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April 7 - June 18, 2017
2017 ADULT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Country Club Bowl, San Rafael

Entry Deadline: 6/18/2017


July 8-16, 2017
2017 YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Country Club Bowl, San Rafael

Entry Deadline: 7/16/2017


July 29-30, 2017
DW YOUTH CHALLENGE QUALIFIER

Steve Cook's Fireside Lanes (Sat)
Harley's Valley Bowl (Sat)
Cal Bowl (Sun)
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Entry Deadline: 7/30/2017


August 12-13, 2017
DW CHALLENGE LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER, SEMI-FINALS & FINALS

McHenry Bowl, Modesto
Semi-Finalists must register online by Aug 9

Entry Deadline: 8/12/2017


August 18-20, 2017
SENIOR SINGLES

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West Lane Bowl, Stockton

Entry Deadline: 8/1/2017


October 14-15, 2017
CA STATE SINGLES

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Keystone Lanes, Norwalk

Entry Deadline: 10/15/2017


March 10-11, 2018
PEPSI YOUTH DISTRICT FINALS #1, 2, 4, 7

Entry Deadline: 2/18/2018


March 17-18, 2018
PEPSI YOUTH DISTRICT FINALS #3, 5, 6, 8

Entry Deadline: 2/18/2018


March 30 - April 12, 2018
PEPSI YOUTH STATE FINALS

U12, U15, U20 Divisions Only
Winnetka Bowl, Winnetka

Entry Deadline: 4/12/2018


April 20 - July 1, 2018
2018 ADULT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Keystone Lanes, Norwalk 

Entry Deadline: 7/1/2018


July 21-29, 2018
2018 YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Keystone Lanes, Norwalk

Entry Deadline: 7/29/2018


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2017 California Pepsi Youth
Bowling Championships

 

 


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Madysin Brown from Windsor Bowl looks great wearing her Pepsi Jersey at the District #2 Finals held this past weekend at West Valley Bowl in Tracy!! Not sure if anyone noticed, but every bowling center in California is listed in the background on these shirts. THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT PURCHASED THESE SHIRTS! A portion of those sales will go into the scholarship fund!


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District Finals (March)
Unofficial Results

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$50,000 in Scholarships Awarded for 2017! 

 

U8 & U10 District Scratch Scholarships – $8,005

District Handicap Scholarships – $10,763

U12, U15 & U20 District Scratch First Place Winners – $2,400

State Finals Scratch Scholarships – $26,932

State Finals Optional Handicap Scholarships – $1,900

 

Download Pepsi Results Book with Scholarship Payouts

Scholarship packets will be distributed at our Convention June 10-11 in Visalia to Youth Program Directors and Local Associations. Any leftover packets will be mailed. THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!!!


CONGRATULATIONS
California Pepsi Champions!

 


Avery Domaguin
U12 Girls
BRC Premier


Jennifer Loredo
U15 Girls
CSU Fresno


Maranda Pattison
U20 Girls
Windsor Bowl

 


Vincent Luong
U12 Boys
Strikes Unlimited


Chris Milne
U15 Boys
Windsor Bowl


Nick Caner
U20 Boys
Palos Verdes Bowl

PEPSI STATE FINALS RESULTS
Scratch Unofficial | Optional Handicap Unofficial

Handicap Divisions are Scholarships only. Scratch divisions determine any level qualifying formats (State Finals and Jr Gold)

JUNIOR GOLD BERTH WINNERS: 
Joshua Abigania, Avery Domaguin, Chris Milne, Ranelle Ulanday, Ricky Pollom and Megan Ober earned a FREE entry into the USBC Junior Gold Finals in Cleveland, OH this July.

The six Champions will receive the $400 travel stipend to Gold. We wish all of them the best of luck and in representing CALIFORNIA!

Scholarship amounts will be posted before June 8.
All scholarship winners will be mailed a scholarship packet.
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT PARTICIPATED THIS YEAR and THANKS TO THE YOUTH DIRECTORS FOR SUBMITTING THE LEAGUE LEVEL QUALIFYING PAPERWORK!!

 

CONGRATULATIONS...


ALEX AGUIRRE
300 GAME

TIM HILL
299 GAME

 

 

Congratulations First Place Finishers from the District Finals (March).
Each will receive a $50 scholarship and a berth into the Diddy Watts Youth State Singles Challenge Semi-Finals event to be held Aug 12-13 at McHenry Bowl in Modesto.


Welcome to the 2017 California Pepsi USBC Youth Championships.  To date, the Pepsi Youth Championships nationwide has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships — it is estimated that at least $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded nationwide this season alone. By conducting the league level competition you are giving your bowlers an opportunity to help finance their college education. California awarded $44,500 in scholarships last year and has awarded over $903,801 since 1998.

For the 17th year in a row, www.BowlersParadise.com will be sponsoring this event along with www.EliteBowling.com. Also each pro shop/center in the eight hosting Pepsi District Finals will be donating a bowling ball for our fundraising raffle at each site to help us raise more scholarship dollars. Please visit these businesses and THANK them for their generous contributions by shopping at their establishments!

Thank you for your support and participation in one of the largest scholarship events in California.  Last year we worked extremely hard with your help in raising funds so that we could award $50,000 in scholarships!  With the rising cost of education, this tournament strongly benefits many young bowlers on their way to a promising future.  Good luck and we'll see you out on the lanes!

Tournament Director: Lynn Matsubara
Email: hpekmpr@yahoo.com
Phone: 562-449-4527

Scroll down to download DISTRICT INFORMATION. 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

ALL QUALIFYING SCORES ARE SCRATCH. The ratio from League Level to District is 1:2 per league/division/window (be sure to update BLS or Treasure software if applicable).  The ratio from District to State is 1:5 per division (U12/U15/U20).  

IT IS THE State Finalist’s RESPONSIBILITY to check online to see if they qualified and register online by APRIL 5.  Qualifiers’ names will be posted before March 30.  All coaches will be emailed the same information.  Please help to notify your bowlers if they have qualified.  State Finals Registration (U12, U15 & U20 Divisions) is ONLINE ONLY at CalUSBC.com. RSVP WINDOW: MARCH 30 (9am) – APRIL 5 (7pm).


TEN AGE DIVISIONS:

All qualifying will be scratch and will be based on the bowler's birthdate:
– U8 Boys/Girls – Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2008 or later
U10 Boys/Girls – Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2006 thru 7/31/08
U12 Boys/Girls – Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2004 thru 7/31/06
U15 Boys/Girls – Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2001 thru 7/31/04
U20 Boys/Girls – Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/1996 thru 7/31/01


LEAGUE LEVEL (Nov/Jan): 

The two league level qualifying windows are NOVEMBER 5-18, 2016 & JANUARY 14-27, 2017.  If your youth league session conflicts with these dates because of a league bye, contact your District Director for permission to move your qualifying window one week before or one week after. Every youth bowler should be given their FREE chance to qualify(Youth leagues and youth bowlers must be USBC certified in order to participate).


DISTRICT FINALS (March):
District #1, 2, 3 & 7 Finals: MARCH 11-12, 2017
District #4, 5, 6 & 8 Finals: MARCH 18-19, 2017
(SEE DISTRICT FINALS LOCATIONS BELOW)

  • U8 & U10 Divisions will earn scratch and handicap scholarships at the District Finals (1:10 ratio)

  • U8 & U10 Champions (scratch) will earn a FREE entry into the 2017 Youth State Championships in July at Country Club Bowl in San Rafael (4 Champions x 8 Districts = 32 berths). See Youth Championships Page.

  • U12, U15 & U20 first place finishers (scratch) will earn a $50 Scholarship award and an entry into the Semi-Finals event of the DW CHALLENGE (Aug). No alternates for Pepsi berths. Semi-Finals entry fees are required. (48 total)

  • U12, U15 & U20 Divisions will earn handicap scholarships at the District Finals (1:15 ratio)

  • U12, U15 & U20 divisions will qualify to the State Finals (scratch) based on a ratio of 1:5 per division. IT IS THE STATE FINALIST'S RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK ONLINE BEFORE MARCH 30 TO SEE IF THEY QUALIFIED AND REGISTER ONLINE BY APRIL 5. Qualifiers will be posted online and coaches will be emailed. Coaches, please help to notify your bowlers if they qualified.  State Finals Registration (U12, U15 & U20 Divisions) is ONLINE ONLY at CalUSBC.com. RSVP WINDOW: MARCH 30 (9am) – APRIL 5 (7pm).


STATE FINALS (May):
MAY 6-7, 2017
CLASSIC BOWL
900 King Dr.
Daly City 94015
(650) 878-0300 

  • $10 entry fee on-site

  • Earn scratch and handicap scholarships (1:10 ratio)

  • Win one of six berths into the USBC Junior Gold Championships to be held July 15-22, 2017 in Cleveland, OH

  • The six Champions will earn a travel stipend valued up to $400 to Cleveland

  • CA offers an OPTIONAL HANDICAP SCHOLARSHIP DIVISION – Enter on-site


DIDDY WATTS YOUTH STATE SINGLES CHALLENGE

Earn FREE Berths into this tournament through PEPSI...

2017 California Pepsi Championships District Finals first place finishers (scratch) in the U12, U15, U20 Boy/Girl divisions (48 total) will earn a berth into the Semi-Finals event of the DW CHALLENGE to be held August 12-13 at McHenry Bowl, Modesto. No alternates for Pepsi berths and Semi-Finals entry fees are required.


 IMPORTANT PEPSI DATES 

FREE LEAGUE LEVEL QUALIFYING
(All USBC certified youth leagues are eligible)

November 5-18, 2016
January 14-27, 2017

QUALIFYING PAPERWORK AND FEES DUE

February 18, 2017

DISTRICT FINALS #1, 2, 3, 7

March 11-12, 2017

DISTRICT FINALS #4, 5, 6, 8

March 18-19, 2017

RSVP WINDOW for STATE FINALISTS
(Online Registration only)

March 30 (9am) – April 5 (7pm)

STATE FINALS (U12, U15 & U20 Divisions only)
CLASSIC BOWL
900 King Dr.
Daly City 94015
(650) 878-0300 

U12, U15 & U20 Divisions qualify to the State Finals based on SCRATCH SCORES (Ratio 1:5)

STATE FINALS RULES

May 6-7, 2017

USBC JUNIOR GOLD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
(U12, U15 & U20 divisions only - 6 berths)

July 15-22, 2017  (Cleveland, OH)

YOUTH STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Country Club Bowl, San Rafael (Team, Doubles, Singles)
(District Finals U8 & U10 Champions (scratch) can win FREE entries through Pepsi - 32 berths total – See rules for more info)

July 8-16, 2017

DIDDY WATTS YOUTH STATE SINGLES CHALLENGE
(AKA... DW Challenge)

LOCAL QUALIFYING SITES:
Steve Cook's Fireside Lanes, Citrus Heights (Sat)
Harley's Valley Bowl, Simi Valley (Sat)
Cal Bowl, Lakewood (Sun)

LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER, SEMI-FINALS & FINALS:
McHenry Bowl, Modesto

(District Finals U12, U15 & U20 Champions (scratch) can earn berths through Pepsi - 48 total – See rules for more info)
DOWNLOAD 2017 PEPSI DW QUALIFIERS HERE

LOCAL QUALIFYING
July 29-30, 2017

 

LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER,
SEMI-FINAL & FINALS
August 12-13, 2017

 


Click here to view the CA District Boundaries.
Download District List of Active CA Centers

PEPSI DRESS CODE: All bowlers must wear suitable attire. No alcohol, smoking, tobacco, sexual or profane advertisements allowed on any attire or equipment. Shirts must have finished/hemmed collars and sleeves for all competition.  Only pants, capris, skirts, skorts and long walking shorts are allowed. NOT ALLOWED: Short-shorts, clothing that is torn, or ripped; fleece, lycra/spandex/legging type material, basketball/soccer shorts, tennis skirts/skorts, warm-up suits; tank tops; halter-tops; “cut-off’s” or any clothing with holes.  No writing on or defacing of the bowling shirt or equipment. No head coverings (hats, caps, or bandannas, etc.) or sunglasses once competition begins. No electronic devices allowed in the bowler’s area. Tournament management must approve any/all exceptions prior to the event

2017 PEPSI DISTRICT FINALS SITES

DIST

DISTRICT
DIRECTOR

DISTRICT FINALS
DATES

DISTRICT FINALS
RESULTS

1

Robyn Hricik
(530) 824-4844

March 11-12

Java Lanes
Corning
Scratch | Handicap
State Finals Qualifiers

2

Lynn Matsubara
(562) 449-4527

March 11-12

West Valley Bowl
Tracy
Scratch | Handicap
State Finals Qualifiers

3

Tim Pato
(925) 550-8975

March 11-12

Harvest Park Bowl
Brentwood
Scratch | Handicap
State Finals Qualifiers

4

June Brown
(209) 571-2695

March 18-19

Black Oak Lanes
Tuolumne
Scratch | Handicap
​State Finals Qualifiers

5

Tom Leigh
(818) 780-0727

March 18-19

Rancho Bowl
Santa Maria
Scratch Handicap
State Finals Qualifiers

6

Andrea Sisk
(909) 889-0355

March 18-19

AMF Hemet Lanes
Hemet
Scratch | Handicap
​State Finals Qualifiers

7

Andre Eubanks
(323) 252-7904

March 11-12

Keystone Lanes
Norwalk
Scratch | Handicap
State Finals Qualifiers

8

Linda Stewart
(714) 776-0635

March 18-19

Forest Lanes
Lake Forest
Scratch | Handicap
​State Finals Qualifiers
Bracket Payout

California has an outstanding history at the Pepsi International finals. From 1983-2008,
California has had over 20 top four finishers totaling over $60,000 in scholarships.
This proves that many of the top youth bowlers in this country are right here from California!  

California awarded over $903,801 in scholarships since 1998.

     


CALIFORNIA PEPSI CHAMPIONSHIPS FORMAT

LEAGUE LEVEL QUALIFYING:  The Pepsi USBC Youth Championships begins with league level qualifying. Bowling centers with certified USBC Youth leagues are automatic free qualifying sites. Qualifying is held for two-week periods in November and January. A minimum of ONE (1) in every TWO (2) entries per division will advance from League competition to the District Finals.  All qualifying throughout the Championships are based on SCRATCH SCORES.

DIVISIONS ARE BASED ON THE PARTICIPANT’S AGE:
– BOYS U8, U10, U12, U15 & U20 DIVISIONS
– GIRLS U8, U10, U12, U15, & U20 DIVISIONS

Bowlers can opt to move up in division, but must sign a waiver to do so at the league level qualifying level.

DISTRICT FINALS (March):  California is divided into eight (8) Districts based on location and local USBC associations. Each district runs their own District Finals. One-time fee based on division. FORMAT: 3 games bowled on the same pair of lanes. Scratch and Handicap scholarships are awarded to U8 & U10 divisions – these divisions do not advance to the State Finals. First place scratch finishers in the U12, U15 and U20 divisions will earn a $50 scholarship and are also competing to qualify (scratch) to the Pepsi State Finals. See tournament packet for District site locations, format, fees and District Director contact information.

  • Champions from the U8 & U10 divisions can earn a FREE entry into the Youth State Championships in July (4 Champions x 8 Districts = 32 entries).

  • California offers a separate handicap scholarship division per the same age divisions – automatic entry for everyone (100% of 210)

STATE FINALS - U12, U15 & U20 DIVISIONS (May):  Bowlers will advance from the District Finals (scratch) to the State Finals based on a ratio (see rules). BOWLERS MUST REGISTER THEIR SQUAD TIME IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. FORMAT: 6 games scratch moving pairs after each game. Scratch and Optional Handicap (100% of 210) Scholarships will be awarded to each division. 

USBC JUNIOR GOLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - U12, U15 & U20 DIVISIONS ONLY (July): California is allotted six FREE berths into the Junior Gold Championships (one per division). The top finishers in the U12, U15 & U20 divisions (scratch) may receive the berth if they have not previously qualified. If they already qualified, then the next available alternate will be taken in order of finish per division. All advancers must be Junior Gold program members. USBC will waive the $200 (U20), $150 (U15) and $100 (U12) entry fee for the U12, U15 and U20 division champions. All U.S. citizens are vying for a spot on USBC Junior Team USA to represent the United States in national and international competition. The California USBC Association will provide the U12, U15 & U20 Champions a travel stipend valued up to $400. Arrangements will be made by each athlete within stated guidelines and parameters from the California USBC Association.

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS - U8 & U10 DIVISIONS ONLY (July)The District Finals U8 & U10 division (scratch) Champions (32 total) will earn a single entry ($80 value) into all four (4) events of the California Youth State Championships to be held in July.  This berth is applicable only to the first place finishers and will be voided if they cannot attend or do not enter with a full team entry ($320). Event format: Team, Doubles, Singles and All-Events (scratch) based on average divisions. Ancillary scholarship events also held in conjunction with the State Tournament: Queens & Masters, Prince & Princess & Coaches Relief events are held every Saturday night at 7pm. Visit the Youth Championships page for more information.

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