2020-2021 Playing Programme


The updated 2020-2021 Playing Programme is now available to view online.

To access the programme please follow the link here: http://bowlscanterbury.co.nz/programme/

The updates made from the draft programme are as follows:

  • Pre Christmas Interclub is five rounds
  • Pre Christmas Saturday Women’s Interclub play 9am, Men & Under 5’s play 1.30pm
  • Mixed Pairs played on October 24th & 25th
  • Over 60’s Double Pairs played Monday 9.30am
  • Centre Women’s Singles section play on November 13th
  • Centre Men’s Singles section play on November 14th
  • New Event – Combinations Sevens on December 12th, Conditions of Play TBC
  • Interclub Sevens post section on December 13tth
  • Centre Pairs section play on December 19th
  • Under 5’s Triples starts January 21st
  • Watson Shield starts January 23rd
  • Under 5’s Bowls3Five & Open Bowls3Five starts January 27th
  • Under 5’s Bowls3Five & Open Bowls3Five play two rounds every night, total of 14 games
  • Over 60’s Sevens played on Monday
  • Canterbury v Southland Over 60’s rep event played on February 2nd & 3rd
  • Regional Development Tournament played on February 6th & 7th (this is still TBC)
  • Doubleheaders removed from Post Christmas Saturday Interclub except Under 5’s Fours
  • COC 1st & 2nd Year Singles played on March 28th
  • Canterbury v Country Development rep event played February 14th
  • Midweek Interclub played over National Fours & Mixed Pairs
  • Centre Over 60’s Fours played on March 11th & 12th
  • Saturday Interclub played over National Intercentre (March 20th)
  • Watson Shield playoffs on March 27th

Condition of Play Updates:

  • No time limit on post section of Centre Mixed Pairs
  • Section winners and next best placed runner up to qualify for Interclub playoffs to fill any byes
  • Change Over 60’s Double Pairs to same conditions as Men’s & Women’s Double Pairs
  • Centre Over 60’s events play three games with no time limit (win 2 out of 3 to qualify)

Please note the proposed Centre Singles format will not be adopted, the previous season’s format will be played