European Open

We are pleased to be hosting the brand-new 2022 European Open in partnership with Erskine.  

The European Open will be held at the National Centre for Bowling, Ayr on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th July. The competition will consist of 120 pairs, who have been split into 30 sections of 4 teams. The 30 group winners and 2 highest runners-up will advance to Saturday's knockout stages. 

The format of the tournament is 3-bowl pairs, 11 end matches or a time limit of 1 hour 15 minutes per game. Please click here to view the competition draw.

Please note for Groups 1 to 15 – play commences at 9.30am, 12.30pm & 3.30pm. Groups 16 to 30 – play commences at 11.00am, 2.00pm & 5.00pm

All teams should have received the draw and tournament handbook directly via email. More information and rules will be provided on the day of the event. If you have any further questions, please contact Bowls Scotland’s Competitions & Events Co-Ordinator, Tom Weir, via

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