USBC Memberships and Requirements:
All participants are required to be USBC Members in good standing.
Bowlers participating in the Junior Gold Qualifying portion of a tournament are required to be Junior Gold members and in good standing.
Both memberships are separate from a MYST membership and are processed through USBC
USBC requires all bowlers to have a current and in good standing USBC membership.
Membership types include:
Youth (DOB 8/1/2003 or later)
Collegiate (Must be on an official bowling team for a college or university)
Adult (DOB 8/1/2001 – 7/31/2003)
Youth Memberships are $4 and are submitted through approved tournaments and or leagues.
Processing times may vary between entities, if you have paid for a youth membership through a tournament or league outside of MYST, please submit a letter from the league secretary or tournament director on their letterhead at each tournament until you receive your USBC membership card. Please ensure that a contact name and phone number/ email from the individual processing your information is included. Membership cards (physical or digital) must be provided at each tournament for verification.
If you have not purchased an USBC youth membership prior to the start of a MYST tournament, you will be required to complete the application form (available online at http://usbcongress.http.internapcdn.net/usbcongress/bowl/youth/pdfs/InternationalMembershipApplication.pdf) Forms will also be available at all tournaments.
Collegiate memberships can only be processed through a college or university team. If you are eligible for this membership type but your membership has not been processed prior to the start of a tournament, please submit a letter from the college/university bowling program on applicable letter head verifying membership has been submitted. Please ensure that a contact name and phone number/ email from the individual processing your information is included. Membership cards (physical or digital) must be provided at each tournament for verification.
Bowlers who have met adult eligibility and are not part of a collegiate program must have an adult USBC membership. MYST cannot process these memberships on your behalf. Memberships may be purchased online through USBC using the link below and must be completed prior to the start of a tournament. Membership cards (physical or digital) must be provided at each tournament for verification.