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 51 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
At the World Bowls European Development Seminar being staged in Glasgow this weekend Gary Smith, World Bowls Chief Executive announced that World Bowls has launched the formal process of seeking International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition for our sport. [...]
Junior Jackaroos in world title clean sweep The hosting Australians claimed the major proportion of the medal haul at the World Junior Championships, which concluded at the Broadbeach Bowls Club on Australia’s Gold Coast [...]
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.