International Bowling Pro Shop & Instructors Association​


Become an IBPSIA Member TODAY!

Joining the International Bowling Pro Shop & Instructors Association (IBPSIA) can offer numerous benefits to both bowling enthusiasts and professionals in the industry.

Annual membership is from January 1 through December 31st. Renewal notices will be sent by mail in October with payment due date of January 1.

For more information about IBPSIA, go to our Member Benefits Brochure.


Phone: 800-659-9444 | Fax 817-633-2940
621 Six Flags Dr Arlington, TX 76011

Membership Administration: Lori Mills Hurst

Here are some compelling reasons why you should consider becoming a member:

  1. Professional Development: IBPSIA provides a platform for continuous learning and professional development. Whether you’re a bowler looking to improve your skills or a pro shop owner/instructor aiming to enhance your knowledge, IBPSIA offers access to educational resources, workshops, seminars, and certification programs to help you stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and trends in bowling.

  2. Networking Opportunities: Being a part of IBPSIA allows you to connect with other like-minded individuals in the bowling community. You’ll have the chance to interact with experienced pro shop owners, certified instructors, and fellow enthusiasts, creating valuable networking opportunities that can lead to collaborations, partnerships, and shared insights.

  3. Access to Industry Insights: As a member, you gain access to industry-related research, market trends, and best practices. This information can be crucial if you’re involved in the business side of bowling, as it helps you make informed decisions and stay competitive in the market.

  4. Certification and Credibility: IBPSIA offers various certification programs for pro shop operators and instructors. Earning these certifications demonstrates your commitment to professionalism and expertise in your field, which can boost your credibility and attract more clients.

  5. Exclusive Resources: Membership often includes access to exclusive resources such as instructional videos, guides, and articles related to bowling techniques, equipment, and business management. These resources can be invaluable in enhancing your skills and knowledge.

  6. Industry Updates: Stay informed about the latest advancements in bowling technology, equipment, and techniques through IBPSIA’s newsletters, publications, and online forums. This knowledge can give you a competitive edge and help you better serve your clients or improve your own performance.

  7. Discounts and Offers: Many professional associations, including IBPSIA, offer discounts on products, services, and events to their members. These savings can offset the cost of membership and provide additional value.

  8. Advocacy and Support: IBPSIA may advocate for the interests of its members within the bowling industry. By joining, you become a part of a collective voice that can influence positive changes in the field, whether it’s related to regulations, equipment standards, or educational initiatives.

  9. Business Growth: For pro shop owners and instructors, being associated with a recognized industry association like IBPSIA can help attract new customers and students. The association’s reputation can lend credibility to your business and make you a preferred choice among potential clients.

  10. Contributing to the Community: By becoming an IBPSIA member, you’re supporting the growth and development of the bowling community as a whole. Your participation helps ensure the vitality of the sport and the industry for current and future generations of bowlers and professionals.

Complete the form below to become an IBPSIA Member