Professional Bowlers Association Launches PBA Certified League Bowler Program


A brand-new membership program endorsed by the PBA is available today for bowling centers and active league bowlers


New York, NY – The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) is excited to announce the launch of the PBA Certified League Bowler program – a brand-new membership program for bowling centers and active league bowlers endorsed by the PBA.

Bowling center proprietors can sign up for certification and be recognized by the PBA at for a $100 annual fee. Once a center is PBA certified, they are eligible to host PBA events, PBA CLB Tournaments, and offer the PBA CLB membership opportunity to their active league bowlers.

To become a PBA CLB member, bowlers must be associated with a certified center and will receive awards if they are participating in an active league. As of June 16, all Bowlero Corp centers and Bowland and HeadPinz entertainment centers are CLB certified.

Active and eligible league bowlers can also sign up at starting today for $14.95 a year and will receive the following.


PBA CLB Welcome Kit

  • PBA CLB Accessory Bag
  • PBA CLB Microfiber Bowling Towel
  • PBA CLB Grip Sack
  • Free Game Card (25 free games)


Perks and Discounts

  • League average and game scores during season
  • Digital rewards for reaching scoring plateaus
  • PBA CLB award lapel pins
  • Ability to compete in PBA CLB Tournaments


Upon registration, bowling centers must meet defined requirements to be approved, including having the latest version of BLS, official measurement requirements, and inspection of lanes by an authorized representative. Bowling centers with string machines are eligible.


About the PBA

The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated to the sport of bowling and its professional competition, with thousands of members and millions of fans throughout the world. The PBA plays host to bowling’s biggest tournaments from the PBA Tour, PBA Regional Tour, and PBA50 Tour. In 2020, the PBA launched PBA Jr., a club for elite youth bowlers under the age of 17 and the PBA Pinsiders, a membership for fans of the sport. For more information, please visit





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