Bowls Scotland is the official source of all news and updates for bowls in Scotland not forgetting online bowls.Here you can find out all about the sport,information on what is involved and how to join a club Bowls in Scotland is riding along on the success of the Commonwealth games and hopes to take the game to new levels with improved membership..
Bowls will help to Improve your health, let you have fun meet new people – there is a club near you and they are looking for members so why not go along and join. Our bowls and equipment can be bought at our online bowls shop or viist us in our store.
2020 Ladies Top 10 - Entries are Now Open.This is the 2nd year of the ladies competition that is open to all lady members of a Bowls Scotland clubs. Teams can be made up of player from different clubs or club teams.Matches are held at weekends so it more accessible to all bowlers. Player are usually divided into 4 areas or regions and a draw takes place once all entries are in.
All entries must be in by Friday 15th May 2020 with a cost of £50 per team. 1 game will be played in each round accessible for both teams.
The semis and finals will be at the Ayr National Centre for Bowling, Ayr on the 13th September. The4 section winners will play semi-and finals and finals, and the lucky 2 winners of the semi going to the final. Winners will get £300, Runner-Ups £200, the Losing Semi bowlers getting £150. the 4 teams will all receive medals. The with the winners will receive the National Top 10 trophy.
Forms can be downloaded online at www.bowlsscotland.com/competitions and for further information.
England has well in excess of 2,000 clubs and is now growing Bowls is not and expensive game. A set of bowls will not wear out and you can have then for 20 years or more. Online bowls England is working behind the scenes to promote the game so joing a club in your area.
We have included a small introduction to the sport below.
Basics. The object of the of bowls is simple. It is played on grass outdoors -lawn bowls or on a carpet indoors . The playing area is usually divided into lanes or rinks. Bowlers take turns to bowl and try to get the bowl near the small white bowl which is a jack.Try to get nearer the jack than the opposition and one point is scored for each bowl nearest to the jack. Bowls have a bias with means the bowl will travel in a curve.Games are played in singles,double , triples and fours.
Try out a set of bowls in our Bowling lane. This will give you a feel for the bowl before you buy. See our section on choosing the right size of bowl
Lawn bowls shoes now in modern styles.