Para-Physical (Physical Disability)

To be eligible to compete in Disability Bowls events you must first receive a classification.

Once classified you can enter competitions such as the Integrated Pairs, Multi-Disabilities Championships and Bowlers with a Physical Disability Squad events. You may also have the opportunity to represent Victoria at the Multi-Bowls Nationals.

The process to become classified:

  • Have your Doctor complete the “Certificate of Diagnosis” form (you must bring this to the classification day)
  • Classifier will assess your physical impairment as relevant to the requirements for playing Bowls.
  • This includes playing an end or two of bowls. You must bring your bowls and any equipment you use to assist you during a game e.g. walking stick, wheelchair etc.

If you are interested in becoming classified, please send an expression of interest to Darci at Bowls Victoria on You must include your name, email address and phone number.

IBD Certificate of Diagnosis