Open bowling 120, league bowling 140.
There are nationally recognized awards available from the USBC when a league and bowler is certified.
In typical league bowling, a series is three games. Bowling an 800 series is considered to be an achievement about four times more difficult than bowling a 300 (perfect) game. Every time a bowler earns an 800 series in league bowling, the score is reviewed and then sanctioned by the United States Bowling Congress, and then entered into that bowler's permanent file.
To be a consistent league bowler atleast every 1 and a half years
In tenpin bowling, the lightest weight bowling ball allowed in sanctioned play is 6 pounds.
There is no solid definition for a round of bowling. There is a game of bowling. Three games is referred to as a series. In league bowling, usually that nights "round" of bowling consists of three games per bowler or one series.
The position round in a bowling tournament or league occurs when the currently ranked #1 bowler (or team) bowls against the #2 bowler (or team), #3 bowls #4, #5 bowls #6, and so on.
The lowest average league bowler to bowl a 300 was Diane Ponza, whose average was 112 when she shot a 300 game during the 1977-1978 season of sanctioned bowling.
In a contract league, the departing bowler is responsible for his payments up until a replacement bowler is found, and they fund their bowling fees themselves. In a non-contract league, the departing bowler has no obligation to pay anything after the date he/she leaves.
Mike Scroggins a professional bowler, carried right around a 260 average a couple years ago on a league near his house