Asian Bowling Federation (formerly known as FIQ-WTBA Asian Zone) was formed to promote and foster interest in amateur tenpin bowling tournaments and competitions, especially in Asia and bowlers from other zones of the WTBA.
Asian Bowling Federation is a member of the World Bowling (formerly known as FIQ) and World Tenpin Bowling Association and is recognized by the Fédération International des Quilleurs (FIQ) since 1979 as the Asian Zone governing body for the sport of tenpin bowling. In that capacity, the Asian Bowling Federation is autonomous in administering the sport and is responsible to:
Promote the development of tenpin bowling throughout the Asian Zone.
Promote the Olympic movement.
Contribute to the achievement of the goals set forth in the Olympic Charter.
Establish rules for the the uniform practice of tenpin bowling throughout the Asian Zone.
Ensure that official bowling activities meet the requirements of the Olympic Charter.
Asian Bowling Federation has member federations located in 37 countries throughout Western Asia, Asia, and Pacific-Rim. Asian Bowling Federation regulates tenpin bowling discipline and sanctions numerous regional championships for men, women, and youth.
ABF Tournament Sanction
To apply for ABF sanctioning of your tournament, please download this Tournament Application Form and send to ABF.
You can view or download the amended Constitution dated 14th October, 2017.