MISSION: The Greater Houston USBC Association ensures the integrity and protects the future of the sport, provides programs and services and enhances the bowling experience.
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At the recent Texas State USBC Fall Meeting, GHUSBC Sgt. at Arms, Bette Kelley and Director, Nelia Gallien were selected to receive the Texas State USBC Service Award. Individuals selected for this award have made important contributions to bowling by being leaders, motivators, visionaries, and by showing an uncommon commitment to the TSUSBC vision and mission.
Bette Kelley (l) and Nelia Gallien, TSUSBC Service Award Winners 2015- 16
In conjunction with the Texas Bowling Writer's Club, GHUSBC is promoting their 6th Annual Christmastime Tournament. Easy to enter and use your scores from your league play! Click the link for the entry form and take a chance on winning some Holiday Cash!!
The 2015 Youth Championship Tournament will be November 7- 8, 14- 15, 2015 at Emerald Bowl.
Click the link to access a copy of the entry form!
The 2016 Tournament will be held at Del Mar Lanes (Team Event) & Emerald Bowl (Dbls/ Sgls) on February 13- 14, 20- 21 and 27- 28, 2016. Entry Forms will be mailed to team captains and delivered to the bowling centers in mid- November.
2016 Men's Invitational Entry Form
2016 Women's Championshhip Entry Form
The Greater Houston USBC Cookbook Fundraising Project is underway. Our book, U Can Bowl and Cook 2, is available for purchase. Many of our bowlers have contributed recipes and mealtime tips. Check out the Pro section with recipes submitted by several of the participants in the Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles Tournament held recently at Palace Lanes.
Available for purchase at only $10 each, the cookbooks will make a great holiday gift for friends and family. Contact the office to purchase yours today!
The top photo shows average based game and series awards for Youth and Adults for the 2015- 16 Season. The lower photos show our 300 game, 800 series and 11 in a row awards and our 199 On the Nose Award. These local awards are provided by the Greater Houston USBC.
The 2014-2015 Adult and Youth averages are now available (HERE), on the Averages page.
The GHUSBC is establishing a tiled Legacy Wall in the meeting room of our new location! This is your opportunity to participate in a fundraiser for your local association and establish your place in our legacy.
A big thank you to Donna Conners and Carol "Stormin" Norman at the UCanBowl2 Pro Shop for being a great sponsor to the Greater Houston USBC. Donna and Carol continually show their support for our tournaments and we truly appreciate them!
Whether you're already a USBC member, considering membership, or are trying to convince your league to certify, there are so many reasons to join. From rules to youth programs and charities, here is a look at some of what you get for the best money spent in bowling.
The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) defines handicapping as the means of placing bowlers and teams of varying degrees of bowling skill on as equitable a basis as possible for their competition against each other. Read more about it <here>.