United States Bowling Congress (USBC)
Corning USBC Association Bylaws (Continued)
The purposes of the association shall be to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including fostering national or international amateur sports competition within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, and to:
1. Provide equal opportunity for all in the sport of bowling without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
2. Promote the game of American Tenpins.
3. Conduct and support bowling competition.
4. Engage in any other activities permitted by an organization classified as
tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRC.
Membership is in effect from August 1 through July 31 and is composed of:
1. Adults who have paid the appropriate USBC, state (if applicable) and local
association dues; and
2, Youth who have paid the USBC Standard Youth dues and bowl in USBC
Leagues in the association’s jurisdiction.
Adults shall pay applicable membership dues, except as provided in Rules 100e, Traveling League and 100I, Mail-o-Graphic League.
The Board, adult members and Youth Representatives’, by two-thirds vote, determine and adopt adult dues, if any.
Youth Representatives consist of:
1. USBC Youth members, at least 14 years of age, bowling in USBC Leagues
within the association's jurisdiction.
2. One adult representative, who is a USBC member, from each certified youth
league. (A league is not eligible for representation if it has not submitted a
3. One center representative, who is a USBC member, from each center
having at least one certified youth league.
The annual adult standard membership dues are as follows:
Local $ 6.00
State $ 1.00(Cannot exceed $5.)
USBC adult standard membership $13.00
The annual USBC Youth Standard membership dues are $10.
The Board may waive all or part of adult local dues for:
1. Adult members of other USBC associations having a reciprocal agreement with the association.
2, Other groups, such as seniors, etc., as determined by the Board.
The association cannot charge additional non-dues assessments.
Membership is not transferable.