Vernon Hosts 19th Annual Funtastic

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The Vernon LBC was host to it’s 19th Annual, Funtastic Mixed Triples Lawn Bowling Tournament this past weekend, June 30th, July 1st & 2nd, 2017.

Twenty teams from throughout the Interior Division of Bowls BC entered the event. A total of $1,500.00 was up for Prize Money, essentially turning over the 20 Teams’ entry fee of $75.00 per team back in prize money. It was a lovely weekend, under sunny warm Okanagan skies. There were a number of new bowlers who entered the event this year, making it their first, and good chance, not their last tournament they will enter! The focus of the tournament is to have “FUN”, but as has been stated in the past the competition is quite keen. A tradition of this event is to have everyone dress up in our National Colors on Canada Day! 

I must say it is quite the sight to see 60+ bowlers and guests put on their finest against the Canadian Flag backdrop the city sets up in beautiful Polson Park. I am hoping the group picture I have provided you is available to download.

I have also taken the liberty of enclosing the names of the Winners and Runners Up in the five flight divisions.

The Vernon Lawn Bowling Club’s  – 19th Annual, “Funtastic” Mixed Triples 

Lawn Bowling Tournament Results – June 30th, July 1st & 2nd, 2017


Division A Winner ($300.00) – Team Jensen, McArthur Park LBC

  • Ev Jensen (Skip), Brenda & Don Clark
  • Runner Up ($165.00) – Team Burns, Vernon LBC
  • Jim Burns (Skip), Jane & John Clarke

Division B Winner ($240.00) – Team Anderson, Vernon LBC

  • Frank Anderson (Skip), Lise Trottier & Bryan Lambert
  • Runner Up ($120.00) – Team Gibson, Vernon LBC
  • Eric Gibson (Skip), Joyce Phillips & Dianna Tonner

Division C Winner ($195.00) –  Team Perkin, McArthur Park LBC

  • Ross Perkin (Skip), Heather & Doug Pocket
  • Runner Up ($105.00) – Team Bosse, McArthur Park LBC
  • Rheall Bosse (Skip) Pam Jones & Ron McColl

Division D Winner ($150.00) – Team Tennant, Riverside LBC

  • Bud Tennant (Skip) Alice Tennant & Bob Gamble
  • Runner Up ($75.00) – Team Moritz, Kelowna LBC
  • Laurie Moritz (Skip), Maria & Tom Fugedi

Division E Winner ( $90.00) – Team McKay, Vernon LBC

  • John McKay (Skip), Adrienne Hamilton/Terry Lymer & Bill Aldag
  • Runner Up ($60.00) – Team Loo, Vernon LBC
  • Danny Loo (Skip), Linda Kline & Harry Bowker

Congratulations to all the bowlers.

It was truly another “Fun-tastic” event!

If anyone is interested in participating in this event next year, please check out our club website, for further details as they become available,. once again to be held over the Canada Day weekend, June 29th – July 2nd.

Kindest regards and yours in lawn bowling,

Frank Anderson, Tournament Director

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