Entries are now being taken for the world’s biggest and most lucrative open bowls event, the 2016 Australian Open at the Gold Coast.
The event from June 11 to 24, 2016, offers $250,000 prizemoney, and participant numbers are expected to swell following the 2015 success of the tournament’s move to Australia’s premier holiday destination.
Up to 15 venues will be used for the tournament, which will feature an additional day of competition and two new disciplines.
Men’s and women’s Over 60 pairs will be added for 2016, bringing the number of disciplines offered at the Open to 20.
Returning for 2016 are the six open events – men’s and women’s singles, pairs and fours.
There are also two junior disciplines – Under 18 boys’ and girls’ singles – and 10 disciplines catering for bowlers with a disability.
Enter the 2016 Australian Open here
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