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.  

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.

National Tournament Zarrella Award

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


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.

National Tournament Mattie Schneider Award

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

National Tournament Myra Pyles Award

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


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.

BIll Yingling Memorial Scholarships

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

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.

'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.  

500 Sets, 200 Games, and All-Mark Games

NDYA League and Special Awards

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