• Dress correctly
  • Compliment on opponents good shots
  • Do not distract when a player is about to bowl
  • Stay behind the mat or behind the head when it is not your turn to play
  • When your bowl comes to rest the rink passes to your opponent
  • Do not criticise, only give praise
  • Keep to your own rink, do not wander and distract other bowlers
  • Do not obscure boundary markers or rink plates
  • Pay attention to the game to keep concentration and encourage your partners
  • Stand well back from the head when firing shots are played
  • Be a good ambassador for bowls
  • Appear to enjoy the game whether winning or losing
  • Avoid slow play, give consideration to your opponents