National Tournament Awards

National Duckpin Youth Championships

2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the NDYA National Duckpin Youth Championships, where State Champions compete for National titles.  

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National Tournament Scholarships

Youth bowlers compete for scholarships awarded in honor of those who contributed to the NDYA program in the past and those partnering with us now.

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National Tournament Zarrella Award

The Zarrella Award is presented to the national tournament bowler who bowls the most pins over his/her average.


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National Tournament Bob Parrella Award

The Bob Parrella Award goes to the national tournament bowler who bowls the Most Strikes and Spares combined in the three-game set.

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National Tournament Mattie Schneider Award

The youth bowler who rolls the Most Strikes during the National Tournament receives the Mattie Schneider Award.  

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National Tournament Myra Pyles Award

The youth bowler who rolls the Most Spares during the National Tournament receives the Myra Pyles Award. 


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NDYA Season Awards

WNDA and DPBA Stars of the Month & Year

Youth bowlers  in each age division are recognized for bowling the highest game in tournament/league play for each month.

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BIll Yingling Memorial Scholarships

Youth bowlers compete for scholarships awarded in honor of Mr. Bill Yingling, who contributed greatly to the youth duckpin program.

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Norm Fleury / Archie & Evelyn Larochelle Awards

High average youth bowlers are recognized each season with Norm Fleury All-Americans, and Archie and Evelyn Larochelle awards.

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'Win a Set of Bowling Balls' Tournament

Paramount Industries, Inc. sponsors the NDYA Win a Set of Bowling Balls Tournament during the fall/winter season.  

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500 Sets, 200 Games, and All-Mark Games

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NDYA League and Special Awards

Weekly league awards are based on pins over average.  End-of-year and special awards are achievement specific.

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