Schools Competitions & Programs

Bowls SA offers adaptive programs for all junior bowlers, as well as schools and groups who want to learn the game of lawn bowls. 

School Championships
Bowls SA provides the opportunity for all School students to participate in an annual Lawn Bowls championship against all other schools run by Bowls SA. There is an Open Singles and Open Triples event for both Primary School and Secondary Schools respectively. These are structured days providing competition to play for the Gold, Silver & Bronze medals in each discipline, however the days always come with a strong element of social interaction between schools with participation being the underlying goal.

Primary School Championships

The 2021 Primary School Championships will be held on Friday, October 22.

If you want further information on the event, please contact the Bowls SA office at or call 8234 7544.

Secondary School Championships

The 2021 High School Championships are at this stage set to be held on Friday, October 29.

If you want further information on the event, please email or call 8234 7544.

Schools Program

Bowls SA offers both Primary & Secondary schools, the opportunity to participate in a tailored Introduction to Bowls Schools Program. Whether it be one-week or six-weeks, Bowls SA can tailor a program to suit your needs by aiming to provide a coach, a facility and the equipment for your group of students to be able to participate!

Please click on the below School session Booking form and email to to begin organising your school sessions.

If wanting some hints and tips on how to run school sessions with some program examples, please utilise the Bowls SA Schools Coaching guide.

If your club is interested in establishing school sessions, but are unsure where to start, please contact the Bowls SA office on 8234 7544.

SACE Programs

Bowls SA is delighted to offer SACE programs for Year 11/12 students. The program is designed to not only take students through the basic skills of Bowls but to also expose them to a variety of formats in which the sport can be played. Bowls SA offer 2 SACE courses, a SACE Minor (approx 12 hours) for Year 11 and a SACE Major (approx 18 hours) for Year 12. These are both SACE approved courses. All of our courses are delivered by experienced Bowls SA Coaches, who are professionally trained (with current Police Checks) to be able to work with students. Bowls SA Coaches must undergo the following stringent rules:

  1. Hold at least a Bowls Australia Club Coach Accreditation for Bowls

2. Hold a current Working With Children Check

3. Sign a Bowls SA Coaches Code of Ethics

4. Undergo regular performance appraisals and feedback. We do this to ensure schools are provided with quality coaches and are secure in the knowledge that students welfare and safety is being taken care of. Bowls SA can cater for up to 20 students per session at a cost of $6.00 per student for Major and Minor. SACE Courses must be conducted at a Bowling Club, however in the event of wet weather, Hardcourt Bowls or an indoor session may be utilised. 

Please click on the below School session Booking form and email to to begin organising your school sessions.
School Session Booking form