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Sport Bowling Technical Manual
The specifications and requirements to make USBC Sport Bowling a success in a center, association, league, or tournament.

Lane Inspection Bowler Waiver
Please have this form signed by all bowlers competing in Sport Bowling Leagues/Tournaments not reading tapes prior to competition.

Information on the proper way to read tapes
For more information on the proper way to read tapes, please refer to the following resources:
Brunswick Service Bulletin
Computer Lane Monitor Manual and Zero

Pattern calculations
USBC Headquarters developed specific calculations to help the leagues and tournaments comply with the Sport Bowling pattern requirements. The spreadsheet verifies the ratio requirement and the other calculations that are necessary for the compliance of the pattern.

Please be aware that these calculations should be done prior to competitive play to determine if the Sport Bowling pattern being used is in compliance. It must be submitted to USBC Headquarters (along with the graphs) on a weekly basis through email, fax, or regular mail to the Specifications/Certification Department. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the Sport Bowling team at sportbowling@bowl.com or (800) 514-2695, ext. 3177.

Automatic Calculations
3:1 Ratio Compliance
For those leagues/tournaments that have Microsoft Excel. Calculations are embedded into the spreadsheet calculated automatically.

Fluid-Metered Lane Machines
Listed below are various Spor tBowling lane patterns for all types of fluid-metered lane machines including the Phoenix Sanction, Kegel Sanction, Kegel Sanction II, Kegel Kustodian, Kegel Sanction Standard Elite, and Brunswick Mechanik

2.5:1 Ratio Patterns


Pad Lane Machines
Click on a link to see specific lane patterns:

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