About Us

The Forty Frame Game was originally created by bowling proprietors in 1989 in Toledo, Ohio.  This one continuous game of 40 frames was designated to bring the “fun” back into bowling.  It gives bowlers an entertaining yet challenging bowling game.  Since its inception, The Forty Frame Game has grown over the years to become known as “The World’s Most Unusual Bowling Tournament” where hundreds of thousands of bowlers have entered and taken home millions in prize money!

The Forty Frame Game is held January through June in Toledo, Ohio.  Whether you are a tournament bowler or looking for a new and fun bowling experience with your friends, The Forty Frame Game is sure to entertain and give you many opportunities to win cash and prizes.

The Forty Frame Game was purchased by the United States Bowling Congress In november 2023. See the press release here.

Need more information? Contact our tournament office at 888-910-2695