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Welcome To The National Bowling Association



TNBA 2019 National Best Ball, Doubles
Golf Tournament.

If you enjoy being with great friends, or would just like to
contribute to a good cause, The Junior Program &
Scholarship Program, Inc. (JP & SP, Inc.) of The National
Bowling Association, Inc. (TNBA) has the answer for you.

Find out more by visiting our 2019 TNBA Week page.




Only 10 Years Old, Kai Strothers makes HISTORY in NEW JERSEY..

Kai, a 5th grade student, a member of the Metropolitan Bowling Senate of New Jersey and a member of the Jersey Lanes Junior Bowling League located in Linden, New Jersey bowled a PERFECT 300 GAME to become the YOUNGEST Bowler in the State of New Jersey to accomplish this great feat. He had games of 226 – 245 and 300 for a total series of 771.  See more of this young bowler on our Bowler Spotlight Page.


Are you TNBA Ready???

Are you ready to lace them up and get busy?? Do you ever wonder how you measure up to the best of the bowlers? Are you ready to compete?? Are you TNBA Ready!!!

Entry forms are waiting for you. With new this year guaranteed prize funds, mixed doubles and Senior events, the Regional Rhodmans are ready to take you on.  And the Grand Daddy of Scratch Tournaments — The Reed-Hawthorne Memorial Singles Classic is there to be taken. With over $7,000.00 in guaranteed prize funds, this tournament will show your true grit!! Click on the flyer for regional schedules and additional information.


Las Vegas: The 2019 United Bowling Congress Team USA Trials

We have several TNBA Juniors bowling this year’s Team USA Trials. We are very proud of our Juniors and our outstanding Junior Programs. We have been watching our young bowlers grow from tiny tots using two hands to bowl, to who are now in college or has graduated from college becoming outstanding young men and women. They are now throwing bowling balls up to eighteen miles per hour with very high rev rates.  Morgan and Mason Moore are brothers who started bowling at the age of 3. Morgan and Mason are students at Midland University in Fremont Nebraska.  Gazmine Mason nick name “GG” is also bowling 2019 Team USA. We have been following this youth bowler for several years. See more of these young bowlers on our  Bowler Spotlight Page.


TNBA’s 80th Annual Convention and 78th Championship Tournament

We will be in St. Petersburg this year for our 80th Annual Convention, TNBA Week and 78th Championship Tournament. We have an exciting year planned and we expect great things to happen during our stay there.  It’s a CELEBRATION as TNBA reaches another milestone. TNBA has been bringing you 80 years of Sportsmanship, Fellowship, and Friendship all across the USA.

We at TNBA have designed a booklet with you in mind. It has everything you’ll need to start planning the best bowling experience for 2019 TNBA Week in St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida, May 23, 2019 – June 2, 2019.  Please click on this link –

– to review this booklet or the link below to download it.

2019 Pre-Convention Information DOWNLOAD


TNBA/HBCU Invitational Collegiate Tournament

TNBA is partnering with Jackson State University to co-host the First Annual TNBA/HBCU Invitational Collegiate Tournament.  It will be held March 15-17, 2019 in D’Iberville, Mississippi and will be open to NCAA sanctioned women’s bowling teams.

TNBA members are encouraged to come out and witness this exciting, new event.  See more about this this tournament on our TNBA/HBCU Page.



TNBA’s 2018 King and Queen visits our Western Regional Tournament in Las Vegas, NV

King Duane and Queen Nikki kicked off their November tour of TNBA’s regional tournaments by visiting the Western Regional Tournament in Las Vegas Nevada.  See more about their exciting weekend in Vegas and their jam-packed visits to TNBA’s other regional tournaments at our Bowler Spotlight Page.


Oct. 1, TNBA’s Kings & Queens United wraps up their 2018 Annual Kings & Queens Retreat

This year’s Kings & Queens United’s annual retreat was held in the Inland Empire (Moreno Valley, CA) and hosted by Queen Emma Lawson with assistance from King Ron Hatcher and King William “Will I Am” Vivian. The busy weekend included trips to Warner Bros Studios and Universal Studios CityWalk in Burbank, CA, a trip up to Griffith Observatory, and a trip to Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains. See more about this exciting weekend at our Bowler Spotlight Page.


Bobby Richardson

TNBA Hall of Famer, Life Member, Joe Blue recipient and long time TNBA supporter Bobby R. Richardson, Sr. passed away August 2, 2018.  He was one of the founders of the Junior Program and Scholarship Program’s Battle of the Sexes Scholarship Tournament, an event that helps fund the 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization that promotes the advancement of youth bowlers and provides scholarships for youth bowlers as well as children of adult members of the National Bowling Association.  Bobby was one of the most energetic, vocal supporters and the lead fund raiser for JP&SP.  Known for being able to squeeze a $20 bill out of a rock, Bobby was responsible for raising over $350,000 during his tenure of fundraising for JP&SP.  On Thursday, August 2, Bobby earned his golden wings.  He had requested that in lieu sending flowers, to please make a donation to TNBA’s Junior Program & Scholarship Program.  TNBA has set up a Go Fund Me account for those who wish to make a donation.  One hundred percent of all donations will go to JP&SP.  See more at our Bowler Spotlight Page.

Bowl Expo

The 2018 Bowl Expo was held in Las Vegas Nevada June 17- 21, 2018 Pictured at The National Bowling Association (T.N.B.A.) Display Booth, left to right National President Dewann Clark, National Tournament Director Debbie Lewis, National Secretary/Treasurer Annette Samuel-Triggs and National Vice President Dr. Michael Boykins. Not pictured, immediate past National President Gregory Green, Cincinnati Senate member Rodney Triggs and Las Vevas Senate member Danny Mack.
Bowl Expo gives companies a chance to showcase their products. From the Bowling Balls to the cash registers and everything in between were on display. Our National Officers were there to offer information about T.N.B.A. and to promote our great Tournaments.   [Submitted by Danny Mack]


TNBA’s 77th National Championship TournamentTNBA’s unofficial results from our 77th National Championship Tournament is now available. See more at our National Tournament page.



On Saturday, May 26, 2018, TNBA held its 2018 Bowler Appreciation Day picnic.  It was at Skore lanes.



 Find out more by visiting our 2018 TNBA Week page.: 

JP&SP’s 9th Annual National Golf Tournament in Ypsilanti, MI

TNBA’s The Junior Program & Scholarship Program held its 9th annual golf tournament at the Eagle Crest Golf Course in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  Find out more by visiting our 2018 Golf Tournament Page.:



Calling Elite Youth TNBA Bowlers…2018 Youth Weekend at the ITRC Applications NOW AVAILABLE!

For the ninth year, top TNBA youth bowlers (4 boys and 4 girls) will be selected to participate in a two-day, training session at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas.  The deadline for submitting applications is APRIL 15, 2018 for the training program which takes place on Friday and Saturday, August 17&18. All expenses are paid by TNBA and the USBC.

Find out more on this remarkable program by visiting our Joint International Bowling Campus Page.


2018 Reed Hawthorne Singles Classic Winners

2018 Reed Hawthorne Singles Classic winners Marty Rigby (Super Seniors), Trisha Reid (Womens), AJ Rice (Mens) and Daniel Guerrieri (Seniors) with tournament director Tracy Day and asst, director Teon Hogan.  See more on the Reed-Hawthorne page.