2020 Bowls Victoria Events Update

by Sean O'Kane

Ahead of the State Events Season, Bowls Victoria have released the following schedule to assist members with their planning across the coming months:


Under 18 – Doug Kneebone Squad Tournament (February 23)

The Under 18s are having the annual Doug Kneebone Squad Tournament on February 23 at Darebin City Bowls Club.

Enter here.

Entries close at the end of January. For more information, please contact Clare: clareh@bowlsvic.org.au 


2020 Novice Singles Championships (Sunday March 1)

The 2020 Men’s & Women’s Novice Singles will be once again at Mulgrave Country Club BC. The event will showcase three matches (the last 16, the Quarter Finals & the Semi Finals)

The finalists will play at State Champions Week on Day 2 of the Event (Saturday April 18).

More information here

2019/20 Metro Pennant Premier Division Grand Final (Saturday March 28)

The Premier Division Grand Final will take place on Saturday the 28th of March, 2020. The event will be held at Dandenong Club BC from 1pm.

The event will be live streamed through Bowls Australia’s Rinkside Live coverage.

2020 Under 18 State Championships (Monday March 30 – Thursday April 2)

The Under 18 State Championships are on at Narre Warren BC from Monday March 30 to Thursday April 2. Singles, Pairs, Triples & Mixed Pairs will be contested, with the Boys & Girls Singles Finalists to head to Bendigo East to play at State Champions Week Day 2. Entries close on Monday January 13 @ 5pm.

More information here.


2020 Men’s & Women’s Region Sides Championships (Friday April 3 – Sunday April 5)

The Men’s & Women’s Region Sides will be combined in 2020! The three day event from Friday April 3 to Sunday April 5 will take place at East Shepparton BC (Host Venue), Shepparton Park BC & Shepparton Golf BC.

More information here.

2020 Bowlers Arm State Championships (Monday April 6 – Thursday April 9)

The Bowlers Arm State Championships are on again at the City of Frankston BC from April 6 through to April 9.

Bowlers will play sectional & knockouts in both Singles & Pairs, with the finalists traveling to State Champions Week to play in Bendigo. The Bowlers Arm State Championship

For more information & to register for the event in either Singles or Pairs, please click here.

2020 Over 60s Championships (Tuesday April 14 – Friday April 17)

Over 60s Men’s & Women’s Singles & Pairs Championships will be contested at Bendigo BC. Finalists in both Singles & Pairs will play up the road at Bendigo East BC in State Champions Week Day 1.

More information here.

State Disabilities Championships (Tuesday April 14 – Friday April 17)

State Disabilities Championships is on at Golden Square BC from Tuesday 14 April to Friday April 17.
Physical Disability Singles & Pairs, Intellectual Disability Singles & Pairs and Vision Impaired Singles will be contested. Finalists from all 5 events will play at State Champions Week at Bendigo East on Day 1.

More information here.

Registrations will open: Friday January 24th.

2020 State Champions Week (Friday April 17 – Friday April 24)

One of the biggest weeks on the Bowls Victoria Calendar is back at Bendigo East BC in 2020! 

For full run down on when certain events are, please click here.

For more information, contact Sean: seano@bowlsvic.org.au 


2020 Champion of State Pennant (Saturday May 2 – Tuesday May 5)

In a revised format, both Champion of State Pennant Competitions (Midweek & Weekend) will be across 4 days at Moama BC. Weekend Pennant will play on Saturday & Sunday, and Midweek on Monday & Tuesday.

More information here.

2020 Intellectual Disability State Test (Sunday May 9)

Vic Country will play Vic Metro in the Intellectual Disability State Test. This will be played on Saturday May 9 at Narre Warren BC.
For more information contact Darci at darcit@bowlsvic.org.au 

2020 Australian Indoor Qualifiers (Saturday May 16 & Sunday May 17)

Are you the next Robert Briglia? Keen to test your Indoor Bowling skills out against the best from Victoria?

More information here.

Event Dates will be Saturday 16th May & Sunday 17th May.

Please note: In the event we receive more entries than expected, Saturday 23rd May may be used as a date to complete qualifiers.

Keep an eye out as registrations will open in late January.