XV Australian Masters Games Adelaide
The Australian Masters Games is a biennial event that is now the largest regular multisport games on the Australian sporting landscape with sports ranging from athletics to basketball even parachuting.
In 2015, the 15th edition of the Games will be hosted in Adelaide, South Australia and Lawn Bowls is one of the 60 different sports on offer.
It is expected that over 10,000 participants from all over the world will compete in Adelaide during the 7 day festival of sport.
From October 4 to October 9 seven bowls events will be conducted at three bowling venues in the Adelaide region.
Payneham Bowling Club, Marion Bowling Club and Ascot Park Bowling Club will be where all the action happens for over 35 year olds.
The eight Lawn Bowls events you can enter are-
Men’s Pairs: 35+ and 55+
Women’s Pairs: 35+ and 55+
Mixed Pairs: 35+ and 55+
Mixed Triples: 35+
The Men’s and Women’s Pairs events will take place from Sunday October 4 to Tuesday October 6, whilst the mixed events will conclude the Masters from Wednesday 7 to Friday 9.
There are some stipulations for those that wish to enter; players may only play in only one age group per event, participants may choose to play in the Mixed Pairs or Mixed Triples, not both and you must meet the minimum age requirement which is 35 for Lawn Bowls.
Individuals looking for a partner(s) can contact Bowls SA to register your interest.
Bowls SA will endeavour to find you a suitable partner; however no guarantees can be made.
The Australian Masters Games will also comprise a variety of social events throughout the week, including an opening and closing ceremony, providing a festival atmosphere for both competitors and visitors to Adelaide.
Games participants make lifelong friends, not only within their own sport and teams, but with participants from all different sports and backgrounds from all corners of Australia and the world.
During the Australian Master Games you can enter in more than one sport, so nothing is stopping you trying something new with no qualifying standards in place.
Entries close on May 1 so start getting your teams together and planning your trip to Adelaide!
There are only 192 days to go so be sure to check out the Australian Masters Games website for more information and to register your teams.