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Welcome to the Northern Ireland Tenpin Bowling Federation's Official Website.

Latest News

- 2016/2017 Calendar NOW ONLINE !!! - Spring Edition of Turkey Times NOW ONLINE !!! -


Leagues at Dundonald International Ice Bowl NEW
2016/2017 Memberships NEW
National Ranking Tour - Event 1 - Results NEW
Turkey Times Newsletter - Summer Issue
NEW
World Cup Qualifier - Finals - Results

National Ranking Tour 2015/2016 - Champions & Teams
World Cup Qualifier - Finals - Information
Upcoming International Events & Selections

Rift Apparel - Team Northern Ireland
Sport NI - Athlete Support Programme Criteria

Safeguarding Children Policies - Click Here
IV Commonwealth Championships, Belfast 2008 - Click Here

 

Leagues at Dundonald International Ice Bowl
5th September 2016

Interested in joining a bowling league???

The 2016/2017 league season is nearly upon us, with the following sanctioned leagues commencing at the Dundonald International Ice Bowl from the week beginning 5th September.

Monday Night League (Starts 9pm, Trial/Induction weeks 12th/19th/26th September) - Singles leagues. 3 games per league night. Players will contest in 1 of 3 divisions, Premie Division, A Division and B Division. Cost £8.00 per player per week.

Wednesday 9 Pin Tap Doubles (Starts 8pm) - A 9 Pin Tap Doubles league, 3 games per league night. Cost £7.50 per player per week.

A reminder that as the above leagues are sanctioned by the NITBF you are required to be at least a league card membership holder. All NITBF card holders are entitled to discounted bowling rates at all NITBF sanctioned bowling centres.

To apply for NITBF membership please complete the application form that can be downloaded from the Membership section of the website - click here.
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2016/2017 Memberships
5th September 2016

Membership applications for the 2016/2017 Season are now being taken. A reminder to all present members that your renewal date is by 1st October. Payment must be received prior to the start of the second ranking event in order to receive ranking points from that date.

You will notice that from this season NITBF membership is split into 4 simple categories (Adult, Senior, Junior, League).

To apply for NITBF membership please complete the application form that can be downloaded from the Membership section of the website - click here.
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National Ranking Tour - Event 1 - Results
4th September 2016
Brunswick Moviebowl

Winners of today's event were as follows:
1st place: Donna Horton
2nd place: David Seay
3rd-4th place: Paul McCauley, Lauren Dugan

Ranking winners for each section were:
Male: Paul McCauley
Female: Lauren Dugan
Seniors: Donna Horton (Female) & Paul McCauley (Male)

Results are now available to view here or in the Event Results & Standings section of the website.

The next ranking event takes place in the Dundonald International Ice Bowl on Sunday 2nd October. (Registration 9.00-9.20am, event start 9.30am)
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Turkey Times Newsletter - Summer Issue
21st August 2016

The Summer issue of the 'Turkey Times', is now available online in the Turkey Times section of the website or by clicking here

If you would like to contribute any news or articles please contact Lauren Dugan.
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World Cup Qualifier - Finals - Results
5th June 2016

Congratulations to Lauren Dugan and Kev Horton who won their respective sections at today's QubicaAMF World Cup Qualifier Finals. Lauren and Kev will represent Northern Ireland at the 52nd QubicaAMF World Cup in Shanghai, China this October (14th-23rd).

Results can be found here or in the Event Results & Standings section of the website.
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National Ranking Tour 2015/2016 - Champions & Teams*
22nd May 2016
*Updated 23rd July 2016

Following the completion of the 2015/2016 National Ranking Tour our champions and teams are as follows, congratulations all involved:

FIC Male: Kev Horton
FIC Female: Lauren Dugan

Senior Male: Kev Horton
Senior Female: Donna Horton

European Champions' Cup (24-31 October, Olomouc, Czech Republic)
Representatives: TBC

VII Commonwealth Championships (19-27 November, Johannesburg, South Africa)
Representatives: Grant Dugan & David Seay, Lauren Dugan & Isobel Smith

World Singles Championships (2-10 December, Doha, Qatar)
Representatives: TBC

Results are available in the Event Results & Standings section of the website.
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Upcoming International Events & Selections
23rd March 2016

The following major International events will be contested later this year, players should be aware that selections for the events below will be made on completion of this season's National Ranking Tour. (Except for the QubicaAMF World Cup which is contested on World Cup Qualifier Finals day)

  • European Champions Cup - Czech Republic - 24th - 31st October 2016
    • Top ranked male & female at end of season
  • QubicaAMF World Cup - Shanghai, China - 14th - 23rd October 2016
    • Top male & female at World Cup Qualifier Finals
  • VII Commonwealth Championships - Johannesburg, South Africa - 19th - 27th November 2016
    • Top 2 males and top 2 females at end of season
  • 2nd World Singles Championships - Doha, Qatar - 2nd - 10th December 2016
    • Top 2 males and top 2 females at end of season

Those vying for selection at the above events should note the event dates and potential costings involved.
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NITBF AGM 2016
20th March 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Northern Ireland Tenpin Bowling Federation will take place at around 1.30pm on Sunday 10th April 2015 following the completion of the ranking event at Dundonald International Ice Bowl.

If you are a current voting member of the NITBF who will not be in attendance at the AGM, you can submit a 'proxy vote' no later than 48 hours before the AGM is held. Proxy Vote Form - Click Here
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Rift Apparel - Team Northern Ireland
15th February 2016

Rift Apparel

Rift Apparel have teamed up with the Northern Ireland Tenpin Bowling Federation to offer exclusive shirts for our members. Note that only those representing the national team can avail of the 'Team Northern Ireland' shirts.

The link to order your shirts can be found at http://www.riftapparel.com/nitbf
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Sport NI - Athlete Investment Programme Criteria
9th September 2011

The Athlete Investment Programme run by Sport NI is now open for applications. If you fall within any of the criteria outlined below you are eligible to apply for funding via this programme. The criteria form can also be downloaded from here.

Sport:  Ten-Pin Bowling

Criteria for AIP support 2011/2012

World Class
  • World Senior Championships Top 16
  • European Bowling Tour Top 8
International
  • World Senior Championship Top 32
  • European Bowling Tour Top 16
  • British Nationals Top 10
  • World Cup Top 32
Developmental U23
  • World Senior Championships Top 50
  • European Bowling Tour Top 50
  • World Youth U-23 Championships Top 25
  • British Youth Nationals Top 10
  • World Cup Top 50


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