Players are reminded of the HBA Match rules with respect to Matches Affected by Heat, Inclement Weather, or any other cause.


  1. Unless otherwise provided for in these rules, the HBA shall abide by any Bowls SA Heat & Inclement Weather Policy currently in force.
  2. If on the evening prior to the day of play the temperature on the Bureau of Meteorology website is forecast to reach 38C (in the case of open gender events) or 36C (in the case of single gender ladies events) for Mt. Barker, then: 

(a)    All pennant matches, and

(b)    Any other event scheduled for that day shall be postponed, and rescheduled to another date, at the discretion of the HBA Executive Committee.

  1. Notwithstanding any of these rules,

 (1) if the day scheduled for play is at any time deemed to be a Catastrophic Fire Danger day, play shall be abandoned.

 (2) the HBA Executive Committee have an overriding discretion to determine that matches be abandoned.


Please click on the attached link to the BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY for the Mt. Barker weather forecast.