*** State conducted USBC events CANCELLED due to COVID-19 safety concerns ***


State run USBC events CANCELLED due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

Due to the Coronavirus (Covid19), and in the best interest of our bowlers and the staff assisting with the tournaments, all Iowa State USBC state tournaments were suspended until April 17th.

On Tuesday, March 17, following the direction of state and government officials regarding Covid19, the Board of Directors of the Iowa State USBC made the difficult decision to cancel the Open Championship Tournament (Mt. Pleasant and Burlington, the Women’s State Championship Tournament (Muscatine) and the Youth State Tournament (Des Moines).
While this was a very difficult decision, there remains much unknown in the coming weeks regarding the health and welfare of our nation.

Refund checks will be issued for all entries which had not yet bowled in the tournaments.  The Open and the Women’s events prize fund will be paid out using the number of actual participants.

Refunds will be issued for the entries in the Youth State Tournament.

The Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame inductions and dinner will be re-scheduled to a date and location to be determined later.

We look forward to a brighter season in 2020-2021.  We look forward to serving you and seeing you all at the tournament then
Iowa State USBC Bowling Association

Connie Rommel, President
Charla Wilke, Association Manager
Jolene Ketelsen, Youth Coordinator

Upcoming Events

Event Date
Family Doubles Tournament
Local Qualifying Round
Entry Form
October 3-18, 2020
Iowa 600 Club
Doubles & Singles Tournament
Entry Form
October 24-25, 2020
  Oct 31- Nov 1, 2020
Iowa State
Mixed Tournament
Fort Dodge, IA
Entry Form
October 24-25, 2020
  Oct 31- Nov 1, 2020
November 7-8, 2020
November 14-15, 2020
Bowlers For Veterans Link (BVL)
Mail-in Tournament
BVLTournament Rules
November 8-14, 2020
2021 Iowa State
USBC OPEN Tournament

Burlington / Mt. Pleasant, IA
OPEN Tournament Page
January 30 - May 16, 2021
Iowa State USBC
WBA Tournament

Muscatine, IA
WBA Tournament Page
March 6 - May 2, 2021

See Full Calendar of Events

Point & Pay

Tournament fees may be electronically paid for the following tournaments in the  2019-2020 season.

Entry Forms:

2021 IAUSBC OPEN Tournament
2021 IAUSBC WBA Tournament
2020 IAUSBC Mixed State Tournament
2021 IAUSBC Senior Womens  Tournament

Visit the Point & Pay  site to pay your tournament fees.

Completed entry form MUST be emailed or faxed the same day to the IAUSBC Association Manager office.

Iowa State BVL Tournament proceeds generate $15,000 to support veterans and VA programs.

With a tremendous showing and participation in the Iowa Bowlers To Veterans Link tournament this past year,  the Iowa State USBC made a positive impact with $15,000 in donations to veterans association recipients in Iowa.

$3000 to National BVL

$3000 to Des Moines VA hospital
$3000 to Iowa City VA hospital
$3000 to Marshalltown VA home
$3000 to National TEE tournament held in Iowa City annually for Disabled Veterans

$1000 to the Puppy Jake Foundation along with an appreciation letter showing that those donations do make a difference.  Puppy Jake Foundation Letter

Iowa State USBC Memorial

Honoring and remembering those who we lost during 2019 and 2020.

2020 Memorial Video

Local associations should send a list of deceased members to laura.christensen@iowabowl.com by March 1st of each year.  This will allow them to be added and remembered on the following year's memorial.

Zach McDaniel of the Council Bluffs USBC Association receives 2020 Iowa State USBC Scholarship 

Congratulations to Zach McDaniel of the Council Bluffs USBC Association who is the recipient of the 2020 Iowa State USBC Scholarship in the amount of $1000.

He bowls at Thunderbowl where his team finished in first place for the season. He has also participated in Pepsi Districts as well as the Pepsi State finals. He has also participated at the Offutt Air Force Base Veterans Day tournament.

He bowled for Lewis Central in high school where he earned Academic All-State recognition.

In school he participated four years in the Skills USA competition where he was part of the applied Mathematics competion, Quiz Bowl where he was on the championship team, additive manufacturing, and this year he was to compete in Mock Trial. He was also a member of the National Honor Society. He has a weighted GPA of 4.2.

He volunteers at the Council Bluffs Public Library, the Open Door Mission, Thriving Titans which is a food pantry run through the high school, the Kreft Mobile Food Pantry and at the Concession stands at sporting events that benefits the school’s Booster Club.

Zach plans to attend Iowa State University to study Meteorology along with Computer Science.

This is a $1000 per year scholarship to award deserving youth female and male bowlers for their accomplishments on the lanes, in their communities and in the classroom. Scholarships are renewable for up to four year for a total of $4000 if qualifications are met.

Scholarship Application Link

Adrian Erickson Memorial
Scholarship Application

Created in honor of Adrian Erickson who devoted over 60 years of his life to the sport of bowling. At least one $500 scholarship will be awarded each year. Based on number and quality of applications, additional scholarships may be awarded.

Adrian Erickson Memorial Scholarship Application Link

Photo Gallery

Visit the IAUSBC photo gallery to view images from various events including tournaments, banquets, meetings and more .

IAUSBC Photo Gallery

IAUSBC Association Manager Application

If you would like to submit an application for the position of the Iowa State USBC Association Manager, use the link below..

IAUSBC Association Manager Application

Annual Report Book

The current version of the Iowa State USBC annual report book is now available. 

2018 Iowa State USBC