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Welcome to the English Carpet Bowls Association.

If you would like to find out about clubs near you, would like any assistance in setting up a club or league, or have any questions about carpet bowls, please contact us at ecba [at] englishcarpetbowls.com.

And if you would like to find out more about the game and how to play it, you can now watch our video.



2023 National Championships / The Nationals were held over the weekend of 3-6 Nov, and it was close. Read the report here.
6th November 2023

2023 ECBA Triples / This year's Triples was hosted by Sunderland, and came down to a final between a Durham and a mixed Durham/Sunderland team.
4th September 2023

2023 Champion of Champions / Durham, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Suffolk share the four main titles. Report and results here.
5th June 2023

2024 Festival of Bowls / The festival will be back at Potters in 2024, over the week of 29th April to 3rd May.
16th May 2022

2023 Festival of Bowls / This year's event saw the Pairs title go to Sunderland, and the Singles and Rinks go to Suffolk.
13th May 2023

2023 ECBA Rinks / This years competition was hosted by Hertfordshire, and the for all the visitors from the North, it was far from a wasted journey.
30th April 2023

Coronavirus Guidelines
Although all restrictions were removed on 24th February 2022, the ECBA continues to advise caution.
24th February 2022
Carpet Bowls In Europe / 2015 saw a number of developments involving countries outside the UK.
How to Play / If you want to learn more about how to play Carpet Bowls, we have an instructional video.
Where to Play / If you are interested in playing we have links and contacts for our member counties.

Playing Rules / Some non-affiliated clubs have adopted different rules. We take a look at one such set.

Equipment For Sale / Find out what equipment is currently for sale and how to contact us if you have something to sell.
Equipment Wanted / Requests for help in obtaining equipment and how to contact us if there's something you are looking for.
ECBA Committee / Minutes of meetings and AGMs.


ECBA Policies & Rules / ECBA Constitution, Tournament Rules, Policies and Code of Conduct.