YTC 2023 Information


Situated in the heart of Scotland, between Edinburgh and Glasgow, Deer Park Golf and Country Club in Livingston is one of Scotland’s most respected bowling centres.

As well as bowling, the country club also offers Golf and other Leisure activities for its members.

Group Divisions

The Triple Crown consists of 4 teams of 4 athletes:

  • Boys
    • 15 and Under
    • 18 and Under
  • Girls
    • 15 and Under
    • 18 and Under

For 15 and Under – athletes must not reach the age of 16 before 1st September 2023

For 18 and Under – athlete must not reach the age of 19 before 1st September 2023


  • Singles
  • Doubles
  • Trios
  • Team
  • Mixed Doubles
  • Masters

The tournament will be run under the general tournament and playing rules of EBF and the Triple Crown


Wed 23rd 1500-2030 Practice
Team Managers Meeting
Thurs 24th 0830-0915 Opening Ceremony
0930-1330 Singles (6 games)
1330-1430 Lane Maintenance
1430-1830 Singles (6 games)
1830-1900 Medal Presentation
Fri 25th 0830-1015 Doubles (3 games)
1015-1115 Lane Maintenance
1115-1300 Doubles (3 games)
1300-1400 Lane Maintenance & Medal Presentation
1400-1545 Doubles (3 games)
1545-1645 Lane Maintenance
1645-1830 Doubles (3 games)
1830-1900 Medal Presentation
Sat 26th 0900-1130 Trios (3 games)
1130-1230 Lane Maintenance
1230-1500 Trios (3 games)
1500-1600 Lane Maintenance & Medal Presentation
1600-1800 Mixed Doubles ( 3 games)
1800-1830 Medal Presentation
Sun 27th 0830-1130 Teams (3 games)
1130-1230 Lane Maintenance
1230-1545 Teams (3 games)
1545-1645 Lane Maintenance
1645-1745 Masters R/Robin (top 4)
1900-late Victory Banquet

Official pattern length: 41 +- 1ft

Playing Schedule will follow after Form A received from all countries

Official Practice

Each country will have official practice for 1 hour. The cost of official practice will be included in the overall per team cost.

This will begin from 15:00pm on Wednesday 23rd August.

Team Manager's Meeting

The Team Manager’s meeting will be held at the bowling centre

Propose date/ time – Wednesday 23rd August at 19:30 – to be confirmed once team arrival times are known

Playing Rules

The Tournament will be run under the general tournament and playing rules of EBF.

To ensure all countries are abreast of the nuances bowling on String Pins, STB will create a short series of videos. These will show examples of pinfall that counts and when pins should be re-spotted and scores amended according to rules when playing on String Pins.

A virtual session will be scheduled in advance of the Tournament, where we will walk through and discuss the scenarios and videos.

Pin and lane marshals will be assigned to ensure consistent compliance.

A short reminder will also be included in the managers meeting.


Athlete or team hotels

Livingston (M8, Jct3) hotel (Walking distance)

Double Room – Approx. £130 per night



Livingston (Bathgate) hotel (Less than 5 miles)

Double Room – Approx. £110 per night


For Supporters / families, there are several other Hotels around Livingston or towards Edinburgh.

Victory Banquet

We’d like to welcome all parents and supporters to the victory banquet where we promise a great night including presentation of the Triple Crown Trophy, celebrating the success of the tournament.  Please encourage folks to join us!

The Victory Banquet will be held at Deer Park Golf and Country Club on Sunday 27th August, 19:30 til late.

A banquet ticket will be provided for 1 Team Manager per country (included in team fee).

Additional banquet tickets are available for supporters at £30 per person.  We have capacity for 180 people.


The entry fee for the event is £440 per team (of four).  This includes:

  • Qualifying and masters bowling
  • 1 hr official practice
  • Banquet ticket for athletes
  • Banquet ticket for 1 coach per team

A banquet ticket will be provided for 1 Team Manager per country (free of charge).

Spectator entry and car-parking at the venue is free.

Bank Details will be sent out following country registration.


Livingston is situated just off the M8, Scotland’s Central motorway. The closest airport is Edinburgh Airport (approx. 20-30 mins).  Glasgow International Airport is also close by (approx. 50 mins).

Deadlines & FOrms

  • Participation Registration (Form A) – 26th March
  • Hotel Reservation Information (Form B) – 26th March
  • Full Delegation Information (Form C) – 28th May
  • Full Delegation Invoice Payment – 25th June
  • Supporters Banquet Tickets (Form D) – 30th July
  • Practice Time Registration (Form E) – 30th July
  • Supporters Banquet Ticket Payment – 30th July