Singles – first player to 21 shots.
Two-wood – played over 21 ends or when a player is too far ahead to be caught.
Handicap – played to 21 shots adjusted by the difference in handicaps, Eg. player A has a handicap of 4 and player B has 3 means that player A requires 22 shots to win and player B requires 21 shots.
Pairs – 3 bowls each played over 18 ends or when a team is too far ahead to be caught.