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March 23, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH

Category: General
33 Annual Charlie Bechard Memorial Tournament

Green Island, NY


33 Annual Charlie Bechard Memorial Tournament

Green Island, NY
March 24, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH

Category: General
Tuesday Sweeper

Lexington, KY


Tuesday Sweeper

Lexington, KY
March 25, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH
March 26, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH
March 27, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH
March 28, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH

Category: General
Dynasty Bowling Tour - Verdes Tropicana 5 Star Tournament

West Palm Beach, FL


Dynasty Bowling Tour - Verdes Tropicana 5 Star Tournament

West Palm Beach, FL

Category: USBC
Florida State USBC Mixed Team/Mixed Doubles Tournament

Dunedin, FL


Florida State USBC Mixed Team/Mixed Doubles Tournament

Dunedin, FL

Category: USBC
MN State USBC Open Championships

St Paul, MN


MN State USBC Open Championships

St Paul, MN

Category: North Carolina
QB Handicap Doubles Amateur Bowling Tournaments

Charlotte, NC


QB Handicap Doubles Amateur Bowling Tournaments

Charlotte, NC

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association 60/50/Guest Trio

Shreveport, LA


Senior All Star Bowling Association 60/50/Guest Trio

Shreveport, LA

Category: USBC
T & T Dynamite Handicap Doubles Tournament

Fredericksburg, VA


T & T Dynamite Handicap Doubles Tournament

Fredericksburg, VA

Category: USBC Womens
WEST VOLUSIA USBC38TH ANNUAL SENIOR WOMEN’S SINGLES HANDICAP TOURNAMENT

DeLand, FL


WEST VOLUSIA USBC38TH ANNUAL SENIOR WOMEN’S SINGLES HANDICAP TOURNAMENT

DeLand, FL
March 29, 2020

Category: No-Tap
BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL


BOWLERS TO VETERANS LINK (BVL) 9 PIN NO-TAP TOURNAMENT

Chicago, IL

Category: Hoinke Classic
Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH


Hoinke Classic

Cincinnati, OH

Category: USBC
Florida State USBC Mixed Team/Mixed Doubles Tournament

Dunedin, FL


Florida State USBC Mixed Team/Mixed Doubles Tournament

Dunedin, FL

Category: USBC
MN State USBC Open Championships

St Paul, MN


MN State USBC Open Championships

St Paul, MN

Category: North Carolina
QB Handicap Doubles Amateur Bowling Tournaments

Charlotte, NC


QB Handicap Doubles Amateur Bowling Tournaments

Charlotte, NC

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association 60/50/Guest Trio

Shreveport, LA


Senior All Star Bowling Association 60/50/Guest Trio

Shreveport, LA

Category: General
Storm Sport Shot Tournament

Sinking Spring, PA


Storm Sport Shot Tournament

Sinking Spring, PA

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Chicagoland Bowling

  • Streamwood Event Canceled
    by Site Admin on March 18, 2020 at 2:23 pm

    Out of concern for our staff and membership and to fall In line will prevailing guidelines we have decided to cancel this weekend’s event at Streamwood Bowl. Everyone be safe and we hope to see you in the very near future. Watch this site or our Facebook page for updates. […]

  • Schedule Updated
    by Site Admin on March 3, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    Revolutionary Tournament Bowling has updated their schedule as of 2/22/2020. Click here to view it. […]

  • Important Information for 2020
    by Site Admin on January 6, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    REDUCED ENTRY FEE EVENTS – We are introducing the new “555” prize fund. There will be a $55 entry fee ($45 re-entry) with a first place guarantee of $555 (2nd place $200, LTC $60) Cashers pot will be $5. 1 in 6 will advance. SIDE POTS AND BRACKETS – Side pots and brackets will be […]

  • Schedule Updated
    by Site Admin on January 6, 2020 at 6:40 pm

    Revolutionary Tournament Bowling has updated their schedule as of 1/3/2020. Click here to view it. […]

  • Tournament Results Posted
    by Site Admin on October 21, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    Full results have been posted for three recent Revolutionary Tournament Bowling events: 1 Day Singles held September 22, 2019, at Brunswick Zone Mt. Prospect. Click here to view these results. 2 Day Singles held September 28-29, 2019, at Streamwood Bowl. Click here to view these results. 1 Day Singles held October 5, 2019, at Stardust […]

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Rate your bowling alleys for quality of Services, Prices, and more. There are 5 categories. Go to the individual bowling alley page and rate your favorite lanes. Comments are taken there. See all the ratings on the Ratings Page.

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.(More)


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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.

International Candlepin Bowling Association
Candlepin
bowling is played with different balls and pins than either Duckpin or regular 10-pin bowling. The pins are not tapered and the balls are softball sized. Players are allowed 3 balls to down all the pins – Dead wood is NOT cleared away between tries.Candlepin is most popular in the Canadian Maritime Provinces. Note the size and shapes of the pins as well as the small bowling ball.

Duckpin BowlingDuckpin Bowling is a variation of 10-pin bowling, played mostly in the Northeastern US and as far south and west as Indianapolis. The balls and pins are smaller than those in 10-pin bowling and players are allowed 3 tries to knock down all the pins.

Ice Bowling is the opposite end of the scale from lawn bowling. Increasingly popular in northern climates, the game is played on frozen lakes and indoor arenas.

SwissSwiss 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.

Scotch DoublesScotch Doubles is a game where teams of two bowlers compete while alternating shots, regardless of whether they strike, spare or open.

Baker Bowling is a team format where more than 1 bowler comprises the score of one game. The most common Baker game is with 5 people where each person bowls 2 frames. See link for details.


Bowling News
IBC Youth sets June 1 date for 2020 Junior Gold decision; qualifying extended
27 March 2020

With the postponement of leagues and events in the past month, IBC Youth Development has extended th ...

Source: News


Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarship awarded to five USBC Youth bowlers
26 March 2020

Five USBC Youth members were selected for the scholarship named in honor of the legendary hall of fa ...

Source: News


USBC Hall of Famer Bob Hanson dies at 93
25 March 2020

USBC Hall of Famer Bob Hanson, inducted into the Veterans categor ...

Source: News


Ohio high school bowler selected for Annual Zeb Scholarship
25 March 2020

Hannah Vaughn of Fredericktown, Ohio, who started bowling competitively after joining her high schoo ...

Source: News


New York, Colorado bowlers selected as Youth Ambassadors of the Year
24 March 2020

Courtney Morelli and Tanner Ausec were selected for exemplary contributions in the sport, academic a ...

Source: News


Registration set to begin for 2021 USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas
23 March 2020

Registration for the 2021 USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas is set to begin March 23 at 11 a.m ...
Source: News


PBA Spare Shots/Storm WSOB XI Notebook: Fans Can Still Enjoy Spirit of Competition Through Mobile Games
20 March 2020

PBA competition may be suspended at the moment, but you can still enjoy the spirit of competition ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


USBC postpones 2020 Senior Masters, Super Senior Classic and Senior Championships
19 March 2020

The 2020 USBC Senior Masters and Super Senior Classic will be held later in 2020, while qualifiers f ...

Source: News


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