Eastern Shore Senior Games
Holloway Hall

Eastern Shore Senior Games

Singles/Doubles/Mixed Doubles BOWLING

Qualifying Rules

Entry Regulations

  • Athletes may enter a maximum of two bowling events.
  • Competitors are encouraged to provide their own bowling balls and shoes. House balls and shoes may be available at the competitor’s expense.
  • The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of December 31, 2009.


  • All formats will be scratch.
  • Bowlers will be divided into squads by age division.
  • Bowling times and lanes will be assigned by squad.
  • Singles will bowl two sets of three games during qualifying.
  • In singles, in each age division, the highest score of the two sets will be considered for the finals. The top eight scores will advance to a roll-off. Scores will not carry over.
  • Doubles and mixed doubles will bowl one set of three games during qualifying.
  • In doubles and mixed doubles, the top eight combined scores will advance to a roll-off.
  • In the roll-off, all bowlers will bowl one set of three games. The bowler’s final three game total (combined total for doubles teams) shall determine his/her place within an age division.
  • Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each event within each age division

Sport Rules

  • This tournament will be conducted in accordance with United States Bowling Congress rules, except as modified herein.
  • All equipment shall meet United States Bowling Congress specifications. The ESSG reserves the right to check equipment at any time.