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Applications Invited for Adult Team England Manager, Coach and Selector

Applications are invited for the positions of Adult Team England Manager, Coach and Selector, starting end January 2017.  Application deadline is 29th January  2017.  To download the Application Form click here..
 

Andy Penny - B.T.B.A. Director of Coaching

Andy Penny, one of the World's top 100 coaches, has agreed to lead the BTBA coaching team.  Andy brings with some with very ambitious plans.

The existing ETBF courses will continue to be one of the ‘foundation stones’ of B.T.B.A. coaching, the courses will continue to be organised by National Coaching Manager Lee Hart, with Andy bringing enhancements that will ensure we focus our efforts where they provide the maximum benefits to all bowlers and coaches.

Terry Searle, Director of Sport Development said "I am excited by the continual development in coaching.  Andy Penny has coached at the highest level in countries around the world.  He is one of the few USBC Gold coaches, and is currently working on his accreditation to ETBF Level 3.  Bringing his success and over 30 years experience with him, the opportunities this position offers is endless for all involved."

Andy is based in his shop at Go Bowling Dunstable, where he supplies and trains many bowlers, utilising this countries only Specto ball motion analysis system.

I am sure you will want to wish Andy all the best in his new position, and we are looking forwards to listening to him speaking about the future at the coaches conference on the 19th February.

Terry Searle

Dir. Sport Development

   

2017 Senior World Championships - Teams Announced

It is with great pleasure the BTBA and Senior Team England can announce the teams for the 2017 Senior World Championships.
In making this very difficult decision the selectors took into account the results from the 2016 Trials, experience, tournament performances both national & international and development for the future.

Senior World Championships Ladies:
Sandra Boswell
Angie Brown
Jan Hodge
Catherine Wills

Senior Team England Men:
Gary Baker
Lol Ellis
Keith Hodge
Gordon Humphries

The BTBA would like to thank all bowlers who participated in the 2016 Senior Team England Trials. We hope to see you again this year.
Yours in bowling,

Jo Cundy
BTBA Head of Elite Bowling
   

2017 Adult Team England Wild Card Application

Applications are now invited for the 2017 Adult Team England Wild Card Applications, closing date 26th January.  Please CLICK HERE to download the application.
   

Senior Team England Squads Announced


The BTBA are pleased to announce the squads selected for the Senior Triple Crown and European Senior Bowling Championships.

The Senior England management would like to congratulate the following bowlers for qualifying for the Triple Crown and ESBC.  I am sure that you will all join me in wishing them all the best in both events. Lets bring home lots of medals and have a great time doing it!
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The 56th B.T.B.A. National Championships 2017, MFA Nottingham

The 56th B.T.B.A. National Championships takes place at MFA Nottingham between the 18th and 26th March 2017.  Entry is by website only, and you can read the rules and enter by following this link..
   

Membership Cards - Update

Now that the dust is beginning to settle following our move from Market Deeping to the new Head Office, we would like to ask all bowlers to help us to ensure that our records are completely up to date.
We are aware that some membership cards may not have been received but are unfortunately unable to identify these.  We are therefore asking all bowlers to contact us at admin@btba.org.uk if you paid your membership fee between September and November but have not yet received your new BTBA card.
Thank you for your co-operation and patience.  We appreciate that events over the past few months have not been ideal but we are working around the clock to get everything up to date and make the membership system better for everyone.
Many thanks and very best wishes for 2017.
Lisa John
Director of Membership Services
   

Membership Services Update - 20th December

Gold Cards

As we are in a transitional phase with regards to our membership database, I would like to call upon all Gold Card members to be proactive at the current time.  Unfortunately, we are currently unable to issue reminders of expiry and we are therefore asking all Gold Card members to please check your expiry date and make sure that your card is current.  If your membership runs out at the end of December, please apply for your renewal without delay as there will be a period where cards will not be issued during the Christmas period.  Renewals should be applied for before the date of expiration to ensure that you are a continued member of the association.

International Licences

It has come to our attention that some bowlers are participating at international events, stating England as their country, without having a current BTBA Gold Card.  In order to participate internationally (this includes any event outside of the United Kingdom), bowlers must have an international licence in the form of Gold Card.  If you are participating in international events, please ensure that you register for that event based on the country in which you have purchased your International Licence.  For example, if you have a USBC card, you must register for the event under the USA.

If you have a current Standard Membership and wish to upgrade your membership to a Gold Card to allow you to participate internationally, please email admin@btba.org.uk for details on how to upgrade.


Thank you, Lisa John

Dir. Membership Services

   

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Commonwealth Championships

  • Commonwealth Championships - Team England
  • Eliot Crosby, Sam Rose, Becky Daley, Angie Brown
  • Commonwealth Doubles Bronze for Elliot Crosby and Sam Rose
  • Commonwealth Mixed Doubles Gold for Elliot Crosby and Becky Daley

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