"Create Lifelong Bowlers"


To provide benefit, resources and programs that enhance the bowling experience.


Your USBC membership allows you to:

• Compete in certified league bowling - where each bowler has an internationally recognized average

• Be eligible to compete in local, state, more than a dozen national USBC championships and other USBC certified tournaments.

• Experience fair, competitive play with USBC standardized rules and regulations.

• Be confident that your league money and tournament prize funds are safeguarded under USBC bonding protection.

• Receive a subscription to US Bowler or US Youth Bowler, USBC's magazines. Adult members also receive the monthly US e-Bowler, USBC's electronic newsletter.

• Earn individual and league awards based on standardized achievements.

• Access up to the minute bowling information on, bowling's premier Web site, featuring special member sections and chat forums, plus league and tournament standings.

• Locate a USBC - certified coach in your area by using the "Find a Coach" feature of the USBC Coaching section of

• Lead and grow the sport of bowling at the local level by becoming a USBC volunteer.

• Take pride in the wearing and displaying your USBC official merchandise, available at USBC events and on

• Enjoy the fun and social opportunities of being a part of one of America's largest participatory sport.


USBC Provides:

• Equipment Specifications and Certification: Testing and research that enhance the sport's credibility

• Registered Volunteer Program: Ensuring the safety of youth bowlers by introducing background screening and rules of behavior for USBC Youth volunteers.

• USBC Youth: Making bowling cool for kids through tournaments, scholarships and leadership opportunities.

• USBC High School: The national resource for America's fastest growing high school sport.

• USBC Collegiate: Creating bowling opportunities to enhance students' academic, athletic and personal development.

• USBC Team USA and Junior Team USA: Representing the United States in elite international competition.

• USBC Tournaments: More than a dozen national tournaments for youth, adults and seniors of all skill levels.

• USBC Coaching: Providing quality training programs and instructional tools for the bowling community.

• USBC Sport Bowling: Upholding the integrity of the game and providing the competitive bowling experience for those who are passionate about the sport.

• SMART: The Scholarship Management and Accounting Reports for Tenpins program is designed to help organizations set up, manage and disburse youth bowling scholarships as well as help USBC youth members locate and ensure scholarship dollars for their continuing education.