The Stage is Set for the TBA National Junior Championship

By Tenpin Bowling Australia
April 11, 2024

With just a day left before the highly anticipated Tenpin Bowling Australia (TBA) National Junior Championship, the bowling community is buzzing with excitement.

Set against the scenic backdrop of the Sunshine Coast, the AGL National High-Performance Centre is ready to host this prestigious event from April 12th to 20th, 2024.

Promising a blend of competition and camaraderie, this year’s championship is a celebration of young talent and the bright future of tenpin bowling in Australia.

A Packed Schedule with Diverse Opportunities

The TBA National Junior Championship is uniquely designed to cater to a wide range of skill levels and interests. The event lineup is as follows:

  • Tenpin Premier League Next Gen: The curtain-raiser for the championship, the TPL Next Gen, is a novel addition, featuring mixed-gender teams of three in a team baker format. Scheduled for April 12-13, this inaugural event will see 12 teams battle it out over two intense days, with the final four showdown streamed live on TBA’s YouTube and Facebook channels.
  • Championship Rounds: From April 14th to 15th, the championship rounds will take the stage, offering individual and doubles events across three grades. These rounds are crucial as they serve as qualifiers for the prestigious Master events.
  • Australian Junior Masters: The spotlight then shifts to the Australian Junior Masters, with the u12 and u14 finals set for April 16th. This is followed by the showcase event for the u18 category, marking the first nationally ranked event for juniors in 2024. Culminating on April 17th, this event promises to be a thrilling display of skill and determination.
  • TBA Junior President’s Shield: The championship rounds off with the TBA Junior President’s Shield from April 18th to 20th. In this rich history traditional three-day team event, teams will compete in a five-person team format, embodying the spirit of teamwork and competition that shines brightly in Tenpin Bowling.

The TBA National Junior Championship are not merely about strikes, spares, and scores. They represent a pivotal moment in the careers of young bowlers, offering them a platform to shine, compete, and grow. This event is a testament to the commitment of Tenpin Bowling Australia to nurture talent and promote the sport at the grassroots level.

For participants, the championship provide an invaluable opportunity to gauge their skills against their peers, learn from the experience, and forge lasting friendships. For spectators, it’s a chance to witness the future stars of Australian bowling in action.

Looking Ahead

As we count down to the championship, the excitement is building.

Whether you’re a participant, a spectator, or a fan following from afar, the TBA National Junior Championship are evidence to the thriving spirit of tenpin bowling in Australia. Let the games begin!

Follow all the updates on our National Junior Championship hub that we will strive to update daily throughout the championship.