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 55 Member National Authorities, in 52 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
DECLINING memberships, fluctuating participation and cruel stereotypes that bowls is only a game for ‘old people’ continue to challenge the sport moving forward. Add to that a change in domestic landscape and bowlers amidst time-poor [...]
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.