Competition is well underway at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club as the best pairs from across Canada take part in the nationals tournament all week.
With representatives from coast to coast, the national pairs tournament features a team from New Brunswick, two from Nova Scotia, two from Ontario, a team from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and two more teams representing B.C.
The tournament consists of round robin play over five days, Monday to Friday this week. The finals will be played Saturday, with the bronze medal game taking place at 9:30 a.m., followed by the gold medal game at 1 p.m.
Early results see the team of Marlene Cleutinx and Christie Grahame, B.C. A, undefeated through competition as of Monday. Also unbeaten is the team of Keith and Jean Roney from Saskatchewan.
In the end, each time will have had a chance to play one another and then the final standings will determine who will be playing in the medal round. Spectators are invited to the club under forecasted beautiful weather. Admission is free and there is ample parking.