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The purpose of the Junior Bowling Program of the National Bowling Association, Inc. is to foster and promote the game of Ten Pins among both boys and girls. Membership is open to all youth bowlers.

The TNBA Junior Bowling Program promotes Sportsmanship, Fellowship and Friendship through encouragement, tutelage and guidance needed to learn the game and develop the skills that are essential to full enjoyment and successful competition.

In addition to bowling, TNBA Junior Bowlers are given instructions in the basics of everyday living, such as: a sense of fair play in sports and daily habits, respect for others, leadership, responsibility and honesty.

TNBA Junior Bowlers directed towards meaningful lanes of life, may their footwork be in good timing in:
Sportsmanship, Fellowship, Friendship

Membership in the National Bowling Association Junior Bowling Program is open to all children who have not reached their 20th birthday on or before August 2nd of the upcoming bowling season. Once certified under this rule, a TNBA Junior Bowler is an eligible bowler until July 31 unless under suspension.
Individual membership in the National Bowling Association Junior Bowling Program can be obtained only through bowling in a TNBA certified league, or through participation in a TNBA certified event.

The current certification fee is $10.00.