Bowling League Teams
Most bowling leagues consist of four team players that meet up once a week or once every other week, usually at the same day and time. Teams of three or five players are also common. Leagues can be set up as male-only, female-only, or mixed.
How Bowling Leagues Work
In most bowling leagues each team plays three games per scheduled match. After the first week of the league, the average for each player is set, and the average can go up or down after each subsequent session as more games are bowled. Though there are “scratch” leagues where only actual score counts, most leagues use the bowler averages to determine team and/or individual handicaps. The handicap is the difference of the sum of averages between the two teams that are facing each other (sometimes then multiplied by a percentage, such as 90%), or an amount calculated from a score that is above the highest team average in the league so that each team gets a handicap amount. The handicap gives teams with lower averages a chance to compete against teams with higher averages.
Bowling League Scoring
Leagues normally consist of weekly sessions that require each bowler on a team to bowl three games per week (or more/less depending on the league’s rules).
In a given weekly session, each team will face another team in the league in scheduled competition. Teams are awarded points for winning each game, plus points for having more total pins than the other team at the end of all games that week. Scoring systems vary by league.
League standings are published after each session.
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Wednesday: 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm (Mixed League)
Thursday: 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Friday: 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm
Saturday: 4.00 pm to 12.00 am
Sunday: 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm
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