BUTBA 2016/17 Masters Report

BUTBA 2016/17 Masters The final event of the BUTBA season is the invitational masters event. It is run over three divisions (men’s scratch, ladies scratch and handicap) pitting the best of the students against the best graduates who played on tour in the current season. Unfortunately none of last year’s winners were able to defend … Read more

Birmingham Baker Doubles Report

Nottingham Dominate at Birmingham Baker Doubles The fifth ranking stop of the 16/17 season was hosted by the University of Birmingham at Nuneaton. A staple tournament on the BUTBA tour incorporating baker games into the qualifying, with mixed student and ex-student teams allowed. The day saw 8 teams enter, three from Nottingham, two from Birmingham … 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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It’s Scoring Central in Sheffield:

The Sheffield Quads is one of the longest running and most popular events in the student bowling calendar, but proved more popular than ever this year as, due to some late rescheduling, it took place the week before the BUCS Tenpin Bowling Championships (the biggest student event of the year), and in the same centre, … Read more

Hull Memorial Trios Report

Steady Scoring at Scunthorpe:   The student bowling tour had a long and happy history of running and competing in events at AMF Hull stretching back at least 20 years, consequently we were all sad to see the bowl close, and ever since it did we have held an annual Hull Memorial tournament. This season … Read more