CHRISTMAS – NEW YEAR WEEKLY EVENT DATES –
Most pages have a sidebar that shows the next 14 events at any given time and the Calendar page (tab on the main menu line) has all events for months ahead and move your cursor over any event to show more details.
For quick reference recommencement dates are:
Roll-ups: No cessation – roll ups will be continue every Saturday afternoon as usual. Monthly tournament on Saturday 4th January.
Wednesday Triples: Wednesday 8th January
Friday 2-4-2: Friday 10th January
Tuesday Single Entry: Tuesday 14th January
Thursday Twilight: Thursday 16th January
Cancellations: If weather conditions are doubtful please always check with our Cancellation Line 534 5335
Upcoming Club Tournaments
Women’s Pairs Qualifying – Saturday 18 January
Men’s Triples Qualifying – Saturday 18 January
Women’s Pairs Post Section – Sunday 19 January
Men’s Triples Post Section – Sunday 19 January
Women’s Singles Qualifying – Saturday 1 February
Men’s Pairs Qualifying – Saturday 1 February
Women’s Singles Post Section – Sunday 2 February
Men’s Pairs Post Section – Sunday 2 February
Women’s Fours Qualifying – Saturday 8 February
Men’s Singles Qualifying – Saturday 8 February
Women’s Fours Post Section – Sunday 9 February
Men’s Singles Post Section – Sunday 9 February
Women’s Triples Qualifying – Saturday 15 February
Men’s Fours Qualifying – Saturday 15 February
Women’s Triples Post Section – Sunday 16 February
Men’s Fours Post Section – Sunday 16 February
Women’s Veteran’s Pairs Qualifying – Thursday 20 February
Men’s Veteran’s Pairs Qualifying – Thursday 20 February
Women’s Junior Singles Qualifying – Saturday 22 February
Men’s Junior Singles Qualifying – Saturday 22 February
Women’s Junior Singles Post Section – Sunday 23 February
Men’s Junior Singles Post Section – Sunday 23 February
Women’s Veteran’s Pairs Post Section – Thursday 27 February
Men’s Veteran’s Post Section – Thursday 27 February
Upcoming Centre and National Events
(Please enter Auckland Centre events online on their website. You will also need to pay the entry fee directly to Auckland Centre)
Auckland Centre 2-4-2 Tournament on the 10-11-12th January (Howick Club)
Lunches will be available to purchase each day. Filled Rolls/pies/sausage rolls/scones/slices. Pairs
Entries for the Wednesday Triples and Friday 2-4-2 tournaments are able to be made online (see below), by email, as well as by the sign-up sheet in the Clubhouse.
Entries for Thursday Twilight will continue to be by either email or by signing the sheet in the Clubhouse.
The deadlines for entries are as follows:
Wednesday Triples: online and email entries close at Noon on Mondays; the sheet in the Clubhouse closes at Noon on Tuesdays
Thursday Twilight: entries close at 11 am on Thursdays
Friday 2-4-2: online and email entries close at Noon on Wednesday’s; the sheet in the Clubhouse closes at Noon on Thursdays
Entries for all tournaments may be made for the next pending tournament (i.e. one week at a time)
If entering Thursday Twilight via email you should include “Thursday Twilight” and the date for which the entry is being made in the subject line. Please also include a contact name and a contact Phone Number in the email. Send the email to email@example.com.
TUESDAYS: Single entry Triples 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.
Two games of 8 ends played on grass in summer and all-weather greens in winter. Enter on sheet at clubhouse or to Glennis Davey by end of Monday. Entry fee $5.00 per player. Prizes usually chocolate and/or New World Howick vouchers.
WEDNESDAYS: Open entry any combination Triples 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Four games, generally 9 ends, played on grass in the summer and three games, generally 10 ends, all-weather greens in winter. Morning tea provided after the first game. Bring your own lunch for the lunch break. Entry fee $30.00 per team. Prizes New World Howick vouchers. Click on the “More Information” button below for further information. Deadlines are noon on Monday for online entries (click on Entry button below) and noon Tuesday for the Clubhouse entry sheet.
FRIDAYS: Open any combination Hong Kong Pairs (2-4-2) 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm.
Two games, of normally 10 ends, played on grass in summer and normally 9 ends on the all-weather greens in winter. Entry fee $10.00 per team. Prizes New World Howick vouchers. If you haven’t a partner put in a single entry and we will do our best to find one for you. Click on the “More Information” button for more information. Deadline is noon Thursday. Enter on sheet in the Clubhouse or use the Entry button below to enter online.
Roll-ups are on Saturdays, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. These are organised events playing 16 ends with a break after 10. Just turn up and put your disc on the office counter by 12.45 pm. On the first Saturday in each month we run a ‘friendly’ tournament. On these days is an entry fee of $2 to cover modest prizes and there are two games of 8 ends, in the second game the first-round winners play winners and losers play losers.
Dress is mufti for all roll-ups though approved bowls shoes must be worn.
THURSDAY TWILIGHT BOWLS (SUMMER MONTHS)
Bring your family and friends along and play social bowls on Thursday evenings, and then join us for a light meal after the bowls. Entry fee is $7.50 for a Howick Club Member, and $10 for non-members. All welcome. New to bowls – Our Club members will help you get started. Please be at the Club before 5.15 pm for a 5.30 pm start.
Enter on the sheet at the club or by phoning Irene Turley Ph 532 8454 by 11 am on the Thursdays. Please always check with our cancellation line 534 5335 that Twilight Bowls is happening as very occasionally it has to be cancelled for weather or insufficient numbers to play.