"An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head."

Emil Zatopek

SALSC are delighted to confirm the following Sports Events for 2017 with no age restrictions:

Ladies Bowls - 7th August 2017, Strathaven Bowling Club.

Gents Bowls - 10th August 2017, Nairn Bowling Club.

Location – Nairn Bowling Club, Albert Street, Nairn

Event Date – 10th August 2017

Background -  Each year SALSC (Scottish Association for Local Sports Councils) runs national bowling competitions for ladies and men. This year Nairn Bowling Club will host the mens event at Albert Street.

Nairn is a small costal town on the edge of the Moray Firth on the East coast. We are famous for our friendliness and warm Highland welcome. It is a beautiful location with many attractions – beach, golf courses, dolphin watching, sailing, kayaking, fishing, eating out etc., there is something of interest for all age groups.

The Nairn Bowling Club (NBC) will host the 2017 Mens Tournament and are looking for a full entry to make the 2017 competition the best ever! This year the age restriction has been removed therefore opening the competition to all adults. NBC have arranged sponsorship of the event by Ashers Bakery of Nairn (in their 140th Anniversary year) and Arnold Clark Automobiles. The generosity of these sponsors has enabled us to provide additional prizes for the 2017 event as follows:

The winning team will receive

  • the SALSC Trophy,
  • 1st place medals,
  • £120
  • Individual Ashers Bakery produce hampers.

The runners up will receive

  • runners up medals
  • Individual Ashers Bakery Whisky cakes.

We encourage you to get your teams ready for a fantastic day of bowling at a beautiful location. Take the family for a day out and let them enjoy the facilities and attractions of Nairn and the surrounding area while you play in the Tournament. You will get a very warm welcome……

We can provide more information on Nairn and the surrounding area as well as information on local hotels, and B&B’s if required.  Please feel free to contact me via the Clubs email or by telephone on 07970011986.

I look forward to receiving your entry forms and hosting you at Nairn Bowling Club on the 10th August 2017

Have a fantastic 2017 Bowling season

Bob Ferenth

President – Nairn Bowling Club

The Ladies and Gents Bowls Events, previously run as 50+ will no longer run with this age restriction and the event will be open to all ages.  The format will continue as a one day round robin event.

Entry Forms have been circulated to all Sports Councils in April 2017, the closing date for both Bowls Tournaments is Friday 7th July 2017, the entry fee is £60 per team.  If you require an Entry Form please e-mail salscoffice@gmail.com.  

Details have been added to the SALSC Facebook page also, please like and share it.

SALSC are planning a Curling Event for February 2018, in partnership with the Royal Caledonian Curling Club and Dundee Ice Rink, entry forms will be circulated later in 2017.