WHAT IS SQUAD 6
A structured 4-6 week lawn bowls competition. Aimed at secondary school aged students who’ve never played bowls, 60-90 minutes playing time, one day a week, played after school (or during) 6 in a team – any gender combination.
WHY OFFER IT
An opportunity for secondary school aged students to be introduced to the game of bowls in a fun and relaxed environment – which is important because our National Secondary School Championships has become an event for the top players.
Increase our participation numbers for secondary school players & foster youth development in bowls.
Further strengthen school & community relationships with our bowling clubs.
Increase interest in bowls & challenge the stereotype.
Bowls NZ trialled the concept at Taradale B.C. & the students loved it . . .
“I have learned a new sport” – 75%
“I enjoyed playing the game” – 88%
“I would recommend that my friends try it” – 100%
“I would like the opportunity to learn and play more” – 75%