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Jan. 2-7, 2016
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas

All United States Bowling Congress members have an opportunity to earn a spot on Team USA by competing in the USBC Team USA Trials/U.S. National Amateur Bowling Championships.

To be eligible for the U.S. Amateur portion of the event, a bowler must not currently hold or have held a professional membership (PBA or PWBA) in the preceding year. Also, anyone who has ever won a professional title (regional, national or senior) as a professional is not eligible to compete as an amateur. 

USBC Team USA 2016 will have a minimum of 12 men and 12 women. The top four men and top four women finishers at the 2016 USBC Team USA Trials/U.S. Amateur, based on ranking points, will earn automatic spots while two additional men and two additional women will be selected by the National Selection Committee from the pool of players that compete at the 2016 Team USA Trials.

The top three amateur men and top three amateur women after qualifying will advance to the stepladder finals to determine the U.S. Amateur champions and a spot on Team USA. If the champion already has earned a spot on Team USA, the spot will be awarded to the next highest qualifier based on ranking points.

The process for determining Team USA allows for the selection of the country's top professional bowlers while also granting the opportunity to any USBC member a chance to earn a spot.





General questions

Tennelle Milligan
High Performance Manager

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