The GBA Junior Pairs Championship semi-finals and the Senior Fours Final are due to be played at 10:00 on Sunday 30th June at Fairford, with the Junior Pairs Final following at approximately 13:00.  
Those participating in the Junior Pairs must not have reached their 25th birthday before 1st April of this year.Those participating in the Senior Fours must have reached their 55th birthday by 1st April of this year.

Bowls England will require dates of birth for those who qualify. 
The games are to be played over 18 ends each with four bowls per player in the Pairs and two bowls per player in the Fours. Scorecards will be provided indicating whether you are home/away on the scoreboards. 

The Junior Pairs draw, as completed at the recent Middleton Cup match against Herefordshire (minus the Tetbury pair) is as follows:

Alex White/Tom Holmes v Louie Hodges/Josh Hodges

Bailey Shute/Josh Phillips v Dylan Williamson/Finley Williamson

The Senior Fours Final is as follows:

Tim Perrett, Vic Bridgeman, Steve White, Roger Bird (Tetbury) v MIke Humphries, Ken Tudor, Alan Tregoning, Ian Gauld (Olveston)

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 both National Championships to be contested at Victoria Park, Leamington Spa from Tuesday 27th August to Friday 30th August.
In the Junior Pairs Gloucestershire have been drawn against Buckinghamshire in Round 1, and in the Senior Fours against Wiltshire in Round 1.

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.

Gloucestershire’s National Championship Finals qualifiers are required to wear the current County playing shirt at the Finals. This can be purchased via the supplier’s ‘Club Shop’ at .

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

2024 Junior Pairs and Senior Fours Championships