Youth Bowling Tournaments

South Dakota High School Bowling Association athletes are eligible to compete in outside scholarship tournaments. We have compiled several of the largest local and national youth bowling tournaments that our bowlers frequently take part in.

Border Bash

The Border Bash youth tournament draws youth bowlers from South Dakota and the surrounding area for a battle
of the border states. This scratch event features four divisions: U12, U15, U18 and U20.

Frank P. Maltese Youth
Championships

The Frank P. Maltese Youth Championships is an annual youth scholarship bowling tournament held at Sport Bowl
in Sioux Falls. The scratch event features three divisions based on average: 167 and under, 168-194, and 195 and over.

Howie Kolhoff Invitational

The Howie Kolhoff Invitational youth scholarship bowling tournament has been held annually at Eastway Bowl
in Sioux Falls since 2014 to honor the memory of the late Washington High School bowling coach Howie Kolhoff.
This is a team event that takes place in February after the SDHSBA season has ended.

JST of South Dakota

JST of South Dakota is a rotating youth bowling tour hosting scratch singles tournaments at bowling
centers in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area. JST offers youth bowlers an opportunity to bowl in tournaments and
earn scholarship money.

junior gold

Junior Gold is the premier national youth bowling tournament held annually for the top male and female youth
bowlers in the United States. Bowlers compete to earn scholarships and spots on Junior Team USA.

pepsi youth championships

The Pepsi USBC Youth Championships is a nationwide tournament open to all USBC Youth members.
Beginning with qualifying during their leagues, youth bowlers have the opportunity to advance to a state finals
event and earn scholarships, where they can compete against bowlers from across their state.

teen masters

Teen Masters is America’s longest running national youth championship event and one of the premier high
school bowling singles tournaments in the country. The first Teen Masters was held in 1997 in Akron, Ohio with the
challenge, “Bring Your Spare Game!” Over twenty years later, the challenge is still the same.

Sioux Falls Regional USBC
Youth Tournament

Compete against Sioux Falls regional youth bowlers in the following events: team, mixed
team, doubles, mixed doubles, singles and all events.

South dakota State USBC
Youth Tournament

Compete against other youth bowlers from around the state in singles, doubles, team
and special scratch events.