The Pairs Playdowns is a double elimination, multi-day tournament. Two losses and you're out. Keep winning and you keep playing. The last teams left standing (one men's, one women's) represent the Northwest Division at the US Championships.

* * * Up to 5 days of consecutive play (TBD by number of team entries)* * *

Date: July 26 – 30, 2014
Fee: $20.00 per player ($40.00 per team)
Draw time: 9:00 a.m.
Start time: 9:30 a.m.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before start time
Whites or matching tops & bottoms uniforms required

To Register: Sign up at Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club or email Howard Syder at

Registration Form links: (or pickup a registration form at your local club)

(Word document or PDF)

To enter the play downs every bowler must meet the following Bowls USA requirements:

(excerpt from USLBA 2011 Rules Book)

Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Playdowns and Championships

108.1  Lawn bowlers wishing to compete in a Divisional Playdown which will determine the Division's Representative to the National Championships must be:

     108.1.1  A citizen of the United States;

     108.1.2  A USLBA member prior to the playdowns;

     108.1.3  Financially in good standing for all bowls-related obligations;

     108.1.4  Able to certify, if a member of more than one division, that they have not entered playdowns in any other division;

     108.1.5  Willing to certify that they will compete at the Championships as that division's representative or as the runner(s)-up in case of default by the winners;

     108.1.6  Aware that any playdowns winner(s) who do not fulfill the above requirements may face possible sanctions from their Division.

Proof that any of the above requirements has not been fully met can be considered as due cause for disqualification at any level of play.