Office Window Bullets

The Office Window first appeared in the 1928 Year Book. It has since evolved from a simple reminder about the annual dinner and county competitions and now supplements the Diary Reminders page. The full version is in the current Year Book.


  • to address correspondence to the Secretary
  • to hold Club AGMs before the County AGM in November so that accurate Forms A can be with the Secretary by 15 November
  • to inform the Secretary if you invite a County Official to a Club function
  • the Surrey County Bowling Association Dinner
  • the Surrey County Bowling Association AGM and the Patrons AGM that precedes it
  • to deal promptly with the completion of Forms A, B, C and D. You can go to these forms and download them here.
  • that County Badges and Ties – for those entitled to wear them – can be obtained from the County Secretary (Tel: 01372 375756)
  • only male players can compete in Men's County competitions and matches
  • a County-affiliated Club cannot change its Name or Green without the consent of the Association
  • to offer green fees (green keeper’s gratuity) to your host Club


  • the principal way to National Honours is through the Surrey County Championships – Singles, 2 Wood Singles, Pairs, Triples, Fours and U25s
  • scorecards from all County competitions should be retained and produced at the Area Finals or as directed by the Area Competition Secretary
  • all composition bowls must bear a legible stamp which has an expiry date of 1985 or later.
  • all qualifying competitors reaching the Reguional Finals and National Championships and Competitions will be required to comply with the appropriate Regulation i.e. bowls must bear a current World Bowls Stamp ...see LAW 9 'Laws of the Sport of Bowls'
  • lignum bowls must have the official BIBC stamp
  • every competitor in County Competitions should purchase a County Year Book
  • every Club should have a current Bowls England Handbook, ordered through the County Secretary
  • copies of the Laws of the Sport of Bowls are obtainable from either BE or local bowls retailers
  • members of affiliated Clubs may wear the County metal badge, obtainable from the County Secretary (Tel: 01372 375756)
  • the need for a signed Consent Form for all Juniors. Every Coach must complete a reference form in accordance with Bowls England Guidelines
  • to enter Bowls England competitions that now include:

  • National Two-Fours

  • National Singles and Pairs for over 55 year olds

  • National Mixed Pairs and Mixed Fours

  • Champion of Champions

  • Top Club

Dress Code for Middleton Cup, Senior Home Counties League AND

Inter-County Friendlies . . . is now :-


Off the Green:


Blazer, grey trousers, white shirt (not polo) with County tie.  


On the Green:


New style County coloured shirt and new style County coloured jackets (both can be purchased or hired) with white trousers (not shorts) and socks with white, brown or grey shoes. Waterproof clothing County Waterproof or white and any headgear (if worn) should be white or County Cap.




For Middleton Cup matches as above but white shoes must be worn.


In the final stages of Bowls England National Championships at Leamington shirts must be the current new style County coloured shirts. In team games in these Championships (pairs, triples and fours), all players of the same team must wear the same attire.


Please note that for Past President’s matches the playing attire will be white shirts, with appropriate tie, and white trousers and socks. Same attire as above for "off the green".


For all Under 25’s matches, Junior players should where ever possible observe the Dress Code as above for ‘off the green’. 

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