Welcome to World Bowls – supporting the game across the world

The sport of bowls is played across the world. It’s a vibrant, dynamic and exciting leisure activity that can be played and enjoyed by all ages, both indoors and outdoors.
World Bowls is the recognised International Federation for the Sport of Bowls.

Currently there are 56 Member National Authorities, in 53 countries, across six continents that are members of World Bowls.
Our mission is to encourage, promote, develop and ensure the growth of our sport throughout the world and to assist those who wish to develop bowls as a sport in their country.

News From World Bowls

Proteas clinch overall gold in African States Tournament

By | September 16th, 2017|News|

THE powerful South African Proteas team emerged from this week's 2017 African States Tournament at Edenvale Bowling Club as overall champions in men's and women's teams competition. Individually, the South African squad collected gold in [...]

European Championships to showcase in Jersey this month

By | September 6th, 2017|News|

SEVERAL new faces will be appearing in the forthcoming European Championships hosted in Jersey 24th to 29th September. It will be the third time the island has staged the event, having previously done so in [...]

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By | September 2nd, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE September 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many great features are a comprehensive coverage of the [...]

Our Member Nations

Our Member Nations

Contact details for each of our member nations.

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Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Choose your event and keep up to date with the latest scores and results.

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Equipment

Equipment

Information on manufacturers and suppliers of playing equipment.

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World Video

World Video

Check out our YouTube Channel for classic matched from yesteryear, official Rules and bowling clips from around the world

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The World Bowls Gallery

A selection of photos from our archives taken at many events and competitions around the world.

Just click on the arrow to scroll through the Gallery.