How To Get Started in 3 Easy Steps

  1. A team captain gathers a team of 5.
  2. Each team member secures pledges from family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues.
  3. Team members meet at Jett Bowl North on their scheduled date & time for 2 fun-filled games of bowling.  Each bowler receives an official JA Bowl-A-Thon t-shirt and shoe rentals

And that's it!  But don't forget to use the Online JA Bowl-A-Thon HQ for better fundraising results.  JA has made it easier than ever to request pledges through email and social media.

You can start sending email requests as soon as you create your user login.  You will be able to keep track of who gave and how much.  Team captains can also view the status of the bowlers within your team and overall totals raised.

Online Registration

Each year, local businesses get together at local bowling centers to raise funds for JA and have a fun time doing it!  You don't have to be a great bowler to be successful.  All you need is enthusiasm!  Proceeds from this event help fund the delivery of JA economic education programs to approximately 97,000 students in south Texas including 17,000 right here in Laredo.  Donations to JA are tax deductible.

2017 JA of Laredo

Western Bowl

October 28 & 29, 2017


October 28, 2017

12:00 PM or 3:00 PM

October 29, 2017

3:00 PM or 6:00 PM



Jett Bowl North

701 Gale

Laredo, TX 78041

Bowl-A-Thon Theme

Each year JA Bowl-A-Thon takes on a theme that makes our bowl-a-thon stand out from the others and, let's face it, more fun.  Use the theme to catch the attention of potential supporters.

This year, as you can see, it's all about the Wild West! You can dress up as a cowboy or cowgirl. Use western themed marketing materials.

JA Bowl-A-Thon


Sponsorship of the JA Bowl-A-Thon is a great way for your company to increase your company's visibility!  We have created several sponsorship levels to ensure that every company - large or small - will have the opportunity to be recognized by thousands of people in the Laredo area.  Your support of the JA Bowl-A-Thon will position your firm as a civic-minded, charitable organization.

Click here to download this year's sponsorship opportunities.

Sponsorship of the JA Bowl-A-Thon is a great way for your company to increase your company's visibility!

For more information about JA Bowl-A-Thon sponsorships contact Oralia Bernal at 956.725.3464.

For more information contact your company JA Bowl-A-Thon coordinator or our very own Oralia Bernal or Amanda Espinoza at 956.725.3464

2017 JA Western Bowl Sponsors

The JA of Laredo board members, staff and local Junior Achievement students send our deepest thanks to the following sponsors.  With their support, we will make a better future for the students of Laredo and surrounding areas.

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

BBVA Compass

Canova Internal Medicine

Farmers Insurance, Mario Guzman Jr.

Grupo FH

Laredo Morning Times

McDonald's of Laredo

Palenque Management-Taco Palenque

Wells Fargo Bank

Walmart Store #5713

Lane Sponsors



Centerpoint Energy

Cuellar, Morales, Gonzalez, & Co.

Farmers Insurance-Cynthia Cardenas

Grease Monkey

Daniel B. Hastings

Ernesto A. Dominguez CPA, P.C.

Laredo Mattress Outlet

Marina L. Cantu- Ramirez Real Estate

Merlin Management

Pools By Aqua Design

Dr. J. Santiago Gutierrez

The Back Porch Postal Center

Vantage Bank

Team Sponsors

AEP Texas

B.P. Newman Investments Co.

Centerpoint Energy

Cuellar, Morales,  Gonzalez & Co.

Farmers Insurance - Mario Guzman, Jr.

Ferguson Enterprises


Hernandez-Lopez Funeral Home

IBC Zapata

Laredo Morning Times

Linbarger Law Firm

McDonald’s of Laredo

RMG Accounting Services


The Back Porch Postal Center

Vantage Bank


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