Proposed USBC Rule changes

Posted by: Dennis Michael

Proposed USBC Rule changes - 01/09/07 06:31 PM

The USBC has proposed the following changes to drilled bowling balls:
Can anyone tell me if these proposals were dropped?

The Proposed Changes*

1. Eliminate all balance holes in all balls manufactured or drilled after Jan. 1, 2006.

2. Require all balls drilled after Jan. 1, 2006 to have the center of gravity (CG) mark to be within one inch of the center of grip.

3. Require all balls to be manufactured with the USBC logo and year made as of Jan. 1, 2006.
Posted by: Lefty

Re: Proposed USBC Rule changes - 01/09/07 10:57 PM

Rules 1 and 2 didn't pass. The ball manufacturers showed them that they could easily defeat the intent of the rule and not break it.