Games and Competitions

We have a number of games and competitions throughout the year as shown below. Click on the links to find out more details about these and how to enter:

Spoons

Two spoons are played each week (weather permitting) on a Tuesday afternoon at 1:45 pm and on Friday evening at 7 pm. Each person draws a rink and depending on numbers, this may be pairs, triples or rinks. Over the course of the season, players are awarded points based upon attendance and results and after the final games the winners are awarded the following trophies:

  • Henderson Quaich – (Points trophy from the seasons Tuesday Spoon)
  • Mackay Cup(Points trophy from the seasons Friday Spoon)

Club Competitions

These competitions are played throughout the season. A sheet is put up on the notice board and those wishing to participate should add their names.

  • Mackintosh Trophy – Open Green Championship Singles Competition – open to Ladies & Gents
  • Highland Challenge Cup – Mens Championship Singles Competition
  • Auldcastle Rose BowlLadies Championship Singles Competition
  • Highland handicap  Singles Competition – Open to Ladies & Gents
  • MacTaylor TrophySingles Competition – Open to all Ladies & Gents who have not won s single-handed competition at the club
  • Skinner Torrance TrophyBalloted Mixed pairs – Ladies Skip – 17 ends
  • Bernardi Cameron TrophyBalloted Mixed Triples – 15 ends
  • Floodlit Pairs TrophyPairs Competition – 17 ends
  • T L Mackenzie TrophyThree bowl pairs – Round Robin Format
  • Friendship Trophyto be advised
  • Munro Cupto be advised
  • Midsummer Madness Double Sppon on Saturday closest to Mid-summer – open to Ladies & Gents
  • Bethune Quaich Balloted Pairs – Gents
  • Gillespie ShieldBalloted Pairs – Ladies
  • Farquharson Trophy – Senior Gents Singles
  • Findlay Shield – Senior Ladies Singles
  • Wilson Cup – 2 Bowl singles played as sets

Seniors League

Mixed Triples played on Monday afternoons against local clubs.

Open Competitions

The club runs two open competitions to which other local clubs are invited to enter. One is a Ladies Pairs and the other a Mixed Pairs. Throughout the season the Club receives information about open competitions run by other Clubs in District 1. These information sheets are placed on the notice boards for the benefit of members, but anyone entering a competition run by other Clubs takes full responsibility for the entry and fee.

Friendlies

Played against other clubs

Scottish & Northern Counties Competitions

Entry to these competitions (both Ladies & Gents) is by selection through Match & Tie Committee and Lady Convenor