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pepsi youth bowling championships

2017-2018 overview & schedule

The Pepsi USBC Youth Championships begins with league level qualifying. Bowling centers with certified USBC Youth leagues are automatic qualifying sites. Since qualifying begins during league level, there is no entry fee at this level. League level qualifying will be as follows: 1st Window: November 4 through November 17, 2017 and the 2nd Window: January 6 through January 19, 2018. Please note: Please contact State Pepsi Tournament Director if your league needs to take advantage of a window different than the one specified at jdaryman@bowlpa.org

Qualifying competition is held in divisions based on the bowler’s age as of the dates below:

DIVISION

CODE

BIRTH DATE INFO

CODE

DIVISION

U8 Boys

U8B

Bowlers whose birth date is 8/1/2009 or later

U8G

U8 Girls

U10 Boys

U10B

Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2007 thru 7/31/2009

U10G

U10 Girls

U12 Boys

U12B

Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2005 thru 7/31/2007

U12G

U12 Girls

U15 Boys

U15B

Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2002 thru 7/31/2005

U15G

U15 Girls

U17 Boys

U17B

Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2000 thru 7/31/2002

U17G

U17 Girls

U20 Boys

U20B

Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/1997 thru 7/31/2000

U20G

U20 Girls

 Winners in these divisions will advance to the district/state competition with some earning scholarships.

The U12, U15, U17 and U20 Division Champions from the state finals will receive a berth from USBC into the 2018 Junior Gold Championships. USBC will waive the entry fee for these bowlers.  All advancers must be Junior Gold program members or be eligible and purchase a membership prior to the championships.

2017-2018 Pennsylvania State USBC Pepsi Youth Championships Schedule of Events

OCTOBER 2017

Pennsylvania State USBC Youth sends approved rules and formats to all coaches from centers having USBC programs the previous season.

NOVEMBER 4, 2017

1st Window of league level qualifying begins.

DECEMBER 15 2017

Entry deadline for 1st Window of Qualifying

JANUARY 6, 2017

2nd Level of league level qualifying begins.

FEBRUARY 8, 2018

Early Bird Entry Deadline for 2nd Window of Qualifying, specific deadline dates are found in the District Schedule.

MARCH, 2018

District Level of Qualifying Tournaments, see your District Tournament Director or ask the Pennsylvania State USBC Youth State Tournament Director for Dates. You may also find the schedule here.

MAY 5-6, 2018

Pennsylvania State USBC Youth State Finals, bowled in Reading PA at Berks Lanes, 3190 Shillington Rd, Sinking Springs PA 19608, Phone: 610-678-8044



JULY , 2018

Junior Gold Championships.

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