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

Tournament Divisions

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.

Tournament Schedule

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.