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Central Maryland Youth Bowling Association - North Pointe Junior Gold Championships
Information about USBC's North Pointe Junior Gold Championships
The USBC North Pointe Junior Gold Championships serves USBC Youth bowlers in the United States, Canada, on U.S. military bases overseas and in U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico. Helping youth bowlers progress and succeed in the sport through challenging competition, advanced training, skill development and coaching is the heart of the North Pointe Junior Gold Championships.
Attaining North Pointe Junior Gold Championships membership and experiencing the challenges of competition helps youth bowlers learn all aspects of the sport and prepares them to continue to bowl competitively as they grow older.
Read more below or click here to go to the North Pointe Junior Gold Championships section of the National USBC website.
The average restrictions have been removed and new age divisions have been introduced:
- U15 Boys
- U15 Girls
- U20 Boys
- U20 Boys
Any bowler whose birth date is 08/01/1996 or later will participate in the U15 division. All others will participate in the U20 division.
NOTE: Bowlers in the U15 division may exercise the option to participate in the U20 division by completing the NPJG Championships Opt Out form.
North Pointe Junior Gold Championships Details
Dedicated youth bowlers may participate in North Pointe Junior Gold for several reasons:
- To thoroughly learn the nuances of the game.
- To earn college scholarships.
- As preparation for bowling at the collegiate level.
- To prepare for the ultimate goals of international or professional bowling.
North Pointe Junior Gold members have the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships and spots on USBC Junior Team USA by competing at the USBC North Pointe Junior Gold Championships. Junior Team USA members compete internationally against youth from around the world, while also having the opportunity to refine their games with assistance from world-renown elite coaches.
- USBC Youth members can apply for North Pointe Junior Gold membership at any time.
- Athlete must be a USBC Youth member in good standing.
- Athlete must purchase a North Pointe Junior Gold membership. The membership fee is separate from the regular USBC Youth membership fee. Each membership is valid for the current bowling season, regardless of the date of purchase.
Once the North Pointe Junior Gold membership is acquired, it remains valid for the current bowling season.