USBC is committed to improving existing relationships and to forging new ones to remove any perceived barriers to the sport of bowling. With this dedication comes a concerted effort to protect and nurture the SPORT with mutual admiration and respect to all people of varied backgrounds.
USBC believes to best serve our diverse membership we must embrace the value of the differences in insight, approach, and experience. USBC understands that all of our members, employees and communities are critical to our success. USBC is steadfast in partnering and growing with our communities of diverse backgrounds, and will conduct our business in an ethical, inclusive and sustainable manner. Our worldwide perspective and touchstone of inclusion guides our mission to promote the sport of bowling across the globe.
USBC will continue to identify opportunities to expand and strengthen the relationships of bowlers and non-bowlers alike. We will be unwavering in our commitment to embrace an inclusive culture of participation and leadership that will enable us to serve the communities that participate in our sport.
The National Bowling Association (TNBA)
The National Bowling Association, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, organized in August 1939, in Detroit, Michigan, for the express purpose of encouraging Blacks to develop their skills in the game of Ten Pins. TNBA’s membership stretches from coast-to-coast with a growing population of adult and youth bowlers residing in the Eastern, Western, Central and Southern regions of the United States.
American Wheelchair Bowling Association (AWBA)
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The AWBA was organized by 30 men who convened in Louisville, KY in July of 1962 to contest the first National Wheelchair Bowling tournament. The AWBA has members in nearly every state with their largest concentrations being held in California, Florida, Wisconsin, and Texas.
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The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
American Blind Bowling Association (ABBA)
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Bowling is a sport that has been enjoyed by many people both nationally and internationally. Since the 1940's the ABBA has enabled blind and visually impaired youths and adults to bowl alongside sighted friends and family. The development of special guide rails has made this possible. Throughout the year tournaments are held in many locations in North America.
Mexican-American Bowling Association (MAMBO)
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The Mexican-American Bowling Tour operates in many California cities. Established in the late 1960's it has prospered and continues to grow. MAMBO hosts bowling tournaments primarily for Mexican American bowlers but is open to all USBC members.
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