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# What is a foul in bowling?

Updated: 10/20/2022

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a foul is when you step over the black line when the floor meets the Bowling lane

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### What is an error in bowling?

There isn't. There is a foul if crossing the foul lone.

### How long is a bowling lane in candlepin?

Exactly the same length as in tenpin Bowling: 60 feet from the foul line to the headpin.

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### What is the line you are not allowed to step on when bowling?

It is called the Foul Line

### How long is a standard bowling?

A standard Bowling alley is 60 feet from the foul line to the cantre of the No. 1 pin

### Is it a foul to cross the centerline?

In bowling, the pins knocked down by the ball do not count.

### How long is a bowling ball?

A Bowling lane is 60 feet long from foul line to the center of the headpin, and 62 feet 10 inches from the foul line to the back of the pins. It can range from 41-42 inches wide.

### What point can a bowler not cross when before bowling?

A bowler is not permitted to cross the foul line.

### How long is a standard bowling alley?

A bowling lane is 60 feet long from the foul line to the center of the headpin. Each pin is 12 inches apart center to center. And the approach (the part you walk on) is 15 feet long.

### When bowling what line are you not allowed to step on?

It's called the foul line. If you step on or over it you'll get a big, fat F for foul and you'll only have one shot to get down the pins.