2014 Illinois State Senior Tournament

The 36th. Annual State Senior Tournament is being held at Sunset lanes 3000 Court St. Pekin, IL 61554. Tournament Dates are October 25, 26 - November 1, 2, 8, 9, 2014. 

For complete details and event application click on this link.

20th. Annual Lake County Mixed Handicap Team & Doubles Tournament

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The 20th. Annual Lake County Mixed Handicap Team & Doubles Tournament will be hosted at Lakes Bowl in Round Lake Illinois

Events Dates are Saturday November 8th, 15th,  22nd.  and Sunday November 9th. and 16th. with squad times of 12:30 pm and 3:00pm

Entries close November 8, 2014 unless schedule is filled sooner so please enter early. This is a handicap event using 90% of 240  

Click on this link for Tournament Rules and Event Entry Form

 2014 LC Mixed Handicap TeamDouble Tournament

Contact Tournament Director LCUSBCWAB Association Manager Pat Christensen at (847) 587-8523 if you have any questions. 

LCBA 2014-2015 Tournament Calendar of Events

The 2014-2015 Lake County Bowling Association Annual Event poster will be displayed in your local bowling center shortly. Click on the poster below for your own PDF copy. 

LCBA-2014-15-Calendar-of-Events

2014 LCBA Senior Tournament Fair Haven Lanes

The Lake County Bowling Association 21st. Annual Senior Singles Tournament was held at Fair Haven Lanes 711 Hawley Rd. Mundelein Illinois 60060

First Squad Highlighs:Dean Mueller with a 300 Game one (Video) , Dave Hanna 300 (Video) in Game two with the early leed in the 55-64 division. Leading the 65+ division is Gene Zielinski

Second Squad Highlights: Bob Romani moved into 2nd. place with a 775 series in the 50-64 division, and Scott Summers took over the lead in the 65 and up division with 755.

Final Weekend: We came, we bowled...but we could not knock off the leaders!

Winner of the gift baskets donated by our sponsors were Bob Manuel and Craig Frankel

Top Five Finishers:

LCBA Senior Singles 50-64 and over Division
Place LAST FIRST AVE 1ST GAME 2ND GAME 3RD GAME TOTAL HDCP GRAND
1 Hanna Dave 209 218 300 267 785 30 815
2 Romani Bob 204 248 216 268 732 43 775
3 Russell Scott 194 256 213 226 695 70 765
4 Koch Ed  149 213 181 160 554 192 746
5 Rothstein Howard 220 241 255 248 744 0 744

LCBA Senior Singles 65 and over Division
Place LAST FIRST AVE 1ST GAME 2ND GAME 3RD GAME TOTAL HDCP GRAND
1 Summers Scott 173 205 236 224 665 127 792
2 Lawrence George 202 246 205 255 706 49 755
3 Claussen John 189 236 211 217 664 84 748
4 Russell Fred 150 159 196 184 539 189 728
5 Gordon Larry 171 183 211 199 593 132 725

Results of the Divisions standings:

Class A - 70 and over

George Lawrence

755

Class B - 65 thru 69

Scott Summers

784

Class C - 60 thru 64   

Bob Romani

762

Class D - 55 thru 59

Scott Russell

765

Class E - 50 thru 54 

Dave Hanna

815

Unofficial Results complete list: 

2014 LCBA Senior Singles Tournament 50-64 Division

2014 LCBA Senior Singles Tournament 65 and up

 LCBA Senior 2014

We would like to Thank our host center Fair Haven Lane and our Sponsors   Oak Hill Supportive Living Community of Round Lake Beach and the Victory Centre of Vernon Hills.

2014 LCBA Masters Tournament October 25, 2014 Raymond's Bowl

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The USBC Lake County BA Masters Tournament will be held Saturday 1:00 PM October 25, 2014 at Raymond's Bowl 3960 N. Johnsburg Rd.

The Masters event is the only scratch event the associations offers. Using a USBC Masters type lane pattern entry fee is $75.00 ($18.00 Bowling, $32.00 Prize Fund and $25.00 Masters Entry Expenses). The champion will receive a paid entry into the 2015 USBC Masters Tournament February 1–8, 2015, or age eligible the option to bowl the 2015 USBC Senior Masters July 27-August 1, 2015, both events in 2015 will be hosted at Ashwaubenon Bowl Green Bay, Wisconsin. This event will also offer a cash alternative prize to the event champion.

Bowlers will bowl six games of qualifying with the field cut to the top 8. (If the field exceeds 40 bowlers the qualifying cut will be increased bowlers). The Finals wil be a single elimination bracket featuring a two game pinfall format until a champion is crowned.

All entrants must be current LCBA league members with 12 games or a 2013-'14 LCBA member with a minimum of 21 league games bowled. The field will be limited to the first 66 paid entries, early entry is encouraged. On-Site entries will be permitted until 12:45 pm October 25, 2014 subject to available slots.

For complete details click on the tournament flyer for the entry form and rules. If you have any questions contact Association Manager Gabe Rodriquez at 847-406-8305 or E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 2014 LCBA Masters Flyer

2014 USBC LCBA Masters Tournament Entry form and Rules

Waukegan WBA Bowlers to Veterans Link Fundraisers November 9, 2014 at Brunswick Zone Fountain Square

The Waukegan Area USBC WBA is holding its second annual fundraiser for the Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL) event November 9th. 2014 at Brunswick Zone Fountain Square, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm the event donation is $20.00 which includes 2 games of bowling, shoes, pizza and pop.

The goal is to raise funds to support the local veterans at the Captains James Lovell Federal Health Care center in North Chicago Illinois.  

www.waukeganusbcwba.com

2013-2014 LCBA Final Average Report

The Lake County Annual Final Average report is now online for the 2013-2014 Season.

If you need to review your average from a previous season please use this Members Average or use the link found on the LCBA home page.

9th. Annual LCBA Youth Scholarship Tournament Lakes Bowl October 26, 2014

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The 9th. Annual Youth Lake County Bowling Associations Scholarship Tournament is scheduled to bowl 1:00 PM Sunday October 26, 2014 at Lakes Bowl 601 Railroad Ave in Round Lake Illinois

Entry fee is $15.00 includes $7.00 linage, expenses and $8.00 Scholarship funding. Eligibility into this event is open to UBCS certified youth league bowlers sanctioned in a Lake County BA bowler center. All prizes are awarded in scholarships based on 32 entries per division, payout ratio is 1:3. The LCBA encourages early entry, entries will be accepted only until check-in of 12:30-12:55 October 26, 2014 subject to lane availability.

The event will feature two divisions, Prep division for bowlers 13 and under and the Major division for 14+ as of September 14, 2014. Three scratch prizes will be awarded for the highest three non-cashing scratch scores. Please read the events entry for additional rules and regulations.

Entry form and the bowlers league standing sheet need to mailed to: Lake County BA Youth Scholarship Tournament 1227 Anthony Ct. Antioch IL 60002. For additional information please call association Manager Gabe Rodriquez at (847) 406-8305. 

USBC LCBA LOGO 9th. Annual Youth LCBA Youth Scholarship Tournament Entry Form

2013-'14 Bowler of the Year, All County Team and Senior Bowler of the Year.

Congratulations to following Lake County Bowlers for their exceptional bowling during the 2013-2014 season.

The following bowlers will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame / Starts of Tomorrow ceremony on September 28, 2014 at the White Deer Run.

Bowler of the year honors go to Ryan Yanel, recording 3-800 series, 4-300 games and capturing both the scratch and handicap doubles titles in the annual association tournament with teammate Jamie Kaiser are just a few of the highlights Ryan had during the 2013-2014 season.

Completing the All Lake County Team includes Phil Tucker whose season included 2-300 games (one of these was bowled during the annual association tournament), a first place finish in singles scratch and 5th. Place finish in the Handicap division with 755 and rounding out a top 10 finish in All Events.

2014 Hall of Fame Inductee Dan Litewski merits include being a member of the 2014 Proprietors Challenge winning team Sunset Bowl, 3-800 series, 1-300 game, 1-299, 2-279 11-in-a-row scores and a high average of 233 in the Suburbanites league at Sunset Bowl.

The fifth member of the team is Lakeside Lanes proprietor John Wing, his season included 1-300 game and a 290 game recorded during the local association tournament that set the early benchmark in the association doubles event until BOY Ryan showed up. Highlights include 2nd. Place in both doubles Scratch and Handicap with Thomas Stanek, 3rd. place finish in Singles Scratch, 2nd. Place All Events and finishing 3rd. in the Proprietors Cup scratch division.

Taking two honors this year is Howard Rothstein as both a member of the All County Team and as the associations Senior Bowler of the Year! Highlights include 2-800 series including the association season leading 836 series, that series included one of his 3-300 games and one 299 game. This summer Howard recorded a personal best averaging 235 during the Brunswick Trios league at Brunswick Zone-Hawthorn.

Bowler of the Year Point list featuring the top contenders from the 2013-2014 season.

If you know of someone who has excelled in bowling in the Lake County and should be considered for induction into the associations Hall of Fame please submit a nomination form on their behalf.

 

2014-2015 Local Association Awards

Effective August 1, 2014 the United States Bowling Congress awards program changes go into effect. Responsibility of awarding bowlers for achievements has now become a service of your local bowling association. 

The USBC will still continue to recognize the following high scores awards; 300 games, 800 and 900 series. These awards will change from being an annual award to an once-in-a-lifetime award.

The LCBA decided the traditional patches, magnets and rubber key-chains have run their course as basic awards and decided to select new items to award the bowlers of Lake County. Taking on this financial responsibility alone has never been budgeted by a local association, we hope the decision we made will show the bowler’s of Lake County we care about them being awarded for the challenges of bowling better.

The awards being honored by the LCBA for the 2014-2015 Season are;

  • 75-Pins over average Game - Light up pen.
  • 150-Pins over average Series – Oval Letter Opener.
  • 700 Series – Bottle Opener with split ring.
  • 11-In-a-row – Ceramic Coffee Mug
  • 300 Game – Glass Beer Stein
  • 800 Series – Desk Clock

Each award will include the LCBA logo and text to recognize the achievement. Pictures of these awards are posted on the Lake County website. A new form has been created to submit these achievements to the Association Manager, the form will be made available at your local bowling center and online at:http://www.lakecountyusbc.com/recognition-awards The form will allow you to submit awards for upto four bowlers per application, awards are limited to one per category per bowler each season.

300 Games, 800 and 900 Series while awarded once-in-a-lifetime at the National level still need to be reported. League officers should still submit the dedicated 2014-2015 Adult High Score Application for these honor scores within 20 days as these will be posted in the bowlers lifetime records online at www.bowl.com. 

League officers that use the Bowling Software published by CDESOFTWARE BLS 2015 Bowling League Secretary Software or Treasure Software Co. Perfect Secretary 2015, both software companies have updated their software to handle local awards processing! Please contact the respective publisher for the updates needed so you can process the awards the LCBA will be awarding as well as the changes made by the USBC for the 2014-2015 season.

Sport Bowling awards for honor scores (300/800) will remain the same for the 2014-2015 season with the exception of the 11-in-a-row award, this award will only be recognized by the LCBA.

Lake County Local Association Awards Application

USBC 300 Game/800 Series Awards Application

2014 Lake County BA Hall of Fame / Stars of Tomorrow Induction Ceremony

Sunday September 28, 2014 please join the Lake County BA in honoring the association’s 2014 Hall of Fame inductees. This year's induction dinner will be held at White Deer Run Golf Club. 250 Gregg's Parkway in Vernon Hills Illinois. The banquet and ceremonies will start with cocktails at 5:30 PM, dinner at 6:15 PM and the induction ceremony to follow dinner.

2014 inductees include Bud Erickson, Mark Evans, Daniel Litewski and Roland Tekampe.

The event will include the recipients of the 2014 Star of Tomorrow Scholarship awards, Lake County's Bowler of the year and the members of the 2014 All-Lake County Bowling Association Team! 

Seating is limited, so we encourage you to reserve your seats no later than September 15, 2014. Click on our reservation form for complete details

Halll of Fame 2014 Flyer

USBC/LCBA 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Reception 

Great Lakes Bowlers Tournament Club Offer for 2014-2015

The Great Lakes Bowlers Tournament Club is offering a 50% discounted annual membership fee for any Lake County league bowler!

Complete details in the flyer below can be downloaded by clicking on the flyers image.

GLTBC-Flyer

   POKER JACK
Poker Jack fee must be paid on the bowler's first entry.
POKER JACK money will be paid out 100%. The amount collected on both days will 
guarantee a $4,000 First Place Prize. Remaining POKER JACK money will then  
be paid out starting from 2nd Place until the Poker Jack fund is exhausted.   
                   
New Members are Welcome. Participants must bring average verification.
 

Lifetime Member Entry Fee:  $65

Annual Membership Fee: $20

 
   

For more information:  (262) 358-1114

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tournament Schedule  - Please visit www.greatlakesbowlers.com

This event is privately run and is not affiliated with the USBC LCBA. 

RMU Women's Bowling Wins First Ever USBC National Championship

RMU Women's Bowling Wins it's First Ever USBC National Championship.

Coming on the heels of the Men's repeat of the NAIA National Invitational in March the Robert Morris University’s woman's team proved their bowling skills are up to the challenge. Pictured on the left in the Reno-Sparks convention center is current Lake County Association President and RMU head Coach Dale Lehman and the RMU woman's team.

Qualify -  Tournament Bracket - Champions determined at 2014 XBowling ITC

RMU Men's Bowling Wins Second Consecutive NAIA National Invitational Tournament Championship

The Robert Morris Men's Bowling team won its second consecutive NAIA National Invitational Tournament title on Sunday, March 30th. at Brunswick Zone-Hawthorn. The tournament was held March 28th-30th and featured the top 20 teams bowling a 24 game baker tournament qualifier and a double elimination bracket.  

Story Details - Men's Bowling Wins Second Consecutive NAIA National Invitational Tournament Championship

The RMU Woman's team finished in second place, this was the teams best finish ever in this tournament. Story Details.

The RMU team's next event will be the USBC Intercollegiate National Championships in Reno, Nevada from April 13th-18th.  The Eagles Men's team is looking to defend their title that they had won in 2013. The RMU head coach is LCBA President Dale Lehman. - Congratulations and good luck!

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