Hastings Open Bowls Tournament
The Hastings Open Bowls Tournament has been held annually since 1911 and is a Five Star Tournament licensed by Bowls England. It is a mixed open one week tournament. Tournament dates for 2014 are as follows:
Monday 11th August until Saturday 16th August 2014
The 2013 Tournament was successfully completed.
Post-Tournament report is here.
Trevor Roberts, who delivered the bowl of the tournament and welcomed his new daughter into the world, all in the same week. Grace (one day old) and her Mum brightened Finals Day by paying a state visit. The blokes stood well back while the ladies admired our newest spectator.
Emma Cooper from Battle, who competed in the 2013 Tournament fresh from helping successfully defend the National Under-25 Pairs trophy - an excellent and very rare achievement.
Hastings Open Bowls Tournament is played at White Rock Gardens commencing the second Monday in August each year. The Charity open mixed triples competition, in aid of local charities, is held on the last Sunday in September each year and marks the closing of the outdoor bowls season. The Hastings Open Bowls Tournament consists of Ladies' Singles, Men's Singles, Ladies' Pairs and Men's Pairs and Open Triples event where teams can be mixed or single sex. Lawn bowlers enter from various lawn bowls
clubs in England, the UK and abroad. The Hastings Open Bowls Tournament greens overlook the English Channel. Accommodation is available in the heart of 1066 country where there are numerous attractions to be found in Battle and St. Leonards. Also close to Hastings & St. Leonards are the towns of Eastbourne, Rye, Tunbridge Wells and Brighton. The Hastings Open Bowls Tournament greens are close to Priory Meadow Shopping Centre. Come on try your luck and print your entry forms for both events from this website.
The Hastings End of Season Triples Charity Tournament will be held Sunday 29th September 2013. As this is a highly popular tournament, get your entry in early to avoid disappointment as entries may be limited.