Bowling Vocabulary Words


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Approach The area that begins with the front edge of a lane, and ends at the foul line. Ball return A portion of the lane designed to return a player's ball from the pins, back to the ball rack at the front of the lane. Bowling center Public location where bowling takes place. Channels 'U' shaped tracks, also know as gutters that run down both sides of the lane used for catching a ball that rolls off the lane before hitting the pins. Control desk The area of a bowling center where you make arrangements to bowl and receive shoes, lane assignment and scoring information. Concourse Area behind the lane where spectators sit to watch. Foul When a part of the bowler's body goes beyond the foul line and touches any part of the lane, equipment or building during or after a ball has been rolled. Foul line A line that designates the end of the approach and the beginning of the bowling portion of the lane (bowlers are required to stay behind the foul line). Frame One tenth of a game; each square on a score sheet indicates one frame; a bowler receive up to two deliveries to complete a single frame. Locator dots Three sets of dots located behind the foul line that are used to properly align the feet for a delivery. Open If the bowler leaves pins standing after both balls have been delivered in a frame. Pin Deck The place at the end of the bowling lane where the pins stand in a triangle formation. Settee Seating area behind the bowling area where bowlers wait their turn. Spare When all ten pins are knocked down in two deliveries. Strike When all ten pins are knocked down on the bowler's first roll of the ball in any frame. Target arrows Seven arrows located 15-17 feet from the foul line used for lining up an accurate delivery.

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