Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin Bowling

Sport Overview

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.


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


【Age requirement】
Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31 December 1991)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31 December 2021. For example, if you are 39 during Games time but have turned 40 by 31 December 2021, you would compete in the 40+ age category.

Sports Information Guide


Sport Discipline May 2021 Venues
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
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 June 5th, 2020. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.


Suehiro Bowl

Location 4-95 Minamisuehirocho, Tokushima, Tokushima 770-0865
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・14 minutes by Shuttle Bus from Tokushima Station to Venue
・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, Myozaigun Ishiicho, Tokushima 779-3200
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・35 minutes by Shuttle Bus from Tokushima Station to Venue
・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(Around Tokushima Sta.)

Location 1 Terashimahonchonishi, Tokushima-shi, Tokushima-ken
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
TokushimaClement Plaza in Tokushima Station, and “Communication Areafor 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/




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