Indoor Bowls (Bowls3Five)

REGISTRATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED.

This information is for participants who have successfully registered at the Rainbow Games. We can’t wait to see you there!

Schedule:

All schedules and formats are subject to change depending on last minute changes to entry numbers, length of matches. This is to ensure for a meaningful participant experience and any changes will be communicated with players as soon as possible.

** Turning up late may result in disqualification from the competition. This decision will be at the discretion of the tournament director.

  • Check out the overall Rainbow Games schedule here.

Opening Ceremony: Find out more about the Registration day (Accreditation pick-up and goodie bag) and the Opening Ceremony on Thursday 4 April here.  

Closing Function: Find out more about the Closing Function on Monday 8 April here.  

Things to do in Auckland: There’s lots to explore and enjoy during your time in Auckland. View our list of recommended activities here.

When:

Saturday 6 April 2024

Where:

Indoors at the Trusts Arena (65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland)

Getting there
In partnership with:
Bowls New Zealand
KEY INFORMATION:
Draws

The Rainbow Games aim to provide everyone with a meaningful experience, therefore participants can expect to play in round robin groups, before knockout matches begin. The draws will be available on the mornings of the competition.

Categories and Divisions

Indoor Bowls (Bowls3Five) at the Rainbow Games offers the following categories and divisions:

  • Open Team – Competitive or Social grade
  • Open refers to all genders and identities

In the event of insufficient registrations for any given competition, we reserve the right to merge competitions or to move participants to another competition.

All schedules and formats are subject to change depending on last minute changes to entry numbers, length of matches. This could even be decided on the day of competition. This is to ensure for a meaningful participant experience and any changes will be communicated with players as soon as possible.

Getting There

Please make sure to arrive in good time before your competition begins. Use this page to find the best ways to get to your venue.

Rules and Regulations
  • Please ensure you're familiar with the official rules of Indoor Bowls here.
  • Upon registering to participate, you have agreed to adhere to the Rainbow Games' code of conduct. Click here to view refresh your memory.

Player Accreditation
Information for Spectators

Do you have any friends and whānau interested in coming to watch you at the Rainbow Games? It’s free to watch and we recommend spectators registering their interest to spectate here to save time upon arrival.

Food and Drink

Food and drink options are available at the Trusts Arena.

Merchandise

It’s not too late to purchase Rainbow Games merchandise from our Official Merchandise and Apparel Partner, PURE Athletic. Click here to view the range and buy now.

Equipment
  • All indoor bowls related equipment will be provided.  
  • It is recommended that players wear loose and comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes.

Storage

There are no lockers available inside the Trusts Arena. An allocated area will be made available for participant seating only.

Late Registrations

There are a limited number of spaces available for Indoor Bowls (Bowls3Five) at the Rainbow Games. If you are still interested in participating, please email kiaora@rainbowgames.co.nz. Now that the registration date has passed, entry cannot be guaranteed and enquiries will be managed on a case-by-case basis

Any Other Questions

Please email kiaora@rainbowgames.co.nz

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