About Short Mat Bowls
A modern variation of lawn bowls, short mat bowls uses many of the same rules, but the game occurs indoors on a flat mat. The game was unofficially played till the 1980s when it gained popularity and a governing body was formed in 1984. Short mat bowls features foam or rubber backed rink mats. The mats are permanently marked and can have a minimum length of 40 or 45 feet. Opponents roll bowls along the mat, trying to get it as close to the jack as possible. Shots closer to the jack earn more points. Buyers interested in short mat indoor bowls gear can find new or used bowls, mats, bags, and even books on the subject on eBay. All Top-rated Sellers offer quick and reliable service, and many often offer free delivery as well.