Friday Twilight Barefoot Bowls Return This February

Balgowlah Bowling Club Presents the Biannual John Kiely Business and Community Bowls

A great Competition is back in February 2024

Friday: 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd February (with Friday 1st March as a rain date)

TIMES: 5.30pm start Finish around 7.00pm, Bar open from 5.00pm.

It is a 3-bowl triples format, two business or community bowlers and the third bowler an experienced player or Club member who plays second. The team members can be changed on a weekly basis if necessary and a club bowler can be supplied for the team if required.

Bowls supplied by the Club
Flat bottom shoes or barefoot play
Drinks may be consumed around the Green during games
Sausage Sizzle available from around 5.00pm included in the fee

Prize money: 1st $600, 2nd $300, Encouragement Award — $150

Fee: $180 per team for the entire 4 week event. ($15 / player for each week)
Payment by Credit Card, Cash or direct deposit EFT: BSB: 062109, Account: 10286736


Business Bowls contact:

Competition Co-Ordinator: Michael Calloway,
Call: Michael on 0403 207 321 for Information and registration details

Bowls Office: 9948 6700
Registration: download form here


Business Bowls conditions, rules and Entry Form .



Triples format, two business or community bowlers and one Club or experienced Bowler, 3 bowls per person. Experienced Bowler plays second and keeps the scorecard.
Substitutes for all bowlers can be made at any time for all teams.
Played over ten ends with one practice roll-up end.
If the jack is knocked out of bounds, place it on the tee and continue the game.
Bowlers are encouraged to arrive early to gain practice and a sausage ‘sanga’.


Only the three bowls closest to the jack are scored at each end.

Shot bowl …………………….. 4 shots

Second shot …………………… 2 shots

Third shot ……………………….. 1 shot


Winning team on each rink … 4 points

Losing team on each rink …… 2 points

A draw – each team …………. 3 points

Weekly Scores and Points are added progressively throughout the four weeks.

The winner is the team with the most points; next highest points will take second.

In the event of a Points draw for the Competition, the winner will be the team with the most aggregate Score earned in the competition. If it is still a draw, there will be a Score count-back [week-by-week] until a winner is decided.

Friday Twilight Barefoot Bowls Return This February

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