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The Victorian Open

The Victorian Open is Bowls Victoria’s premier state tournament and the largest bowls event in Victoria. Since its inception in 2011, the event has become a popular playing destination for both professional and grassroots bowlers. 


The event provides a unique opportunity for every level of bowler to challenge themselves and their fellow competitors in a professional environmentClose to 3,000 domestic and international bowlers contest the eight-day event over four disciplines: Singles, Pairs, Triples and Mixed Pairs.

The Victorian Open is open to men and women who play for a slice of a $50,000 prize-purse.  As well as the seven titles up for grabs, the Vic Medal is also awarded to the best-performed bowler of the tournament who accumulates the most points across the event’s four disciplines.

The Victorian Open is open to all bowlers affiliated with a State or Territory Association that is affiliated to Bowls Australia, or affiliated to an international body that is a member of World Bowls. There is no pre-qualification and entry is open to bowlers from anywhere around the world.

The 2020 Victorian Open will be held in the Greater Shepparton region from November 20 to 27, 2020.

The Victorian Open is a Bowls Australia ranked event.