Team tournament without divisions. Each team consists of 4 players in total. Women are awarded a 5-pin handicap per game. All games are played in accordance with the European style. Each team plays 3 games per round (preliminary and intermediary round). The rules of the International Bowling Federation (IBF) apply. The number of participating teams is limited to 64.

A team consists of 4 players; women are given 5 pins a game of handicap. If a team is missing a player or a player must leave the game due to injury, 125 pins per match are entered in the scorecard. An absent player may be substituted; however, the substitute may not belong to a different team. All games are played in accordance with the European style (no switching of lanes). Each team plays 3 games per round (preliminary and intermediary round). The rules of the International Bowling Federation (IBF) apply.

Competition rules

The groups are ranked according to their respective total number of pins scored in the 6 games. The first-,second- and third-placed teams in the groups (48 teams) then play one game first (pins score) on the final day (Saturday) in Group A, group B or group C. After that, the 8 best teams in each group play in the quarterfinals, then the 4 best teams compete in the semifinals, and subsequently the 2 best teams play in the finals (pins score in one game of each). Teams are asked to report to the tournament director at least 30 minutes before starting time. For the ECSG oil pattern Main Street 41ft is allowed.


Teams are ranked within their groups according to their total number of pins. In case of a tie in the number of total pins between two or more teams, the tie is broken by the team with the highest game.

Important information

Please ensure that you leave yourself enough time to get from your accommodation to the sport venue. Each person participates in the European Company Sport Games 2022 at their own risk. Each participant is responsible for ensuring that they have appropriate accident insurance coverage.

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Participants list

Check the list of participants for bowling here. This list of participants was last updated om May 10th, 2022. The final participants list will be shown on this website with the sports schedules in the beginning of June.


Olround Bowling
Heyendaalseweg 90
6525 AK Nijmegen 

Bowlingcentrum Arnhem De Schelmse Brug
Schelmseweg 52
6816 SH Arnhem 

Important information

Please ensure that you have enough time to reach your sports venue. See this page for more information about transport during the ECSG Arnhem 2022.

Team leaders/players must report to the tournament management in order to be registered and to receive the required instructions/information min. 30 minutes before the first game. Players must be ready for the game at least 15 minutes before start. Games will be started at the planned time if the minimum number of players is present under the rule of the game. If the required number of players is not ready to play at least 15 minutes after the scheduled time, the team/players loose(s) the match.

The above information was updated on 02/6/2022. Adjustments in the run-up to the event are possible. Keep an eye on this page for the latest version.