Rules and Regulations

World Bowls Laws - Rosslare Bowling Club

Visually Impaired Bowls England (VIBE) - Lawnbowls.com
Visually Impaired Bowls England (VIBE) - Bowls England

Bowls Development Alliance (BDA) - includes Coach Bowls

Bowls Stamping - Bowls International
Champ/Comp Rules and Regulations - Bowls England

Federation Bowling - English Bowls Federation
Crown Green Bowling Rules - BCBGA


Bowling Characteristics

Bowl Sizes and Weights - Masters Traditional Games
Lawn Bowls Bias Chart - Newport Harbour Bowling Club

Lawn Bowls Biomechanics - Rob Judson
Lawn Bowls Dynamics - Rob Judson
Taking Aim - Line and Length - Rob Judson
Coaching of Lawn Bowls - Rob Judson
Basic Tactics in Lawn Bowling - Rob Judson
Lawn Bowls Coaching - Coaching Manual - Rob Judson

Lawn Bowls Trajectory - Rod Cross
Bowl Roll Characteristics of Grasses - Canaway & Baker
Lawn Green Construction - Bowls Australia
Maintenance of Greens - Vale of Leven Bowling Club
High Performance Lawn Bowling - Barry Pickup

Purposeful Practice - Camberley and District Bowling Club

Be a Better Bowler - Sun City Lawn Bowls - many interesting documents


Camberley Bowling Club Green Characteristics

Green dimensions   38.4m x 38.4m           (World Bowls 31m to 40m)
Rink width (x6)          5.75m                          (World Bowls 4.3m to 5.8m)
Bank height               200mm                       (World Bowls > 230mm)
Ditch depth                150mm                       (World Bowls 50mm to 230mm)
Ditch width                 230mm                       (World Bowls 200mm to 380mm)

Side markers            2m and 25m from the ditch at each end
                                    (ref. 23m from T at each end)
25m mark overlap     11.6m
25m distance             13.4 from opposite ditch
                                    11.4m from opposite T   (Dead bowl if travel is less than 14m)
Side edge distance   0.52m


Rinks are moved sideway every day to even out wear.  
The positions are given by the blue yellow and red marks on the bank edges.

Monday              Blue
Tuesday         Yellow
Wednesday        Red
Thursday           Blue
Friday             Yellow
Saturday            Blue
Sunday               Red  

Blue rink is the central position.
Red rink is 1.2m to the left at the start end.
Yellow rink is 1.2m to the right at the start end.

The rink direction is changed every Friday to even out wear.

For rinks away from the clubhouse (north to south),  rink 1 is on the left.
Up, the start end, is away from the clubhouse.  Back is back to the clubhouse.

For rinks across the clubhouse (west to east),  rink 1 is nearest the clubhouse.
Up, the start end,  is from the right,  Back is from the left.
Bowling Information

Camberley Bowling Club
Southwell Park Road,  Camberley,  Surrey,  GU15 3QQ
Founded 1928
Affiliated to BE, SCBA & SCWBA