Event Info


The Junior Achievement Bowl-a-Thon is a one-of-a-kind annual team building event for your company, giving employees the opportunity to work together, strategize, bowl, and raise money for Junior Achievement and our work to inspire the next generation.

Help local kids, have fun, and get the chance to win great trips!

Whether you roll gutters or strikes, Junior Achievement wants you to experience the excitement of our Bowl-a-Thon. Here’s your chance to have fun with friends and co-workers, and raise funds for one of our community’s most respected youth organizations. Your job is to raise money in advance of the event and our job is to show you a great time at the event. Each team has a Team Captain and five total team members. Dates vary from community to community; sign up to patriciate with the area closest to you! 

Don't let your company miss out!
Select a date, time, & location and Junior Achievement will take care of the rest. This is a great way to get your company or organization together for some fun while raising money for students in your community. Anyone can participate! Invite friends, family and co-workers to this one-of-a-kind fundraiser.

How it Works

  • Select a Company coordinator to act as a liaison with Junior Achievement
  • Assemble teams of 5-6 bowlers (Includes Team Captain)
  • Select the date/region that works for your company/organization
  • Register your team & reserve your bowling shift
  • Utilize personal fundraising page to promote to friends, family and colleagues
  • Win Top Fundraiser/Team Prizes
  • Show up the bowling event, ready for a teambuilding thank you party! Enjoy 2 hours of bowling, win prizes and celebrate your work fundraising for local students!

2019 Event Dates:

  • Portland - May 3, 4, 5
  • Medford - April 27
  • Klamath Falls - March 31
  • Eugene - May 23
  • Central Oregon - May 30

Interested in learning more? Please contact Barbara Smith at 971-255-4944 or bsmith@ja-pdx.org.