The many preparatory works of the 4th East Asian Games began in earnest following the official establishment of the Macao 2005 East Asian Games Coordination Office in July 2000.
On 1 January 2002, the Coordination Office was replaced by the Macao 4th East Asian Games Organising Committee (MEAGOC). MEAGOC was legally established to continue the important mission to conceive, plan, prepare, promote and organise a successful and memorable regional multisport event, the 4th East Asian Games.
During the 4th East Asian Games, there will be 12 bowling events, with both men and women competing in 6 different categories (Singles, Doubles, Trios, Five Player Teams, All-Events, and Masters). The competition will start on the 3rd day of the Games and will be played over 6 consecutive days.
The total number of gold medals to be awarded during the bowling competition will be 12, 6 for men and 6 for women.
The 24 lanes bowling center is located at the COTAI International Sports Complex, which is approximately 6 km away from the centre of Macau. The sports complex houses a restaurant and 3 squash courts, and the Bowling Centre with approx. 300 temporary spectator seats, a restaurant, café & commercial area.