2017 Vic Open Media Coverage Guide

by Team BV

How can I find out what’s happening at the 2017 Steller 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 on Channel 8 or 80. We value WIN TV’s support 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 Digital 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 here for a preview and wrap-up of the event.
Website: Results will be updated 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 free 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 Steller Victorian Open news delivered to your email inbox. All you need to do is go to www.bowlsvic.org.au and enter your email address into the Sign Up box. And did we mention it’s free?
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 23 and Friday, November 24, and click on the Live Streaming icon to join our coverage via your computer, mobile phone, or iPad.
You can also watch it on your television at home, or on a big screen in your bowls club. If your TV is a Smart TV, you should be able to connect to the internet directly. Or just plug a HDMI cable into your computer, and the other end into your HDMI-equipped television, and enjoy. You can learn how to do that here
If you have Apple TV, you can watch our coverage on a big screen via screen mirroring from your iPhone or iPad. You can find out how to do that here
Facebook: We will be providing regular updates from the tournament on Bowls Victoria’s Facebook page, including Facebook Live-streaming some ends of matches for the first five days of the tournament. Like and Follow our page, and you’ll be informed when we post, or go live.
YouTube: We will be providing daily highlights packages of the tournament on the Bowls Victoria YouTube channel. Subscribe to Bowls Victoria’s YouTube channel and don’t miss a thing!
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.
Instagram: We’ll be posting interesting pictures in and around the Vic Open on the Bowls Victoria Instagram feed.