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2016 World Bowls Championship

The 2016 World Bowls Championships will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand from November 29th – December 11th. The Championships will see the top 31 qualified countries compete across four disciplines – singles, pairs, triples and fours –for the coveted Men’s and Women’s overall Champion title. This pinnacle event is held every four years. Sectional play will be split between Burnside Bowling Club, Fendalton Bowling Club and Bowls Papanui.

 

Please  click here to view the 2016 World Bowls Championships Media Kit .

 

Bowls Canada is pleased to announce Team Canada for the World Bowls Championships:

 

Women’s Singles:

Kelly McKerihen

Women’s Pairs:

Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong, Jacqueline Foster

Women’s Triples:

Kelly McKerihen, Leanne Chinery , Pricilla Westlake

Women’s Fours:

Leanne Chinery, Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong, Jackie Foster, Pricilla Westlake

 

 

Men’s Singles:

Ryan Bester

Men’s Pairs:

Ryan Bester, Steven Santana

Men’s Triples:

Steve McKerihen, Cameron Lefresne, Ryan Stadnyk

Men’s Fours:

Steve McKerihen, Cameron Lefrense, Steven Santana, Ryan Stadnyk

 

To see who Canada will be competing against, please click here for team sections.

Please click here for the World Bowls Championships schedule.

 

Please click here to view the competition draw.

 

The World Bowls Championships will follow a traditional play format which consists of the following:

 

SINGLES: Four bowls, 21 shots up, in excess of 21 shots shall not count, with a time limit of three hours per match (not including trial ends).

 

PAIRS: Three bowls per athlete, 18 ends, with a time limit of three hours per match (not including trial ends).

 

TRIPLES: Two bowls per athlete, 18 ends, with a time limit of three hours per match (not including trial ends).

 

FOURS: Two bowls per athlete, 18 ends, with a time limit of three hours per match (not including trial ends).

 

 

To view the conditions of play for the World Bowls Championships, please click here.