The British Tenpin Bowling Association (BTBA) is the official governing body of tenpin bowling in England. It was formed on May 26 1961 by Maurice Glazier, who was the first General Secretary of the BTBA. The current Chairman of the BTBA is Lisa John.
The BTBA is recognised by World Bowling as the official sanctioning body in England and is responsible for the protection, integrity and development of the sport. As the governing body of the sport in this country, it provides a comprehensive service to all its members.