2019 10 Pin Bowling Competitions

SOMaine is pleased to announce that we will  offer THREE Individual 10 Pin Bowling Competitions – Southern (Brunswick) & Central Maine (Bangor).  

 AGAIN this year – We are offering TWO dates for the Central Maine Tournament due to increased participation where the age of the athlete (21 & under or 22 & Over), will determine which specific tournament date to attend (see tournament dates for more information).  Athletes can only compete in ONE of these competitions!  

 Southern Maine

Date – Monday, November 4th, 2019

Location – Yankee Lanes Brunswick Maine


Central Maine (22 & Over)

Date – Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Location – Family Fun Lanes Bangor, Maine


Central Maine (21 & Under)

Date – Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Location – Family Fun Lanes Bangor, Maine


*Deadline to Register – October 21st, 2019*

 Competition events offered: (Review recently updated 10-Pin Bowling Rules by clicking here)

  • Individual
  • Individual Ramp
  • Individual Ramp Assisted

Tentative Schedules: 

  • Southern Maine Competition – All Ages
    • 8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    • 8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    • 9-1pm – Competition/Awards
  • Central Maine Competition (22 & Over)
    • 8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    • 8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    • 9-1pm – Competition/Awards
  • Central Maine Competition (21 & Under)
    • 8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    • 8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    • 9-11:30am – Competition/Awards

New This Year! All State Bowling Tournament registration forms are Google Forms (much like the Winter & Summer Games Registration Process).  This will allow you to complete each registration form electronically with just a click of a button!  Once you have submitted a registration form you will receive an email confirmation.

Coach Education Policy: ALL registered coaches (Head of Delegation, Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches) must have a current certification for the following; Class A Volunteer Screening, Protective Behaviors Course and Concussion Awareness and Safety Recognition Course. You can find these documents/links on our website at www.somaine.org/sports/coachs-corner/become-a-coach/. If not already completed, they MUST be completed by October 21st.

Head of Delegation: This person is responsible for the entire delegation including; athletes, head coaches and assistant coaches. This person will send and receive pertinent information to and from Special Olympics Maine regarding; registration forms, athlete unified partner and coach requirements.

Head Coach Requirements: Every delegation must assign one certified head coach for every sport that they have athletes competing in. This person is responsible for the entire sports team including; athletes, unified partners and assistant coaches. Head coaches will be the liaison between their sports team and SOME.  SOME is offering two 10-Pin Bowling Coach’s Training School opportunities for coaches to become a certified Head Coach (each limited to the first 12 coaches that register).

  • Saturday, September 14th, 2019– Yankee Lanes in Brunswick from 9am-12pm.  To register click here
  • Saturday, September 21st, 2019 – Family Fun Lanes in Bangor from 9am-12pm. To register click here

Medicals & Consent Forms: ALL Athletes must have current medical & consent forms on file at Special Olympics Maine’s State Office.  It is your responsibility to insure that these (2) (current/completed) forms are on file here at our office, for every athlete you plan to bring to the games.  If we already have a medical on file for an athlete and it is less than three years old, you don’t need a new one, unless there has been a significant physical/medical change in one of your athletes.  You may email Lauren at LaurenL@somaine.org to check on medicals in your file.  We recommend that you make two copies of each medical/release form – keep one file of all medicals in a safe place and have a file with all your athletes’ medicals that travels with you to events.  Blank Medical and Consent Forms can be downloaded by going to our website: www.somaine.org/sports/athlete-resources/.

Rules & Regulations:  ALL bowling rules & regulations can be found on our website by clicking here.   

 Directions for Completing the 2019 Bowling Registration Forms

(Deadline for ALL forms: October 21st)

Each group MUST complete the following forms: (Click on the links below to each registration form) 


For the Central Maine Tournaments ONLY – Delegations with athletes in both age brackets (22 & Under and 21 & Under) will be required to submit forms for EACH tournament (i.e. One registration for all 22 & over athletes/coaches and once for all 21 & under athletes/coaches)

  •  10 Pin Bowling HOD Registration Form – completed by the Head of Delegation (HOD – person responsible for your team).  Be sure to list all additional coaches/chaperones attending the games.

General Notes:

  • Don’t miss the deadline (October 21st).
  • Athletes must submit a 4-game average score to register
  • Athletes are not allowed to use bumpers

Questions??? Please call us at 879-0489!