If you polish your bowling skills to a very high level throughUSBC leagues, tournaments and coaching, you could earn a spot onUSBC's Team USA, an elite group of top American men and women amateur and professional athletes who represent the U.S. ininternational bowling competition.
Team USA competes in several prestigious events all over the world, such as the Pan American Games, World and American Zone Championships, World Games, QubicaAMF World Cup and others.
In addition, Team USA members are among the most visible ambassadors for the sport of bowling, making public appearances and providing bowling instruction throughout the year. The sport's leaders continue to work hard toward their goal of adding bowling to the list of sports at the Olympic Games.
USBC Team USA is comprised of a minimum of 10 men and 10 women from the amateur and professional bowling ranks. The top three men and women athletes earn automatic team berths based on their performances at the annual USBC Team USA Trials, a grueling tournament consisting of four 9-game blocks over four days on four different and challenging lane oil patterns.
Two more men and women are chosen from the field by the National Selection Committee after an extensive analysis of their physical and mental games as well as their past performances and team play abilities. A minimum of five professional bowlers are selected from the Lumber LiquidatorsProfessional Bowlers Association Tour, and women athletes are chosen from the former women's professional tour or past Team USA squads.
If you make USBC Team USA, the thrill of representing the United States in international competition can be the experience of your lifetime!