MCBG competes each year in the annual CSBG tournament the weekend just prior to Labor Day, rotating between sister cities. In 2021, the tournament was held in Milwaukee WI. hosted by Milwaukee Bowlers Guild. This year, Motor City Bowlers Guild will host the tournament at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park MI.
The tournament which has 4 events; Mixed Doubles, Singles, Doubles & Team is USBC certified. The tournament is closed, as all bowlers must be members of CSBG. Uniforms are required for each event.
Winning the Joe Hargraves trophy during the team event is the main goal of the tournament. The trophy is presented to the winning guild at the Banquet that is held Sunday night. MCBG was the winner in 2016, the year CSBG celebrated its 50th Anniversary, in 2018 and again in 2019 in which the trophy was retired.
Members proudly display trophy in Minneapolis in 2016.