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USBC RULES UPDATES – COVID 19

USBC RULES UPDATES

USBC modifies rules to help allow a return to competitive bowling
The USBC Board of Directors approved waivers and modifications to USBC Playing Rules to allow certified leagues and tournaments more flexibility to return to bowling while adhering to guidelines related to COVID-19.
  • Click HERE to read the news release on the modified USBC rules.
  • Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions about the reopening of leagues and tournaments.

ADDITIONAL RULES INFORMATION ON COVID-19

  • Click HERE for the May edition of Rules Extra that discusses adjusting the prize list and the financial responsibilities of league officers.
  • Click HERE for the special Rules Extra and Tournament Flyer discussing leagues and tournaments amid concerns about COVID-19
  • Click HERE for the Tournament Flyer that discusses a tournament’s decision to postpone or cancel operations.
  • Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions to assist leagues, tournaments and state and local associations
  • Click HERE for complete USBC news and information related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FORMER TEAM USA MEMBER WESLEY LOW JR. ROLLS 900 SERIES

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Matt Cannizzaro

ARLINGTON, Texas – Former Team USA member Wesley Low Jr. of Palmdale, California, is familiar with being a record holder, and he claimed another special place in bowling history Sunday when he rolled three consecutive perfect games during tournament competition.

This record never can be beaten, however, and Low’s name permanently will be etched into the United States Bowling Congress record book as the 36th bowler to roll a 900 series.

Continue reading FORMER TEAM USA MEMBER WESLEY LOW JR. ROLLS 900 SERIES

2020 BBCF CA WINNERS

The CYC picks winners each year based on their finish in our youth state events such as the Pepsi Youth Bowling Championships, State Youth Championships and the Diddy Watts Youth State Singles Challenge.  The winner will receive a FREE entry into the California Adult Championships. The purpose of this award is help the youth bowlers transition smoothly into the adult ranks of bowling competition. Continue reading 2020 BBCF CA WINNERS

SMART EXPANDS POLICY RELATING TO USE OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

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Terry Bigham
May 19, 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Scholarship Management and Account Reporting for Tenpins (SMART) policy recently was updated to expand the use of SMART scholarships for student-related expenses.

Under the new guidelines, a student can use their SMART scholarships to be reimbursed for expenses related to tuition and certain related student expenses, or to have a payment made for such expenses as off-campus housing and/or student-loan debt.While there are now more ways for students to use their SMART scholarships, student-athletes must remain aware of the restrictions. Continue reading SMART EXPANDS POLICY RELATING TO USE OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

2020 SOT WINNERS

LEOJ CHIN and JENNIFER LOREDO SELECTED AS 2020 STAR OF TOMORROW WINNERS

LEOJ CHIN was a 4.0 GPA student from International Polytechnic High School in Pomona and will be attending Savannah College of Art and Design this fall studying film and television. 

He’s hoping to be a part of some major production studios like National Geographic or Disney after he earns his Bachelor’s degreeAfter graduating with a film degree, he plans on coming back to California to pursue a degree in business. Continue reading 2020 SOT WINNERS

2020 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

CYC AWARDS 2020 STATE $1000 SCHOLARSHIPS TO TWO YOUTHS

LEOJ CHIN is currently a 4.0 GPA senior at International Polytechnic High School in Pomona. He bowls in the Turtlebowl Youth Program at Oak Tree Lanes and has bowled in 10 years youth state, local championship tournaments and the Pepsi Youth Championships. Leoj has one 300 game and a high series of 731.  He is also a regular member of JAT and JBT. Continue reading 2020 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

CUSBC ANNOUNCEMENT

The California USBC Association Board of Directors met on 4/23/20 and have made the following decisions:

  • The CUSBC Annual Meeting and Convention to be held in Fresno, CA for June 13-14, 2020 is cancelled
  • The Youth State Championships to be held at Forest Lanes in July has been cancelled
  • The Diddy Watts Youth State Singles Tournament (June 27-28 & Aug 8-9) is cancelled
  • The Senior Singles Tournament to be held Aug 20-23 in San Diego is cancelled
  • The CA State Singles Tournament to be held Oct 17-18 in Yuba City is cancelled
  • The current plan is to re-schedule all of our 2020 events with the same centers in 2021 if possible.

We thank you for your commitment to our organization, value your membership, and look forward to seeing everyone out on the lanes very soon.

BVL 2020 REPORT

BVL Committee The Bowlers to Veterans Link Hospitals and Presentations Report 

On behalf of the bowlers in California, the CUSBC BVL Committee has donated $84,042.67 to the following Veterans Centers in California for 2019-20 season. Since 1959, the California BVL Fund has donated over $9,570,573 to our California Veterans.  We want to thank all of you for your continued support of the California BVL.

Continue reading BVL 2020 REPORT

YOUTH MEMBERSHIP AGE CHANGE – EFFECTIVE 8/1/20

USBC will lower the maximum age for USBC Youth membership to 18 starting with the 2020-21 season. The decision to lower the maximum age from 20 to 18, with agreement from the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America and the IBC Youth Committee, will align bowling with other youth sports.