Sports Registration

Become a Member

Become a member by completing your sports registration (or membership). Due annually, it spans  a calendar year (1st January to 31st December). Most centres allow bowlers to pay their TBA sports registration online. Simply visit (or visit the find a lane section of the website and search for your local centre and its registration options). Otherwise you can register in-centre.

First time? For new registrations go to

Renewing? To renew your registration go to

Upgrade? Silver registration is for bowlers wishing to play at a state or national representative level, or gain rankings points in the National Rankings program. Silver sports registration upgrades are only  available online via You will still need to purchase a traditional League or Junior sports registration first. You’ll be redirected to our partner website Tenpin Results where you will need to have your 6-digit registration number ready to be able to upgrade to Silver.

All bowling centres have elected to register their league bowlers in one of 2 ways;

1. Traditional registration – Your centre may elect to charge you a traditional sports registration as per below:

Early Bird Special (only online)

 1st November – 31st December, 2019

Adult = $35

Junior = $25

Online Payments

From 1st January, 2020

Adult = $37

Junior = $27

Traditional – In Centre

From 1st January, 2020

Adult = $42

Junior = $32

2. Your centre may elect to utilise the Lane Levy model and your centre will advise league bowlers how they will be charged for sports registration. If you are bowling at a Lane Levy centre, online registration and payment is not available for League or Junior sports registration.

Please Note: Silver Upgrade is additional to your normal Adult/Junior league registration fee**

Online Sports Registration is only available in certain circumstances and at selected bowling centres (listed below). Volunteers, bowlers who compete in tournaments but do not bowl league, and selected centres opting for traditional sports registration are able to complete their registration online at All other bowlers need to comply with the Sports Registration option selected by their centre.

What Is TBA Responsible For?

  1. TBA is the national sporting organisation and is the only body of the sport recognised by Sport Australia.
  2. TBA is responsible for the development and enforcement of the rules of the sport as governed by World Bowling.
  3. TBA ensures ongoing development and accreditation of coaching programs, pathways and qualifications.
  4. TBA ensures bowling centres conform with the technical requirements of the sport as governed by the World Bowling.
  5. TBA conducts national championships that cater for bowlers of all abilities for juniors, youth, adult, senior and bowlers with a disability.
  6. TBA is responsible for the selection of national teams to represent Australia at both World Championship and other international events.
  7. TBA partners with government, states/territories, proprietors, sponsors and the media to promote and evolve the sport wherever possible.
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