Australian Open

  • April 10 - 12

Event Dates

10th-12th April 2020


Open Ranked Event

Entry fee

$280, including a $50 non refundable deposit which secures your squad selection. Shirts can be purchased for $55 with printed name included


Entry Form

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Host Venue

ZONE BOWLING Keon Park

16-18 Keon Parade,
Keon Park VIC 3073


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Format

All Bowlers will bowl 18 games qualifying in their respective squad (9 games Friday, 9 games Saturday)

At the completion of the qualifying, the Top 24 bowlers will advance to the Stage 1 of finals on Sunday.

Finals Stage 1: (Pinfall Carries)
Top 24 from qualifying will complete 3 x 2 game blocks
At the completion of the 6 games – Top 12 will move onto Final stage of the finals

Final Stage (Pinfall Carries)
Lanes will be re-oiled before match play commences.The Top 12 bowlers will bowl 11 games of match play (2 to a pair)
The winner of each game gets 20 bonus pins for a win, 10 for a draw and zero for a loss.

The winner after 11 games of match play will be crowned “Australian Open Champion 2020” and have the opportunity to represent at the 2020 Qubica AMF Bowling World Cup. Travel costs to attend the 2020 World Cup will be subsidised by Zone Bowling to a maximum amount of $2000. Any other costs incurred will be the responsibility of the bowler attending. The right to represent Australia at the 2020 World Cup will only be awarded to the highest placed Australian male resident.