Bowling Rules

TEAMS

  • Each team must consist of a minimum of Four (4) players and a maximum of 5 players, 21 years of age or older. Four or five bowlers will bowl during the game, the four highest scores will be counted when determining the winner of each game. 

EQUIPMENT

  • The following equipment is provided:  Bowling Shoes & Bowling Balls

GAME LENGTH

  • Teams will play 3 games each week.  The average time per game is 45 minutes to 1 hour.

RULES

  • Standard bowling rules apply, in addition to the bullet points below:
  • A maximum of five (5) bowlers can bowl per game
  • Only the top four (4) scores per game may be counted for a team’s total score.

SCORING

  • Standard bowling scoring will be used. 
  • Teams will play against another team for three games each night. Each game of the night will be worth 1 point to the winning team based on total team score.
  •  Scores will be (3-0, 2-1, 1-2, or 3-0)

FORFEITS

  • A team must have at least 3 bowlers at game time or it becomes a forfeit.
  • Teams that forfeit 2 weeks in one season are eligible to be fined and/or removed from the league with no refund.
  • Teams that forfeit 3 weeks will automatically be removed from the league with no refund.  Teams are encouraged to contact the FXA office to inform them 24 hours in advance about forfeiting.
  • Tiebreakers:
    1. Wins/Losses
    2. Head to Head Results
    3. Game Differential