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100+ Bowling Team Names and League Names

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My name is Tatiana, but my friends and family call me Tutta. I love writing articles that bring a little creativity to everyday life.

100+ creative names for bowling teams and leagues

100+ creative names for bowling teams and leagues

Joining a Bowling League

Strike, score!

You have joined a bowling league, and I bet you are super excited to compete with other teams on the league, but there is just one problem: your team needs a name!

And it can’t just be “John’s team” or something boring like that; it has to have a nice ring to it, something to really catch people's attention.

Oftentimes, the team leader or manager will look towards the whole team when trying to decide between bowling team names; after all, everyone will be sporting the name on their team shirts, right? Right. So everyone rightfully should be included.

You can’t have a team called Pink Ladies when there is a guy or two on the team, and likewise, you wouldn’t want a team name of Macho Men if there are ladies on the team. A little common sense goes a long way when brainstorming about bowling team names!

Brainstorming a Team Name

Here’s a few more tips to consider for choosing a team name:

  • Think about your teammates’ personalities: Do they strike you as funny, outgoing, gangster, reserved, or dirty?
  • Use bowling terms: Strike, spare, and split are total givens. How about kegler, turkey, and blowout to get you thinking more?
  • Play on words: There is an abundance of bowling terms that are easy to twist around; I’m sure you can think of a few! With all of the balls flying around, it shouldn't be hard!

Even considering all of the above, choosing a name can still be a difficult process. Lucky for you, we have a list of awesome bowling team names to spare.

Whether you are looking for something clean, funny, or raunchy, you may find just what you are looking for!


Good Bowling Team Names

We've Been Framed


Cereal Bowls


Lickity Splits


Alley Katz


Turkey Lurkeys


Line Crossers

Spare Me


Pin Busters

Split Ends


Lucky Duckies

Alley Oops

King Pins

Twinkle Toes

Elbow Grease

The Hedgehogs

Bahama Llamas

Sour Apples


The Dudes


The Papa Bears

Bowl-tie Pasta

Gutter Gang


On a Roll

High Rollers

Pin Heads

Seven Ten Splits



Funny Bowling Team Names

Pin PRicks

Dinner Buckets

My Big Fat Greek Church

Dirty Birdies

Futter Guckers

Doin' the Splits

Pin Ticklers

Holy Split

Turkey Pluckers

Lane Lappers

Superbowl Champions

Bowling for Beer


The Wrecking Balls

Rear Enders

Beer N' Bowl

Turkey Club

Gutterly Ridiculous

Gutter Mouths

Tipsy Pins

Bowling for Bacon

Cheesy Cakes

Mark it Zero!

The Sandbaggers

Medina Sod

Bouncing Balls

Mr. BowlJangles

Irritable Bowls

Christmas Tree Tossers

Split Happens

Stop, Drop, & Roll

Granny Rollers

Bowling & Trolling


Women's Bowling Team Names

Dolls with Balls

The Pinups

Betty Bowlers

Lane Queens

Pink Pinsters

Bowling Babes

Alley McBowls

Sassy Strikers

Pin Princesses

Dames of the Game

The Mama Bears

Mrs. Bowlutiful


Gutter Snipes

Pin Pals

Little Strikers

Pintsized Pinsters

Tiny Turkeys

Flinstone Flyers


Slip 'n Sliders

Rolling Thunder

This is How We Roll

Gutter Guards



Dirty Bowling Team Names

Cherry Pickers

Cock and Balls

Shaking Bedposts

Balls Dropped

Three Fingers

Gutter Sluts

We've Got Big Balls

Gutter Bust

Glory Bowl

Split or Swallow

Dirty Balls

Heavy Balls

Blue Balls


Choked Up

Split Lickers

Ball Chasers

Love Tappers

Wax Our Balls

Double Wood

Honey Ballers

Power Strokers

Polished Balls

16lb Balls

Spare Balls

Dense Balls

Foul Balls



Blazing Balls


Deciding on a Team Name

Found your name? That’s great!

Didn't see one you like? We told you it isn't easy!

There are a few more ways you and your team can come up with names together. Talking about things in other settings can help to provide some inspiration. Try these few things to help the names roll off your tongue:

  • Talk about it over a game of bowling. Something might just slip out, and it won’t be anyone’s balls!
  • Talk about it over dinner. It is said that the mind works more clearly when you are not hungry. Remember, everything is better with bacon. Even bowling team names.
  • Talk about it over a drink or a few. We all know interesting things come out when alcohol is involved. Bottoms up!

When all the pins have been knocked down for the night, the beer stops drippin’ and the balls return no more, and you still haven’t figured out a name for the team, sleep on it. You might even find something inspiring in a dream. The Dream Team, Sleepers, Night Prowlers, you get it. Many good things come from a good night’s sleep, even if it’s just a clearer mind for the next day to figure out that name!

The perfect name will come to you, one way or another, perhaps even in the form of one of those out-of-nowhere phenomenons. Or should we call it a “PINomenon?” Okay, bad joke, but it might make for a great team name!