Congratulations on qualifying for the GBA Senior Fours Championship semi-finals which are due to be played at 18:15 on Wednesday 19th May at Cam Mills BC, with the Final held alongside the Junior Pairs on Sunday 30th June at Fairford BC, start time to be confirmed. 
The games are to be played over 18 ends with two bowls per player, scorecards will be provided indicating whether you are home/away on the scoreboards. 
Each player shall have reached their 55th birthday by 1st April 2024.  

The draw is as follows:

Tim Perrett, Vic Bridgeman, Steve White, Roger Bird (Tetbury) v Pete Mackenzie, Mark Rhodes, George Robins, Jim Luce (Fairford)

MIke Humphries, Ken Tudor, Alan Tregoning, Ian Gauld (Olveston) v Jon Horrill, Martin Townson, Craig Guthrie, Graham Phillips (Barnwood)

Cam Mills BC will be open from 5.30pm and will supply (free of charge) a roll to each player and the Umpire. There is one Club request, that the changing room must be used with no bags left outside.

The EBUA will provide an Umpire.
Dress (see County Competition Rule 6) for the quarter finals and the semi finals shall be Club or ‘predominantly’ white shirts with navy, black or grey below the waist. Whilst all team-members must wear the same colours, team-members have the freedom to choose to wear trousers or shorts on an individual basis, with no requirement to wear the same item as other players in their team (cargo shorts are not permitted). Club apparel may be worn provided all members of the side/team wear the same. 

Please have your bowls on the bank, with matching stickers, ready for Umpire’s inspection before play commences. Bowls must bear a legible WB stamp showing 1985 or later

Whilst full details are not known, Bowls England have scheduled the National Senior Fours Championships to be contested at Victoria Park, Leamington Spa from Tuesday 27th August to Friday 30th August. Gloucestershire have been drawn against Wiltshire in Round 1.

Bowls England will require dates of birth for those who qualify.

Players are reminded of County Competition Rules 4.6 and 11, please familiarise yourself with these; you can find them on pages 76 and 79 respectively of the 2024 yearbook.The County Final will be contested on Sunday 8th September at GB Britton BC.

I don’t have everyone’s email address so please share with your team-mates.
Ian Gauld
GBA (MD) Competition Secretary

2024 GBA Senior Fours Championship