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To fill the void between the “house shot” lane condition and those used in PBA Experience and other Sport-compliant leagues, the United States Bowling Congress has developed the Red, White and Blue program.

The lane condition for most leagues is the typical “house shot” in which much more oil is applied in the middle of the lane as compared with the outside portion of the lane.

Red, White and Blue patterns give bowlers a stepping stone to work their way from a house shot to a PBA Experience league. It helps educate them as to the role lane conditions play in their performance and how it affects their bowling.

Red patterns
White patterns
Blue patterns


Kegel, the official lane maintenance provider of USBC events, has an extensive library of lane patterns from around the world.

Kegel Pattern Library


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