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Ranked #4 of 8 Fun & Games in Portsmouth
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 9 November 2013

This place has been around forever and is just as much fun as it ever was! They have Candle-pin Bowling which is real fun for the whole family...small balls ensure even the smallest kids in your group can participate. Ask the staff to put "gutter bumpers" on the lanes to help your kids keep the ball headed toward the pins! They serve food and drink and have a fun atmosphere. Great fun for a great price.

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Reviewed 16 October 2013

We visited Champ's for the first time on a recent trip to the Portsmouth NH area. We had assumed, on previous vacations to Rye beach, that Champ's was a ten pin bowling venue. We were delighted to find that Bowl-O-Rama featured a game called Candlestick bowling which uses 10 pins but uses a very small ball. We didn't realize how popular the game was on the eastern seaboard of the U.S.A. and Canada. Read the rules on Champ's web site to get an understanding of how it differs from other bowling games. Suffice to say it is more fun than any other type of bowling we have encountered. The staff are very well trained and people oriented, the food is great, as is the music and lighting. Adults and kids will have a ball at Champ's without going broke. We are looking forward to our next visit to the area and Champ's is definitely on our re-visit list. Check it out and see what I mean.

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