2018 Level 1 Umpire Course Dates Released

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This year once again Bowls BC will be offering Officiating Courses that will be facilitated by Head Umpire George Cubiss. In the past couple years, George and his Team have worked tirelessly, to ensure that the Province has qualified umpires throughout the districts. This year will be no different as courses will be held throughout the four districts.

Umpires play a vital role in ensuring that all aspects of play are in line with the Laws of the Sport of Bowls. Umpires must be able to apply their knowledge of the laws in an approach that will make the experience enjoyable for both the participants and the officials.


Friday 11th May – 6:00pm – New Westminster LBC
Monday 14th May – 10:00am – Penticton LBC
Wednesday16th May – 1:00pm – Nanaimo LBC
Thursday 17th May – 10:00am – Juan De Fuca LBC

All registrations for this course can be done online at

Level 1 Umpire

This is a entry level training program for umpires that has been developed to encourage bowlers to become umpires and gain experience at their local events.  A Level 1 umpire is certified to officiate at all club, local and provincial events.

If more information is needed please feel free to send questions to

About Bowls BC

Bowls BC, is the governing body responsible for lawn bowls in British Columbia. In partnership with Lawn Bowling Clubs across the Province, Bowls BC will facilitate the growth and development of an exceptional sporting community experience that is appealing, healthy and accessible to all – visit

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