Junior Gold

USBC Youth

08/10/16

The Brands of Ebonite join Junior Gold as presenting sponsor

2013EboniteLogo_small.jpgThe Brands of Ebonite International – Ebonite, Track, Hammer, and Columbia 300 – have become the presenting sponsor of the Junior Gold Championships after agreeing to a two-year sponsorship deal with IBC Youth Development. The sponsorship deal includes several exciting features, including a scholarship program that will award a total of $20,000 to Junior Gold bowlers across the country, and the opportunity for four bowlers to receive a special trip to Ebonite's headquarters.

USBC Youth

07/24/16

Champions crowned at 2016 Junior Gold Championships

2016JGCU20JefferyMannJacquelineEvans_small.jpgA historic week at the 2016 Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master came to a close Saturday as champions were crowned at Western Bowl in Indianapolis. Nearly 3,300 youth competitors ascended on five bowling centers in Indianapolis – Western Bowl, Woodland Bowl, Expo Bowl, All Star Bowl and Southern Bowl – to compete for a national title in three age-based divisions for boys and girls (12-and-under, 15-and-under, 20-and-under) and a $300,000 scholarship fund.

USBC Youth

07/13/16

2016 Junior Gold Championships kicks off this weekend in Indianapolis

Bowling.com USBC Youth Open starts Thursday

2016JGCLogo_small.jpg More than 3,300 youth bowlers, the largest field in tournament history, are scheduled to compete at the 2016 Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master, and the weeklong event will kick off with this weekend in Indianapolis with the trade show and opening ceremonies. The Junior Gold Championships features the top youth bowlers (U20, U15 and U12) in the country seeking national titles, spots on Junior Team USA and scholarship money.

USBC Youth

06/04/16

Junior Gold sets records, announces opening ceremony celebration

2016JGCLogo_small.jpgWith the continued growth of the Junior Gold program, including another record-setting year for entries in the Junior Gold Championships, this year's championships in Indianapolis will kick off with two days of special events, including an opening ceremony celebration. Junior Gold membership reached an all-time high for the sixth consecutive year, with nearly 6,500 members, and spots sold for the Junior Gold Championships also hit a record high with more than 3,700.

USBc Youth

10/06/15

New schedule part of Junior Gold Championships improvements

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The Junior Gold Championships will expand its schedule by a day in 2016, one of several improvements that will provide a better experience for both competitors and attendees, and to prepare for continued growth of the event. The 2016 event presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master will take place July 15-23 in Indianapolis. Five bowling centers will be used for competition: Western Bowl, Expo Bowl, Woodland Bowl, All Star Bowl and Southern Bowl.

USBC Youth

07/18/15

Champions determined in U20, U15 and U12 divisions at 2015 Junior Gold Championships

Record 3,191 bowlers traveled to DuPage County, Illinois, to compete for part of the $275,000 in total scholarships

2015JGCU20ChampionsZacharyDotySierraKanemoto_small.jpg A record week at the 2015 Junior Gold Championships concluded as champions were crowned in the U20 (L-R U20 champions Zachary Doty and Sierra Kanemoto), U15 and U12 divisions at Stardust Bowl in Addison, Ill., on Friday. A record 3,191 bowlers traveled to DuPage County, Illinois, to compete for part of the $275,000 in total scholarships. The finals in each division were taped for broadcast on CBS Sports Network and will air August 4, 11 and 18. All shows begin at 10 p.m. Eastern.

USBC Youth

07/08/15

Record field on tap for Junior Gold Championships next week

2015JGCLogo_small.jpg A record-shattering field of more than 3,100 bowlers will descend upon DuPage County, Illinois, next week as the Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master takes hold on the suburban Chicago area. The top youth bowlers in the country will compete for national titles, spots on Junior Team USA and $275,000 in scholarship money. Junior Gold begins with the first round of qualifying Monday and concludes with the July 17 finals.

USBC Youth

06/09/15

Junior Gold program breaks the 6,000-members mark

More than 3,400 youth bowlers have qualified for the 2015 Junior Gold Championships

2015JGCLogo_small.jpg The Junior Gold program has shattered its all-time membership mark with more than 6,200 members having joined the program for the 2014-2015 season. The 2015 Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master also will eclipse last year's record for number of participants. More than 3,400 youth bowlers have qualified for the tournament, which will take place July 11-17 in DuPage County, Illinois, (Chicago area).

USBC Youth

04/10/15

New national television package features Junior Gold Championships

2015JGCLogo_small.jpg The Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master, is the pinnacle event for top youth bowlers and this summer the title matches of the annual tournament will be nationally televised on a major cable sports network. An agreement is in place to televise the boys and girls championships matches of the Under 12, Under 15 and Under 20 divisions. The 2015 Junior Gold Championships will be held in the Chicago area from July 13-17.

USBC Youth

11/07/14

Junior Gold Championships sites swapped for 2016, 2017

2013USBCYouthLogo_small.jpgThe Junior Gold Championships will move to Indianapolis in 2016 and the 2017 tournament will be held in Cleveland. Sites for the Junior Gold Championships previously were announced but with Cleveland playing host to a major national convention in the summer of 2016, concerns were raised about the availability and cost of hotel rooms for Junior Gold competitors. Those concerns necessitated swapping the Junior Gold Championships host city sites for 2016 and 2017.

USBC Youth

08/05/14

Storm, Roto Grip, Master to sponsor Junior Gold Championships 2015 & 2016

2015JGCLogo_small.jpg Storm Products Inc. and International Bowling Campus Youth Development have agreed on a sponsorship deal that will make Storm, Roto Grip and Master the presenting sponsors of the Junior Gold Championships. The Junior Gold Championships presented by Storm, Roto Grip and Master is a two-year agreement that will cover the 2015 event in Chicago and the 2016 tournament in Cleveland.

USBC Youth

07/19/14

Six USBC youth members win national titles at 2014 Junior Gold Championships

2014JuniorGoldWinners_small.jpg Tylor Greene of Davison, Michigan, and Breanna Clemmer of Clover, South Carolina, claimed the 20-and-under titles at the 2014 Junior Gold Championships, while Adam Zimmerman of Deer Park, New York, and Ashley Channell of Morris Chapel, Tennessee, won the 15-and-under division. In the new 12-and-under division, Anthony Neuer of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Madison Bailey of Rocklin, California, earned victories.

USBC Youth

07/09/14

Record field on tap for Junior Gold Championships in Buffalo next week

USBC Youth Open begin Thursday

2014JGCLogo_small.jpg The top youth bowlers in the country will head to the Buffalo, N.Y., area starting this weekend with dreams of earning spots on Junior Team USA and with more than $200,000 in scholarships on the line at the 2014 Junior Gold Championships. The event, which is presented by Ebonite, Columbia 300, Track and Hammer, officially gets underway with the first round of qualifying on Monday. A record 2,770 USBC youth members are eligible to participate in the event.

USBC Youth

06/05/14

Junior Gold program sets membership record

2014JGCLogo_small.jpg The Junior Gold program has set a record for memberships for the 2013-2014 season and the Junior Gold Championships presented by Track, Columbia 300, Ebonite and Hammer could break last year's record for number of participants. The Junior Gold program recently surpassed the 5,000-memberships barrier for the first time. The membership total shatters the record of 4,376 USBC Youth members who joined the Junior Gold program last season.

USBC Youth

03/02/14

Junior Gold adult spectator passes to benefit Yes Fund are now on sale

Image Beginning this year at the 2014 Junior Gold Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., all adult spectators will need to have an event pass to enter any of the bowling venues. Spectators 18 and under may attend free of charge. A one-day pass will cost $10 per adult and an all-week pass will cost $20 if purchased by July 1. All proceeds from sale of the passes will go to the Youth Education Services (YES) Fund to support youth bowling initiatives.

USBC Youth

02/13/14

Junior Gold, Bowling.com Youth Open locations announced for 2015-2017

JuniorGoldChampionshipsLogo_small.jpg BowlingcomYouthOpenChampionshipsLogo_small.jpg The Junior Gold Championships and the Bowling.com Youth Open Championships will head to a pair of new cities in 2015 and 2016, while a familiar location will host the 2017 events. Junior Gold, which is presented by Ebonite, Columbia 300, Track and Hammer, and the Youth Open will head to Chicago in 2015, then to Cleveland in 2016 and return for the fifth time to Indianapolis in 2017.

USBC Youth

08/16/13

Junior Gold has record-setting year

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For the third consecutive year, the North Pointe Junior Gold Championships established a record for number of participants and the Junior Gold program also set a membership record for the 2012-2013 season. For the first time in tournament history, the Championships broke the 2,000-participant mark as 2,080 United States Bowling Congress Youth bowlers took to the lanes in Detroit in 2013, an 8-percent increase over last year's total.

USBC Youth

07/20/13

Four youth bowlers take national titles at North Pointe Junior Gold Championships

2013NPJGCWinners_small.jpg Four youth bowlers rose to the occasion and captured national youth titles Friday as the 2013 North Pointe Junior Gold Championships presented by Track, Columbia 300, Ebonite and Hammer came to a close. Wesley Low of Palmdale, Calif., Julia Bond of Aurora, Ill., Cortez Schenck of Phoenix and Taylor Russell of Tupelo, Miss., all came away with championships in their respective divisions at Sunnybrook Lanes.

USBC Youth

07/10/13

North Pointe Junior Gold Championships begin Monday in Detroit

Record 2328 youth bowlers to compete at six bowling centers for nearly $275,000 in scholarships and spots on Junior Team USA

2013NPJGCLogo_small.jpg The nation's top youth bowlers will descend upon the Detroit metro area starting this weekend to compete for nearly $275,000 in scholarships and spots on Junior Team USA at the 2013 North Pointe Junior Gold Championships. The first round of competition gets underway Monday with a record 2,328 USBC youth members eligible to participate in the event, which is presented by Ebonite, Columbia 300, Track and Hammer.

USBC Youth

04/27/13

Under12 division added for 2014 North Pointe Junior Gold Championships

ImageThe North Pointe Junior Gold Championships will grow in 2014 when a new age division is added to the event, allowing younger bowlers to get involved in the sport's most prestigious youth event. The new U12 division for boys and girls will feature bowlers 12 and under, joining their counterparts in the U15 and U20 divisions in competing for national titles. The championships will take place in Buffalo, N.Y.

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