Triangle Rainbow Leagues

Next opportunities to bowl are the Fall leagues – Kings and Queens and Durham Rainbow.

For general questions, contact kingsqueensbowling at gmail.com and DoubleUpbowling at gmail.com


Friendship, bowling, and fun in Raleigh and Durham. Each of our leagues has its own unique charm but there are a few things you will find in all of them:

  • Bowlers of all skill and experience levels
  • Friendly competition and cameraderie
  • Short seasons with 15 week commitment or less
  • Sanctioned with USBC and International Gay Bowling Organization
  • Handicap scoring for even competition across skill levels
  • Bowling three games one night per week

Fall and Spring Leagues by Location/Night

RaleighDurham
WednesdayDurham Rainbow (6:30p)
ThursdayKings and Queens (7:10p)

Summer Leagues by Location/Night

RaleighDurham
MondayDouble Up (7:10p)
WednesdayDurham Rainbow (6:30p)

League Details

DurhamVillage Lanes

  • Durham Rainbow – Fall, Spring, and Summer
    • 6:20 warmup, 6:30 bowling
    • 13-week seasons
      • fall 2022 – Wed Sep 14 – Dec 14 (no bowling Thanksgiving week)
      • spring – mid January – end April
      • summer – mid May – end July (2022: May 18 – Aug 10)
    • 3-person teams
    • $13 nightly dues – $169 total for season
    • contact: durhamrainbowbowling at gmail.com

RaleighAMF Pleasant Valley Lanes

  • Kings and Queens is the longest-running LGBTQ+ league in the Carolinas, with a 30+ year history
    • 15 week seasons
      • fall 2022 – sept 1 – dec 15 (no bowling thanksgiving)
        • league meeting at 7pm sept 1 followed by first night of bowling
      • spring – january – april
    • 4-person teams
    • $20 nightly dues – $300 total for season
    • prize fund for end-of-season payout
    • 50/50 raffles
    • end-of-year banquet
    • rules and more available at kingsandqueensbowling.org
    • contact: kingsqueensbowling at gmail.com
  • Double Up – 10-week Summer League to bridge the gap between longer fall and spring leagues
    • Mondays at Pleasant Valley AMF
    • Early May through mid-July
    • 7:00 warmup, 7:10 bowling
    • $16 nightly dues – $160 total for season
    • 2-person teams
    • contact: DoubleUpbowling at gmail.com
  • Triangle Rainbow – Bowling since 2010, Triangle Rainbow is still on break due to COVID. Watch this space and the Triangle Rainbow facebook page for updates on plans for Fall 2022.
    • 4-person teams

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