Becoming an Umpire, Marker or Measurer in bowls is an option available to anyone. As you progress through the Umpiring Accreditation process as well as gaining valuable skills and experience, you have the opportunity to officiate at state, national and even international events.


All the information and resources on how to become an accredited umpire over three accreditation levels linked to specific roles within officiating the game, namely those of Marker, Measurer and National Umpire.


If you’re already an accredited umpire or have been in the past, find out how to reaccredit.


The Bowls Victoria Umpiring Committee has collated a number of documents that will be useful administrative and training tools for the Umpires Committees established for the Bowls Victoria Regions and Divisions.

BVUC Umpires 75 Questions & Answers
Pennant FAQ’s
BVUC Umpiring Equipment
BA Challenge to Bowls Form
BVUC Basic Measuring for Umpires

The Bowls Australia Laws of the Sport App ensures participants have easy access to the laws of the sport right at their figure tips.


A wealth of information on rules and laws of the sport is available from our guru in this area, The Lawman, in his regular column in Bowls Victoria’s e-newsletter Heads Up. You’ll find a back catalogue of The Lawman’s columns

For more information on Umpiring or Becoming an Official, please contact:

Bowls Victoria Umpiring Committee Chairman
John Roberts
Phone: 0417 330 070

Region & Division Umpiring Contacts