TENPIN BOWLING ASSOCIATION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA Inc.
TBAWA was formed in 2002 and affiliated with Tenpin Bowling Australia Limited. This is a non-profit organization to support the Tenpin Bowlers of Western Australia.
The objects for which TBAWA is established are to:
- Promote and foster the game of Tenpin Bowling as a competitive sport in WA
- Foster good fellowship among bowlers and advance the mutual interest of
- Discourage and prevent practices or activities likely to be detrimental
- Represent those Centre Associations in WA holding a license with TBAL.
- Enforce the playing rules and regulations of TBAL in any competitions conducted
by this Association.
- Obtain TBAL accreditation for all competitions promoted, organized and
conducted by TBAWA
- Conduct State Championships for Adults and Juniors and other tournaments
- Promote, organise and conduct any State Representative Team trials
- Select State Representative Teams
- Facilitate fund raising to finance State Representative Teams
- Carry out coaching and other educational programs
- Affiliate with the WA Olympic Council and the Australian Commonwealth Games
- Be responsible for the disbursement of all Government funding received
- Provide amenities for bowlers, encourage good fellowship and advance the
mutual interest of bowlers
- Uphold the Rules and Regulations of TBAL
- Comply with instructions of, or activities approved by, the TBAL
- Maintain the historical records, to the best of ability on information
supplied, of Tenpin Bowling in WA
Brief description of program/service
Tenpin Bowling is an all-year-round indoor sport not subject to variation
in weather conditions. Suitable for all age levels and skill. Handicapping
system equalizes regular bowlers to approximately the same level, making
the sport ideal for non-aggressive friendly competition.
Keeping record of scores on a regular basis, (eg weekly, monthly) over
a pre-determined period will show self-skill improvement and rating position
with other participants in the group, culminating in final placing's for
acknowledgement by peers. This teaches achievement and interaction with
For school age children, matches can be on a single age level or have different
school year levels bowling against each other, from the same school or different
schools. For younger levels, initial participation and training can be with
portable equipment brought to the school or Community Centre.
The sport of Tenpin Bowling takes place in Bowling
Centres throughout the Metropolitan Area where expert coaching is available.
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