Basic Club Information.

Bowls Canterbury Information Line 351 2225.
  Call this number if you are playing in interclub competition and are unsure if the green is closed due to inclement weather (from 7.30am). Check the Bowls Canterbury website for more information on inclement weather procedure.

Any member requiring information of any kind about club matters should feel welcome to contact the appropriate person as listed at the front of the book.  If in doubt as to who can best assist, your club captain will advise and guide you. Any problems of a serious nature should be put into writing and forwarded to the Secretary for consideration by the executive.

Club Competitions.  Basic Information.
Closing dates will be displayed on the respective noticeboards. 
Championships:  Singles, pairs, triples and fours for men and women.

U5 Singles:  Men and women who have played for no more than 5 years as a member of an affiliated club.
Men and Women 1st & 2nd Year:  Men and women who have played for no more than two years as a member of an affiliated club.
Intermediate Singles:  Men and women who have not entered the open singles event.
Handicap Singles:  Open to all and handicaps will be published at the time of the draw.
Handicap Pairs:  Open to all and handicaps will be published at the time of the draw.
James Egan Drawn Teams:  Open to all. 
President’s Triples:  Open to all members.  Drawn teams.
Ngaio Marsh Elmwood Park Fours:  Drawn fours open to all.
Keith Herbison Trophy:  Drawn pairs open to all.
Veteran Pairs:  Open to all club members over the age of 70 at the time of entry.
Tom Bell Trophy:  Played as Triples on Thursday Club Days.
Handicap Pairs:  Open to all and handicaps will be published at the time of the draw.
 Gary Seear Trophy: Monday night bowlers vs the Elmwood Club. 
 Life Members Player of the Year Award, men and women. Points will be awarded from results throughout the season. See criteria below.

Be Correctly Dressed.
The law book provides for footwear and clothing that must be approved by the club.  When entries are called this season the dress code will be on the conditions of play.
Elmwood Park Saturday Club play:  Club uniform all day.
Elmwood Park Inter-Club Team events:  Wear club uniform for weekend games.  Relevant and agreed dress code applies for mid week games.

 Law Book on Clothing. For club events our rules state that all play on Saturdays is in club uniform.  (This covers competition play and rollups.)  For championship games outside of Saturday play, dress code is tidy, casual.  In club competition finals, club uniform is to be worn. In all other games, such as the Thursday Triples and Tuesday Friendlies, you are expected to wear regular midweek clothing.
For Centre and Interclub Events:  In all events under Bowls Canterbury and special interclub fixtures, the dress codes for the Centre will be followed and the Elmwood Park shirt may be worn.

Full Membership.   $225.00 Shall be entitled to all the playing and other privileges and advantages of all membership of the Club and in particular have the right to hold office in the Club and to speak and vote at tl1e Club general meetings, and have the right to full or limited use of the Club’s green or greens as determined by the executive committee and as otherwise limited by the Bowls NZ Regulations and the Centre Regulations. Full members have the right to enter into any applicable bowling competition, tournament or match held by the Club or if selected, to represent the Club in other competitions, tournament and matches.
Associate Membership.   $50.00 A full member of any other Club which is a member of Bowls NZ may apply to become an associate member of the Club. Associate members shall entitled to full or limited use of the Club’s green or greens as determined by the executive committee and as otherwise limited by the Bowls NZ Regulations and Centre Regulations. Associate members shall also be entitled to enter into such bowling competitions, tournaments or matches held by the Club as determined by the executive committee but shall not have the right to be selected to represent the Club in other competitions, tournaments and matches.
First Year Bowlers.   $110.00  Have full use of club facilities and full playing rights on the greens. Able to enter into club championships and Bowls Canterbury competitions. Have the right to hold office in the club, and to speak and vote at club general meetings.        
Restricted membership.   $100.00   These members can participate in social events and club days and have roll ups on our greens if they are available. They will not be able to play in any competitions and they have no voting rights.
Student Membership.   $30.00 Any person who has enrolled in a full time course of education at a school or tertiary institution, and who is under 19 years of age, may become a student member of the Club. Student members shall have the same rights and privileges as full members
Social Membership.   $35.00 Any person who does not wish to enjoy full membership status but wishes to enjoy an ongoing association with the Club may become a social member. Social members shall be entitled only to participate in social and pavilion activities and shall have no right to participate in bowling events at or on behalf of the Club. However social members may hold office if duly elected or appointed to an official position at the Club in accordance with this Constitution. Other than as an officeholder, social members shall have no right to speak or vote at the Club general meetings.

Direct credit: Pay to SBS: 03 1355 0508756 00. Please include your surname as a reference.
Cheque: Either post to the Club or leave in the Treasurer’s locker with remittance slip.
Cash/EFTPOS at Bar:  Bring invoice to be stamped and remittance slip to be given to the bar manager.
If no remittance slip payment cannot be taken.

Club Championships 2020 – 2021:
Men’s 1-5 Year Singles:  Barlett Memorial Cup Chris Godman  Runners-up:   AA Croy Memorial Salver
Don Pidhirny   Bob Colthard

Most Improved 1-5 Year Player:  Ian Hermansson Trophy  Chris Littlewood
Women’s Open Singles:  Prestney Cup  Sherrie Cottle          Runner-up:  Owen Jones Cup  Bev Morel

Men’s Open Singles: Sir Heaton Rhodes Memorial Cup  Gary Lawson          Runner-up: Rys Morgan Memorial Cup   Stephen Ditfort
Women’s Pairs:  Tillman Salver Bev Morel   Sherrie Cottle       Runners-up: Noel McGregor Cup Fiona Frew  Angela Boyd

Men’s Pairs:  Norrie Memorial Trophy   Kelvin Scott   Gary Lawson        Runners-up: Harry Poole Memorial Cup   Stephen Ditfort   Ian Rule
Women’s Triples: Parkinson Trophy Pam Phair   Mary Ann Johnstone   Emily Belton       Runners-up:  Rees Cup Fiona Frew   Sherrie Cottle   Joyce MvKinnel
Men’s Triples: Sandy Laing Memorial Salver Gary Lawson   Kelvin Scott   Nathan Glasson        Runners-up:  Russ Norris Trophy Stephen Ditfort   Liam Eathorne   Ian Rule
Women’s Fours:  Miller Rosebowl  Bev Morel   Sheryl McLean   Sherrie Cottle   Joyce McKinnel     Runners-up: Stuart McIvor Cup   Pam Rowley   Fiona Frew   Lesley Campbell   Theresa Woodham
Men’s Fours:  Bonisch Memorial Cup    Stephen Ditfort   Liam Eathorne   Don Baker [substituting for Rodney Greaney]   Ian Rule   Runners-up:  Forrester’s Tavern Trophy Lance Pascoe   Kelvin Scott   Gary Lawson   Nathan Glasson 
Life Members Award (points accumulated through the season)     Men:   Gary Lawson     Women:   Mandy Boyd
Points will be given throughout the season. Here is the criteria used.
* National open championships (singles, pairs, fours) -Must be a Elmwood Park team, it cannot be a composite team in fours or pairs.          Winner:   100     Runner-up:   50     Third Equal:   25
* Pathways Championships:          N.Z. Winner:   60     Runner up:   25     Third Equal:   10
* Canterbury Championships:     singles, pairs, triples, fours, mixed pairs, mixed fours (including champion of champions)     Winner:   25      Runner-up:   10     Third equal:   5
* Club Champions (singles, pairs, triples, fours)     Winner:   10     Runner-up:   5
* Club Championships (handicap singles, handicap pairs, Elmwood Park fours, President’s triples, James Egan triples)     Winner:   4     Runner-up:   2

Gold Star Holders.
5 Club Titles   Gold Star   Gary Lawson
5th Bar [30 Club Titles]   Bev Morel   

Prizegiving and Trophy List.
Elmwood Park Fours Ngaio Marsh Trophy:  Ray Hooper   Gary Lowe  June Smith   Peter Alty    Runners-up: Hatherly Salver Tim Sandrey   Roy Scott   Peter Duke   Ron Phair
President’s Triples: Not held
Handicap Singles:  Lowrey Rose Bowl: Glen Edlin   Runner-up: Ian Douglas Trophy: Peter Felton
Handicap Pairs:  Not completed
Keith Herbison Trophy [Drawn pairs] Peter Felton   June Smith     Joint runners-up: Pam Rowley   Velma Munsell     Allan Reid   Kevin White
James Egan Memorial Triples:  Kurt Geiger   Shirley Herd   Don Pidhirny    Runners-up: Gary Lowe   Neville Greenslade   Julia Hall
Veteran Pairs:  Ray Gay Cup Hugh Horn   Glen Edlin      Runners-up: Jack Huggins Memorial Trophy Perry Trevella   Julia Hall 
Tom Bell Trophy:   Jenny Brown
Gary Seear Trophy:   Not played 
Russell Brinsdon Memorial Cup   (Volunteer of the Year)   Tim Sandrey

Canterbury Centre Titles.
Women’s singles:  Mandy Boyd
Women’s Pairs: Bev Morel   Sherrie Cottle  

O60 Fours: Bev Morel   Bruce Humphreys   Pam Rowley   Ray Hooper
Men’s triples: Gary Lawson   Kelvin Scott   Nathan Glasson 
Women’s triples: Mandy Boyd, Sheryl McLean and Angela Boyd
Men’s Div. 1 Sevens: Singles: K. Scott   Pairs: G. Lawson   N. Glasson   Fours: L. Pascoe   P. McKinnel   L. Eathorne  S. Ditfort
Men’s Watson Shield.  L. Eathorne    N. Glasson   I. Rule   P. McKinnel   B. Lyttle   N. Johnstone   S. Ditfort   K. Nicholson   J. Wagner   T. Sandrey   J.Wagner   R. Hooper
Men’s pairs:  Nathan Glasson   Ricki Cook
Mixed fours: Rodney Greaney   Bev Morel   Bruce Humphreys   Theresa Woodham
New Zealand Club Title:
Men’s Sevens: Singles: K. Scott   Pairs: G. Lawson   N. Glasson   Fours: L. Pascoe   P. McKinnel   L. Eathorne  S. Ditfort
New Zealand  Representative:
Gary Lawson [Selected but games delayed]
New Zealand Titles:
Mandy Boyd   Angela Boyd  [composite women’s fours team]Lance Pascoe [composite men’s pairsteam]
The Bowls3Five team. Gary Lawson   Mandy Boyd   Liam Eathorne   Kelvin Scott   Stephen Ditfort   Jan Shirley    Lance Pascoe   Nathan Glasson   Bev Morel
Kelvin Scott   Lance Pascoe [composite men’s fours team]
Canterbury Representatives:

Men:  Kelvin Scott   Lance Pascoe   Stephen Ditfort   Liam Eathorne
Women:   Mandy Boyd  Emily Robbins   Fiona Frew
Bowls Canterbury Interclub:
Winners: Men’s 7s Div. 1   Men’s 8s Div 1   Wom
en’s 8s Div 1
Runners-up:   Women’s 2/4s Div. 1   

Learn the laws of the game and if you want to succeed practise as often as you can

and include the rolling of the jack.
Be proud of your club and protect it from gossip.
If you disapprove of some action taken by your committee tell the committee, not the world.
Support your club’s revenue making activities – the benefits will come back to you.