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Title British Crown Green Bowling Association Official Handbook 2017
Compiling body British Crown Green Bowling Association
Publisher British Crown Green Bowling Association
First published N/A
Edition reviewed N/A
Hardback/softback Softback
List price £2.50 (post and packing extra)
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
14.5 x 10.3
Number of pages 256
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 16 (excluding ads) None
Availability The BCGBA have a new website and I'm awaiting a response regarding an enquiry on whether there have been any changes to the price of copies of the 2018 edition of the Official Handbook and the ordering procedure.
Synopsis Like its flat green counterpart the British Crown Green Bowling Association Official Handbook is a fact-packed annual publication that contains details of virtually everything of importance relevant to the game. The following is an abbreviated version of the printed contents list and gives an idea of the book's broad scope: Names and contact details of Officers of the Association and County Representatives; List of County Associations with contact details of Officers; List and contact details of BCGBA Development Officers; Association Bye-laws; Coaching Scheme Constitution; Referees Society Rules and Constitution; Endsleigh Senior County Championship Rules and Fixtures for 2017 and Results for 2016; Live Streaming of BCGBA Events; Flowfit Senior Individual Merit 2016 Results; Senior and Junior Merit Rules; BCGBA Junior Merit 2016 Results; Drakes Pride Junior County Championship Rules, Fixtures for 2017 and Results for 2016; Veterans County Championship Rules; Jack and Jean Isherwood Veterans Championship Rules and list of Previous Winners; World Club Championship Rules; Previous Winners of Champion of Champions; Indexed Laws of the Game (Copyright) †; Standard Jacks; Guidelines for Disciplinary/Appeals Procedure; Income & Expenditure Account and Balance Sheet for year ended 31 October 2016; and 44-page section on the British Crown Green Ladies Bowling Association including names and contact details of Officers; calendar of events; list of County Associations with names of Officers and contact details; and annual lists of winners of major championships. There's also a useful index of the numerous companies and organisations that purchase advertising space.

The Handbook represents excellent value at £2.50.

†Click here to see the laws online.

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