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WELCOME to the Kentucky Bowling Proprietors Association's Website.

We are an organization devoted towards serving our member centers as well as all our state's bowlers and building our sport through tournaments, leagues, and high school bowling. Please take a look at our member centers and events. 

We hope you find everything you need here and visit one of our member centers soon.

Good Luck and Good Bowling Kentucky!


Congratulations to Roy Ritter & Jeremy Ritter (Parent/Teen) and Jack Kaelin & Steve Kirchner (Parent/Youth) on earning spots to represent Kentucky in the 2013 IFT National Finals! 

*Complete IFT State Finals Results can be found on IFT Page 

Dear Member Centers. Are you interested in going to Orlando, FL for the 2014 International Bowl Expo but the cost keep you from going? If so the KBPA has a new program that could help you and your center for years to come. We will pay for your registration fees and hotel expenses in order to help you go to this years Bowl Expo all for just being a member. For more information go to our Bowl Expo page or contact Jack McCarthy 502-558-3450. You can learn more about the great opportunities available at Bowl Expo by visiting www.bowlexpo.com. 


2014 Men & Women's Kentucky Open Championships 

Friday July 25 6:30 pm @ Executive Strike and Spare

Saturday July 26 9:00 am @ Kingpin Lanes

Saturday July 26 4:30 pm @ Ken Bowl Lanes

(Finals) Sunday July 27 9:00 am @ Fern Valley Strike & Spare

Go to the Kentucky Open page for 2014 patterns.

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Up Coming KBPA Events

2013 Kentucky Open Championships: This is where the cream of the crop participate to win part of a prize fund over $12,000 and an entry to the US Open to represent Kentucky. This is a three day tournament that takes 32 games for Men and 25 games for Women to win. Bowlers bowl at as many as 4 different houses and on 4 different patterns.

2012 Kentucky Men's & Women's Open Championships Entry Form

2013 Kentucky Mini Open Tournaments: These one day tournaments allow for bowlers to earn paid entries to the Kentucky Open for only $40, saving them $110 on the entry fee. Bowlers will roll a 5 game set moving pairs. 1 out of every 6 bowlers will earn a paid entry. Brackets and Jackpots will be available for bowlers to earn additional prizes. call 502-558-2241

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To host a Qualifying Event at your center contact John McCarthy III call 502-558-2241 or email jjm3609@aol.com


High School Bowling KHSAA's newest Varsity Sport

Bowling has hit the big time in the bluegrass. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has just completed its 2nd season of varsity competition. Bowling is a winter sport starting its matches in late October and will concludes in early February. New schools across the state have joined those who have been members of the KBPA program as we have hit all time highs in participation. More information can be found on www.khss.org

The 64th Annual Kentucky Open Championships

"2012 Kentucky Open Field made up of 86 Men and 24 Women, up from 2011. Largest crowds in 5 years gather to support the tournament block by block even through the heat"

2011&2012 Men's Champion: Daniel Farish

2011&2012 Women's Champion: Kayla Bandy