MCBG competes each year in the annual CSBG tournament the weekend just prior to Labor Day, rotating between sister cities.
This year, the tournament was held at Gage Bowl in Topeka Kansas. While in Topeka, MCBG's 50th anniversary was celebrated, with all members dressed in Black and Gold, the official colors of Motor City Bowlers Guild.
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.