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Professional Bowlers Association Specifies Maximum Size and Weight

male on left female on right bowling at the the same time basic equipment for bowling bowling ball 10 bowling pins

Bowling is a sport where a weighted ball is rolled down an alley and is aimed at a target of ten pins. The goal being to knock over all 10 pins in the first role. The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) regulates the bowling balls that can be used in PBA Tour competitions.  With nearly 4,300 members representing 13 countries, the PBA considers itself the “major league” of bowling in the world.  In addition to size and weight, the PBA rule for bowling ball specifications also covers balance, holes, surface, plugged equipment, gripping materials, and damaged equipment.

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ITTF Calls for Replacement of Damaged Balls

mixture of white and orange table tennis balls some are smashed and some are not basic equipment for table tennis ping ping balls

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is the governing body for all national table tennis associations.  As such, the ITTF oversees the rules for the sport. ITTF rules regarding the physical specifications of the ball and the replacement of damaged balls are used by USA Table Tennis.

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Table Tennis Balls are Lightweight and Spherical

table tennis player about to hit a ping pong ball basic equipment for table tennis/ping pong ball a regulated ping pong ball

USA Table Tennis (USATT) is the national governing body for the Olympic sport of table tennis in the United States.  It is affiliated with the International Table Tennis Federation(ITTF).  The laws imposed by USATT conform substantially to the International Table Tennis Federation ITTF Laws and Regulations for International Competition.

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