Next Meeting: AGM Thurs Nov 6th 7:30pm at North Chad (OL9 0EL)

BCGBA Fee Increase

At the BCGBA AGM the proposal to increase the Club affiliation fee was passed 66 votes to 21 this means that the Club affiliation fee will increase in 2017 from £15 per year to £20 & then from £20 in 2017 to £25 in 2018. Each club will pay this amount through the league that they affiliate to GM.

All other voting results can be found on the BCGBA website

Any Club with Juniors

Any club that has juniors (16 & under ) must have a welfare officer for more details contact G/M Welfare Officer David Williams 07899688182 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCGBA Dates for 2017

1st Sunday in May - June - August - Sept - Senior County Matches

2nd Sunday in May - June - July - August - Sept - Junior County Matches

Wednesday 5th July - Jack & Jean Isherwood Vets Merit Finals at Prees BC Shropshire

Thursday 13th July - Vets County Prelims Cheshire

Saturday 29th July - BCGBA Senior Merit in North Midlands

Thursday 3rd August - Vets County Finals venue to be decided

Saturday 19th August - BCGBA Junior Merit at Golbourne Sports Lancashire

Saturday 23rd Sept - Champion of Champions at Waterloo

Saturday 30th Sept - Centenary Mixed Pairs at Waterloo

League's Responsibility to the County

It is the responsibility of each affiliated league to ensure the fees are collected from the clubs in their league & payed to GMCCGBA , that all clubs in that league are affiliated to GMCCGBA with either primary or secondary affiliation. Also that all players who play in the league have a BCGBA number.

BCGBA New Website & Newsletters

The new BCGBA website will be up & running from Sunday 20th March please take a look & let me know your opinion please . The  latest edition of BCGBA NEWS  and previous editions, can be viewed and/or downloaded via


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County Secretary

To contact the secretary, you can fill in the contact form via the menu

To write, send post to Mike Holden , 90 Ings Lane, Meanwood, Rochdale. OL12 7DX