February 15th 2019

The Semi-finals of the Barefoot Bowls will begin promptly at 9:30am.  Best to be on site by 9:15.  The listing below is the top four teams from each flight.

Semi Finals Places Flight A Final Totals Semi Finals Places Flight B Final Totals
Group # Participants W/L Dif. Group # Participants W/L Dif.
1st A8 Danford / Wescott 6 42 1st B5 Rasmussen / Flynn 6 42
2nd A5 Gentry / Gentry 5 31 2nd B7 Miller / Berwick 6 22
3rd A1 Furner / Tait 5 13 3rd B8 Wysopal / Stanley 6 16
4th A2 Garry / Garry 4 8 4th B2 Dixon / Dixon 5 4

 

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The Unofficial 2018 Barefoot Bowls World Championships was hosted by the Honolulu Lawn Bowls Club.

Wednesday February 14 through Saturday February 17, 2018 

 Results of the 2018 Aloha Barefoot Bowls

 Championship (King Kamehameha Division)
 1st Place - Mark Berwick & Nancy Miller (Honolulu, HI)
 2nd Place - Mike Clancy and Diana Wong (Walnut Creek, CA)
 3rd Place - Mary Scott and Mary Stuart (Walnut Creek, CA)

 Runners-Up (Captain Cook Division)
1st Place - Carolyn Choy & Mary Kung (Walnut Creek, CA)
2nd Place - Brian Flynn and Judy Rasmussen (Honolulu, HI)
3rd Place - Peter Oleson and Hetta Danford (Honolulu, HI)

 

Aloha Barefoot Bowls

Answers to frequently asked questions

Q: The participation is open to social bowlers (member bowlers who do not compete in leagues)?

A: YES, teams are being comprised of either one or two social bowlers. You are encouraged to bring your team with you. If you are an individual, we can pair you with another participating bowler once you arrive in Honolulu.


Q: What is included in the entry fee per person?

A: Included for your entry fee is unlimited bowling in Honolulu for the months of January and February, lunch for three days along with a constant supply of bottled water, a club pin, dinner at the awards luau on the Friday evening, prizes and trophies. The balance of the funds will go to pay for improvements to the club facilities related to hosting the event such as green upgrades.


Q: Do we have to bowl barefoot?

A: You can if you wish but it is not mandatory. Most bowlers wear flat soled shoes. The name "Barefoot Bowls" suggests that this is a fun, social competition.


Q: Do I need to bring my own bowls?

A: NO, we have forty sets of bowls available for you to use at no charge.


Q: What is the match format?

A: Teams of two bowlers will bowl a total of five bowls per end. Three bowls by the lead and two bowls by the skip. Matches will last for seven ends.


Q: How many teams can participate in the tournament?

A: The 2018 tournament format accommodated 24 teams of two bowlers.