Massachusetts USBC Youth Association

Bowling News

2017-2018 Season


As of 9/17/17 modifications have been made to the MAUSBCYA OFFICIAL DRESS CODE.



Bowlers MUST WEAR a center or league issued shirt, collared shirt, USBC youth jersey, mock collared shirt or USBC apparel, slacks or jeans with NO holes and WORN at the waist.  Shorts or skirts/skorts must be BELOW the competitor’s fingertips when they are standing and their arms are hanging loosely at their sides. Bowlers may not wear cotton t-shirts, sweatshirts, halter tops, spaghetti strap tops or headgear (unless medically necessary with a doctor’s note), no spandex or leggings, jeans with holes, sweatpants, warm up pants or fleece, athletic shorts, pajama or lounge pants.  All bowlers must meet the requirements of USBC rule 301B Youth. 


Any bowler found not abiding by the dress code, will be removed from the tournament.


       New Rule added by Nationals (2008):  301B Youth

    Youth participants will not wear apparel or use bowling equipment depicting alcohol, tobacco, gambling, an illegal substance or inappropriate language/gestures during competition.   The Tournament Director will remove any bowler who does not meet the above dress code.