Thursday, June 8, 2023

BU - Bowling Center Management

This page has information about the Bowling Center Management School.

  • Classes
  • IBC Topics - Course Agenda
  • IBC Travel Accommodations


Save $300! Register Early for Only $999, plus additional attendees from the same company are only $299 each person!

We expect this class to book full so take advantage of the Early pricing and reserve your seat now. After this class your next opportunity to attend a School for Bowling Center Management at the International Bowling Campus won't be until April 2024.  Each year, the BPAA Bowling University hosts several installments of the School for Bowling Center Management but once a year here on campus for the full five-day experience!
Each class has several components that make it unique from other classes including: new topics covered, different host locations, different materials available to the students, etc. Designed for everyone that is or aspires to be a Bowing Center Manager or proprietor, our intense 5-day training program has a profit-making curriculum covering everything from Marketing and F&B to League and Group events growth.

Bowling University is so confidant you will grow the bottom line to your business, we guarantee not just your tuition but 3X your tuition!
  • Can you use an extra $3000 to your bottom line?
    • Big center or small—you can't say that is not a big deal!
  • Have you updated how you manage the center?
    • New proprietor or established—the industry has changed and is continuing to change.
  • Struggling with new league and casual play ideas?
    • We spend a day-and-a-half on marketing and new bowler creation.
  • Tired of doing it all yourself?
    • With time management and leadership, you won't have to!
  • Ready to see some warm weather?
    • April in Texas (need we say more?)
      p.s. Weather not guaranteed
  • Can I afford to go?
    • Can you afford NOT to go?
For only $1299 this Five-Day Course and Workshop Includes:
  • Marketing- League and Casual Bowler Development
  • Food & Beverage- Cost Reductions, Revenue Generating Ideas
  • Event Planning- From Birthdays to Corporate
  • HR- Hire Slow, Fire Fast! Having the right job for the right person
  • Leadership and Time Management- Soft skills do get it all done

Contact Kelly Bednar if you have any questions.

SAVE $300 and Register Early for Only $999, then use the saving for an additional attendee from the same company for only $299 each person!

After this class your next opportunity to attend a School for Bowling Center Management at the International Bowling Campus will be April 2024.   

Upcoming Scheduled Class: April 23 - 28, 2023

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Costs after After April 1st:
$1,299 for BPAA Members
$2,299 for Non-Members

SAMPLE Course Agenda

Management School Schedule*
Arlington, TX

*Schedule is subject to change

Sunday, April 23, 2023

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Happy Half Hour (Food & Drink Provided)
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Introductions & Expectations
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Everything DiSC Management Profile

Monday, April 24

8:30 am – 9:15 am Marketing – Utilizing Demographics
9:15 am – 10:00 am Marketing – Day Part Management
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Marketing – Revenue Management
12:00 pm –1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Guest Frequency-from Casual to League

Tuesday, April 25

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Digital Marketing/Social Media 
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Birthday Parties
12:00 pm –1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Talent Acquisition—Recruiting, Training, Retaining Staff

Wednesday, April 26

8:30 am– 12:00 pm Food & Beverage
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Food & Beverage (continued)
2:45 pm – 5:00 pm Rebuilding Booked events (From Birthday to Groups)

Thursday, April 27

8:30 am –12:00 pm Improving Daily Profitability– Understanding Your Sales Numbers
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Improving Daily Profitability– Profitability Exercise
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Graduation Dinner

Friday, April 28

8:30 am – 12:30 pm The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Wrap Up – Next Steps

Travel Arrangements

The International Bowling Campus Travel Department is available to make any travel arrangements required by the students. Simply contact one of the travel department representatives at 1-800-343-1329 or

Flight / Airport Information

The Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is approximately 15 miles from The International Bowling Campus. Since the DFW Airport is a major hub, it offers flights through most airlines and a variety of arrival and departure times and options. Considering its proximity to our facility and the availability of free shuttle service to the host hotel, we urge all students who will fly in for the class to designate the DFW Airport as their final destination. Visit



There are several hotels within close proximity of the bowling campus; our meeting department has negotiated a bowling center proprietor friendly rate with the Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington this property is located near the bowling campus and within walking distance from the campus and dining options. Students choosing to stay at this hotel can avoid car rental as the hotel offers a free shuttle from the airport and several restaurants nearby.  

Click HERE to book directly with our negotiated rate with the Hyatt Place. 

You are welcome contact our education team if you have any questions about booking reservations. 

We encourage everyone to stay at the host hotel for no other reasons than to continue the learning and network with classmates. 


Local Attractions

In the community surrounding the International Bowling Campus, there are a variety of dining and entertainment options. During the class, students have a limited amount of free time; however, they will have several evenings to have dinner on their own or enjoy one of Arlington’s local hot spots. The following links will give you an opportunity to plan your visit:
Texas Rangers
Dallas Cowboys
Six Flags Over Texas

Texas Live and More 


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