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Australian Open Bowls

Australian Open Bowls

The Australian Open Bowls championship is the biggest bowls event in the world with thousands of world-class competitors coming to the Gold Coast to compete.

Competing for prizes valued at over $250,000, the Australian Open Bowls is open to both singles, pairs and groups of four.

Australian Open Bowls, 2022 Dates, Registration & Entry Fee Gold Coast

The Australian Open Bowls competition runs over a 14 day period with an expected 2,000 bowlers expected to compete.

The competitions are completely open with no qualifying rounds or seeding of competitors. The rounds will be played in a sectional format, with random draws, and qualifying bowlers progressing through to knockout rounds.

There are over 15 clubs that will assist in hosting the competition from Broadbeach to Coolangatta, and many clubs in between. The final two days of competitions (the finals) will be filmed and broadcast live on Fox Sports.

Here is a list of the following entry categories:
– Open Singles (Men’s & Women’s)
– Open Pairs (Men’s & Women’s)
– Open Fours (Men’s & Women’s)
– Over 60’s Pairs (Men’s & Women’s)
– Under 18 Singles (Boys’ & Girls’)
– Bowlers with a Disability Singles (Men & Women, Hearing Impaired, Physical Disability, Intellectual Disability, Vision Impaired)
– Bowlers with a Disability Pairs (Open gender, Multi Disability, Vision Impaired)

Please note that bowlers cannot play in both Open Pairs & Over 60’s Pairs as these events are run concurrently.


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During sectional rounds, all sections will be played at the same club on one day; this means that participants do not need to move from club to club within a match day.

Until the quarter-final rounds, all matches will be run to a 2 hour, 15-minute time limit. From quarter-finals onwards, Open Singles, Pairs and Fours matches will be untimed, while all other disciplines will be limited to a maximum of 3 hours.

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Broadbeach Bowls & Community Club Burleigh Heads Bowls Club Club Helensvale Club Robina Coolangatta Bowls Club Gold Coast Bowls and Community Club McKenzie Park Nerang Bowls Club Mermaid Beach Bowls Club Mudgereeba Bowls Club Musgrave Hill Bowls Club Paradise Point Bowls Club Southport Bowls Club Tugun Bowls and Community Club, Gold Coast, QLD

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