Indoor Short Mat Tournament scheduled for April 27th
Portland will host the first ever Indoor Short Mat Tournament on Saturday, April 27th.
Plans are underway for this 1-day, 4-rink event to happen at Matt Dishman Community Center in NE Portland.
Players of all skill levels can take part and there will be practice time allowed for those bowlers unfamiliar with a short mat.
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Northwesties at Southwest Open
While bowling out of their regular climate (90+), five NW bowlers made a great showing at the 2019 SW Open.
In Men's pairs, Chris Davis and Andy Klubberud bettered 50 pairs teams to finish 2nd in the Championship flight!
In Women's fours, Debbie Tupper and Pam Edwards enjoyed a 3rd place finish in the Championship flight with teammates from SWD. And Alex Vanden Bos also teamed with SW bowlers with finish 1st in the 3rd Flight.
And a first for the NWD, Debbie Tupper and Pam Edwards made it into the Championship flight of Women's singles, tying for 3rd.
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Club Updates - Spring 2019
Jefferson Park -
February is our slowest month this year.
Winter League is going and there are pick-up indoor bowling games.
Another game night is scheduled at the end of the month.
Portland Parks has finalized the schedules for both indoor and outdoor classes. Lawn Bowling again scored the cover photo of the Senior Rec catalog.
No bowling at this time but beers on Thursday are a good substitute.
Great news, SLBC is so busy they need a calendar on their website.
They are opening the club for bowling two nights each week beginning in May, leading up to the 2019 Open House on June 1.
Commitments have worked out with Spokane Parks and SLBC will be offering two 4-week classes, one in June and the other in August.
2019 national events
National Championships - Sept 21-17, San Francisco LBC, CA
US Open - Nov 1-9, Sun City Area, AZ
upcoming international events
2019 World Cup Indoor Singles - March 5-13, Australia
2019 Tiger Bowls/China Open - March 10-15, Hong Kong and Chiina
2019 Asia Pacific - June 4-12, 2019, Australia (qualifier for World Championships )
2020 World Championships – May 23 – June 7, 2020 Australia