Lots of kids enjoy bowling. Most kids
play for fun, but many kids play in leagues. There are about 320,771 kids
in the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) league and about 12,575 leagues.
The ages that can belong to the USBC are 3-21. Each
year the USBC awards the best bowlers with $6 million of scholarships.
Bowling score averages for USBC members:
- Under six years of age - 72 for males and 73 for females.
- 6 to 9 - 87 for males and 79 for females.
- 10 to 12 - 112 for males and 104 for females.
- 13 to 15 - 136 for males and 123 for females.
- 16 to 18 - 162 for males and for 138 females.
- 19 to 21 - 177 for males and 147 for females.
- Last, but not least over 21 - 180 for males and 160 for females.
Diandra Asbaty was born in 1980 and
is now the spokesperson for USBC. She was born in Oak Lawn Ill., but she
grew up in Indiana. She has been bowling for twenty years and won 15 awards
between the years of 1998 and 2005. She is the 2006 amateur champion. Diandra
bowls right handed. Her highest certified game score was 300 and her highest
series score was 824.
Did you know?
: There was a " Bowling Champ Barbie?" Well there was! It came with a trophy, bowling bag, and ball.