There are a number of competitions played for at Yelverton Bowling Club throughout the season with friendly rivalries making for some keenly fought over matches.  As with most clubs, trophies are awarded at the annual dinner prize giving which is a great social occasion on which members and guests gather for what is a hugely enjoyable and fitting end to the season.

        Competitions played for are:

  • Challenge Trophy                                    (Club Championship) Singles Tournament
  • Govier Trophy                                          Singles Tournament, open to all except previous winners of the Challenge or Govier Trophies
  • Hamley Shield                                          Pairs Tournament.  Partners drawn at random
  • Jean Terry Cup                                         Mixed Pairs Tournament.  Partners drawn at random
  • Jeanne Holloway Plate                           Ladies Pairs Tournament.  Partners drawn at random
  • Wood Trophy                                           Ladies Singles.  Winner is expected to play in the 'Champion of Champions' in Plymouth
  • Phil Hoskins Memorial Bowl                Men's Singles
  • Centre Sports Trophy                             Mixed 2 Wood Singles Handicap*
  • The Broughton Cup                                 Ladies 4 Wood Singles Handicap*
  • The Jubilee Trophy                                 Club Night Trophy
  • Roy Stacey Rose Bowl Cup
  • Gus Dyer Bank Holiday Triples

                                                                           * Handicap -past winners of any Singles competition to forfeit 2 points to their opponents at the commencement of a match unless that opponent has had a similar success. If 5 years have elapsed since the last Singles success the handicap will reduce to 1 point.