2021 PEPSI CHAMPIONSHIPS

Over $1 million dollars awarded in Scholarships since 1998 for this tournament!

$50,000 in Scholarships and
Awards
for 2019! 

Thank you to our District Finals Sponsors…

Harbor Lanes Pro Shop
707-443-4533
(Inside Harbor Lanes)

BowlersMart Rocklin 916-624-8216
(Inside AMF Rocklin Lanes)

Just Bowling Pro Shop
415-509-1017
(Inside Classic Bowl)
 

Average Joe’s
559-827-1499
(Inside KC Bowl)

Bowl Now Pro Shop 661-400-0433
(Inside Santa Clarita Lanes)

Pins and Needles 951-929-5599
(Inside AMF Hemet)

Parkin’s Bowling Supply
909-610-0700
(Inside Oak Tree Lanes)

Bowler’s Advantage 949-226-2950
(Inside Surf Lanes)

If California bowling centers are not open by February 1, 2021, this event will be cancelled.

All participants must have 2020-21 USBC youth membership and must be entered in a California USBC certified league.

Tournament packets will be emailed to all Youth Program Directors with active youth programs. Tournament packets can also be downloaded at the bottom of this page by clicking on the site location. Packets include rules, entry forms and District Director information. We will not be mailing hard copy packets this year.

ACTIVE YOUTH PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA (pdf)
Tournament packets are being emailed to only these centers. If your center is not listed, please contact us and we will get a packet out to you right away – or download the information below. Thanks.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for 2021

TEN AGE DIVISIONS: All qualifying will be scratch and will be based on the bowler’s birthdate:
U8 Division: Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2012 or later
U10 Division: Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2010 thru 7/31/12 U12 Division: Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2008 thru 7/31/10 U15 Division: Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2005 thru 7/31/08 U18 Division: Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2002 thru 7/31/05

ENTRY FORMS and FEES DUE:
Postmarked by FEBRUARY 18

DISTRICT FINALS (March):
District #1, 2, 4 & 7 Finals: MARCH 13-14, 2021
District #3, 5, 6 & 8 Finals: MARCH 20-21, 2021
(SEE DISTRICT FINALS LOCATIONS BELOW)

  • All divisions will earn handicap scholarships at the District FInals
  • U8 & U10 Divisions will earn scratch scholarships at the District Finals
  • U8 & U10 Champions (scratch) will earn a FREE entry into the 2021 Youth State Championships in July at Forest Lanes in Lake Forest (4 Champions x 8 Districts = 32 berths). See Youth Championships Page.
  • U12, U15 & U18 first place finishers (scratch) will earn a $50 Scholarship award and a berth into the Semi-Finals event of the DW CHALLENGE (Aug). No alternates for Pepsi berths. Semi-Finals entry fees required (48 total).
  • U12, U15 & U18 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 TO SEE IF THEY QUALIFIED AND REGISTER ONLINE  MARCH 29–APRIL 10.  Contact your Youth Director for help.

STATE FINALS (May):
MAY 1-2, 2021
HARLEY’S VALLEY BOWL
5255 Cochran St
Simi Valley, CA 93063
(805) 584-2695 – Do not call the center with pepsi questions please.
Squad times: Sat 8am, Sat 2pm & Sun 8:30am
ONLINE REGISTRATION (MARCH 29–APRIL 10) IS REQUIRED FOR QUALIFIERS
STATE FINALS INSTRUCTIONS (pdf)

  • $10 entry fee on-site
  • Earn scratch and handicap scholarships (1:10 ratio)
  • Win one of eight berths into the USBC Junior Gold Championships to be held July 9-17, 2021 in Indianapolis, IN. California has many national champions:
    – 2017 (Wesley Low, Jr U20 Div, Solomon Salama U15 Div and Jennifer Loredo U15 Div)
    – 2018 (Katelyn Abigania U12 Div)
    – 2019 (Katelyn Abigania & Elias O’Hollaren U12 Div)
  • The eight Champions will earn a travel stipend valued up to $400 and a Strike 12 Creations California jersey!
  • CA offers an OPTIONAL HANDICAP SCHOLARSHIP DIVISION – Enter on-site

DIDDY WATTS YOUTH STATE SINGLES CHALLENGE Earn FREE Berths into this tournament through PEPSI…

2021 California Pepsi Championships District Finals first place finishers (scratch) in the U12, U15 & U18 Boy/Girl divisions (48 total) will earn a berth into the Semi-Finals event of the DW CHALLENGE to be held August 7-8 at Rancho Bowl in Santa Maria (location is tentative). No alternates for Pepsi berths and Semi-Finals entry fees are required.

 IMPORTANT PEPSI DATES

ENTRY FORMS AND FEES DUE
Individual Pepsi Entry Form (pdf)
February 18, 2021
DISTRICT FINALS #1, 2, 4, 7
#1 – Harbor Lanes, Eureka
#2 – AMF Rocklin, Rocklin
#4 – KC Bowl, Hanford
#7 – Oak Tree Lanes, Diamond Bar
March 13-14, 2021
DISTRICT FINALS #3, 5, 6, 8
#3 – Classic Lanes, Daly City
#5 – Santa Clarita Lanes, Santa Clarita
#6 – AMF Hemet, Hemet
#8 – Surf Bowl, Oceanside
March 20-21, 2021
RSVP WINDOW for STATE FINALISTS
(Online Registration only)
State Finalists Instructions
(pdf)
March 29 – April 10, 2021

STATE FINALS
(U12, U15 & U18 Divisions only)
State Finals Rules (pdf)

HARLEY’S VALLEY BOWL
5255 Cochran St
Simi Valley, CA 93063
(805) 584-2695
Qualify to the State Finals based on District Finals SCRATCH SCORES (Ratio 1:5)

HOTELS – No headquarters hotel set. 
Extended Stay America
2498 Stearns St
Simi Valley, CA 93063
(805) 584-8880
Next door to bowling center

Holiday Inn Express Simi Valley
2550 Erringer Road
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 584-6006

May 1-2, 2021
USBC JUNIOR GOLD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
(U12, U15 & U18 divisions only 6 berths)
July 9-17, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
YOUTH STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Forest Lanes, Lake Forest
(Team, Doubles, Singles)
(District Finals U8 & U10 Champions (scratch) can win FREE entries through Pepsi – 32 berths total – See rules for more info)
July 17-18, 2021
July 24-25, 2021
DIDDY WATTS YOUTH STATE SINGLES CHALLENGE (AKA… DW Challenge) LOCAL QUALIFYING SITES:
Harley’s Valley Bowl, Simi Valley
2 more sites to come

LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER, SEMI-FINALS & FINALS:
Rancho Bowl, Santa Maria (Tentative)
(District Finals U12, U15 & U18 Champions (scratch) can earn berths through Pepsi – 48 total – See rules for more info)

LOCAL QUALIFYING June 26-27, 2021

LAST CHANCE QUALIFIER, SEMI-FINAL & FINALS August 7-8, 2021


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

2020 PEPSI DISTRICT FINALS SITES

Tournament packets are available to download by clicking on the site location. Packets include center entry form, rules and district director contact information.

DIST

DISTRICT
DIRECTOR

DISTRICT FINALS
DATES

DISTRICT FINALS SITES

1

Brett Kociemba
(530) 345-5574

March 13-14, 2021 HARBOR LANES (pdf)
Eureka
11×17 poster

2

Shelby Sanz
(916) 725-2101

March 13-14, 2021

AMF ROCKLIN LANES (pdf)
Rocklin
11×17 poster

3

Tim Pato
(925) 550-8975

March 20-21, 2021 CLASSIC BOWL
(pdf)
Daly City
11×17 poster

4

Lynn Matsubara
(562) 449-4527

March 13-14, 2021 KC BOWL (pdf)
Hanford
11×17 poster

5

Anthony Guervara
(661) 645-3806

March 20-21, 2021 SANTA CLARITA LANES (pdf)
Saugus
11×17 poster

6

Kristin Luzanilla
(951) 840-7325

March 20-21, 2021 AMF HEMET LANES (pdf)
Hemet
11×17 poster

7

Gary Philip
(951) 529-3920

March 13-14, 2021 OAK TREE LANES (pdf)
Diamond Bar
11×17 poster

8

Linda Stewart
(714) 776-0635

March 20-21, 2021 SURF BOWL (pdf)
Oceanside
11×17 poster

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