The History of the National Bowling Association

 The National Bowling Association, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, organized in August 1939, in Detroit, for the express purpose of encouraging Blacks to develop their skills in the game of tenpins. Membership stretches from coast-to-coast with a growing population of adult and youth bowlers residing in the Eastern, Western, Central and Southern regions of the United States.


TNBA National Officers

  • President:  Ronald Simms, Jr.
  • Vice President:  John Collins, Sr.
  • Executive Secretary/Treasurer:  Annette R. Samuel
  • National Director of Tournaments:  Angela Jones

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The National Bowling Association, Inc. 

9944 Reading Road

Evendale, Ohio  45241-3106

Phone (513) 769-1985

Fax (513) 769-3596