BSA 2020 Convention – May 2-5 / Focus Forward / Indian Wells, CA

BSA 2020 Convention

Indian Wells, CA / May 2-5




Sunday, may 3, 2020, 1:00PM 4:00pm

Tennis Clinic and Round Robin Tournament, All Levels Welcome

Meet at Indian Wells Tennis Garden

$75.00 per person. Includes racket, court fees and beverages.

Tennis Chairman: Mitch Bouchard, General Bearing Service, Inc. and Christine Connors, The Timken Company

Current Event Registrants

The group will begin with a brief tour of the facility, a Tennis Clinic led by seasoned pros, followed by a friendly Tennis Round Robin. The men’s and women’s Tennis Clinic and Round Robin will be held Sunday afternoon, the clinic from 1:00 pm -2:00 pm followed by Round Robin from 2:00 pm– 4:00 pm. The price is $75.00 and includes racket, court fees and refreshments. There will be no lunch served at this activity.

Indian Wells Tennis Garden is one of the world’s most revered and critically-acclaimed sports and entertainment venues. The state-of-the-art facility is a year-round tennis club that is open to the public, and also plays host to incredible live music performances and diverse sporting events – including the world’s largest combined men’s and women’s tennis tournament – the BNP Paribas Open.

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Monday, may 4, 2020

Golf Tournament

Please be at your cart no later than 12:00 the course which is adjacent to the hotel. Tee Time 12:30 p.m.

$99.00 per person (Boxed lunch willl be included)

Golf Chairman: Peter Fitzpatrick, BSC Industries Inc.

Current Event Registrants

The golf tournament to follow an open-play, four-person scramble format. Tee time is 12:30 p.m. The registration fee of $99.00 includes golf, cart, boxed lunch, tax and gratuity.

Golf architect Clive Clark's much anticipated Indian Wells Celebrity Course opened November 2006 to rave reviews. In addition to spectacular mountain views, the Par-72 Celebrity Course features undulating fairways, and flowing water in the form of streams, brooks, and split-level lakes connected by striking waterfalls, with vibrant floral detail. This California golf course is unrivaled in beauty and playability. From start to finish, the Celebrity Course offers an unmatched golf experience that will have players returning again and again.

Holes: 18


Golf clubs can be stored with the bell staff and the golf resort will pick them up and bring them to the course prior to the Monday, May 4th Golf Tournament.

Dress Code:

Golfers should at all times dress in  a manner appropriate. Men and Women must have a shirt with collar, long pants or walking shorts. T-shirts, tank tops, athletic shorts, cut-offs or jeans of any are not appropriate. Metal spikes are not allowed at the PGA.

Let BSA handle your golf club rentals!

Please indicate in your registration if you would like golf club rentals for the tournament. Let us know your preference for right-hand or left-hand, men's or ladies, and we'll handle the rest. Golf club rental requests must be submitted on or before April 4th. Club rental fees are $75.00 for the golf tournament.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2020 / 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Intro to Pickleball

Meet at Indian Wells Tennis Garden

$40.00/per person includes equipment, court fees and beverages

Current Event Registrants

The will consist of a 1-hour Clinic with two professionals and a 1-hour match play, organized by the professionals. Clinic groups will be broken up by skill level (beginner and intermediate)

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. It combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Click here to learn more about pickleball and see a video of how it's played.

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What They're saying

  • I thought assigned seating for Sunday evening was a great idea. The "team" event made it an even better experience!

    Jeff Williams, General Bearing Corporation

  • Great convention. Liked the change in the business program. Speakers were relevant to our industry. Social events were fun.

    – Jim Fitzpatrick, Bearing Specialty Company

  • The business program was probably the best I have seen BSA execute. Great job.

    – Randy Breaux, Motion Industries, Inc.

  • The entire event was world-class. The attention to detail, schedule and programming were well worth the time and financial investment. The location worked well.

    – Jeff Guritza, Osborn

  • I very much liked the assigned seating, and felt that pushed people to meet each other - as a first time attendee, I liked it very much.

    – Charles Estermann, Weimer Bearing &Transmission, Inc.

  • This was the best convention I've attended because of the meeting structure, content, activities and venue.

    – David Zoesch,  Schaeffler Group

  • It was a beautiful setting, very well run meetings, and some excellent group activities. The camaraderie throughout the organization and the fact that relationships do matter was very apparent.

    –Scott Eiss, NTN Bearing Corporation of America

Relationships Matter

The Annual Convention brings together the top leadership of only authorized bearing distributors and manufacturers and offers unparalleled opportunities to grow successful relationships with trusted supply chain partners.