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Competition Rules

Some competitions played under the authority of country and county associations have additional rules.  It is important that as Umpires we are aware of these rules before we officiate at an event.

These additional rules are now often called Conditions of Play.

The links below contain information on some of the Competition Rules you may need to be aware of as well as points of interest on the Laws of the Sport.

NATIONAL COMPETITION RULES

Bowls England National Competition Rules

English Indoor Bowling Association Competition Rules