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03/16/21 – State Bowling Instructions & Oil Patterns Available

March 16, 2021 Bowling Blog Updates


State Championship Instructions and other pertinent information for the 2021 KHSAA State Bowling Championships have been posted on the KHSAA website. The Championships will take place on March 22-24 at Executive Strike & Spare in Louisville. You can view the state championship time schedule and instructions by clicking on the links below.

2021 KHSAA State Bowling Time Schedule

Instructions for Participants and Fans

Oil Patterns have also been released for the 2021 KHSAA State Bowling Championships:

Team competitions: the oil pattern will be “Carbon 1042”.
Singles competition: the oil pattern will be “Lithium 8245”. 
Unified competition: the oil pattern will be “Helium 1141”.

Lane assignments are being posted as regional results are received and state qualifiers are determined. Please contact Assistant Commissioner Sarah Bridenbaugh ( should you have any questions.



About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 285 member schools both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and 6 sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches, and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.

The KHSAA staff routinely publishes blog posts to better communicate with its various constituencies and the public. For a list of those blogs, go to


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