Prize Bingo Tea a Winner

30th Sep 2017

The new season gets under way 

The first prize bingo of the new season drew an extremely healthy crowd of just under 60 on what has now turned out to be a really foul night with the rain lashing down as they all set off home at 10.15pm. Lots of new faces were welcomed into the…

Prize Bingo Season Begins

10th Sep 2017

Fourth Wednesday Night Out Returns

Well, it is that time of year again when we are delighted to be able to remind everyone that the first Prize Bingo Tea of the season will be held on Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 7.30pm in St John Vianney Church Hall at 16 East Stirling Street, Alva. Looking…

Annual General Meeting 2017

22nd Aug 2017

Sunday 29th October 2017 @ 7.15pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will be held in St John Vianney Church Hall, 16 East Stirling Street, Alva on the date and at the time shown above.  All existing Committee members and any other interested parties are welcome to attend. Any items of business which are…

Best Dressed Shop Window Competition 2017

4th Jul 2017

Prizewinners announced after judging this morning

On a fairly damp and miserable morning (which of course it will not be on Saturday!!) the judging team of Margaret Malcolm, Games Chairman Derek Stewart and Games Secretary Craig Dunbar had their spirits lifted by the colour, ingenuity and imagination displayed by the shopkeepers who took part in this year's contest. The…

Bingo Season comes to a close

28th Jun 2017

Final pre Games fund raising evening in St John Vianney Church Hall

On a night of much activity on the Games park, at the other end of the town 58 keen supporters attended the final prize bingo of the season, enjoying the extra Games, the bumper prizes including the Hamper won for the first time by one of our longest serving supporters,…

Stevie the Starter MBE

17th Jun 2017

Alva Games Starter appointed MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List

The entire Committee would like to extend its warmest congratulations to our starter and stalwart supporter Stevie Ryder on the news of his appointment to Membership of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his services to highland games, the economy and the community. He was also for many years a…

Alva Games gives to Charity

2nd Jun 2017

Donation to Macmillan Cancer Care fund raiser at Stirling County RFC

Alva Games Clerk of the Course, R G Farquhar, presents Callum Mhray - a former competitor at Alva and now a local school teacher - with a cheque for £300 as a donation to Macmillan Care ahead of tomorrow's fund raising Touch Rugby tournament at Stirling Rugby Club. Callum is hoping to…

Official Going Report 2017

28th May 2017

With just 12 days to go until the 161st Famous Alva Games the latest report from the Clerk of the Course.

Official ground status GOOD to FIRM, with FIRM in places. Park cut last week for recent football event with further cuts to come. Full covering and no bare patches. Track marked out tonight at 266.6 metres. Sprint track will run west to east in middle of circular track.  Track up to…

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…