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Bowling Tournament Calendar and Bowling Alley Information

Bowling Tournament Calendar
Month Week Day
January 2020
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
December 30, 2019 December 31, 2019

Category: General
Tuesday Sweeper

Lexington, KY


Tuesday Sweeper

Lexington, KY
January 1, 2020

Category: General
4th Annual Hangover Tournament

Monroe, WI


4th Annual Hangover Tournament

Monroe, WI
January 2, 2020 January 3, 2020 January 4, 2020

Category: General
Open Doubles Handicap Tournament

Sunrise, FL


Open Doubles Handicap Tournament

Sunrise, FL

Category: Senior
Planet Bowl Senior Stars

Midwest City, OK


Planet Bowl Senior Stars

Midwest City, OK
January 5, 2020

Category: General
Open Doubles Handicap Tournament

Sunrise, FL


Open Doubles Handicap Tournament

Sunrise, FL

Category: General
LaneGlo Monthly Doubles

New Port Richey, FL


LaneGlo Monthly Doubles

New Port Richey, FL
January 6, 2020 January 7, 2020 January 8, 2020 January 9, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11, 2020

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association Age Bracket Tournament

Fort Worth, TX


Senior All Star Bowling Association Age Bracket Tournament

Fort Worth, TX
January 12, 2020

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association Age Bracket Tournament

Fort Worth, TX


Senior All Star Bowling Association Age Bracket Tournament

Fort Worth, TX

Category: Buzzards
Buzzards Club of America Houston Bowling Tournament

Houston, TX


Buzzards Club of America Houston Bowling Tournament

Houston, TX
January 13, 2020 January 14, 2020 January 15, 2020 January 16, 2020 January 17, 2020 January 18, 2020

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association Claude Thomas Singles

Shreveport, LA


Senior All Star Bowling Association Claude Thomas Singles

Shreveport, LA
January 19, 2020

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association Claude Thomas Singles

Shreveport, LA


Senior All Star Bowling Association Claude Thomas Singles

Shreveport, LA

Category: General
Bowler’s Domain Annual MLK Handicap Doubles

Garden City, NY


Bowler’s Domain Annual MLK Handicap Doubles

Garden City, NY

Category: General
McCorvey's Bowling World Scratch Tour

Hendersonville, TN


McCorvey's Bowling World Scratch Tour

Hendersonville, TN

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV
January 20, 2020

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV
January 21, 2020

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV
January 22, 2020

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV
January 23, 2020

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV
January 24, 2020

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV

Category: General
Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI


Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI
January 25, 2020

Category: Military
Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV


Military Bowling Championships

Las Vegas, NV

Category: General
Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI


Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI
January 26, 2020

Category: General
Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI


Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI

Category: USBC
T & T Dynamite Handicap Doubles Tournament

Fredericksburg, VA


T & T Dynamite Handicap Doubles Tournament

Fredericksburg, VA

Category: General
Valley Bowling Lanes Scratch Tournament Invitational

Carbondale, PA


Valley Bowling Lanes Scratch Tournament Invitational

Carbondale, PA
January 27, 2020

Category: General
Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI


Beaver Dam Annual City Tournament

Beaver Dam, WI

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV
January 28, 2020

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV
January 29, 2020

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV
January 30, 2020

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV
January 31, 2020

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV
February 1, 2020

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV

Category: Senior
Planet Bowl Senior Stars

Midwest City, OK


Planet Bowl Senior Stars

Midwest City, OK

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association Singles

Waxahachie, TX


Senior All Star Bowling Association Singles

Waxahachie, TX
February 2, 2020

Category: TAT
True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV


True Amateur Tournaments 20th Anniversary Event

Las Vegas, NV

Category: SASBA
Senior All Star Bowling Association Singles

Waxahachie, TX


Senior All Star Bowling Association Singles

Waxahachie, TX

Category: General
LaneGlo Monthly Doubles

New Port Richey, FL


LaneGlo Monthly Doubles

New Port Richey, FL

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  • 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 […]

  • Schedule Updated
    by Site Admin on October 21, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    Revolutionary Tournament Bowling has updated their schedule as of 10/19/19. Click here to view it. […]

  • Tournament Results Posted
    by Site Admin on September 23, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Full results have been posted for two recent Revolutionary Tournament Bowling events: 1 Day Singles held August 31, 2019, at Arlington Lanes. Click here to view these results. 1 Day Singles held September 8, 2019, at Laraway Lanes. Click here to view these results. […]

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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
Tommy Jones Caps Fairytale Week with Historic Championship Match Win in PBA Hall of Fame Classic
19 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas  – After his induction into the Professional Bowlers Association H ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


PBA Star Tommy Jones, Former Ownership Partners Mike Slade, Rob Glaser Inducted Into PBA Hall of Fame
19 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas – Nineteen-time Professional Bowlers Association title w ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


St. Francis-Ill. women, St. Ambrose men win ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic
19 January 2020

The St. Francis-Illinois women and St. Ambrose men rallied to victories Sunday at the Kegel/ISBPA M ...

Source: News


Darren Tang Earns Top Seed for PBA Hall of Fame Classic Finals; Jones Earns No. 2 Seed in Same Weekend of Hall of Fame Induction
18 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas  – Darren Tang of Las Vegas rode a 10-4 match play record, includi ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


PBA Spare Shots: Boston Red Sox Star Mookie Betts’ Skills Continue to Impress Fellow Competitors
17 January 2020

Boston Red Sox star Mookie Betts, in his first appearance in PBA Tour competition since th ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


Jakob Butturff Tops PBA Hall of Fame Classic Qualifying After Big Second Round
17 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas  – Finishing 18th after the first round of qualifying, seven ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


Women’s Championships survey shows all-time high satisfaction; event averages to be used in 2021
16 January 2020

Satisfaction with the tournament is at an all-time high and, based on the survey of participants to ...

Source: News


Anthony Lavery-Spahr Averages 242 to Lead PBA Hall of Fame Classic Qualifying After First Round
16 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas – Anthony Lavery-Spahr, a 29-year-old right-hander from Pasadena, ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


Collegiate Ticker - Jan. 15, 2020
15 January 2020

The Mount Mercy women and St. Ambrose men kicked off the new year by winning their brackets at the S ...

Source: News


2020 Bowl Expo to Host PWBA/PBA Mixed Doubles Special Event With Live Coverage on FS1
14 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas – International Bowl Expo, the bowling industry’s largest annual gath ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


2020 Bowl Expo to host PWBA-PBA Mixed Doubles special event with live coverage on FS1
14 January 2020

The PWBA/PBA Mixed Doubles at Bowl Expo, the bowling industry’s largest annual gathering, will be ...

Source: News


PBA News: Dick Allen, Brian Kretzer Repeat but Newcomers Dominate 2019 PBA Regional Awards
14 January 2020

CHICAGO – Veteran PBA Regional competitors Dick Allen of Lexington, S.C., and Brian Kret ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


Wichita’s Hanrahan Tops Seven Players in PTQ Earning Berths in PBA Hall of Fame Classic
14 January 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas  – Left-handed two-hander Patrick Hanrahan of Wichita, Kansas, ave ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


Champions determined at 2020 USBC Team USA Trials, U.S. Amateur
13 January 2020

After five days of competition, the champions were crowned at the 2020 USBC Team USA Trials and U.S ...

Source: News


PWBA opens registration for first four events; new member benefits, format in 2020
10 January 2020

Registration for the first four events on the 2020 PWBA schedule, including the 2020 USBC Queens, no ...

Source: News


PBA Announces 15-Tournament Schedule for 2020 PBA50 Tour Season
10 January 2020

CHICAGO – The Professional Bowlers Association today announced its 15-tournament schedul ...
Source: Professional Bowlers Association


Team USA member Nick Pate joins USBC Board
9 January 2020

Nick Pate, who earlier this week earned a spot on Team USA for the third time, has been elected as a ...

Source: News


Hammer named presenting sponsor of the 2020 Junior Gold Championships
8 January 2020

Brunswick Bowling Products selected Hammer as presenting sponsor of the national youth event that wi ...

Source: News


Annandale GOP Special
7 January 2020

Annandale GOP Special bowlero_admin
Source: Brunswick Zone


Kulick, Russo lead after four days at 2020 USBC Team USA Trials
6 January 2020

Kelly Kulick and Matt Russo are the overall leaders after four of five days of competition at the 2 ...

Source: News


AJ Johnson handled highs and lows and is more motivated than ever
6 January 2020

AJ Johnson has experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows, but he enters 2020 with momentu ...

Source: News


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