Bowling is considered to be among the most popular sport in the Special Olympics. It is a particularly beneficial sport to people with intellectual disabilities, irrespective of their age or sports abilities, since it ensures physical exercise and at the same time participation and social integration.
Events for Competition:
• Unified Doubles
• Unified Teams
Differences of Special Olympics Bowling: Special Olympics Bowling allows for the use of bowling ball ramps by athletes who do not have the physical ability to roll a ball with their hand or hands. Additionally, Special Olympics allows bowlers who complete at least three frames and cannot continue to receive one-tenth of their average per remaining frames toward their event score.
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Presentaion - LABA Hall Of Fame Rusty Bryant, NLAC USBC Hall Of Fame Gary Montomery & NLAC USBC President Tish Plotkin present Charles Kenny with NLAC USBC Hall Of Fame Plaque
Thank you Tish Plotkin for serving as NLAC USBC President (2015-2017). Presented by Tom Leigh at the 2017 Officer Appreciation Luncheon at BRC Sands Bowl.
for being inducted into the 2018 California USBC Association Hall of Fame for Superior Performance
Congrats to Anthony Martinez Jr for shooting 259-289-268=816 on 1/6/19 in the NLAC Ad/Jr Travel League at Matador Bowl.
Congratulations Brian Alpert - 2019 NLAC USBC Hall of Fame Superior performance inductee.
$5375 in scholarships awarded in 2019 NLAC Adult/Youth travel league
Aiden Shippy receives his 1st 200 game coin from Youth Dir. Gladys Stevenson at Valencia Lanes in the Beat the Coach league. Big 254 game bowled on 3/23/19.
Dan Reyes receives his 800 Ring (802) bowled at Santa Clarita. Presented by Chris Drew, Director.
Stan Watanabe receives his 300 ring rolled on 2/28/19 in the Thursday Strikers League at Matador Bowl. Presented by NLAC Director Mark Yokomizo.
Mark Porter receives a 300 award from the Mixed Classic league at Winnetka Bowl.
Johnny Rojas receives an 11-in-a-row award from the Mixed Classic league at Winnetka Bowl.
Tom Cowley receives an 825 award from the Mixed Classic league at Winnetka Bowl.
Youth bowler, Jeremy Tuazon receives his 300 ring bowled on 6/16/18 in the Juniors League at Jewel City Bowl. Presented by Tom Leigh, NLAC Assoc Mgr.
Chris Kenny receives his 300 ring bowled on 2/5/19 in the Tuesday Mixers League at Palmdale Vista Lanes. Presented by Earlene Young & Diane Tomerlin, Secretary
2019 NLAC USBC City Champs: Jesse Gutierrez, Valerrhe Gutierrez, Cristina Manlapit, Larry Manlapit
2019 NLAC USBC Doubles Champs: Charles Suankew & Gilbert Tan
John Ross received his ring for his 300 bowled at Winnetka. Presented by Director, Chris Drew. Congratulations!
Chase Simmons receives his champion plaque for winning the NLAC Adult Youth Doubles Tournament (Div A) and earned a $325 scholarship. Presented by Coach Jim (Partner Kirk Tull not pictured).
Congratulations Dan Verble for winning 1st Place Singles and All-Events in the 2019 NLAC City Championships held at Valencia Lanes and Santa Clarita Lanes.
Emma Shaner and partner Rick Landers receive their second place award for the NLAC Adult/Youth doubles tournament Division A ($250 scholarship)
Matthew and Chris Jamieson receive their second place awards for the NLAC Adult/Youth doubles tournament Division B ($250 scholarship)
Michael Fajardo (center) receives his 300 ring rolled on 5/1/19 in the Wed Night League at Pickwick Bowl. Presented by NLAC Director Paul Fogle & House Rep Bob Olivia.
Bill Lew receives an 11-in-a-row award at Winnetka Bowl. Presented by Craig Falstrom, League President.