Officials: Markers Course at Mount Barker

September 11 2022

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take the first step towards becoming a Marker and get yourself enrolled into one of our Officials Courses.

Bowls Australia’s Marker Course can be undertaken by those who wish to hold the role of a Marker at their club or for anyone wishing to complete the Umpires Course. This course must either be completed prior to undertaking the Umpires Course or be registered to do so.

This course is not suitable for those wishing to be re-accredited.

All accreditations last for four years and after this period of time, you will need to successfully complete a re-accreditation course to maintain the qualification.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to purchase the Officiating Manual and Law Book from the Bowls Australia website.

What is involved?

If you decide to undertake any of the courses, you can expect:

  • Some pre course readings
  • 4-hour small group session facilitated by one of Bowls SA qualified Presenter and Assessors
  • Practical and theory assessment
  • Ongoing communication from Bowls SA

The assessment is based on the Bowls Australia Laws of the Sport theory examination, and practical evaluation through an established competency-based assessment system and self-reflection.

Event Details


Key Dates & Times

Course Date:

11th September 2022


9 am – 12 pm. 

Please arrive 15mins before the start time

Registration Closes:

8th September 2022


Mount Barker Bowling Club

27-29 Mann Street, Mount Barker SA 5251


Investment: $33

Those registering for a course will need to purchase the Law Book and Officials Manual online from the Bowls Australia Online Shop if you don’t have one already.

Step 1

Click on the registration link below.

  • Submit all required information
  • Review the terms and conditions of the course     
  • Make payment

If you are not able to complete the process, it is likely the course is SOLD out and you will need to register in the next available course that suits you.

Step 2

Ensure you have a copy of the Law Book and Officials Manual.

These can be purchased from Bowls Australia. As these come from interstate, please allow enough time for you to receive them.

Step 3

Once registered, look over the content and check your emails (including junk or spam) for confirmation communication.

Please note:

  • If you need some support in registering, please give Bowls SA a call on 8234 7544.

Course Prep


Beth Young


  • Please take the time to read the terms and conditions of the course
  • Please provide your address when registering
  • All participants need to have their own copy of the Officials Manual and Law Book. These can be purchased from Bowls Australia.
  • All participants are required to review both prior to the course.
  • This course is a requirement to undertake an Umpires Course
  • You will need to bring:
    • Your own set of bowls
    • Your own  water and lunch unless otherwise told
    • Sun protection – hat and sunscreen
    • Pen and paper or device to take notes
Ts & Cs


All participants can be expected to be treated with respect and supported throughout the training. To pass the course, one needs to demonstrate competencies in their ability to fulfil the role including theory and physical components.  

Course preparation

  • All participants need to have their own copy of the Officials Manual and Law Book. These can be purchased from Bowls Australia.
  • All participants are required to review both prior to the course.

Code of Behaviour Agreements 

Cancellations and refunds 

  • If you are no longer able to attend a session, you will be provided with a credit to rebook a course within the next 9 months.
  • Requests for refunds must be made in within 14 working days prior to the commencement of the course. All requests must be sent to
  • All refunds are subject to an administration fee of 20% of the total course fee.
  • Refunds will be not given for partial attendance, nor will make up sessions be provided.
  • No refunds will be provided if an umpire is deemed not yet competent.
  • Refunds will be paid at the completion of the course.
  • Bowls Australia Ltd and your state/territory association reserve the right to cancel the course. Every effort will be made to give reasonable notice to those who have applied when a course is cancelled. Those enrolled will be given a full refund.