News & Events
Lee Vanderhoef Rolls 300 at Nationals
Nearly four years ago to the day, Lee Vanderhoef of Greenville, S.C., rolled a 300 game at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, and he added his name to an even more elite list when he achieved perfection again Sunday at the National Bowling Stadium. The 34-year-old right-hander started his team event with a 197 game before rolling 12 consecutive strikes for the 27th perfect game of the 2013 tournament. He became the 28th bowler in the 110-year history of the USBC Open Championships with multiple 300s on the championship lanes.more
Focused Jake Peters Wins First Title
Jake Peters of Decatur, Ill., defeated former Wichita State University teammate Josh Blanchard of Gilbert, Ariz., 245-212, to win his first PBA Tour title in the Lucas Oil PBA Badger Open at AMF Bowlero. The first of five GEICO PBA Summer Swing presented by Lucas Oil telecasts aired Tuesday on CBS Sports Network.more
MOTIV Staffer EJ Tackett Makes PBA Wolf TV Finals
Congratulations to MOTIV Staffer E.J. Tackett, a two-time member of Junior Team USA! He will be making his first television appearance in the PBA Wolf Open finals on Saturday, June 1, at 2:30 p.m. CT. Tackett will be joined by Chris Loschetter, Norm Duke, Pete Weber, and Bill O'Neill.more
MOTIV Staffer Jake Peters Makes PBA Badger Open TV Finals!
Former Wichita State University teammates Josh Blanchard of Gilbert, Ariz., and Jake Peters of Decatur, Ill., claimed the top two positions for the PBA Badger stepladder finals Tuesday night at AMF Waukesha. Congratulations Jake!!!more
MOTIV Tank Wounded Warrior Project
In an effort to help our military veterans, MOTIV will donate $5 to the Wounded Warrior Project for each Tank urethane bowling ball registered by Veterans Day 2013.more
MOTIV Has a Booth at Nationals This Year!
We are excited to announce that we will have a booth at the 2013 USBC Open Championships. Frankie May, 5 time PBA champion, will be running the booth along with PBA bowler Bill Ziegler, and 3 time High Roller champion Willie Wells.more
BTM Best Balls of 2012 Survey
It's that time of year again and Bowling This Month magazine is conducting their annual survey to determine which balls of 2012 were the best. We would appreciate you taking the time to take the survey and select the MOTIV bowling balls that you feel are best in each category. If you are MOTIVated, please cast your vote. Click here to take this quick survey.more
MOTIV Test Drive at Bowlerama Barrie
MOTIV Staffer and Canadian Bowler of the Year, Zach Wilkins, will be hosting a MOTIV Test Drive event at Bowlerama Barrie on December 8, 2012. Several MOTIV balls will be available to demo including the Primal Scream, 2Cruel, Ascent Pearl, Sigma Tour, and Thrash. For details, please CLICK HERE to contact Zach. Get MOTIVated!more
MOTIV Facebook Page is #1!!!
This week, the MOTIV Facebook page became #1 in the bowling industry with nearly 25,000 bowlers joining the MOTIV social network!!! MOTIVnation has been growing at a steady rate for the past few years, but 2012 has been very strong.more
Win a MOTIV Ball at Your USBC State Tournament
Roll a perfect 300 game or 800 series, using exclusively MOTIV equipment at one of the 2013 USBC state tournaments, and you will win a MOTIV high performance ball of your choice! Choose from any ball in the current product line. So make sure you bowl with your MOTIV gear at the state tournaments this year.more