105 Funny Bowling Team Names

Is your group of misfits looking for some funny bowling team names? Your name shows up on your bowling league schedule, your team shirts, and in conversations around the league. It should represent you well. Does it capture your team’s fun attitude? Is it memorable? Funny? Is it you? Check out our lists below and see if something strikes your fancy.

Names for your Bowling Team

  • Pindigo Girls.
  • Gutter Guards.
  • Gen X.
  • Spare Wars.
  • Strikes-R-Us.
  • Strike the Record.
  • Split Personalities.
  • Bi-polar Rollers.
  • We Came, We Bowled, We Conquered.
  • House Bowlton.
  • Where else can you rent shoes for a $1.50?
  • Lean, Mean Bowl Machine.
  • Ballbarians.
  • Ball Gutters.

humorous names for your pin squad


  • Les Miserabowls.
  • Ten Pin Wizards.
  • Time to Spare.
  • Bowler’s Dozen.
  • Spare Change.
  • Phantom Strikers.
  • Framed for Murder.
  • Pinny Lane.
  • Strike Queens.
  • Leftovers Again?

Fun Fact

The biggest bowl center in the U.S. is in Las Vegas, Nevada. A center in Japan has over 115 lanes.

Funny Bowling Team Names

  • The Bowling Stones.
  • Elbow Benders.
  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Gutter.
  • Livin’ on A Spare.
  • E-Bowl-a.
  • Pin Pushers.
  • Splitz Season.
  • Mortal Pins.
  • Split Happens.
  • Bi-polar Rollers.
  • Bowl Movements.
  • Snakes on a Lane.
  • The Big Lebowski Tudors.
  • Here 4 the Beer.
  • Spare Me.
  • The 7-10 Splits.
  • Turkey Trotters.
  • That’s How We Roll.
  • Britney Spares.

Fun Fact

Early balls were actually made of wood and then heavy rubber. Around 1960, manufacturers for the sport used polyester resin enabling the production of plastic balls with bright and swirled colors.

The Good

  • Peter Pin.
  • Lane Violaters.
  • Turkey Baggers.
  • Velocity Strikers.
  • Holy Rollers.
  • Uzi Bowlers.
  • King Pins.
  • Lucky Strike.
  • XXX’ed Out.
  • Phantom Strikers.
  • Rocket Propelled Strikers.
  • Stealth Bowlers.
  • Gutter Gang.
  • Rock n’ Bowl.
  • Lounge Lizards.
  • Body By Bowl.
  • No Pin Intended.

Creative and Clever

  • Splits n Giggles.
  • The King Pins.
  • Strike Force.
  • Lord of the Pins.
  • TenPin Commandments.
  • Roll, Drink, Repeat.
  • Freeze Frame.
  • Up Your Average.
  • Turkey Quirkies.
  • The Fast Lane.
  • Spare Time.
  • Set ’em Up, Knock ’em Down.
  • Gutt-er Done.
  • Split Personalities.
  • Da Ham Bones.
  • High Rollers.

Only the Best

  • Bowlers on Strike.
  • Crime and Pinishment.
  • The Pin Numbers.
  • Alley Masters.
  • Spare No One.
  • A Drinking Team with a Bowlin’ problem.
  • Pin Bowl Wizard.
  • High Rollers.
  • Mine’s in the Gutter.
  • Strike Force.
  • Pick up Artists.
  • Spare Wars.
  • Bowl Survivor.
  • The IncrediBOWL Hulks.
  • Thunder isn’t Angels Bowling.

Cool Nicknames

  • These Ain’t My Shoes.
  • Bowl Movements.
  • Irritable Bowl Syndrome.
  • Boardwalkers.
  • Delivery Men.
  • Elbow Benders.
  • Generation XXX.
  • My Bowlogna has a first name.
  • Club 300.
  • 3 Strikes Law.
  • Spare Changers.
  • Preemptive Strikes.
  • Bowl You Over.
  • Alley Cats.

Funny like a clown Names

  • Mine’s in the Gutter.
  • Men on the Hook.
  • Time to Spare.
  • Wrecking Balls.
  • Pin Pushers.
  • Sphere Chuckers.
  • Scared Spitless.
  • Spare Me.
  • Strikes R Us.
  • That’s How We Roll.
  • Turkey Hunters.
  • Un-BOWL-ievable.
  • Right up our alley.
  • The Big Bang Theory.
  • Rolling in the Dough.

Learn more about the sport at the United State Bowling Congress.

For Women

  • Pin Ups.
  • Lady Strikers.
  • Alley Cats.
  • Bending Babes.
  • Split Ends.
  • Pin Ups.
  • Ball Busters.
  • Bowled Girls.
  • Sunset Strokers.
  • Four Steppers.
  • The Five Baggers.
  • Dangerous Dames.
  • Dolls With Balls.
  • Strike Queens.
  • Gutter Girls.

The Great Ones

  • Bowl with the Punches.
  • Bowl on Beer (The BOB’s).
  • The Bobbleheads.
  • Bowlin’ on the floor laughing.
  • The Gutter Gang.
  • Bowlin’ in the money.
  • Three Hours Away from our Wives.
  • The Incredi-Bowls.
  • Pin Pals.
  • Team Name Here.
  • Twinkle Toes Tossers.
  • Rolling Thunder.
  • No Game Scheduled.
  • Ballweiser.
  • Gutterly Ridiculous.

Good Monikers for Your Squad

  • Call us “Butter” because we’re on a Roll.
  • Gutter Ball Gurus.
  • No Smoking — Just a Lucky Strike.
  • Not a moment to Spare.
  • Bankrollers.
  • Try it, you’ll STRIKE it!
  • Clean Sweeps.
  • The B’s — Body By Bowlin’.
  • The Bad Bowl Bowlers.
  • Arm Twisters.
  • Lane Violation.
  • Mine’s in the Gutter.
  • Bowl Me Over.
  • Crime and Pinishment.

Choosing a Team Name

Consider this criteria:

  • How does the names sound? Is it easily remembered?
  • Does it look good in written form?
  • Is it reflective of the makeup of your team?
  • Does the name seem fresh (not too common)?
  • Will the name lend itself to a logo design easily?


Q:  What’s a Golden Turkey?

A: A Golden Turkey is when you bowl 9 strikes in a row (or roughly the number of strikes I get in 10 outings.)

Awesome Monikers

  • X-Men.
  • Ally McBowl.
  • All for a Pin(t).
  • Ball-istics.
  • Right Up Your Alley.
  • Pinhead Pride.
  • Freeze Framers.
  • Gutter Humiliation.
  • Bowl Durham.
  • 300: Sooner seen on a scale than our scorecard.
  • Banana Splits.
  • King Pins.
  • Mis-splits.
  • Turkey Baggers.
  • Bowlieve it or Not.
  • My Real Shoes are Nicer.
  • Rolling in the Dough.
  • Lords of Pinterfell.
  • Bowlder Dash.
  • Unlike baseball when we take a ball, we get a strike.
  • The Pin Commandments.
  • Snakes on a Lane.
  • Gutt-er-Done!

Bowlin’ Jokes – Dad Joke Alert

Q: What vegetable loves to go bowlin’?
A: A-Spare-I-guess

Q: How do you bowl a 301?
A: Well, let me put it to you this way – do you know of anyone who bowled a 300 and lost?

Q: Why should all alleys be absolutely quiet?
A: So you can hear a pin drop.

If our town didn’t have bowling, there’d be no culture at all.

Q: Why are football receivers banned from the alley?
A: After a strike, they spike the ball.

Q: What’s the difference between a bowler and a puppy?
A: Eventually a puppy will stop whining.

Bowler misses badly on first ball of game.
“There goes my 300!”

Comments to make after a roll

  • Well, at least that pin owes you $10 for that close shave. (when a ball barely misses hitting a pin.)
  • Field Goal! When the split pick up goes in between.
  • Who put the magnet under that pin?
  • You gotta want it. (When someone leaves a wobbly pin.)


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