Deadline is Jan. 1 for USBC National Leadership Awards December 13, 2013 ARLINGTON, Texas - Each year, USBC recognizes outstanding bowling leaders through three national awards.The deadline to nominate an individual for a USBC National Leadership Award is January 1, 2014. A look at the three awards:The Helen Baker Outstanding Association Service Award, named for the fifth president of the Women's International Bowling Congress (WIBC), recognizes an outstanding bowling leader who has made invaluable contributions to local and state associations as an innovator, creator and mentor of adult programs. Click here for more information and the application.The Joyce Deitch Unity Award is named for the WIBC's seventh president and recognizes organizations and individuals who have made important contributions to bowling by being motivators, visionaries, leaders and innovators. Click here for more information and the application.The USBC Proprietor of the Year Award recognizes a bowling center proprietor for his/her outstanding support of USBC local, state and/or national association programs. Click here for more information and the application.To learn more about USBC awards and scholarships, click here.