The Nationals

Further details around the structure of the inaugural Nationals event have now been confirmed, with the event to be staged from October 2-16, 2020, at Broadbeach Bowls Club on the Gold Coast.

Seven events will be staged consecutively (and some simultaneously) across the two weeks of competition, including staple national events, the Australian Champion of Champions, Australian Under-18 Championships, Australian Senior Sides Championships, Australian Sides Championships, Australian Championships and will adopt the Australian Multi-Disability National Championships.

Also to be wedged in between what will be a festival of bowls will be the annual Bowls Australia Awards Night, as well as a number of conferences and seminars for the wider community.

As previously announced, Tourism and Events Queensland, City of Gold Coast and Bowls Australia (BA) agreed for the blockbuster event to be staged Broadbeach in 2020 and 2021, with the potential to be extended for a further year.

The Nationals
October 2-16, 2020
Broadbeach, Gold Coast, QLD

Included events:

  • Australian Under-18 Championships
  • Australian Champion of Champions
  • Australian Senior Sides Championships
  • Australian Sides Championships
  • Bowls Australia Awards Night
  • Australian Championships

Schedule of included events:

October 2-3

  • Australian Singles Champion of Champions
  • Australian Under-18 Championships

October 4-7

  • Australian Senior Sides Championships

October 8-11

  • Australian Sides Championships

October 12

  • Bowls Australia Awards Night

October 13-16

  • Australian Championships

TBC*

  • Australian Multi-Disability National Championships