Airport Doubles Report

Second Annual BUTBA/BTBA Airport Doubles – May 2017 In 2016, the first ever joint BUTBA/BTBA ranking event was held at the Airport Bowl with 22 teams entering. Glen Richardson and Dan Bonfield took first place scratch, winning all of their 5 round robin matches (but we all know Basher doesn’t like to talk about it). … Read more

BUTBA Student and Ex-Student Championships Report

BUTBA/BTBA Scotch Doubles – 25 February 2017 On Saturday 25th February, 27 students and 15 ex-students made the trip to MFA Nottingham to contest the annual Championships. By the end of the day four teams and six individuals would be claiming victory in both scratch and handicap divisions. All teams would play games in singles, doubles … Read more

OOM7 – Sheffield Quads Report

The BUTBA Tour returned to MFA Firth Park, Sheffield once again this season, this time for the annual combination handicap Quads competition, hosted by the University of Sheffield. With many students competitors still delighting over some brilliant performances from the BUCS Championships, held here in late February, and a difficult oil pattern, in the form of a modified WTBA Stockholm, to compete on, it promised to be an interesting competition.

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Bowling for BUCS: Gatorade Nationals Report

PrintThe highlight of the student bowling calendar is the BUCS Gatorade Nationals which this season took place in Sheffield (at 1st Bowl, Firth Park) on the weekend of the 23rd/24th February 2013.

British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) is the organisation that governs almost all student level sport in Great Britain, and Tenpin Bowling comes under its remit.

The BUCS Tenpin Bowling Championships (this year sponsored by Gatorade for the first time as part of a weekend of BUCS Championship events in a variety of sports in Sheffield!) has long been the flagship event of student bowling (previously known as the BUSA Champs and before that the UAU Champs), as Universities and Colleges across the land compete with each other to win or place as highly as they can at the bowling championships and at as many different BUCS sporting events as they can, thus enhancing the sporting standards of their institution.

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