October 20, 2021

Lane Play Clinic

This clinic is designed to help players of all skill levels master the ability to understand lane play and the components that go into making the right decisions while competing. This full-day clinic will be limited to the first 10 individuals to register, and students will have the opportunity to work with the ITRC staff on the following items:

  • Classroom and on-lane training sessions
  • Lane patterns
    • Knowledge, strategy and experience
    • Reading lanes, understanding transition
  • Bowler release properties
  • Specto analysis
    • Physical game awareness and understanding
  • Bowling ball knowledge
    • Types
    • Cores and covers
    • Surface

Clinic Dates and Details
Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $300
Note: This is lane play and physical game awareness camp.

To register, call the ITRC at 800-752-2671.

ITRC Pro Shop Clinic

The ITRC offers a four-day pro shop training course covering all aspects of pro shop operations, including IBPSIA certification. Space is limited to five participants per instructor.

The course overview includes:

  • Pro Shop Terminology
  • Fitting and Drilling
    • Bowler Physical Properties
    • Measuring Devices
    • Tool Operation
  • Product Knowledge
    • Balls
      • Coverstock
      • Core Design
      • Weight Systems and Balance Properties
      • Layouts
      • Ball Motion
      • Arsenal Building
    • Bags
    • Shoes
    • Accessories
  • Work Bench Activities
    • Drilling
    • Machining Oval Thumbs
    • Ball Layout Design
    • Plugging
    • Resurfacing
    • Repairs
    • Insert Replacement
  • Lane Work
    • Customer Needs Analysis
    • Product Delivery
    • Lessons
    • Use of Video Equipment
  • Customer Service
  • Business Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Exam/IBPSIA Certification

Cost: $995

Instructor: Lou Marquez – USBC Gold Coach and IBPSIA Master Certified

For dates, please call Lou Marquez at 817-385-8279 or email lou.marquez@bowl.com to reserve your spot in the class.

Fall Clinics at the ITRC

A pair of full-day clinics will be hosted at the home of Team USA, with space limited for each specific clinic. Students will have the opportunity to work with the ITRC staff in a specific category for each clinic:

  • Classroom and on-lane training sessions
  • Bowler release property discovery
  • Physical game analysis and training
  • BowlersMap and Strike Seeker videos
  • Specto Analysis Report
  • Specto Ball Performance Report (maximum of three bowling balls)

Clinic Dates and Details
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021
For adults 18 years of age and older (limited to five people)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $300

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
For adults 18 years of age and older with averages of 180 and below (limited to five people)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $300

To view the clinic flyer, click here.

To register, call the ITRC at 800-752-2671.

ITRC will be closed for PWBA Summer Classic Series, purchase daily tickets for $5

The ITRC will be closed for training and lessons from July 31 – Aug. 11 to welcome the top bowlers on the PWBA Tour for the PWBA Summer Classic Series. The ITRC will resume normal business hours Thursday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m.

The ITRC will be open to spectators who wish to watch the Summer Classic Series for a daily admission of $5 at the door. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame.

To learn more about the PWBA Summer Classic Series, click here.

The daily schedule can be found here. All start times are local.

Monday, Aug. 2
2 p.m.:  Pre-tournament qualifier (nine games)
Cut to top six for Summer Classic Series

Tuesday, Aug. 3
Noon:  A Squad practice (90 minutes)
3:30 p.m.:  B Squad practice (90 minutes)

Wednesday, Aug. 4
10 a.m.:  A Squad qualifying for PWBA Go Bowling Classic (nine games)
4 p.m.:  B Squad qualifying for PWBA Go Bowling Classic (nine games)
Cut to top 12 athletes for round-robin match play

Thursday, Aug. 5
10 a.m.:  Match Play – Round 1 for PWBA Go Bowling Classic (six games)
4 p.m.:  Match Play – Round 2 for PWBA Go Bowling Classic (six games)
Cut to top four athletes for stepladder finals
8 p.m.:  Stepladder finals for PWBA Go Bowling Classic (live on BowlTV.com)

Friday, Aug. 6
10 a.m.:  B Squad qualifying for PWBA International Bowling Campus Classic (nine games)
4 p.m.:  A Squad qualifying for PWBA International Bowling Campus Classic (nine games)
Cut to top 12 athletes for round-robin match play

Saturday, Aug. 7
10 a.m.:  Match Play – Round 1 for PWBA International Bowling Campus Classic (six games)
4 p.m.:  Match Play – Round 2 for PWBA International Bowling Campus Classic (six games)
Cut to top four athletes for stepladder finals
8 p.m.:  Stepladder finals for PWBA International Bowling Campus Classic (live on BowlTV.com)

Sunday, Aug. 8
9 a.m.:  PWBA BowlTV Classic practice (90 minutes)
2 p.m.:  Qualifying for PWBA Dallas/Fort Worth Regional (eight games)
Cut to top four athletes for stepladder finals
8 p.m.:  Stepladder finals for PWBA Dallas/Fort Worth Regional (live on BowlTV.com)

Monday, Aug. 9
10 a.m.:  Match Play – Round 1 for PWBA BowlTV Classic (eight games)
5:30 p.m.:  Match Play – Round 2 for PWBA BowlTV Classic (eight games)

Tuesday, Aug. 10
Noon:  Match Play – Round 3 for PWBA BowlTV Classic (eight games)
Cut to top five athletes for stepladder finals
8 p.m.:  Stepladder finals for PWBA BowlTV Classic (live on BowlTV.com)

ITRC closed to public July 10

The ITRC will be closed to the public Saturday, July 10 due to an all-day clinic taking place at the facility. The ITRC will resume normal business hours Wednesday, July 14.

2021 ITRC Summer Clinics

The ITRC is offering two full-day clinics this summer for bowlers age 18 and older with averages of 185 and below. The dates for the clinics will be Saturday, July 10 and Saturday, Sept. 4.

The September 4 date is SOLD OUT.

Each clinic will go from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and cost $300. The clinic is limited to the first 10 individuals for each clinic, so be sure to fill out the form below to reserve your spot.

Students will have the opportunity to work with the ITRC staff on items such as:

  • Classroom and on-lane training sessions
  • Bowler release property discovery
  • Physical game analysis and training
  • BowlersMap and Strike Seeker videos
  • Specto analysis report
  • Specto ball performance report (maximum of three bowling balls)

Register today! If you have any additional questions, please visit our Contact Us page.

The September 4 date is SOLD OUT.

The Bowling Combine – 2021 Athlete Assessment Program

The Bowling Combine – 2021 Athlete Assessment Program took place at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas, from June 2-Aug. 28, 2021. To learn more about The Bowling Combine, please visit our information pages. More information about the 2022 Bowling Combine will be available at a later date.

Information Pages: Athletes | Coaches

Limited Availability to ITRC from April 23-29

The ITRC will not have open play or themed practices from April 23-29 due to commitments during the USBC Convention.

The ITRC will be closed to the public from April 26-29 due to commitments during the USBC Convention.

Availability to the pro shop will return to normal business hours starting April 30. Lane availability will be very limited on April 30.

For any questions, please fill out our contact form.

ITRC closed for SWAC Championship

The ITRC will be closed to the public from March 18-20 to host the 2021 SWAC Championship. The ITRC will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, March 24.

Watch the SWAC Championships LIVE on BowlTV.com. Click here to subscribe.

Youth Presidents Day Special

CANCEL DUE TO POWER OUTAGES

Give us some presidential trivia and bowl for $10 per hour at the ITRC on Presidents Day!

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, youth bowlers can receive this special rate by providing obscure but TRUE trivia on a particular president. The youth athlete will be provided with the actual president after the registration is received by the ITRC staff.

If the youth bowler does not provide trivia, the price will be $20 per hour. Adults will be allowed to bowl, if space allows, for $20 per hour.
WE ARE CANCELLING THIS DUE TO POWER OUTAGES

Youth Presidents Day Special