Iowa High School State Bowling Central
STATE BOWLING CENTRAL
Each year, the Iowa high school state bowling meet is held at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo. This annual meet is unique in its co-ed nature. Three classes compete over three days, with each day devoted to one of the three classes. Tickets may be purchased in advance on your mobile device via GoFan or on-site at Cadillac Lanes; check back for updated ticketing information.
2020 State Bowling Schedule
February 24, 2020
Class 1A Championships
February 25, 2020
Class 2A Championships
February 26, 2020
Class 3A Championships
State Bowling Spectator Information
Tickets to the Iowa high school state bowling tournament may be purchased online from GoFan or on-site for $10 per person.
Spectator Policies & Expectations
All spectators at state-sponsored tournaments are required to wear shirts and shoes. Shirts must extend to the waist. Masks are not permitted.
The following behaviors will result in immediate ejection from the facility:
- Use of ‘laser light’ pens by a spectator
- Disrespectful conduct, including profanity, obscene gestures or comments, offensive remarks of a sexual nature, or other actions that demean individuals or the event
- Throwing articles onto the contest area
- Entering the contest area in protest or celebration
- Physical confrontation involving contest officials, coaches/directors, contestants, or spectators
- Spectator interference with the event
- Use of artificial noisemakers, signs, or banners
- Chants or cheers directed at the opponent
- No alcohol or tobacco is to be sold or consumed on the grounds of any state tournament venue, intoxication or simulated intoxication will be guilty of a simple misdemeanor
The following items are prohibited:
- Ladders, step ladders, or stools that allow for additional height above the floor
- Balloons, banners, signs, hoops, placards, and other paper debris
- No pets are permitted with the exception of service animals
Teams are allowed a maximum of six bowlers and two coaches through the pass gate. Individual qualifiers are allowed one coach. Only those names on the previously filed roster will be allowed free admittance. Substitutes will be required to pay an admission fee, must be dressed in school attire, and are not allowed to sit in the bowling area with the bowlers.
Teams and individuals will bowl two games of ten-pin. Those scores will be tallied to determine the Individual Champion and place winners. Teams will then enter into the Baker Games. At the conclusion, team totals will be tallied to determine the Team Champion.
Things to do in the Cedar Valley
The city of Waterloo is part of the greater Cedar Valley area, hosting ample opportunities for recreation, lodging, dining, and more.