Grand Final at Potters Resort on 23rd/ 24th & 25th November 2018
The OSC are delighted that Potters Resort will be continuing to work with us to help grow the OSC and it's Grand Final. Potters Resort have a great deal of experience in staging bowls events, the World Bowls Tour have been at Potters for 18 years with the World Championships, so we are really excited that we have the opportunity to work with them and build on what we started in the 2015/16 season.
Potters Resort and the OSC are now planning the 2018 Grand Final, this will be our biggest and best. Potters Resort have a fantastic reputation for staging these events so we are very confident that everyone who qualifies for the 2018 Grand Final will have a weekend to remember.
Grand Final Details and Schedule
OSC Top 32 players from the 2017/18 Ranking List
The 32 players will be split into 8 groups of 4 , all the qualifiers will be seeded, Pot 1 -1-8 seeds, Pot 2 9-16 seeds, Pot 3 17-24 seeds, Pot 4 25- 32 seeds
Each group will comprise of 1 player from each pot.
All players play 3 group matches on Saturday with the top 2 in each group qualifying for the Last 16 Knockout stages on Sunday.
All players will have 2 group matches on the Arena Green and 1 group match on the Bowlers Bar Green, knockout stages will be on the Arena Green.
Grand Final Itinerary
Friday 23rd November 2018
Players, family and friends arrive anytime after 2pm. Room and OSC check in from 3pm.
Practice available all afternoon and evening.
Dinner 18:30 A fantastic 3 course meal in the Garden Restaurant.
Reception 20:15/ 20:30 Potters Resort will welcome the OSC players and guests, this will be followed by the Grand Final draw.
21:30 Entertainment in the Atlas Theatre.
Saturday 24th November
Breakfast from 8:30 am
9:30 & 11:00 See Schedule for Grand final Group stages
13:30 15:00 16:30 Group stages
19:30 Final Group stage
21:15 Draw for the Last 16
21:30 Entertainment in the Atlas Theatre
Sunday 25th November
Breakfast from 08:30
09:30 Last 16 Knockout
11:00 Last 16 Knockout
13:20 Quarter Final
15:00 Semi Final
Group 4th places £25
Group 3rd places £50
Last 16 £100
All qualifiers will stay at Potters Resort for the weekend and In addition to the Prize money the OSC will reward all the qualifiers with a discount off their Potters Resort Accommodation.
Each player will receive the following discount based on their finishing ranking position.
17 - 32 £25
9 - 16 £50
8 - £60
7 - £70
6 - £80
5 - £90
4 - £100
3 - £110
2 - £130
1 - £160
The Grand Final Potters Resort package will be £159 per person (Standard Bungalow) and £169 per person (Bungalow Plus) this is for 2 nights and full Board.
The 3 night package for a standard bungalow will be £228 per person and £238 for a bungalow plus.
There will be a reduced rate for Children under 14 tbc.
All the Potters Resort activities and leisure facilities on the resort are also included in the package (ten pin bowling and clay pigeon shooting are supplements)
Due to limited availability of single rooms , players will be asked to pair up and share a twin room if they are on their own.