Welcome to GSA-USBC!
Welcome to the new Greater Sacramento Area USBC website. We hope that this will serve as a convenient, easy to navigate site for tournament info and entry forms, local bowling centers, our board of directors, other forms and of course our awesome Hall of Fame!
2017-2018 GSA Local Tournaments Announced!!
We have an exciting tournament season fast approaching with a few new twists including a 50 + Senor Masters and Queens tournaments in 2018!! First off this season is our 12th Annual Women’s Championships to be held at Strikes Unlimited in Rocklin on Oct 14 & 15 with squads at 10am & 2pm. Click here for entry form.
Rounding out the rest of 2017 is the 12th Annual Junior/Adult tournament at AMF Land Park Lanes on Nov 25 & 26 and the 12th Annual BVL tournament held at Steve Cook’s Fireside Lanes on Dec 9 & 10. Forms for these dates are pending.
Check out our Local Tournaments page here for the rest of the schedule.
USBC Membership Dues Increase
Beginning August 1st, 2017, USBC membership (Adult Regular Dues) for Greater Sacramento Area bowlers will be $26 annually.
How are your membership dollars used by the national, state and local associations?
USBC’s share is $13 and is responsible for and/or supports: Rules; Equipment Specifications; League & Tournament Resources; Tech Support (WinLABS) for year-to-year averages; Coaching Certification Programs; Youth Development; Team USA/Junior Team USA; USBC Bowling Academy; Registered Volunteer Program (RVP); International Bowling Museum/Hall of Fame; Lifetime Achievement Awards; Annual Convention; Championship Tournaments (Open, Women’s, Mixed), Masters, Queens, Junior Gold, Pepsi Championships, Seniors Masters/Queens, NCAA Championships, Intercollegiate Team/Singles Championships; SMART (Youth Scholarships); and Philanthropy (Bowl for the Cure, Bowlers for Veterans Link, Youth Education Services Fund, etc.). USBC also performs significant Research and Development, essential to the future of the sport.
California USBC’s (CUSBC) share is $2. The CUSBC hosts several State level Tournaments (Open/Women’s/Youth Championships, Pepsi Championships, Queens Tournament, Senior Mixed Tournament and Senior Qualifying Tournament). They manage the State Hall of Fame; host an annual State Jamboree (Delegates meeting). CUSBC also supports philanthropy for programs like BVL and the International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame. They also recognize Youth within the state by awarding the scholarships to deserving and upcoming young bowlers.
Greater Sacramento Area USBC (GSA USBC) share is $11. Your local Association is responsible for ensuring each of our member centers lanes and equipment meet all USBC standards by completing an annual lane & dressing certification. The local association manages an awards program by providing game/series patches or pins for awards at all levels and 300-games/800-series (USBC recognizes the first achievement) for our bowler’s accomplishments. We provide secretary training and are a league resource for all of the local leagues. We host an average of eight tournaments yearly. Your local association hosts an annual meeting and awards banquet where we recognize inductees into the GSA USBC Hall of Fame and other members that contribute to the success of local bowling leagues and events. We also support an annual BVL and Sacramento veterans fundraiser. We enter all sanctioned league averages into the national system and publish an annual yearbook and support our membership with disputes and/or rules questions as needed.
2016-2017 Averages Posted!
2017 Hall of Fame Inductees Added
Our 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees, Brent Bridges, Irene Huff (posthumously) and Jerry Nunes have been added to our Hall of Fame page. Congrats to inductees, family and friends.
Please note that the GSA office has moved to a new location to better serve our members: 4444 Manzanita Ave in Carmichael in the former Crestview Lanes location. We will not be open on Fridays or Mondays. Please see the below map for info and directions.
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Monthly E-Mail Blast
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