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#164315 - 03/10/12 12:45 PM Re: So in a couple years when I get decent, where do I [Re: PowerBall]
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As Dennis mentioned, most bigger associations hold scratch tournaments pretty regularly. They shouldn't be too hard to find if you live in an area with more than a couple centers.

In the mean time, check out handicap tournaments. Handicap favors the improving bowler, and they're usually held on house shots. You could get used to bowling tournaments now and as long as you are improving steadily, you'll have a good chance to cash.

As for the improvement, that doesn't take too long either if you work at it. My entering average in my first league 18 months ago was 133. I'm at 180 now, and I'm certain I'll average in the upper 190s in my summer league based on my improvements over the last couple months. Don't wait to get your feet wet. The more experience you gain now, the quicker you'll get better.
Nowadays, I open bowl practice and go to Nationals every year.

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