Sarasota-Manatee County USBC 
The merged bowling association of the Sarasota & Manatee areas

Website Managed by SMCBA Board, 2015

Your local Board is looking for Directors or Volunteers to help at our local bowling centers.  
If you are interested, 
contact Bruce Combs 941.932.1650.
Board application 
NEWS...
FOR THE 22-23 BOWLING SEASON
Effective August 1, 2022
The USBC Board has rescinded the changes made to USBC rules in 2019-2020, which were instituted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting Aug. 1, 2022, the following rule changes will be in effect:

GENERAL PLAYING RULES
Rule 18 – Bowling Ball – Altering Surface
Bowlers will no longer be allowed to use isopropyl alcohol to clean a bowling ball once competition has started.

LEAGUE RULES
Rule 113a – Series – How Bowled and Rule 113b – Order of Bowling 
The use of two lanes immediately adjoining each other will again be required to be used for league competition.

TOURNAMENT RULES
Rule 320a – Two Lanes Required and Rule 320b – Order of Bowling
The use of two lanes immediately adjoining each other will again be required to be used for tournament competition.


Any questions on Upcoming Events, please contact Bruce at bdc986@yahoo.com or 941-932-1650.



​UPCOMING TOURNAMENT LISTING 

The Bill Wenzel Valentine Doubles
February 12 at Sarasota Lanes
Entry

SMCBA Local Women's & Open Tournaments
February 25-26 & March 4-5, TBD
Womens Entry                Open Entry

Youth and/or No Tap Tournament
March 19 at Sarasota Lanes
Entry 

The Bobby Combs Century Doubles
March 12 at AMF Gulfgate
Entry

The Bobby Combs Century Doubles
May 7 at Sarasota Lanes
Entry Soon