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The 2018 BVIT National Championships

This page contains initial information on the 2018 national championships and is current as at Sunday 13th August 2017.

It will be updated as and when new information comes to hand.

Where:
AMF Rockingham
38 Patterson Road
Rockingham WA 6168

(08) 9528 1161

When:
Monday 19th March, to Thursday 22nd March 2018

Accommodation:
We are currently looking into two venues very close to the bowl, details to follow.

Overview

The Ninth Australian Blind and Vision Impaired Tenpin Bowling Championships will be held at AMF-Rockingham, Rockingham WA from 19th to 22nd March 2018.

This TBA acredited championship is open to any bowler who:

  • Is a member of BVIT before the start of the championship, and
  • Holds a current BVIT Visual Acuity Assessment form, completed within the last 12 months
    classifying the bowler in either the B1, B2 or B3 category;
  • Holds a 2018 Tenpin Bowling Australia registration card.

Bowling Schedule:

  • Day 1: Monday 19th March – Singles (6 consecutive games);
  • Day 2: Tuesday 20th March – Teams of 4 (4 consecutive games);
  • Day 3: Wednesday 21st March – Doubles (6 consecutive games);
  • Day 4: Thursday 22nd March – Trios (4 consecutive games).

AGM:
The 2018 BVIT AGM will be held on Tuesday 20th March 2018 at approximately 2 p.m. at AMF-Rockingham.

Presentation Dinner:
The Presentation dinner will be held on Thursday night 22nd March, venue to be advised.
The cost to attent the Presentation dinner is to be paid along with the bowling entry fees.


Useful information

The coastal city of Rockingham Western Australia is approximately 50 Km south of the Perth C B D. Travelling to Rockingham from the Airport should take about 45 to 60 minutes, depending on traffic. Using current taxi rates, the full fare should be between $100 and $120.

Quoting from the local literature: "Located about an hour south of Perth, Rockingham forms the southernmost border of the Perth metropolitan area. The city fronts onto the sheltered waters of Cockburn Sound with Garden Island, Penguin Island and Seal Island very close by."

"The Shoalwater Islands Marine Park is located a mere 500 metres offshore and plays host to one of the finest displays of wild sealife and birdlife to be found anywhere in the world."

Weather
The following information for March 2017 was sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology. Whoever trusted a weather forcast !!

"The mean maximum temperature for Rockingham in March is about 30 degrees, minimums about 17. Average rainfall for this month is approximately 20 millimetres".


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