The most up to date Bowling Tournament Calendar and Bowling Alley Information
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Saturday August 13, 2016
BowlingQuest Tournament Finder App
is in Beta version and ready for your scrutiny!
Versions of the TFinder App for Android 5.1 (Lollipop), 4.1.2 (Jellybean), 2.3 (Gingerbread), and Windows are ready.
Here’s what it looks like. For more, download the app.
Main screen for TFinder
The Windows version runs on your PC.
TFinder gives you the latest bowling tournament information from all over the US, updated automatically from the BowlingQuest Tournament Calendar, in a compact, dedicated format.
It’s easy to operate. Try it out.
We appreciate most feedback 😉 .

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Bowling Alley Ratings
Fri, Feb 24 2017
You can now rate bowling alleys. There are 6 catagories. On each bowling alley’s page is where this can be done.

How not to treat your Bowling Ball


Bowling Etiquette
Dealing With Bowlers on Surrounding Lanes:
Yield to the bowler to your right if you’re both up at the same time.
Do not step onto your approach until the other bowlers on adjacent lanes have stepped off theirs.
Make sure you have no bowler on either side of you before you get ready to bowl.
Do not be on the approach while others are on their approaches on on either side of your lane.

Did You Know?
Ten pin bowling is not the only form of bowling. There is also 9-pin – Not to be confused with No-tap, where one knocks down 9 pins to get a strike. Bulverde This game actually uses 9 pins arranged in a diamond pattern. The game is much older than ten pin and has a different set of rules. Click on the logo above to find out more about actual 9-Pin Bowling.
There is also
and Duckpin bowling. They are played with different balls and pins than 10-pin bowling. Candlepin is most popular in the Canadian Maritime Provinces while Duckpin bowling is played in the Northeastern US and as far south and west as Indianapolis. Note the size and shapes of the pins as well as the small bowling ball.
Lawn Bowling
Ice Bowling
Swiss BowlingSwiss Bowling
A Swiss-system tournament is a non-eliminating tournament format which features a predetermined number of rounds of competition. Each competitor (team or individual) does not play every other. Check out these links: and

Scotch Doubles
Baker Bowling

Current Solar Data from NOAA

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Solar X-rays:
Geomagnetic Field:
Solar activity affects everything electronic on the planet as well as in space. With this monitor you can have some idea when cellular equipment, computers, and the like, are more likely to “whack out” without plausible explanation. And, of course, this will let you know when to look for The best Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).

Only some good content
can relieve this poor fella’s toil.

New to Tournament Calendar
Monday February 29, 2016

The BowlingQuest Tournament Calendar has been updated to where you can enter your own tournament listings. It’s easy, fast, and free. Works on most smart phones too. Check it out.
Tournament listings that are in the calendar now appear in the Bowling Alley’s individual page.

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