AWARD FORMS

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
California USBC Association
55 Mitchell Blvd, Suite 2
San Rafael, CA 94903-2011
(415) 492-8880
 

Award

Description

Deadline

ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR

Eligible: 
Local Associations

Eligibility includes associations that show teamwork and progression in promoting this great sport of bowling.

Jan. 15

COACH/YOUTH DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Eligible: 
Adult

This award honors those special Coaches and Youth Program Directors that do many things above and beyond to help the growth and support of youth leagues. They teach the fundamentals and sportsmanship of bowling and guide these youth into great adult bowlers.  Is your Youth Program Director or Coach someone very special and does many things that help the youth program to succeed? Then nominate them for this award by filling out the information below and tell us why you would like to nominate them.  Give us examples of the special things that he/she does to make your bowling experience so great.  This application may ONLY be submitted by a USBC Certified Youth bowler.

Jan. 15

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Eligible: 
Adult

Nominees must have made a valuable and consistent contribution to the sport of bowling and service must have been sufficient in duration to demonstrate frequent and sustained efforts to further the education and promotion of bowling.

Jan. 15

HALL OF FAME:
Meritorious Service

Eligible: 
Adult

Qualifications include: 
1) Participation, past or present, in certified bowling; 
2) Outstanding service in the promotion of bowling; 
3) Service to bowlers in the State of California & 
4) Leadership on a State, Local and/or National level

*Must be applied for each year.

Jan. 15

HALL OF FAME:
Superior Performance

Eligible: 
Adult

Requirements for nomination include, but are not limited to: 
1) Member of the California USBC/ABC/WIBC for a minimum of 15 years (unless career has been interrupted or shortened due to illness or disability); 
2) Must have bowled in 12 or more California State Championship Tournaments (unless career was interrupted or shortened by illness or disability); 
3) A First place finish in the California State  Championship Tournament, the California State Masters or the California Queen’s Tournament.  

*Must be applied for each year.

Jan. 15

PROPRIETOR/MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Eligible: 
Adult

Eligibility for the award should include the following: 
1) Outstanding service in the promotion of adult & youth bowling; 
2) Services to the Bowlers of California; 
3) Leadership on the local and/or state level. This award may only be won one time.

Jan. 15

20 PINS OVER AVERAGE AWARD (pdf)

CONGRATULATIONS FORM (pdf)

RE-ORDER FORM for Local Associations (pdf)

Eligible: 
Adults & Youth

Bowler must have achieved at least a twenty (20) pin increase in average from the previous season and have bowled at least 21 games in the league in which he/she established the qualifying average. (If no book average, the final league average will be compared to the current season average as of 21 games in the same league.) Forms must be sent to the Local Association USBC office no later than May 15 each year to qualify. If the league ends later than this date, notify the Local Association office for an extension.) One pin per season.

May 15

$2,500 STAR OF TOMORROW YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

Eligible: 
Youth

Two categories available: male and female. Recipients will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship to the University, Junior College or Vocational Institution of their choice. Eligible to all high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. This award is both academically and sport performance graded.

Jan. 15

$1,000 YOUTH STATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Eligible: 
Youth

Applicants must be youth members of the California USBC Association. Scholarships may be awarded each year, but not necessarily every year. Points are graded for both academic and bowling participation (local, state and national). 

Jan. 15

$1,000 BRAHEME FAMILY MEMORIAL YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Eligible: 
Youth

Applicants must be youth members of the California USBC Association. This scholarship is in the name of George & Ola Braheme. Ola was the California Women’s Bowling Association (CWBA) Past President and 1978 CWBA Meritorious Service award recipient. George participated in 50 consecutive California State Tournaments. Both are inducted in the Salinas USBC Hall of Fame. This award is both academically and sport performance graded.

Jan. 15

YOUTH HONOR SCORE AWARD (pdf)

ONLINE FORM

Eligible: 
Youth

This is lifetime progressive award provided from the CUSBC for 298, 299, 300, 11-in-a-Row, 700 (Girls), 750 and 800 series awards.  A copy of the recap and frame by frame printouts must be included. Only games 1-2-3 of a set are valid for series awards.  Applications must be submitted within 45 days of the achievement. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.

Seasonally

Please download the application/nomination forms and submit them to the USBC office by the deadline.  Thank you for your support to this great sport of bowling! Majority of the presentations will be made at the annual California USBC Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet.

Growing the sport of bowling for youth and adults in CA!