PEPSI YOUTH BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
2019-2020 Overview and 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 2 through November 15, 2019 and the 2nd Window: January 4 through January 17, 20209. Please note: Please contact State Pepsi Tournament Director if your league needs to take advantage of a window different than the one specified at firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualifying competition is held in divisions based on the bowler’s age for both boys and girls as of the dates below:
U8 - Bowlers whose birth date is 8/1/2011 or later
U10 - Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2009 thru 7/31/2011
U12 - Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2007 thru 7/31/2009
U15 - Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2004 thru 7/31/2007
U17 - Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/2002thru 7/31/2004
U20 - Bowlers whose birthdate is 8/1/1999 thru 7/31/2002
One in Five per league 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 2020 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.
OCTOBER 2019 - Pennsylvania State USBC
Youth sends approved rules and formats to all coaches from
centers having USBC programs the previous season.
NOVEMBER 2, 2019 - 1st Window of league level qualifying begins.
DECEMBER 15 2019 - Entry deadline for 1st Window of Qualifying
JANUARY 4, 2020 - 2nd Level of league
level qualifying begins.
FEBRUARY 15, 2020 - Early Bird Entry Deadline for 2nd Window of Qualifying, specific deadline dates are found in the District Schedule.
MARCH, 2020 - District Level of Qualifying Tournaments, see your District Tournament Director or ask the Pennsylvania State USBC Pepsi State Tournament Director for Dates. You may also find the schedule here.
MAY 9-10, 2020 - Pennsylvania State USBC State Finals, bowled in Lancaster at Leisure Lanes, 3440 Columbia Ave, Lancaster PA 17603, Phone: 717-392-2121
JULY 11-18, 2020 - Junior Gold Championships, Indianapolis IN.