The United States Bowling Congress (USBC), the santioning body over US bowling, is located in Arlington, TX.
There are no bowlers in the American Bowling Congress at this time. In 2005 the American Bowling Congress, Women's International Bowling Congress and the Young American Bowling Association were disbanded to form a single entity called the United States Bowling Congress.
In the US, the lanes must be inspected and approved by the United States Bowling Congress (USBC). The USBC sets the standards for bowling in the US.
The United States Bowling Congress (USBC).
The USBC (United States Bowling Congress) is currently part of working towards bringing the sport of bowling to the Olympics.
The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) is the national governing body for ten-pin bowling in the United States.
1895 was the year the American Bowling Congress (ABC) was founded.
United States Bowling Congress was created in 2005.
Women's International Bowling Congress was created in 1917.
Women's International Bowling Congress ended in 2005.
That the league is recognized by the USBC (United States Bowling Congress), formerly ABC (American Bowling Congress) as a league. The USBC is the sanctioning body in the US. It means that they are the ones that set the rules and make sure they are followed.
In the US, the first organization for bowling that was formed was the ABC (American Bowling Congress) on Sept. 9, 1895 , which was a mens only organization. They created the rules for the sport in the US. In 1916, the WIBC (Women's International Bowling Congress) was formed to cater to women's bowling. While basing the rules from the ABC, the WIBC also had rules specific to their organization. In 1958, the American Junior Bowling Congress was formed to organize youth bowlers from preschool through college. They too based their rules from the ABC, yet had additional rules specific to their organization. In 1982, the name of the organization was changed to the YABA(Young American Bowling Alliance). On January 1, 2005, the three organizations merged to create USBC (United States Bowling Congress) in order to unify resources and be able to have an opportunity for bowling to become an Olympic sport.
The American Bowling Congress was the first organization to establish rules for the game and equipment. Since then, the United States Bowling Congress maintains the rules of the sport in the US and other countries have their own organizations that maintain the rules in their perspective countries.