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Bingo Caller Of The Year - 2007 Competition Info

Information on this year's NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year Competition - the 13th competition. Dates and locations, the regional heats, the winners and the final results. Plus, any other related information about the current competition that will be of interest.

Entry Details

The entry form was sent out during April 2007 to 600+ bingo clubs around the UK. The official entry form is also available for download via the NGBA's official Bingo Caller Of The Year page. Up to three callers per club may be entered in the competition. The deadline for entries is the 18th of July, 2007.

Entries Stage One

Anyone entering the competition is required to send a completed entry form and a photograph. From stage one of the entry, 10 callers from each region will be selected.

Entries Stage Two

The 10 callers selected from each of the six national regions will be required to prepare a short DVD / video to send to the competition organisers. The videos will include a number of formal elements including pieces to camera, calling technique and interaction with the customers.

Regional Heats

The regional heats will be held during September and October 2007. The winners of the regional finals will go forward to the national final.

Region Date Of Final Winner
North West 19/09/07 Allen Musa
North East 20/09/07 Blake Robson
Midlands 25/09/07 Mark Lunn
South 26/09/07 Melanie Ceazar
Wales 19/10/07 Robert Willard
Scotland 25/10/07 James Cook

The Final

The national final is set for Sunday the 25th of November 2007 to be held in London at the Wood Green Mecca Bingo - the event is hosted by the actress Lorraine Chase.

The Winner

Blake Robson - South Shields Mecca Bingo.

More Information And Caller Bingo Competition News

Nov 25th 2007 - Blake Robson Wins North NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
Congratulations to Blake Robson whom today was crowned the Bingo Caller Of The Year. Blake wins the title, trophy, £500 and a trip to Las Vegas to call a game of bingo as his prize.

Oct 25th 2007 - James Cook Wins The Scotland Regional Final For NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
The sixth and final regional heat was won by James Cook who calls at Edinburgh's Fountain Park Mecca Bingo club - which is notable as it's a completely electronic club. The regional heats are now finished with the next event being the final on the 25th of November.

Oct 19th 2007 - Robert Willard Wins The Wales Regional Final For NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
The fifth regional heat was won by Robert Willard who calls at Cwmbran's Mecca Bingo club. Robert also has the unique distinction of being the caller for two of the three Mecca Millionaire prizes won in recent weeks.

Sept 26th 2007 - Melanie Ceazar Wins The South Regional Final For NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
The fourth regional heat was won by Melanie Ceazar, caller at Enfield's Gala Bingo club. She is the new South Region Bingo Caller Of The Year and goes forward to the final in November.

Sept 25th 2007 - Mark Lunn Wins The Midlands Regional Final For NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
The third regional heat was won by Mark Lunn of Wednesbury's Mecca Bingo club is the new Midlands Bingo Caller Of The Year. Mark joins Allen Musa and Blake Robson in the grand final at the end of November.

Sept 20th 2007 - Blake Robson Wins North East Regional Final For NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
The second regional heat was won by Blake Robson of the South Shields Mecca is the new North East Bingo Caller Of The Year. Blake will be joing Alan Musa in the grand final at the end of November.

Sept 19th 2007 - Allen Musa Wins North West Regional Final For NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year 2007
Congratulations to Allen Musa from Preston's Buckingham Bingo for winning the North West regional heat. He will now go forward to the national final in November.

July 08th 2007 - Michael Edwards Wins Gala Bingo Caller Of The Year Competiton
Congratulations to Michael Edwards of St Ann's Gala Bingo. The 33 year old caller won the Gala Bingo only competition and receives a nice trophy and a trip to Las Vegas as part of the prize.

April 26th 2007 - Brett Hyrjak's Tips For Entry
The 2006 NBGA Bingo Caller Of The Year Competition winner Brett Hyrjak offers some advice for prospective entrants to the 2007 competition. Read Brett's tips here.

April 20th 2007 - Entry For The 2007 Competition
The 2007 National competition kicks off! Entry forms have been made available at their site and sent to bingo clubs around the UK.

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