Candlepin leagues usually bowl 30 weeks in a season. Leagues can bowl in any increments: Example: 12
weeks, 15 weeks or 30 weeks. Typically leagues can bowl 3 games per bowler or 5 games per bowler. The number
of boxes at a time vary as well – either 2 boxes at a time or 5 boxes at a time. Leagues will bowl weekly at the
specified time. The number of bowlers per team run from as little as 2 bowlers up to 6 members per team
pay a weekly predetermined fee (example $12.00) which will include bowling money and “Kitty” money as well.
Kitty money is put aside every week so the league can pay out prize money to the bowlers, have a banquet, an outing , etc…
All we need at Pilgrim Lanes are 3 things:
1) List of teams with bowlers names
2) Day &
3) Number of weeks for the league
Why Join League Bowling?
Leagues are organized with various
numbers of teams consisting of all men, all women, all youth, as well as combinations of men and women, youth and adult.
Leagues consist of people of all age groups, all walks of life, and all levels of athletic skills. League bowling has
a more equal form of competition because of its handicap system. An inexperienced bowler may compete with a bowler
of more experience and skill and still have a chance to win. The leagues meet on a regularly scheduled basis, normally
once a week, to compete against each other as teams. Some compete for prize money, some for trophies, but all of them
compete for the fun and enjoyment of bowling. Youth receive scholarship money when they bowl in a league!
Whether you are looking to stay fit, be socially active or for friendly competition, we have a league for you. League
bowling is an inexpensive night out, giving you a chance be with friends or to make new friends and to relax and relieve
stress. To put it simply, in relationship to any other competitive athletic event, league bowling is the best buy in
town and you don’t have to worry about getting rained out. Grab your friends, co-workers and family
to form a team or come alone. No matter how you “roll it” it’s entertaining!
leagues for churches, group organizations or companies looking to build camaraderie are available. A
league is a minimum of six - 4 person teams. Grab your friends or co-workers and start your own bowling league
It’s never too late to join a bowling league!
The many benefits of league bowling
For those of you out there who have
never bowled in an organized bowling league, you may have won-dered what it would be like to do so. You may have questions
about what a league really is and how you would benefit from the experience if you joined one. The simple answer is that league
bowling is a group of people getting together to bowl on a competitive basis. League bowlers consist of people of all age
groups, all walks of life, and all levels of athletic skills.
Leagues are organized with various numbers of teams consisting
of all men, all women, or a combination. These leagues meet on a regularly scheduled basis, normally once a week, and bowlers
compete against each other as teams. Some compete for prize money, some for trophies, but all of them compete for the fun
More often than not, league bowling is an equal form of competition because of its handicap system. A less
talented or inexperienced bowler can compete with a bowler of more experience and skill and still have a chance to win. League
bowling is an inexpensive night out, giving you a chance to make new friends, compete on an equal basis and be assured that
you will have lanes to bowl on each week at a time that is suitable to your own personal schedule.
To put it simply,
in relationship to any other competitive athletic event, league bowling is the best buy in town and you don't have to
worry about getting rained out.
According the United States Bowling Congress, bowling
is the No. 1 participatory sport in America with over 66 million people bowling at least once in leagues or open bowling every
year. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. Bowling's popularity is evident in Prince William County with
every bowling center hosting league play every night of the week and some hosting leagues in the daytime.
One of the
reasons for bowling's popularity is its adaptability. Children and adults of nearly every ability level can participate,
and it can be enjoyed as leisure, recreational and social activity or as a com-petitive opportunity.
Almost anyone can
bowl. That is why no other sport can match the diversity of participants in this sport. Some of the benefits of bowling include
its easy accessibility to facilities, equipment and instruction. You can practice anytime or bowl in a league for competition.
is a lifetime fitness sport which contributes to balance, coordination and motor skills. The game is able to fill the needs
of so many people because above all, it is simple to play. The rules are not complex and the basics of how to roll the ball
are quickly learned. How well you do and how high you can score is another matter.