2013 USBC Team USA Trials
January 2-7, 2013
Sunset Station Strike Zone
The process for determining Team USA 2013 allows for the selection of the country's top professional bowlers while also granting the opportunity to any United States Bowling Congress member a chance to earn a spot.
Team USA 2013 will consist of a minimum of 10 men and 10 women. Committees will select five men from past Team USA members with in the last 10 years or the Professional Bowlers Association Tour and five women from a pool of players that includes Team USA members since 2003.
In addition, amateur bowlers and those professionals not selected will have an opportunity to earn a spot by competing in the 2013 USBC Team USA Trials, Jan. 2-7, 2013 at Sunset Station Strike Zone in Henderson, Nev.
The top three men and top three women finishers at the Team USA Trials, open to any USBC member, will each earn an automatic spot on Team USA while the National Selection Committee will pick two additional men and two additional women to join the team.
USBC Youth members may also participate in the Trials and in addition to competing for spots on Team USA, there will be spots on Junior Team USA 2013 up for grabs.
The top two boys and top two girls at the Team USA Trials, who are 20 years old or younger before Jan. 1, 2013, regardless if they are USBC Youth or Adult members, will earn automatic spots on Junior Team USA 2013, while the National Selection Committee will select two additional boys and two additional girls to join the team. The National Selection Committee will select from players who competed in either the Team USA Trials or who advanced to the match play portion of the 2012 North Pointe Junior Gold Championships, which is held in July in Indianapolis.