Games - Andalusian Bowling

Game presented by : FAB - ES | Andalusian Federation of Bolos Serranos

Technical details

Name: Bolo Andaluz (Bolos Serranos) - Andalusian Bowling
Areas in which the Game / Sport is practised: Spanish province of Jaén (Andalucia). Due to the inmigration, it is also played in other areas of Andalucia, Castilla la Mancha, Región de Murcia, Comunidad Valenciana, Cataluña and Aragón.
Type of Game: Game of ability, strenght and precision
Number of Players: it can be played individually, in pairs o in teams made of 4 players.
Playing field: The andalusian bowling o Bolo Serrano, is a playful-sport manifestation, with its origins in Andalucia. It First appeared after the Christian reconquest at the East of Andalucia (XIII-XIV centuries). It comes from the medieval “birlo” and after its isolation it became a singular sport, different from other bowling specialities knew until now.
Goal: The goal of this sport is not only overthrow the sticks, but throwing them as far as possible using the impact with the ball
Origins: The andalusian bowling o Bolo Serrano, is a playful-sport manifestation, with its origins in Andalucia. It First appeared after the Christian reconquest at the East of Andalucia (XIII-XIV centuries). It comes from the medieval “birlo” and after its isolation it became a singular sport, different from other bowling specialities knew until now.

Description

Type of Bowling game practised in Andalucia and in other regions of Spain. The goal of this sport is not only overthrow the skittles with a bowl, but also of throwing them as far as possible using the impact with the bowl.

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