WITH the Paisley and District Bowling Association League campaigns out of the way, the focus of attention now turns to the Champion of Champions events.
The tournament, for Junior (Under-30) Singles, Singles, Pairs, Triples, Four and Senior Fours, gets under way next month.
Barrhead BC is the setting for one of the preliminary rounds involving two teams who are taking part in the Senior Fours.
Linwood take on Charleston at Barrhead, while First Division Champions Anchor must negotiate a tricky prelim with Abercorn at Charleston.
The prelims will be played on Saturday, August 20, at 10am.
The winner of the Linwood versus Charleston game will take on the winner of the Anchor/Abercorn game in the first round proper at Priorscroft BC on Saturday, August 27, at 10am.
In the Fours, Meikleriggs will play Renfrew at Charleston in the prelims, while Priorscroft play Wellmeadow at Barrhead, again both games being staged on Saturday, August 20.
The winners of those two games will go head to head in the first round at Hawkhead on Saturday, August 27.
In the Triples prelims, Neilston will play Hawkhead at Barrhead, while Blacklandmill and Victoria go head to head at Charleston.
Once again, these games will be set aside for Saturday, August 20.
The winners do battle in round one at Meikleriggs.
In the Pairs prelims, Ferguslie must beat Elderslie at Barrhead and Kilbarchan must overcome the challenge of Anchor at Charleston.
The two winners will then play their first round game at Meikleriggs.
In the Under-30s Singles there are a few preliminary games that have to be decided.
The fixtures are as follows: Caledonia v Linwood at Priorscroft, Ferguslie v Charleston at Blacklandmill, Meikleriggs v Barrhead at Renfrew, Neilston v Wellmeadow v Anchor, Renfrew v Priorscroft at Meikleriggs, Elderslie v Kilbarchan at Hawkhead, Blacklandmill v Victoria at Ferguslie.
Those who get through to the first round will play their games at Ralston, Linwood, Victoria and Abercorn.
In the Singles, Barrhead play Ralston at Charleston and the other preliminary game involves Caledonia and Abercorn at Barrhead.
The two teams that get through the prelims will play each other in the first round proper, on Saturday, August 27.
Senior Fours first round fixtures: Caledonia v Wellmeadow at Hawkhead, Neilston v Elderslie at Blacklandmill, Blacklandmill v Barrhead at Renfrew, Ferguslie v Renfrew at Neilston, Victoria v Kilbarchan at Ferguslie, Meikleriggs v Hawkhead at Anchor, Ralston v Priorscroft at Meikleriggs.
Fours first round fixtures: Caledonia v Anchor at Blacklandmill, Linwood v Kilbarchan at Renfrew, Blacklandmill v Ralston at Priorscroft, Charleston v Barrhead at Anchor, Abercorn v Elderslie at Ferguslie, Hawkhead v Ferguslie at Neilston, Victoria v Neilston at Meikleriggs.
Triples first round fixtures: Wellmeadow v Meikleriggs at Renfrew, Elderslie v Abercorn at Priorscroft, Linwood v Charleston at Anchor, Anchor v Priorscroft at Ferguslie, Ferguslie v Renfrew at Hawkhead, Caledonia v Barrhead at Neilston, Ralston v Kilbarchan at Blacklandmill.
Pairs first round fixtures: Charleston v Wellmeadow at Renfrew, Victoria v Renfrew at Priorscroft, Meikleriggs v Hawkhead at Blacklandmill, Barrhead v Abercorn at Ferguslie, Neilston v Caledonia at Hawkhead, Ralston v Blacklandmill at Neilston, Priorscroft v Linwood at Anchor.
Under-30 Singles prelims: Caledonia v Linwood at Priorscroft, Ferguslie v Charleston at Blacklandmill, Meikleriggs v Barrhead at Renfrew, Neilston v Wellmeadow at Anchor, Renfrew v Priorscroft at Meikleriggs, Elderslie v Kilbarchan at Hawkhead, Blacklandmill v Victoria at Ferguslie.
Singles first round: Kilbarchan v Meikleriggs at Anchor, Victoria v Blacklandmill at Hawkhead, Ferguslie v Hawkhead at Blacklandmill, Linwood v Neilston at Ferguslie, Wellmeadow v Anchor at Renfrew, Elderslie v Renfrew at Neilston, Charleston v Priorscroft at Meikleriggs.