BLS-2023 AutoScoring

BLS-2023 AutoScoring for 2022/2023 Season - (This edition integrates with electronic scoring systems)
Manufacturer: CDE Software
SKU: BFA23

Instructions for selecting options:
Full Versions/Upgrades: If upgrading to this program from a previous version of this software, please select the program and edition you presently have a license for. If the program you are licensed for is not in the list, select FULL version. If the previous serial number is NOT registered in our internal system under your name, you must complete a license transfer form at www.cdesoftware.com and return before you can place your order.
Prior Serial: If upgrading, please enter the 6 digit permanent serial number of the program you are upgrading from. To locate, open the program and select Help > About or select Options > Program Registration. This will reduce the delay in processing your upgrade order.
Materials: You will always have the option to download the installer regardless of choice. But if you would like printed materials, you can also choose to purchase those.


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What number of lanes best fits your center?

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Select full version unless you are presently licensed for the listed qualifying upgrades.

Upgrade orders are manually validated against our license database.

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Enter the 6 digit Serial Number from BLS-2022 A/S (Permanent, not temporary Serial#)

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Enter the 6 digit Serial Number from BLS-2021 A/S (Permanent, not temporary Serial#)

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Enter the 6 digit Serial Number from BLS-2020 AutoScoring

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Regardless of choice, an email with your registration will be sent.

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Select the number of additional licenses to be used at the facility.

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Licensed to the center listed and not for home or multiple center use.

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This product is non-refundable. See Policy.

Preorder BLS-2023 AutoScoring for the 2022/2023 bowling season. ETA for program is 3rd week in August. Manual/CD/USB's ETA Labor Day. If you have not upgraded or purchased BLS-2022 AutoScoring, order BLS-2022 AutoScoring between June 1st, 2022 and August 31st, 2022 and receive BLS-2023 AutoScoring free.

This is a special edition of BLS that integrates with electronic automatic scoring systems and is not intended for home use. The BLS-2023 A/S (AutoScoring) edition is the only edition that integrates with the electronic scoring systems to export rosters to the lanes and import scores after bowling. Individual league secretaries or bowling centers that do not have compatible scoring systems should purchase BLS-2023 Standard or BLS-2023 Professional.


BLS-2023 AutoScoring promotes the best league management software for bowling centers for the 2022-2023 season, using CDE Software's experience with bowling software to provide the sport of bowling with the best in league software. Not only is it the best league software available, it is the easiest to use.

Many of BLS-2023 features are features CDE and its BLS product line have been doing for years. 

Pricing:

  • For pricing, request a quote online or contact our sales department at 206-937-8069

Scoring Systems using Older Operating System for Computer BLS-2023 will be installed on:

If the operating system where BLS-2023 will be installed on, has a version of Windows not in the supported operating system list, then there are a couple options:

  • Contact the scoring manufacturer about computer upgrade options.
  • Purchase a computer with a supported operating system and connect and configure the computer to access the scoring system network.

Ordering for home use or for a bowling center that does not have a compatible scoring system? Check out BLS-2022 Professional or BLS-2022 Standard.

Note: 2nd License Option - If you would like to install this program on a second computer located in the same center, you can now indicate when ordering. The 2nd license does not entitle you to install in a different center or physical location.

Preorder BLS-2023 AutoScoring for the 2022/2023 bowling season. ETA for program is 3rd week in August. Manual/CD/USB's ETA Labor Day. If you have not upgraded or purchased BLS-2022 AutoScoring, order BLS-2022 AutoScoring between June 1st, 2022 and August 31st, 2022 and receive BLS-2023 AutoScoring free.

This is a special edition of BLS that integrates with electronic automatic scoring systems and is not intended for home use. The BLS-2023 A/S (AutoScoring) edition is the only edition that integrates with the electronic scoring systems to export rosters to the lanes and import scores after bowling. Individual league secretaries or bowling centers that do not have compatible scoring systems should purchase BLS-2023 Standard or BLS-2023 Professional.


BLS-2023 AutoScoring promotes the best league management software for bowling centers for the 2022-2023 season, using CDE Software's experience with bowling software to provide the sport of bowling with the best in league software. Not only is it the best league software available, it is the easiest to use.

Many of BLS-2023 features are features CDE and its BLS product line have been doing for years. 

Pricing:

  • For pricing, request a quote online or contact our sales department at 206-937-8069

Scoring Systems using Older Operating System for Computer BLS-2023 will be installed on:

If the operating system where BLS-2023 will be installed on, has a version of Windows not in the supported operating system list, then there are a couple options:

  • Contact the scoring manufacturer about computer upgrade options.
  • Purchase a computer with a supported operating system and connect and configure the computer to access the scoring system network.

Ordering for home use or for a bowling center that does not have a compatible scoring system? Check out BLS-2022 Professional or BLS-2022 Standard.

Note: 2nd License Option - If you would like to install this program on a second computer located in the same center, you can now indicate when ordering. The 2nd license does not entitle you to install in a different center or physical location.

Some of the features for the financial management portion of BLS include:

  • Record payments and manage treasurer duties with the built-in treasurer module to manage league finances to track by bowler or by team.
  • Keep track of membership card payments.
  • Track sponsor money.
  • Track and assign fines.
  • Allow different pricing for regulars and subs.
  • Set up and manager prize funds

The following are additional features added to the AutoScoring edition:

  • Brackets: Free integrated bracket module to run brackets for your league(s). [For a dedicated Bracket product solution, checkout TBRAC-2022]
    • Use to run brackets for fun, to make additional money for yourself, the league, the youth program or your favorite charity.
    • USBC allows brackets to be offered for USBC youth leagues, providing winnings go to scholarship fund.
    • Eight different bracket groups can be offered.
    • Each bracket group can be either scratch or handicap and can be a different price.
    • Each bracket group can either be offered for individual bowlers or teams.
    • Each individual or team can be entered up to 99 times for a total of 999 brackets per group.
    • New and improved bracket registration screen
  • Master Bowler Database
    • Includes license for Master Bowler Database 2023, which is in a separate installer.
    • New bowler and league based reports.
    • Import common bowlers into a league.
    • Share bowlers between leagues.
    • Merge duplicate bowlers.
    • Generate bowler reports across multiple leagues.
    • Generate mailing labels.
    • Generate Average Books from selected leagues.
    • General call lists.
    • Import and export between Bowler TRAC.
  • Additional report capabilities available only to Pro editions.
  • Lane Assignments can use new random lane assignment generator
  • Pair by pair statistics by the week and for season to date
  • Attach PDF Standing Sheet to mass email to your league bowlers.
  • Additional rule options available only to Pro editions.
  • Compatible with CDE Software’s Aleksis Bowler’s Kiosk, to export leagues and interactive bowler histories.
  • Password protection of leagues, for additional security.
  • Custom templates for reports and standing sheets.
  • PDF Export of reports, including standing sheets.
  • Import bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS format
  • Export bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS format
  • HTML Export of reports, including standing sheets.

Products specifications
Attribute nameAttribute value
2021-2022 USBC SupportYes
2021-2022 CTF SupportYes
2021-2022 TNBA SupportYes
2021/22 Pepsi Tournament QualifierYes
Uploads to LeagueSecretary.com for 21/22 SeasonYes
Uploads to Bowl.comYES
Uploads to Personal WebsiteYES
Uploads to BPAA Web ServicesYES
Post to TwitterYES
HTML/XHTML Export of reportsYES
Cloud backup to DropboxYES
Cloud backup to Google DriveYES
Custom templates for reports and standing sheets.YES
Export reports to PDFYES
Preview Recaps before printingYES
Attach PDF Standing Sheet to mass emailYES
Built-in Financial ModuleYES
Random Lane AssignmentsYes
Pair by pair statisticsYes
Import bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS formatYES
Export bowlers to Bowler Trac / BITS formatYES
Password protection of data filesYES
Bracket ModuleYES
Master Bowler DatabaseYES
Automatic Scoring Interface to Scoring Management SystemsYes
Temporary Code Available after purchaseNo

A sample of some of our general features include:

League Types:

  • Up to 6 games of bowling per week.
  • Scratch or Handicap Leagues.
  • Up to 190 teams per league.
  • Roster sizes up to 12 per team.
  • Up to 95 weeks per league.
  • Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Adult, Youth or Adult/Youth league support.
  • Travelling leagues.

Split Season Support:

  • Up to 8 splits in a season.
  • Definable split weeks.
  • Reset specific items when a new split is reached, such as team points, team pinfall, score recognition and more.
  • Rank standings by the split or by the season.

Legal Lineup Control:

  • Configurable legal lineup minimum requirements.
  • Fix roster support.
  • Adjust lineups when advancing weeks, such as re-arrange from low to high average.
  • Team average cap limits.

Individual Averages Control:

  • Set requirements for use of book or entering average for a period of time.
  • Set requirements for bowlers without a book or entering average for a period of time.
  • Cushion average and declining cushion average support.
  • 3-6-9 average format for first 3 weeks when book average not used
  • Pin drop limits, such as pins a player can drop from book/entering average.
  • Minimum average requirement.

Handicap League Control:

  • Same or different handicap percentage and base for genders.
  • Support for leagues adopting USBC Rule 100g-5 regarding capping of handicap scores.
  • Negative handicapping support.
  • Maximum handicap limiting support.
  • Support for team handicap methods of:
    • Summing bowler handicaps
    • Team average basis
    • Difference between team averages

Subs, Absentee, forfeit and vacant bowler control:

  • Absentee score by specific pinfall or percentage.
  • Pin drop rule support for absentees missing consecutive weeks or cumulative number of weeks.
  • Vacant bowler can be based on gender score or be based on a specific score or have a different percentage and base then others.
  • Bye team rule support or BYE team support.
  • Permanent Substitutes support
  • Temporary/Roving Substitutes support

Points control:

  • Team points for game and series, handicap and/or scratch.
  • Individual match points (bowler vs bowler) for game and series, handicap and/or scratch.
  • Bonus points.
  • Peterson points (1 pin per designated amount of pinfall).
  • Regressive points.
  • UBL league support.

League awards:

  • Scratch and/or handicap game and series awards
  • Game and series above average
  • Most improved
  • High average.
  • Limit bowlers/teams to 1 awards or all that they qualify for.

Special Features:

  • Mid-Season startup to more easily start a league in BLS when season already started.
  • Multiple Teams per Lane
  • Bowling against two teams per week.
  • Supports Prebowls and Makeups/Postbowls in an simple to use format
  • Supports overrides for averages, handicaps, wins and losses

Additional features include:

Lane Assignments

  • USBC Schedule support.
  • Position rounds.
  • Reverse position rounds.
  • Different starting lane.
  • Holiday support.
  • Multiple shift support.
  • Multiple teams per lane support.

Score Entry

  • Easy to use score entry screen.
  • Rapid entry of scores.
  • View calculated columns to assist with diagnosing questions, such as scores with handicap, average of bowler per game, etc.
  • Baker score support.

Bowler Management

  • Easy to manage bowlers
  • View bowler history at a glance

Supports the USBC, CTF and TNBA for the 2022/23 bowling season with the following features:

  • USBC Certified Leagues with award detection and forms, membership forms, sanctions forms and more for the 22/23 season.
  • Playing rule changes for the 22/23 season.
  • Generate export file for WinLABS league average import for the 22/23 season.
  • Prints USBC bowler membership cards for the 22/23 season.
  • USBC Youth Pepsi Tournament qualifications processing, including divisional changes and age changes for the 22/23 season.
  • Prebowl / makeup scores can be designated to disqualify for USBC awards for the 22/23 season.
  • CTF awards changes for the 22/23 season.
  • Prints CTF bowler membership cards for the 22/23 season.
  • Prints TNBA awards for the 22/23 season.
  • Prints TNBA bowler membership cards for the 22/23 season.

Some of the report features include:

  • Standing sheet can have different league title than description for league for opening leagues.
  • Reprinting of scores redesigned and consumes less paper and contains more details for paper trail / audit purposes.
  • Multiple Reports are managed with customization of league standings, detailed reports, season histories and more.
  • Add graphics and watermarks from our bowling clipart CD-ROM’s or your own creations. You control size, position and effects
  • Fonts customization within multiple reports, changing font style, size and color.
  • Print plain paper recaps
  • Print on available laser, inkjet and dot matrix printers using forms officially approved by CDE Software with our official recap partner Databar.

Some of the Internet enabled features include:

  • Single one-click upload to your websites comes standard with all editions of BLS-2023.
  • Download program updates from within the program.
  • Give your bowlers FREE access to INTERACTIVE standings with LeagueSecretary.com for the 2022/2023 bowling season to dynamically show positions, rosters, histories and more
  • FREE uploading standings to LeagueSecretary.com f for the 2022/2023 bowling season for certified USBC leagues AND non-sanctioned leagues
  • FREE cloud backup storage on LeagueSecretary.com for the 2022/2023 bowling season to securely backup leagues for emergencies (One Click!)
  • FREE uploading standings to USBC’s own Bowl.com for certified leagues
  • FREE uploading standings to USBC’s own Bowl.com for certified Sport leagues
  • Web uploads – Have your own site too? Upload to both LeagueSecretary.com and your own website

Compatible Automatic Scoring Systems: CDE Software interfaces with the largest number of automatic scoring systems available on the market. Even older scoring systems may be able to be interfaced by solutions offered by some our of partners. Looking for a new scoring system? Each of our partners provides unique features and offerings. Because CDE Software does not recommend one partner over another, we strongly encourage contacting any of our partner’s sales representatives to find what suits your business and budget. If you have any questions regarding the interfacing of our product with a partner, please contact our automatic scoring division staff.

Certified Scoring Systems

In order to provide improved compatibility and support, many of our scoring partners have chosen to have their systems certified by CDE Software. This process involves the scoring company providing CDE Software with a system to do constant testing and compatibility checks. This also allows for improved integration as well as diagnosis of any issues that may come up, in order to better identify appropriate action and resolution.

The following is a list of our Certified Scoring Systems:

  • QubicaAMF Conqueror X
  • QubicaAMF Conqueror Pro
  • QubicaAMF Conqueror
  • AK Microsystem Touchdesk
  • Brunswick Sync
  • Brunswick Vector Plus
  • Brunswick Vector
  • Steltronic Focus
  • US Bowling Pulse

Non-Certified Scoring Systems

Some of our scoring partners have either chosen to not be certified, have not yet begun the process or have let their certification lapse. These systems should perform very well with our products, however diagnosis of issues that may come up may be more difficult to troubleshoot or may be delayed in verifying compatibility checks.

The following is a list of our Non-Certified Scoring Systems:

  • AK Microsystem LCS
  • Brunswick CenterMaster
  • Computerscore Matrix (formerly Vantech or Ebonite Scoring)
  • Joystick Front Desk
  • Mendes (Please call for more information)
  • Purrfect Desk
  • QubicaAMF BOSS 8.3 and 9.x
  • Brunswick Classic
  • Steltronic WINS
  • Switch
  • Twelve Strike Central Desk PRO
  • Twelve Strike Central Desk DOS
  • Viking 2001

Some of the older scoring systems, such as AMF Accuscore, Accuscore Color, Accuscore Plus or Brunswick AS80/AS90 scoring systems are generally compatible by replacing the front desk console with a solution by our scoring partners. Such solutions include AK Microsystems Touchdesk.

The following are systems requirements to install and operate this software:

  • Operating System: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows 2016 Server and Windows 2012 Server. Supports Intel/AMD based 32 bit and 64 bit versions of these operating systems.
  • Hard Drive Storage: 200-250 megs free space on hard drive (95 MB additional hard disk space required for installation. Space used may be less depending on prerequisite installs already present)
  • Display: 1024×768 or higher display resolution with greater than 256 color depth (16 bit color recommended) with 32 MB of graphics memory.
  • Display Fonts: Display font size to Small Fonts (100%)
  • Processor: Minimum operating system requirements, 1.4 gigahertz or faster recommended
  • RAM/Memory: Minimum operating system requirements, 2 gigabytes or more recommended.
  • Optical Drive: CD-ROM or DVD-ROM Drive 4x or faster (compatible with reading CD-R’s) – Not needed if installation via download.
  • USB Port: Not needed if installation via CD-ROM or electronic download from destination machine.
  • Printer: A physical printer or printer driver must be installed.
  • Pointing Device: Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device
  • Software Prerequisites:
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader (free from Adobe.com website)
    • Internet connection to use built in Internet features

Products specifications
Attribute nameAttribute value
2021-2022 USBC SupportYes
2021-2022 CTF SupportYes
2021-2022 TNBA SupportYes
2021/22 Pepsi Tournament QualifierYes
Uploads to LeagueSecretary.com for 21/22 SeasonYes
Uploads to Bowl.comYES
Uploads to Personal WebsiteYES
Uploads to BPAA Web ServicesYES
Post to TwitterYES
HTML/XHTML Export of reportsYES
Cloud backup to DropboxYES
Cloud backup to Google DriveYES
Custom templates for reports and standing sheets.YES
Export reports to PDFYES
Preview Recaps before printingYES
Attach PDF Standing Sheet to mass emailYES
Built-in Financial ModuleYES
Random Lane AssignmentsYes
Pair by pair statisticsYes
Import bowlers from Bowler Trac / BITS formatYES
Export bowlers to Bowler Trac / BITS formatYES
Password protection of data filesYES
Bracket ModuleYES
Master Bowler DatabaseYES
Automatic Scoring Interface to Scoring Management SystemsYes
Temporary Code Available after purchaseNo
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