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Manager: Elise Hamner
Office Staff: Larissa Stewart, Volunteers
is a merged association
under the jurisdiction of the
United States Bowling Congress.
Citrus Belt USBC
667 W. 2nd St.,
San Bernardino CA 92410
381-4599, fax 909-381-4884
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8 am - 5 pm
Closed Fri-Sun and major holidays:
Memorial Day, July 4th,
Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and
Day 2018 (exact dates TBD)
The date on which book average is established is now May 31
(not April 15).
be sure your final average submittal to Citrus Belt
includes all bowling, including sweeps, in a league
that ends prior to May 31.
CERTIFICATION FEE INCREASED TO $21 effective with the 2016-17 Winter
early 2013 USBC Nationals relinquished control to the local
associations to issue awards to Youth this season and Adults in
2014-15. Our board
members have spoken with a number of you and indicated the majority
enjoy receiving recognition for their bowling accomplishments.
We have managed to maintain our dues at their current level,
but to fund these awards it was necessary to raise the dues by $2.00.
We do value
your opinion; as we roll out these new awards please let us know
what you think or if you would like to be involved with any of our
For the 2016-17 season, State dues increased by
$1. Therefore the total certification fee is now
Adult, TNBA Youth
Note: several types of awards require print-out; some have
See Forms Page.
Forms (this link goes to USBC website)
Score - Adult/Youth (300, 800, 11-in-a-row)
Special Achievement/Adult, Special Achievement/Adult
Special Achievement/Youth, Special Achievement/Youth
USBC League Operations Manual (pdf
at bowl.com website)
League Officer Changes
See also: Bowl.com
Qualifying Rules for Average-Based Awards
Rule 53 )
SECRETARIES - PLEASE NOTE...
Effective with the 2011-12 season,
75 pins over average (game) and
140 pins over average (series) are
eligible for award.
The following applies to any award earned based on average:
If 12 games or more have been bowled in the league in the
use the current average.
If less than 12 games in the current season,
seasonís final average for 21 games or more from the same
For a new bowler in the league with less than 12 games,
last seasonís highest USBC average for 21 games or more in any
For a bowler who has not established an average in the
the highest USBC average of 21 games or more
from the summer league just completed shall be used.
In a summer league, when a bowler has not established an
average in the preceding season, the highest USBC average of 21
games or more from the regular season just completed shall be
A new bowler in a league who has not bowled 12 games in the
current season can use a current USBC average of 12 games or
more, from another league.
A bowler who does not have an acceptable USBC average for
comparison is not eligible for recognition.
* These links are to the
Last Updated: 02/13/2017