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USBC modifies rule on bowling ball gripping holes

In a move to add greater clarity and fairness to ball specifications related to bowlers not using their thumb while delivering the ball, USBC has modified the specifications on bowling ball gripping holes.


Information about Equipment Specifications and shortcuts to the key resources.

Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award

Learn more about the award that annually honors lanemen.

Approved, Non-Approved Products

Need to know which products are approved or not approved for competition?

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E.A.R.L. the Robot

One of the most important members of the team at the USBC isn't a scientist, it's a state of the art ball throwing robot named E.A.R.L.

Forms, Manuals and Bulletins

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Research, Articles and Presentations

Information on studies, presentations and key articles.

Lane-Center Certification

The team helps uphold the credibility of the sport and makes competition fair by inspecting lane beds in bowling centers.

Standard Operating Procedures

Get a detailed look at how different equipment and requirements are tested.

Lane Conditions

Learn more about Red, White and Blue patterns and where to find other lane patterns.

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