2021 Open State Championships

Competition Overview

The NSW Open State Championships is a pinnacle event for an individual or team.

Players have qualified for this competition as the champions of their Zone and commit themselves to the tournament against representatives from each of the other Zones. Players represent their Zone, their Club and themselves at this leading event.

Schedule of Play

The competition features play in Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours disciplines.

State Open, Senior & Reserve Triples | 20th – 22nd (AM) May 2022

State Open, Senior & Reserve Pairs | 22nd (PM) – 24th May 2022

State Open, Senior & Reserve Singles | 25th – 27th (AM) May 2022

State Open, Senior & Reserve Fours | 27th (PM) – 29th May 2022

Program, Draw & Results

Competition Details

Laws & Conditions of Play

All matches are played in line with the Laws of the Sport of Bowls, Crystal Mark 3.1 Edition, April 2019  and with the 2021 Bowls NSW Conditions of Play.

Copies of the Laws of the Sport of Bowls are available from State and Territory Associations and from Bowls Australia e-store.

The Bowls NSW Conditions of Play are available free of charge as a download by clicking here.

The Controlling Body for the event is the State Match Committee.

General Conditions of Play (Summary)

2 Trial ends are permitted before each game

Green space will not be available for practice before the first match of each day

Number of Bowls & Duration of Matches

  • Singles – 4 bowls per player, 31 shots up
  • Pairs – 4 bowls per player (2x2x2x2), 21 ends
  • Triples – 2 bowls per player, 25 ends
  • Fours – 2 bowls per player, 21 ends

Pre-Event Practice

Rinks will be available on the day before each event commences. NOTE – no practice will be permitted on the green on which matches of the State Championships are being played and greens may be unavailable at times due to club events.

Host Venue Details

Ettalong Memorial Bowling Club
103 Springwood St, Ettalong NSW 2257
Phone: (02) 4341 0087

Ettalong Bowling Club – provides a friendly and relaxed atmosphere offering a range of activities such as men’s and women’s bowls, live entertainment, a quality bistro, coffee shop, bottle shop, raffles, special promotions and much more.

The Peninsula’s premier club ~ the club where “Everyone Knows your Name”….

Bowls NSW thanks Ettalong Memorial BC and looks forward to continuing a successful partnership.