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2017 Bowling Rules

Rule 1: Facility | Rule 2: Player Eligibility | Rule 3: Ground Rules

Recent rule changes appear in italicized font.

Rule 1: Facility

  1. All games will be played at Colonial Lanes. Alcohol and tobacco use is not permitted while participating in an Intramural event. 

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Rule 2: Player Eligibility

  1. All Intramural Sports eligibility rules apply. Please check the Intramural Sports Rules and Regulations carefully.
  2. All players must check-in with their University or valid government-issued photo IDs with the supervisor prior to participation.

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Rule 3: Ground Rules

  1. Bowling will be scratch. No handicaps will be used.
  2. Each individual on a team of four will bowl three games. The team with the highest combined total from all three games will be the tournament champion. All bowlers’ scores will be tallied.
  3. Individual bowlers arriving late will be allowed to catch-up as long as they are present and ready to bowl any time before the beginning of the fifth frame. They may enter with the same restriction during the second and third games, but may not make up any games that have been completed.
  4. All scores will be recorded with Colonial Lanes scoring programs.
  5. In order to receive Women’s points in the Intramural Sports Points Championship presented by Coach's Corner, teams must have four women signed-in and participating in the event at all times. In order to receive Co-Rec points in the Intramural Sports Points Championship presented by Coach's Corner, teams must have two men and two women, respectively, signed-in and participating in the event at all times.
  6. Teams will have a 2-hour and fifteen minute time limit to complete all 3 games. If unable to complete their games in the given time limit, their final scores will be tallied from the point at which time expires. 

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