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# What line is the foul line in bowling?

Updated: 10/20/2022

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11y ago

the foul line is the line that line that seperates the actual lane that the ball slides on and the part that you walk on. if you cross that line then you get points taken off of your score.

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13y ago

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11y ago

It is the line where the approach meets the lane.

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### What is a foul in bowling?

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

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

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### 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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### Is there a advantage in crossing the foul line in bowling?

There is no advantage to crossing the foul line, however there is a safety issue due to the fact there is lane conditioner beyond the foul line, which can cause you to slip. The sport does require a zero to be counted when crossing 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

### 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.

### 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 score is recorded when player commits a foul in bowling?

well you do this and that and that constituts a foul in Bowling stepping over the foul line at the lane before you let go

### 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.