International Bowling Pro Shop & Instructors Association​

Buffa Distrabution

Ball Drilling Certification

IBPSIA Certified

We offer four (4) ball drilling certification classes each year. The classes usually lasts four days and cover a wide range of topics, from beginners to more advanced. There is something for everyone in our drilling classes.

Course Details:

Each class is limited to 4 students, so please sign up early. This is an IBPSIA accredited Hands On Training Session.

Buffa Distribution offers a few different dates throughout the year to attend our IBPSIA HOTS (Hands On Training Session) Drilling Course. All our IBPSIA HOTS Drilling Course are held at our office in Saint-Leonard, Quebec.

Available Dates Each Year:

Last week of the month of February
Last week of the month of May
Last week of the month of August
Last week of the month of November

There needs to be a minimum of 3 students signed up in order for the course to happen, if not, it will be cancelled and postponed to the following date.


Proper FittingTechniques

  • Bowling Ball Layout
  • Drilling Instructions
  • Ball Resurfacing and Refinishing
  • Bowling Ball Plugging
  • Ball Weighing
  • How to Use Spectre Bowling
  • New USBC Rules


  • Training Manual
  • Plaque (upon completion of exam)
  • Exam
  • IBPSIA Membership for the current season
  • Spectre Bowling License
  • Discounts on Pro Shop Tools & Merchandise
  • Lunch