Belfast to host IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship

    03/27/08

    Northern Ireland

    Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland (Nov. 22-30, 2008)

    2008CTBFLogo.jpg With the generous patronage of Belfast City Council, the IV Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship will be staged from 22-30 November 2008 at Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Comprising 30 QubicaAMF equipped lanes, pins and lane-oiling technology, the host center is situated in the Castlereagh Council district, close to the center of the vibrant northern metropolis of Belfast.

    NITBFLogo.jpg Bowlers, officials and supporters throughout the Commonwealth will be invited to Belfast to participate in this year’s event and the IV CTBC is expected to attract teams from up to 20 Commonwealth nations.

    Preparations by the Northern Ireland Tenpin Bowling Federation, its affiliate the British Tenpin Bowling Association and the event’s government and corporate sponsors are well underway.


    Tentative Schedule


    Saturday, November 22, 2008
    Latest day of arrival for competitors

    Sunday, November 23, 2008
    08:00-09:15 Team Manager Meeting
    09:30-10:30 Lane Maintenance
    10:30-12:00 Official Practice on long oil/Ball Registration
    12:00-13:00 Lane Maintenance
    13:00-14:30 Official Practice on short oil/Ball Registration
    15:00 Opening & Welcoming Ceremony

    Monday, November 24, 2008
    09:00-10:00 Lane Maintenance
    10:00-13:00 Men’s Singles (6 games on long oil)
    13:00-14:00 Lane Maintenance
    14:00-17:00 Ladies Singles (6 games on long oil)

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    09:00-10:00 Lane Maintenance
    10:00-13:00 Ladies Doubles (6 games on short oil)
    13:00-14:00 Lane Maintenance
    13:30 Singles Medal Presentation
    14:00-17:00 Men’s Doubles (6 games on short oil)

    Wednesday, November 26, 2008
    09:00-10:00 Lane Maintenance
    10:00-13:00 Mixed Doubles-Squad A (6 games on long oil)
    13:00-14:00 Lane Maintenance
    13:30 Doubles Medal Presentation
    14:00-17:00 Mixed Doubles-Squad B (6 games on long oil)
    19:00-22:00 Tourism Ireland Reception

    Thursday, November 27, 2008
    09:00-10:00 Lane Maintenance
    10:00-13:00 Team Event (3 games on short oil)
    13:00-14:00 Lane Maintenance
    13:30 Mixed Doubles Medal Presentation
    14:00-17:00 Team Event (3 games on long oil)
    17:30 Team Event Medal Presentation

    Friday, November 28, 2008
    09:00-10:00 Lane Maintenance
    10:00-12:30 Masters-Men (6 games on short oil)
    12:30-13:30 Lane Maintenance
    13:30-16:00 Masters-Ladies (6 games on short oil)
    18:00-20:00 CTBF Congress

    Saturday, November 29, 2008
    08:00-09:00 Lane Maintenance
    09:00-11:30 Masters-Ladies (6 games on long oil)
    11:30-12:30 Lane Maintenance
    12:30-15:00 Masters-Men (6 games on long oil)
    15:00-15:30 Lane Maintenance
    15:30-17:30 Step Ladder Finals (Ladies & Men)
    19:30-Late Masters Medal Presentation & Victory Banquet

    Sunday, November 30, 2008
    Departure