Entries are now being taken for the ‘World’s Biggest Bowls Festival’ on Australia’s fabulous Gold Coast. Re-launched in 2015 the Australian Open is being run between 11th – 24th June later this year. It is completely open to all registered bowlers with a massive prize money pool of $225,000. In 2015 the event attracted over 2,100 entries, including 200 participants from overseas and a number of national team contingents.
In 2016, the event promises to grow even further and offers the following:
- Prize money pool of $250,000 across all events, including 544 individual prize money places;
- 20 individual disciplines, including open singles, pairs and fours for both men and women;
- Opportunity to play on the Gold Coast, home of the 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2020 World Championships;
- Competitions for under 18’s, over 60’s and Bowlers with a Disability.
MNA’s are very welcome to submit entries on behalf of their national teams. Individual entrants are also encouraged from across the World’s bowling community.
For further details please visit: – http://www.australianopen.bowlsaustralia.com.au.