Priority Registration is Now Open for the 2024 PBA LBC National Championships
Entries are now open for the 2024 PBA LBC National Championships. During the Priority Registration period, all current PBA LBC members, PBA members and any participants of the 2023 PBA LBC National Championships may register for a reduced fee of $100 through Friday, Dec. 1, 2023. This year’s tournament will take place at Bowlero Mount Prospect in the greater Chicago area from June 1st – July 14th with winners from all eight divisions competing for The Duke trophy. Bowlers in the Open Classic (scratch) division, will be bowling for a guaranteed first place prize of $25,000 while the Men’s Handicap, Women’s Handicap, Women’s Classic, PBA Exempt and Senior Classic divisions are all guaranteed a first place prize of $5,000 in each division. Both the Boys Jr. and Girls Jr. Handicap divisions are guaranteed to pay $2,500 in SMART scholarships.
Squad dates and times are limited! Don’t miss out on this exciting national tournament!
Now is your chance to win this one-of-a-kind-trophy honoring PBA Hall of Famer and fan favorite Norm Duke! Register for the 2024 PBA LBC National Championships today for your shot to take home the esteemed Duke!
Dates and Locations
Most Frequently Asked Questions
Priority registration will be available starting October 1st, 2023 through December 1st, 2023.
During the priority registration period, only PBA LBC members, PBA members and any 2023 PBA LBC National Championships participant may register for a reduced fee. Starting on December 2nd, 2023, anyone can register, including non-PBA LBC and PBA members.
The entry fee during priority registration for the main Singles Event starts at $100 per bowler. On Dec. 2nd, 2023 the price will increase to $150 and on Feb. 1st, 2024 the entry fee will be $200. Any singles entries received on or after May 1st, 2024 will be $250. The optional Doubles and Team events are available for an additional fee of $25 per bowler.
The 2024 PBA LBC National Championships take place on Saturdays and Sundays from June 1st, 2024 through July 15th, 2024. There are two squads offered on Saturdays at 9 AM and 2 PM and one squad offered on Sundays at 11 AM. More squads will be added as the current squad times reach capacity.
Both! There are seven different divisions that you can choose from based on your ability, age or gender. There are Men’s and Women’s Handicap divisions, and scratch bowlers can choose between the Open Classic, Women’s Classic or Senior Classic. New in 2024 is the addition of the Boys Jr. and Girls Jr. Handicap division.
You will use your highest average from any league/center from the 2022-23, summer 2023 or 2023-24 season (as of June 1, 2024) with a minimum of 12 games bowled.
Bowlers in Men’s Handicap, Women’s Handicap, Women’s Classic and Senior Classic divisions will be competing for a guaranteed first place prize of $5,000 in each division. Additional prizes in those divisions will be paid back at a 1:8 ratio, meaning one prize for every 8 bowlers entered. In the Open Classic (scratch) division, first place is guaranteed at $25,000. Both the Boys Jr. and Girls Jr. Handicap divisions are guaranteed to pay $2,500 in SMART scholarship money.
Yes, bowlers can opt-in to the optional Doubles and Team events for an additional fee of $25 per bowler for each optional event they enter. The first three games of your 6-game singles event will count towards your Doubles score, and the second three games in your 6-game singles event will count towards your Team score.
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2023 PBA LBC National Championships Clash Finalists:
- Lennie Boresch Jr. (Kenosha, WI)
- Carleton Chambers (Detroit, MI)
- Verity Crawley (Bournemouth, UK)
- Tom Daugherty (Riverview, FL)
- Trae Henrichsmeyer (Eau Claire, WI)
- AJ Johnson (Oswego, IL)
- Liz Johnson (Niagara Falls, NY)
- Derek Kindig (St. Louis, MO)
- Hunter Lawless (Panama City, FL)
- Balinda Maple (Columbia, SC)
- Danielle McEwan (Stony Point, NY)
- Jake Peters (Henderson, NV)