New York State USBC Bowling Association News
Teen Tops Long Island's Pepe for PBA Regional Crown in York, Pa.

York, Pa. (August 4, 2019) – Anthony Neuer of Lewisburg, Pa., the 17-year-old son of PBA Tour titlist Andy Neuer, rolled two clutch strikes in the 10th frame to defeat Anthony Pepe of Long Island City, N.Y., 256-247, in the championship round of the PBA Bowlers Supply/Storm Open at Colony Park Lanes North Sunday.
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Edwards Notches 23rd PBA Regional Title

Deptford, N.J. (July 14, 2019) – Ray Edwards of Middle Island, N.Y. defeated Bob Leonard of Lockwood, N.Y., 259-192, to win the PBA50 Cecil Raymond Memorial presented by Ebonite at Brunswick Zone Deptford on Sunday.
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LeClair Makes it Two Straight with Win over Ventura in Battle of New Yorkers

HAMMOND, Ind. (July 18, 2019) – Brian LeClair joined Walter Ray Williams Jr. as the only multiple winners on the PBA50 Tour this season by capturing the PBA50 South Shore Open presented by Ebonite title Thursday at Olympia Lanes for his second consecutive title of the season.
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Youth Scholarships


NYS USBC Announces Scholarship Winners

APRIL 23, 2019 -- The New York State USBC YES Committee has announced its Graduating Senior Scholarship, Spirit and Future Stars award winners for this season.

2019 Graduating Senior Scholarship Winners:

Daniel Palmer, Niskayuna, Priscilla "Pat" Zonneville Memorial Scholarship, $4,000

Andrew Ritz, Rochester, $3,000

Andrew Schwartz, Clifton Park, $2,000

Taylor Eggert, Kings Park, $1,000 (Sponsored by NYS Youth Leaders)

Skyler Schrlau, Wellsville, $1,000 (Sponsored by NYS Youth Leaders)

Erin Blank, Mt. Marion, $1,000

Max Pedone, Seaford, $1,000

2019 Spirit Award Scholarship Winners:

1. $750 – Sydney Kraft, Rochester

2. $500 – Rachel Hines, Medford

3. $125 --- Brian Mclean, Nesconset

3. $125 -- Alexis Ingersoll, Oswego

2019 Future Star Scholarship Winners, Grades 5-8

1. $200 – Oscar Sybert, Newfield

2. $100 – Ava Mazella, Coram

3. $75 – Savannah Swiatocha, Scotia

2019 Future Star Scholarship Winners, Grades K-4

1. $200 – Kelsey Fischer, Frewsburg

2. $100 – Sadrianna Erb, Farmington

3. $75 – Ezra Sybert, Newfield


NYS USBC Youth Scholarship Opportunity

The New York State USBC awards thousands of dollars annually in scholarships to graduating seniors and to underclassmen through our Youth Education Services Committee.

Changes for the 2018-19 season:

-- The Graduating Seniors scholarships are no longer "renewable"; the full amount of the grants will be deposited into the recipients' SMART account.

-- There are now two divisions in the Future Stars category – K-4 and 5-8 – which increases the number of scholarships from five to six.

-- Please note that a student can win only once per division, for a maximum total of four during his or her elementary, middle school and high school years, and that photos submitted may be used by the NYS USBC for advertising/promotional purposes.

Here are the available scholarships for the 2018-19 season:

Graduating Seniors ($13,000)

1 - Priscilla "Pat" Zonneville Memorial Award -- $4,000 award
1 - $3,000 award
1 - $2,000 award
4 - $1,000 awards

The deadline to submit an application is FEBRUARY 1, 2019

CLICK HERE for application.

Youth Spirit Award - Athletes in Grades 9-11 ($1,500)

Coaches are asked to nominate a Youth Bowler for this award, based on the criteria of Sportsmanship, Commitment and Leadership.

1st place -- $750
2nd place -- $500
3rd place -- $250

The deadline to submit an application is FEBRUARY 1, 2019

CLICK HERE for application.

Future Stars Award – Two Divisions

Athletes in Grades 5-8 ($375)

Youth Bowlers are asked to submit (electronically) a bowling related photo ("selfie") with an appropriate caption explaining "Why I like to bowl!"

1st place -- $200
2nd place -- $100
3rd place -- $75

Athletes in Grades K-4 ($375)

Youth Bowlers are asked to submit (electronically) a bowling related photo ("selfie") with an appropriate caption explaining "Why I like to bowl!"

1st place -- $200
2nd place -- $100
3rd place -- $75

The deadline to submit an application is FEBRUARY 1, 2019

CLICK HERE for application.

Additional scholarships are available by participating in NYS USBC Youth Championship Tournaments.

Important Information for Graduating Seniors

Dear Youth Bowler,

Welcome to bowlny.com and the New York State USBC Online Scholarship Application Portal.

The New York State USBC Association, through its Youth Education Services Fund, is committed to providing scholarship opportunities for our youth bowlers seeking to further his or her education. This season, we will award a total of $13,000 in scholarship awards to graduating senior student athletes.

As a graduating senior, you are eligible for one of seven scholarship awards.

We are continuing the use of our groundbreaking online scholarship application that was the first of its kind in the bowling industry. We hope you take the time to review the qualifications and information before proceeding to complete the online application.

As an applicant, you will need the following important information to proceed and submit your application:
• USBC Member ID #, as found on your USBC Youth membership card
• Name of Youth League Official and their Phone #
• Highest Current Average and # of Games

Please be prepared to provide us with as much information as possible in reference to the following:
• School Activities and Offices Held
• Community, Civic, and/or Church Activities
• Bowling and Other Honors

Each of the items above should include the timeframes of each activity and honors. Please refer to the examples provided in the application.

In addition to the online application submissions, the final steps of the application process includes:

• Acquiring a Letter of Recommendation

• Download the School Official Evaluation & Data Sheet

• Download the Youth Official Evaluation & Data Sheet

If you should have any questions in regards to this process please do not hesitate to contact: Kathy Leitgeb, via e-mail: NYSBPA@aol.com or via telephone: (518) 464-1176.


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One of the great benefits of USBC Youth membership is the chance to earn college scholarships! Several scholarship applications are due Dec. 1, so we encourage association leaders and youth directors to make sure your USBC Youth bowlers are aware of the following scholarships:

Go to BOWL.com/scholarships for complete information on scholarships andBOWL.com/High_School for information on the High School Grant Program.


Collegiate Bowling Information

International Art of Bowling's Road to College Bowling

The IAB’s Road to College Bowling. Ahhhh, finally the one stop shop for everything college bowling! You will get all your burning questions answered in this online guide. We walk you through the ins and outs of everything college bowling. Because we know- there’s a LOT to digest.

CLICK HERE to be directed to the IAB's Road to College Bowling course and website.


Creating lifelong bowlers starts with YOU(th)

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Attention Scholarship Winners!
CLICK HERE to go to the SMART section of bowl.com


New York State Women's 500 Club

** Curtis/Hunt Memorial Scholarship Application

New York State Women's 600 Club


** Priscilla Zonneville Memorial Educational Award/Graduating High School Female
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Frances Lansbury Memorial Award/Adult Female Learner

Other National Scholarship Opportunities

Bowling Writers Association of America Scholarship Award
Dexter High School All-American Scholarship Awards

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