Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin Bowling

Sport Overview

Postponement has been decided for the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai.
The new dates are being arranged.
Please note that the followings are the information before the postponement was confirmed.

In tenpin bowling, 10 targets called pins are arranged on a lane in an equilateral triangle shape pointing towards the player, and the objective is to roll balls at the pins. Players are given points according to the number of pins they knock down, and the player with the higher total score wins the game. Each game consists of 10 frames, and the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai will feature singles, doubles and trio events.

 Friday, 20th May - Monday, 23rd May 2022

 ・Suehiro Bowl <Tokushima City, Tokushima>
 ・Pop Joy Ishii <Ishii Town, Tokushima>


(General Category)
EventGenderAge Categories
SinglesMen30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+
Women30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+
DoublesMen30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+
Women30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+
Mixed30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+
TriosNo category30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+
* The age of the youngest player in the doubles and trios shall determine the age category.


Nothing in particular

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31 December 1992)

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide


Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Tenpin Bowling                          
Suehiro Bowl
Pop Joy Ishii

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.


Suehiro Bowl

Location 4-95 Minamisuehirocho, Tokushima City, Tokushima
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・14 minutes by Shuttle Bus from Tokushima Sta.
・11 minutes by car from the Tokushima Expressway “Tokushima” Exit
Official Homepage http://www.suehiro-bowl.co.jp/

Pop Joy Ishii

Location 16-1 Takaharanakasu, Ishii Town, Myozai-gun, Tokushima
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・35 minutes by Shuttle Bus from Tokushima Sta.
・20 minutes by car from the Takamatsu Expressway “Itano” Exit
Official Homepage http://www.joybowl.com/popjoy/index.html

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
 From 7:30 each day at the place of the competition

 At the venue on each day of competition in which one participates

Nearest Village

Masters Village Tokushima (Tokushima Clement Plaza)

Location 1 Terashimahonchonishi, Tokushima City, Tokushima
Access It is directly connected to JR Tokushima Station. Please use the entrance of Tokushima Station. I am planning. “Conference reception and Information center” is on the 5th floor of Tokushima Clement Plaza in Tokushima Station, and “Communication Area for player and Official goods shop' is on the 4th floor of the same plaza.
After the opening hours of the plaza (20:00-21:00), please take the elevator at Tokushima Station to the 5th floor. During business hours (10:00-20:00), please use the “Tokushima
Station Premises Entrance”, “South Side Station Aisle Entrance” or “Elevator”.
Official Homepage https://www.clementplaza.com/

Sports Equipment Rental

Bowling shoes can be rented as follows. Provided, however, the number is limited and coins are required to pay the rental fee.

Sports Equipment Bowling shoes (Size is from 16cm to 32cm)
Rental Fee 200 yen
Place Suehiro Bowl
Sports Equipment Bowling shoes (Size is from 14cm to 30cm)
Rental Fee 300 yen
Place Pop Joy Ishii




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