butineau
Women's Pairs: Laila Hassan, Chrystal Shephard

Championship Information


 
CANADIAN SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Friday, August 28, 2015 - Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Richmond Lawn Bowling Club
Richmond, British Columbia

Team A
Men:
Women:

Team B
Men:
Women:

Championship Information


 
DISTRICT SINGLES PLAYDOWNS 
Saturday, August 29, 2015 and Sunday, August 30, 2015

District Locations and Times


  ONTARIO SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Saturday, September 5, 2015 and Sunday, September 6, 2015
Woodstock Lawn Bowling Club
Woodstock, Ontario

Championship Information


 
CANADIAN SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - Thursday, September 10, 2015
Norwood Lawn Bowling Club
St. John's Lawn Bowling Club
Tuxedo Lawn Bowling Club
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Championship Information


  ONTARIO NOVICE PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 and Sunday, September 13, 2015
Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club
Sarnia, Ontario

Championship Information


 
CANADIAN MIXED PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - Saturday, September 19, 2015
Fredericton Lawn Bowling Club
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Ontario West


Ontario East

Championship Information


  ONTARIO INDOOR QUALIFIER 
Saturday, September 26, 2015 and Sunday, September 27, 2015
Willowdale Lawn Bowling Club
Toronto, Ontario

Championship Information



- If you have never been to a lawn bowling club, are just looking for more information about lawn bowling or trying to find out what all the fuss is about, then you should check out this great presentation that was put together by Bill Rogers for the Ontario Lawn Bowls Association.

- ONTARIO LAWN BOWLS PRESENTATION -



INTERVIEW WITH LACHLAN TIGHE




"GO LAWN BOWL" PRESENTATION

ONTARIO FOURS CHAMPIONSHIPS

MEN:
Gold: District 11 (Gord Legacy, Martin Foxhall, Steven Miller, David Llewellyn)
Silver: District 14 (Robert Steffen, Alan Steffen, William McKechnie, Bob Matthews)
Bronze: District 5B (Patrick Cote, Dave Burrows, Ernie Kuril, Ariel Minelli)

WOMEN:
Gold: District 13 (Cindy Higgins, Carol Finlayson, Peggy Dundas, Joan Howard)
Silver: District 4 (Kay Johns, Jo Anne Bugler, Trudy Hill, Sharon Farrish)
Bronze: District 5 (Joyce Anderson, Margaret Beacroft, Joan Way, Ruby Du Feu)

FINAL RESULTS



 

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