NSL - The National Senior League



November 16, 2014

CHAMPIONS DIVISION - Up Your Alley A, Kingsport Sr Ctr, Kingsport, TN;
SUPER ELITE DIVISION - Up Your Alley B, Kingsport Sr Ctr, Kingsport, TN;
ELITE 1 DIVISION - DVAMC Lincoln Estates, Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton, OH
ELITE 2 DIVISION - Blueberry Rollers, Bacon Cty Sr Ctr, Alma, GA
SUPER MASTER DIVISION - Camp Brownley, Carroll Cty Sr Ctr, Carrollton, MO
MASTER 1 DIVISION - The Oldsters, Carroll Cty Sr Ctr, Carrollton, MO
MASTER 2 DIVSION - Wii All Fall Down, Parc Communities, Marietta, GA

In the NSL Teams are made up of 4 senior bowlers.  A team may have up to 4 substitutes.  We place teams in divisions equal to their level of ability and then place them in conferences with 7 other teams.  Teams play each team in their conference one time - a total of 7 games.  The better teams advance to up to 3 weeks of playoffs.  The playoff format is like the NCAA Final Four - you win, you play on.  You lose, you are finished.

Divisional breakdown - The average scores of 4 bowlers———Champion Division (250/300); Super Elite (220/250); Elite 1 (200/220); Elite 2 (180/200); Super Master (160/180); Master 1 (140/160) and Master 2 (less than 140)

Each team has a coach - generally the Activities Director.  A player may also be the coach.  The coach posts the teams scores on the NSL website each Friday by 3 PM EST..  Scores are calculated and results are posted on Friday at 4 PM. The NSL keeps individual and team statistics and distributes awards to conference and division winners.  Awards also go to NSL Coach of the Year and NSL Bowlers of the Year.

The fee to participate is $150 for a community.  A community may have as many teams as they want. 

Contact Dennis Berkholtz, NSL Commissioner for questions - (435 714 9491) or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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About the NSL

  • Play in your own community - no travel
  • 4 bowlers on a team
  • Nintendo Wii or Microsoft XBOX are accepted NSL virtual bowling programs
  • Play in one of 7 divisions based on level of ability
  • Play one day each week for 7 weeks followed by up to 3 weeks of playoffs
  • Post scores on line by Thursday 9 PM
  • See results on line 9 AM Friday
  • NSL provides oversite, schedule, STATS, awards and team webpage


Commissioner, Dennis Berkholtz, announced the 2014 NSL Awards -  NSL Wii Bowler of the Year (Merle Schmidt, Pine Village, Moundridge, KS); NSL Wii Coaches of the Year (Angela Butler Hackett, Parc Communities, Marietta, GA); Lisa Dupree, Good Shepherd of Endwell, Endwell, NY); Most Improved Teams (Blueberry Rollers, Bacon County Sr Ctr, Alma, GA); Spare Tyre (Vintage Sierre Pointe, Roseville, CA).

For NSL information contact:  Dennis Berkholtz (435 714 9491) or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Important Dates

NSL State and Regional ChampionshipsFeb 16 - Apr 27, 2015 (Registration opens Jan 1, 2015)
NSL Wii Bowling Week to Raise Funds for Alzheimer/s dementia ResearchJuly 12 -18, 2015
NSL National ChampionshipsAug 17 - Oct 25, 2015 (Registration opens July 1, 2015)
NSL Northeastern ChampionshipsNov 2 - 4, 2015, Boston, MA (at LeadingAge Annual Meeting)
NSL/Cruise Line ChampionshipsTBD
NSL ContactDennis Berkholtz - NSL Commissioner .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 435 714 9491