Covid-19

NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES

2020-08-28T12:53:42-05:00

The Department of Health’s (DOH) Interim Guidance for Sports and Recreation during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has been updated to provide the below guidance for bowling centers and alleys. For bowling centers and alleys, Responsible Parties must follow these additional public health and safety measures - Restrict facility capacity to no more than 50% of the maximum occupancy for a particular area as set by the certificate of occupancy, inclusive of employees and patrons/players; - Require face coverings at all times for patrons/players; Strictly enforce social distancing of at least six feet between parties of patrons/players, including during play by closing adjacent

NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES2020-08-28T12:53:42-05:00

New Covid Rules

2020-08-28T12:28:56-05:00

Changes include waiving alternating lane requirement and approving use of isopropyl alcohol to clean bowling balls ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors approved waivers and modifications to USBC Playing Rules to allow certified leagues and tournaments more flexibility to return to bowling while adhering to local health guidelines related to COVID-19. The modifications allow certified competition to take place on one lane for the entirety of a game. Additionally, bowlers will be allowed to use isopropyl alcohol, more commonly known as rubbing alcohol, to clean their bowling ball during competition. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists

New Covid Rules2020-08-28T12:28:56-05:00

WELCOME BACK…WE’VE MISSED YOU!

2020-08-28T12:24:46-05:00

It has been a long 6 months and we are so happy you are now open for business.  We realize the financial burden centers have already incurred, and which will continue due to the 50% maximum capacity. Hopefully, NY State will allow bowling centers to open at full capacity soon. During the pandemic, the LIUSBC Executive Board has been meeting regularly to ensure a smooth rollout for the fall season. We realize this year is going to present some unique challenges and we are here to help. Our ability to communicate the new and constantly changing protocols to league bowlers

WELCOME BACK…WE’VE MISSED YOU!2020-08-28T12:24:46-05:00

LIUSBC MEMBER UPDATES

2020-08-28T12:23:19-05:00

It has been a long 6 months and we hope you are doing well. The good news is bowling centers are now open and getting ready for the 2020-21 league season. The LIUSBC has been working through the pandemic to ensure the new season opens smoothly. As you are well aware there will be many changes when you go back to your center. The goal of this letter is to make you aware of the protocols now in place (updated by NYS often), and the new rules USBC has added to continue league competition through the pandemic. Here are the

LIUSBC MEMBER UPDATES2020-08-28T12:23:19-05:00

BOWLING IS IN PHASE 4 OF COVID-19 RE-OPENING

2020-06-09T01:20:45-05:00

BOWLING IS IN PHASE 4 OF COVID-19 RE-OPENING Long Island is finally beginning to re-open as we enter Phase 1 in the New York State economic start-up. We are all concerned with our health and hope everyone will adhere to the new normal of wearing masks and social distancing when leaving home. As far are bowling centers re-opening NYS unfortunately has our sport in Phase 4 which means the soonest we can expect any bowling activity is July. Even when centers re-open there will be major restrictions on the number of lanes allowed to be used and the number of

BOWLING IS IN PHASE 4 OF COVID-19 RE-OPENING2020-06-09T01:20:45-05:00

2020 USBC OPEN

2020-04-20T21:44:55-05:00

2020 USBC OPEN & WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS MOVED TO SEPTEMBER April 15, 2020 2020 CHAMPIONSHIPS TOURNAMENTS FAQ ARLINGTON, Texas – The scheduled start of the 2020 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships and 2020 USBC Women’s Championships will move to September and include a modified format to allow for increased social distancing for competitors. The move to September is designed to give tournament bowlers more time to focus on their personal situations during this difficult period. In surveys, registered competitors said they still would like to participate in the tournament late in the year, if public health conditions allow. Moving the tournaments

2020 USBC OPEN2020-04-20T21:44:55-05:00

Annual Meeting Postponement

2020-04-20T20:37:09-05:00

New York State USBC Annual Meeting June 6, 2020 Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, the New York State USBC Annual Meeting scheduled for June 6, 2020 in Binghamton has been postponed.  I am currently working with The Holiday Inn in Binghamton on possible dates to host the annual meeting and the 2020 Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. The tentative date for the Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame Dinner is August 29, 2020.  I will continue to provide updates as the event draws nearer or the situation changes. Thank you to all who have inquired and shared their thoughts,

Annual Meeting Postponement2020-04-20T20:37:09-05:00
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