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Championship Bowling Championship Bowling - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Championship Bowling - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A bowling game from Romstar.

Championship Bowling was produced by Romstar in 1989.

Romstar released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1987. Romstar was based in United States.

Other machines made by Romstar during the time period Championship Bowling was produced include: Sky Shark, Time Soldiers, Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty, Down Town, Fire Shark, Skeet Shot, and Popshot!


Name Championship Bowling
Developer Romstar (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7310
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Players line up and throw their ball by rolling the trackball. Players can control their Hook with a button on either side of the trackball.

Championship Bowling KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cabinet Information

Uses a WICO 3" trackball.

This JAMMA class conversion kit was intended for Upright OR Cocktail play and also has a 'reverse' dip-switch for mirrored cabinets.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Championship Bowling Census

There are 14,827 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,880 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Championship Bowling collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 4 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Championship Bowling machine for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Championship Bowling circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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