Best Dressed Shop Window Competition

20th May 2017

Theme announced for the 12th running of the annual competition

The Games Committee is delighted to announce that the 12th Annual Best Dressed Shop Window Contest will be held in the week leading up to the Games. Judging will take place from 10.30am on the morning of Tuesday 4th July with the panel comprising members of the public and the…

Five a Side Football Cancelled for 2017

2nd May 2017

Youth football tournament will not take place in July

The Games Committee regrets to have to announce that there will be no Five a side football tournament in 2017. Having reintroduced this contest in 2006 to great acclaim and with huge success it was not an easy decision to take but a number of factors, including the lack of…

Alva Games Polo Shirts Updated

18th Apr 2017

Games fashion icon renewed for 2017

The reputation of the last edition of the famous Games polo shirt was such that it persuaded the Games Committee that it was time to renew for the 2017 season. That, and the fact that we had run out of the lovely orange version! So, we are delighted to be able…

New Trophies for the 2017 Games

29th Mar 2017

Silverware replaced for the 161st meeting

The Committee is delighted to unveil a number of new trophies for the 2017 Games to replace some of the older and time served silverware previously used. From left to right the Bert Hutchison Cup for the Open 90 metres; the Tom Sedgwick Trophy for the British Championship Hill Race and…

Easter Bingo Tea

22nd Mar 2017

Report from the Church Hall

If it's Wednesday it is highly likely to be a prize bingo night at the Famous Alva Games. On a bitterly cold night, over 50 people made their way down to the warmth of the Church Hall tonight for the pre Easter bingo tea when the extra seasonal treats were…

New Winners Sashes for the Open 90 Metres

23rd Feb 2017

A generous donation from our friends in Australia

Huge thanks are due to our Australian friends John Henry and his wife Maree for providing us with the Winners Sash for the Open 90 metres for the Games right through until the 165th Games in 2021. The sash has been made available to the winner of the "Big Sprint" since John…

Prize Bingo Tea Report

25th Jan 2017

Another great night in Alva

Well done to all who attended tonight's bingo tea helping towards the 161st Games by raising the sum of £316, even although numbers were just a little bit down on last month. Some great prizes again and our thanks are also extended to all who donated them and made the…

Prize Bingo Season Resumes

15th Jan 2017

Eyes down on the 25th

The Prize Bingo Season resumes on Wednesday 25th January at 7.30pm in our usual venue of St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street. We hope to see all of our regular supporters and extend a warm and open invitation to anyone interested in having a great night out and…

Season's Greetings

19th Dec 2016

The Honorary Chairman. Chairman and the entire Alva Games Committee would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our sponsors, patrons, officials, competitors and supporters, whoever and wherever you may be, a very Merry Christmas and a most Happy and Healthy 2017. See you all next July.…

Mrs Margaret Lyon

13th Dec 2016

Death of the widow of the late Life President

It is with much sadness that the Committee has been informed of the passing of Margaret Lyon, the widow of our late Life President, Campbell Lyon, who left us in February of this year. The funeral will take place at Falkirk Crematorium on Monday 19th December 2016 at 10.45am. The thoughts…