2016 Victorian Open Media Coverage Guide
How can I find out what’s happening at the 2016 Victorian Open? Here’s your guide to media coverage via Bowls Victoria, and mainstream media outlets.
Watch: WIN TV Shepparton
WIN TV covers the event in detail on its local news. It’s on weeknights during the tournament from 6pm. They’re terrific supporters of our event. So watch WIN TV News for wraps of the event on weeknights. And keep an eye out for the Vic Open TV ad running on WIN if you’re in town!
Read: Shepparton News
The Shepparton News provides excellent coverage of both the Victorian Open, and of the Goulburn Valley pennant competition. The newspaper is a strong supporter of local bowls. We urge our members and those involved in the event to support them, and buy the newspaper daily. You can also catch the Shepparton News online, or subscribe to the Smart Edition.
Listen: ONE FM Bowls show
Brian Nisbet and Daniel Nichols have a great local bowls program covering all news in the Goulburn Valley, including the Victorian Open, on a Saturday morning from 8am on 98.5FM. Listen in for a preview and wrap-up of the event.
BOWLS VICTORIA MEDIA NETWORK
Website: We will be updating results as matches finish, so if you want quick information about how a match went, look here first. There will be news stories throughout each day of the tournament, as well as pictures and photo galleries. Check regularly. You might be in one!
Heads Up: Bowls Victoria will produce a daily edition of our e-newsletter Heads Up for the duration of the tournament at the end of the day (or night’s) play. Get all the Victorian Open news delivered to your email inbox. Go to www.bowlsvic.org.au and enter your email into the Sign Up box.
Live streaming: Bowls Victoria will live stream the final two days of the tournament via our website. Go to www.bowlsvic.org.au on Thursday, November 10 and Friday, November 11, and click on the Live Streaming icon to be taken to the stream, which will feature many of the finals at the Vic Open.
Twitter: Updates as they happen of results involving key players, or things of interest happening during the tournament. Follow Bowls Victoria on Twitter to stay informed of everything that moves during the Vic Open.
Facebook: Morning and evening wraps of the day’s play, and interesting photos and video will be on Bowls Victoria’s Facebook page. Depending on 4G signal strength, we may stream some ends of matches via Facebook Live Videos. However, this will NOT include Thursday and Friday’s finals, which will be live streamed on our website. For more regular in-the-moment updates, you should go to Twitter or our website.
Instagram: We’ll be posting interesting pictures in and around the Vic Open on the Bowls Victoria Instagram feed.