What is Fowling?
Pronounced like the word "Bowling" with the letter "F" in front if it, Fowling is the latest tailgating craze that's sweeping the nation from coast to coast. Billed as the next great tailgate game for parking lots and campgrounds, the game of fowling is infectious. It's a combination of football and bowling that matches the pin-point accurate passing of professional
football with the 10-pin dynamic of the game of recreational bowling.
Similar to the bean bag toss game, which is also known as cornholeing, two teams of two players each, match wits
as they work to knock down all ten regulation-sized bowling pins by throwing a full-sized NFL football
toward their opponent's set of bowling pins at a distance of 48 feet. The difference
in Fowling, however, is that teammates throw a football at their opponent's bowling pins
from the same set of fowling lanes rather than pitching from opposing sides, as
they do in the bean bag toss tailgate game. The bowling pins are arranged on a fowling lane in the standard 10-pin bowling configuration and each team takes turns attempting to knock
down the other team's bowling pins. The first team to knock down all of their opponent's
pins wins the frame. The first team to win three frames wins, in an
official fowling match.
Building the Fowling lanes is easy, the parts and equipment are readily available, and the game is fantastic! Fowling is one of the best tailgate games you'll see being played out on the blacktop on game day. For more information on Fowling, the football-bowling, tailgate game, just page through this website. You'll find official rules and regulations and instructions for building your own fowling lanes. As Chris Hutt, one of the Founding Fathers of Fowling would say, "Fowl On!"