History

 

On May 31, 2006, the Greater Miami Bowling Association, Greater Miami Women's Bowling Association and the Greater Miami Junior Bowling Association merged into a single entity, what is now the Greater Miami USBC Association, Inc.  This merger followed the national USBC guidelines in merging the local associations into one association.  The merger took effect on August 1, 2006.  Phillip (Flip) Schemer was elected as the first GMUSBC President and served for one year before retiring.

 

 

Mission

 

Have more people fall in love with the game of bowling. There is no better way to spend time with family and friends. May it be open bowling, league bowling or tournaments.

 

Overview

 

Services Bird Bowl. Reaching out to Adult and Youth bowlers. By extending a helping hand with leagues, tournaments, causes, scholarships, etc.

 

Services of Greater 

  • All board members and auxiliaries participate in USBC's Registered Volunteer Program

  • All board members and auxiliaries have had online training through SafeSport 

  • Checks and certifies all bowling leagues

  • Assigns a member of the Executive Committee for the purpose of helping with league operations

  • Processes all league sanction applications to the USBC

  • Recommends approval for sanctions of tournaments

  • Promotes and conducts eleven association tournaments per year

  • Distributes league supplies to all league secretaries

  • Maintains individual records of all members

  • Interprets rules, furnishes counsel and guidance to assist members and leagues in settling difficult problems

  • Conducts hearings relative to infraction of USBC and city association rules

  • Assists with the USBC youth bowling program in the Miami area

  • Conducts annual school of instruction for league officers

  • Certifies lanes per USBC guidelines for league and tournament play

  • Publishes annual yearbook showing averages of USBC sanctioned bowlers

  • Processes all USBC awards and distributes to the league secretary

  • Processes all USBC high score award applications and presents the awards to the bowlers

  • Distributes league award kits

  • Offers numerous Youth Scholarships

  • Raises funds for charities such as BVL and Bowl for the Cure

  • Conducts annual Awards Dinner honoring Hall of Fame Inductees, Secretary of the Year, Bowlers of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Youth Scholarship Recipients and Top "8" Tournament Champions and Runners-Up

  • Uses Social Media means such as website, Facebook and Twitter as a way to communicate and promote bowling

  • Sparetimes is published twice per year and distributed to league bowlers

 

 

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