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The player rolls a ball to knock over as many pins as possible.

An Overview of Bowling

Ten-pin bowling is a sport in which a player rolls a bowling ball down a wooden lane with the objective of scoring points by knocking down as many pins as possible. You have two attempts to knock down 10 pins, and the total number you knock down is added to your score. You then have 10 opportunities to get as high a score as possible.

Facts

  • The world champion is crowned at the WTBA World Championship held by the World Tenpin Bowling Association since 1954.
  • The "Weber Cup" is the ten-pin bowling equivalent of golf's Ryder Cup.It is the world famous major world tournament of Team Europe vs. Team USA bowling championships that happens annually.

Find Bowling Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

British Tenpin Bowling Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
btba@btconnect.com
Contact Telephone
020 8478 1745

Age UK Plymouth

Age UK Plymouth provides a wide range of services, support and activities for the Over 50's, older carers and carers of older people.
Person focussed to meet needs and aspirations.

Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics offers a lifetime of learning through sport and benefits individuals of all ages and ability levels – from those with low motor abilities to highly skilled athletes.

Lifeline Training

Proving First Aid training and Qualifications to all industries, specialising in Sports and Education sector.

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam is the best modern university in the north of England, as ranked by the 2015 Times Good University Guide. With regard to sport, we regularly achieve top 20 in BUCS rankings, and offer a range of volunteering, coaching and participation op

447 (Henley on Thames RAF Air Cadets

Youth organisation for 12 to 19 year olds focused on STEM, Aviation and Aerospace with activites such as Duke of Edinburgh Award, Leadership, hiking, climbing, Archary, Marksmanship, First Aid, Canoeing, Mountainbiking, flying, gliding, long distance walk

Wessex Coach Education

UK Coaching Partner Centre - delivering UK Coaching workshops including, Safeguarding & Protecting Children.
FA Centre - delivering FA Safeguarding Children Workshops

Sport For Fun

Sport For Fun

A multisport session for ALL children including those with physical and learning liabilities.

Each session will include:

Meet & Greet Games/

Heart Rate Raiser/

3 Sports on Rotation:
Sport 1 : Invasion Games
Sport 2 : Striking, Batting & Fielding
Sport 3: Individual

Cool Down using the essence of Yoga