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Ten-pin Bowling commonly called "Bowling" in the US, is a competitive sport in which a player (the "bowler") rolls a bowling ball down a wooden or synthetic lane with the objective of scoring points by knocking down as many pins as possible. 

Although Bowling does not belong to the Olympic sports, it is among the most popular sports in Special Olympics. It is a particularly beneficial sport to people with intellectual disabilities, irrespective of their age or sports abilities, since it ensures physical exercise and at the same time participation and social integration. Plus, it's great fun!

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Click here to view the 2020 Virtual State Bowling Tournament Program

Upcoming Bowling Events

State Bowling Tournaments will be held on November 5th. There will be an East tournament (in Fargo) and a West Tournament (in Mandan). Please contact your area directors if you have other questions.  


Get Involved with Bowling

Coaches Guide and Rules

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