International

World Championships

The World Bowling Championship is tenpin bowling's most prestigious event.  The tournament is held over two years, first for men and then for women the following year.


World Tenpin Bowling Championships for Men

Once every fourth year
Last time 4 – 15 December 2014 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Results
Next time August 14 – 25, 2018 In Hong Kong


World Tenpin Bowling Championships for Women

Once every fourth year
Last time 5 – 14 December, 2015 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Results
Next time 2019 at South Point, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – Dates TBD


World Youth Championships

Once every second year
Last time 2014 in Hong Kong
Next time 24 July – 3 August, 2016 in Sun Valley Lanes , Lincoln, Nebraska, USA


WYC Moments and Memories

Check out some highlights from the 2014 World Youth Championships


Other International Sites

World Bowling is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for the sport of Bowling.

Events


Asian Bowling Federation (formerly known as FIQ-WTBA Asian Zone) was formed to promote and foster interest in amateur tenpin bowling tournaments and competitions, especially in Asia and bowlers from other zones of the WTBA.

2014 Calendar & Results

ABF 2015 Calendar



Since the first event in 1965, winning AMF’s Bowling World Cup title has been the most coveted goal in amateur bowling.

Bowling World Cup website