About Us

Bowls Tasmania is recognised as the State administrative body of the sport of bowls in Tasmania with the inaugural meeting of the unified Bowls Tasmania being conducted on Sunday 30 May 2004.

The sport of bowls in Tasmania was founded in 1856. Today the sport has a membership in excess of 5500 active bowlers who are members of 70 Clubs throughout the State.

All Clubs welcome the family unit as members and actively promote ladies events, men’s events and mixed events for you to play.

The sport is predominantly played during the months of September through to April, although with the advent of mild winter months and the availability of all weather synthetic playing surfaces (both out door and indoor) the sport is promoted as a twelve month of the year activity. Social bowls is played for the full twelve months of the year duration.

The State of Tasmania is divided into three (3) regions, South, North the North West with membership comprising of varying classifications; full playing members, social playing members, non-playing social members.

The sport is enjoyed in both a competition and or social atmosphere. The majority of the playing membership compete in a pennant competition that runs from 18 to 21 weeks duration.

Clubs throughout the State actively promote social bowls activities, you can play the sport every day of the week if you wish. All Clubs will welcome you into a warm and friendly environment. Bowls Clubs in the State do not have poker machines.

The Constitution of Bowls Tasmania defines the composition of a Board of Management to provide the governance role and administration of the Association.
Specific roles within the Association are delegated to specific Committees, for Selection, Event management, Coaching and Officiating.