Message from the President - June 20

Link to Image of Kevin McKay

Dear all,
The Scottish Government has now relaxed Lockdown moving to Stage 1 of recovery. This means we can now start to play Bowls AT OUR OWN CLUBS ONLY.

To assist clubs, BowlsScotland has provided a guidance document which stipulates how we can participate. Key to these actions are :

  1. If you are ill or unwell - Stay at Home.
  2. Social Distancing of 2m must be observed at all times
  3. Your own Personal awareness of Hygene - Soap and or Hand Sanitiser must be used - No sharing !!!
  4. Rink play (Triples or Fours) is not permitted
  5. Hospitality -(Bar or Catering) must remain closed
  6. Access to clubhouse restricted to comply with Social Distancing
Bowls Scotland Return to Bowls Guidance

Coronavirus Guidance in Scotland

Bennie Cup and Rosebowl Competitions 2020

These competitions have been cancelled for the 2020 season due to the guidance noted above. Any clubs who have made application to the Match Secretary can either request a refund or leave it until 2021 season.

Please advise secretary of your intention, providing your contact details.

Contacting the Office at this time - April 20

Postal Mail - Request from John Lassa , Secretary

Dear Members ,

Please do not send any correspondence to the offices until further notice, as the postman does not have access to the premises.

Contacting the Secretary by Email

Our email address is

Please provide :

We will endevour to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience and consideration.

Club Membership Returns 2020

Payments can be made using the Bank BACS system. Details are shown below.

SBF Bank Details
Details Account
Payee Scottish Bowlers Fellowship
Bank Royal Bank of Scotland
Branch Gordon Street, Glasgow
Sort Code 83-07-06
Account Number 10382435

Payment Reference

Please ensure that all BACS payments include a Payment Reference. This is a comment which appears on Our bank statement allowing us to match your payment.

Example : Skipton BC Fees 2019

Badges for Seasons 2020 and 2021

All current 2020 badges held by clubs and unsold will be used next year for 2021, so please do not dispose, return to offices or mislay.

Financial Guidance to clubs : April 20

Due to many clubs not trading (Bar sales and Club Hire) , the UK Government has set asside grants to support clubs during this challenging time.

We hope to provide links to useful information on this page when available.

Guidance and Links
Document Guidance Source
Link to BS Quick Ref Financial Guidance to Clubs BowlsScotland
FAQ Help FAQ Information BowlsScotland

Coronavirus Precautions - 17 March 20

The Office is Now Closed To Visitors. Any communications can be made by email to our Secretary , John Lassa.

Please use links on Contact Page.

Link to 2020 Magazine

SBF Annual Report and Magazine now Online.

The 2019 SBF Magazine is now online and available to download . The reports are available in this document.

Competition Changes for Bennie Cup and Ladies Rosebowl

The entry rules and formats for these competitions have been changed for the forthcoming season. Clubs may now enter 2 Teams of rinks.

Ladies Rosebowl

To encourage partticipation, the Ladies Rosebowl has been changed from Rinks to Triples.

Change of Details

Many clubs change their officials or other contact details during the year. If this is the case, can you please advise us of these changes in order that your personal and club information is accurate. Please use the Membership form or advise us in writing.

Marketing and Publicity 2020

Posters are available to publicise the work of the SBF and advise members of the changes in marketing and publicity. If you would like some for your club, please contact the office.

Committee Meeting Dates 2020

The provisional committee meeting dates will be published shortly.

Our Aim

To give financial assistance towards the maintenance, education and benefit of widows, orphans and dependents of deceased members of the Fellowship who are in necessitous circumstances and/ or to give financial assistance to members of the Fellowship who are in necessitous circumstances through ill-health or other causes beyond their control.

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