Our Championships events begin at County stages with successful players progressing to the Aviva National Finals.
Our Championship events are open to players of all abilities – with a range of events designed to meet your individual requirements.
We particularly welcome entries from those who may not have entered these events before, as this is a great opportunity to improve your game and perhaps win a place in the National Finals at Royal Leamington Spa.
All events are organised on a knock-out basis, with the early rounds played locally and administered by your County Association. The Aviva National Finals take place at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa, which hosted the Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
So whether you are a regular competitor or new to our sport we have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved.
Check out our simple guide to find the right competition for you:
|Singles||No restrictions||Four bowls/21 shots up|
|Pairs||Both players have to be members of the same club||Four bowls per player/18 ends|
|Triples||All three players have to be members of the same club||Three bowls per player/18 ends|
|Fours||All four players have to be members of the same club||Two bowls per player/18 ends|
|Two-Bowl Singles||No restrictions||Two bowls/21 ends|
|Junior Singles||Under 25 on 1st April in the year of competition||Four bowls per player/21 shots up|
|Junior Pairs||Under 25 on 1st April in the year of competition – both players to be from clubs within same county||Four bowls per player/18 ends|
|Senior Fours||55 and over on 1st April in the year of competition – all players must belong to the same club||Two bowls per player/18 ends|
All events are played in accordance with our Rules and Regulations and the current Laws of the Sport of Bowls v4.
Where do I play these matches?
The qualifying rounds are held within your county.
How are these matches arranged?
Matches during the qualifying rounds are arranged by local agreement within the county.
When are these competitions played?
The qualifying rounds are held either on weekday evenings or at weekends. The Aviva National Finals are held annually at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.
How do I Enter?
Entries are submitted through your affiliated club annually to your County association who administrate these Championship events prior to the Aviva National Finals.