Is your company bowling in the Junior Achievement® Bowl-a-Thon? 

This year, you and your colleagues have the opportunity to compete against each other and against other companies from around the region for bragging rights and prizes. 


Big Green Award

(Top corporate fundraiser with sponsorship)

Awarded to the company with the highest total fundraising and sponsorship dollars across the entire Bowl-a-Thon season. Winning company will receive a trophy that must be defended or turned over to the new winner each year.

                       1st Place                         $51,361         2nd Place - BB&T - $45,902.35            3rd Place - EY - $44,026

                       1st Place

                        $51,361

        2nd Place - BB&T - $45,902.35

           3rd Place - EY - $44,026

                         1st Place                           $45,767         2nd Place - Accenture - $38,401              3rd Place - EY - $37,526

                         1st Place

                          $45,767

        2nd Place - Accenture - $38,401

             3rd Place - EY - $37,526

Hear us Roar Award

(Top corporate fundraiser with fundraising only)

Awarded to the company whose competitors hit the pavement running and brought in the highest total fundraising amount. Winning company will receive a trophy that must be defended or turned over to the new winner each year.

                        1st Place                      107% growth          2nd Place - EY - 23% growth        3rd Place - Shapiro & Duncan -                                       15% growth

                        1st Place

                     107% growth

         2nd Place - EY - 23% growth

       3rd Place - Shapiro & Duncan -                                       15% growth

Growth Spurt Award

(Top corporate fundraising percentage growth)

Awarded to the company with the largest percentage increase in dollars raised from last season. Winning company will receive a trophy that must be defended or turned over to the new winner each year.

Strongest Link award

(Top corporate average dollars raised per participant)

Awarded to the company with the highest total average dollars raised per participant. Winning company will receive a trophy that must be defended or turned over to the new winner each year. Excludes individuals/teams whose fundraising was collected through external sponsorships with contractors/clients.

                         1st Place                    Avg $173/bowler   2nd Place - Deloitte - Avg $142/bowler             3rd Place - Robert Half -                                           Avg $111/bowler

                         1st Place

                   Avg $173/bowler

  2nd Place - Deloitte - Avg $142/bowler

            3rd Place - Robert Half -                                           Avg $111/bowler

New Kid on the block Award

(Top corporate fundraising among new participants)

Awarded to the top-raising company who is bowling for the first time during the 2015-2016 season. Companies qualify for new bowl status if they have not bowled in 3+ years. Winning company will receive a trophy that will turn over to the new company with the highest raising total the following year. 

                        1st Place                           $5,845       2nd Place -  Miles & Stockbridge -                                       $2,850  3rd Place - JA is looking for some great new               bowl companies next year! 

                        1st Place

                          $5,845

      2nd Place -  Miles & Stockbridge -                                       $2,850

 3rd Place - JA is looking for some great new               bowl companies next year! 

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TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK AWARD

(Top team fundraiser)

Awarded to the team across all Bowl-a-Thon companies with the highest fundraising total. Each member of the winning team will receive an Echo Dot. Excludes individuals/teams whose fundraising was collected through external sponsorships with contractors/clients; based on a 6 person (max) team. 

                          1st Place                             $4,595          2nd Place - College Park Pickup                            Artists (BB&T) - $4,335         3rd Place - Movers & MACRS (EY) 

                          1st Place

                            $4,595

         2nd Place - College Park Pickup                            Artists (BB&T) - $4,335

        3rd Place - Movers & MACRS (EY) 

Boss Award

(Top individual participant fundraiser)

Awarded to the individual across all companies and bowlers with the highest amount of dollars raised. Winning individual will receive a Chef’s Tasting for 2 at Jaleo (Bethesda) featuring the dishes of Chef/Owner José Andrés. Includes Master Sommelier’s selection of 1 bottle of wine, tax & gratuity. Excludes individuals/teams whose fundraising was collected through external sponsorships with contractors/clients.

                          1st Place                             $3,475     2nd Place - Eric Lewis (BB&T) - $2,880                 3rd Place - Eden Stright                 (Stright Group) - $2,131

                          1st Place

                            $3,475

    2nd Place - Eric Lewis (BB&T) - $2,880

                3rd Place - Eden Stright
                (Stright Group) - $2,131


Rules & Regulations

  • Current standings will be updated on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Each competition category will individually outline any restrictions for participation within that specific category.
  • Winners will be chosen from our Bowl-a-Thon events that take place from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
  • Final winners will not be announced until after June 30, 2017 which marks the end of the Bowl-a-Thon season.  All winning companies, individuals, and teams will be notified directly.