Mixed Doubles Coming Up!

Mixed Doubles Tournament is just around the corner!  Mixed Doubles this year will be held at Park Center, the weekends of January 14/15 and 21/22.  2 squads each day at Noon and 3:30.  You can bowl as many times as you would like (just have to change partners).

Get the entry form here: Entry Form

Adult Youth Results Posted

The results of the 2016 Adult/Youth Doubles Tournament have been posted.  The tournament was held November 5th and 6th at Spectrum Lanes.  Titleists this year include Collin Clark/Chris Clark, Isaiah Waite/Michael Waite, and Madison Cummings/Samantha Brown.

Division A

1 Clark, Chris M / Clark, Collin M 1,623
2 Sullivan, Melissa L / Swain, Jermiah 1,591
3 Horian, Mike R / DeKubber, Parker 1,522

Division B

1 Waite, Michael S / Waite, Isaiah M 1,561
2 Dailey, Rodney S / Dailey, Gavin W 1,466
3 Newton, Melanie R / Lovett, Jared C, II 1,451

Division C

1 Brown, Samantha M / Cummings, Madison 1,345
2 Datema, Erik J / Datema, E.J. 1,342
3 Gresley, Jodie / Gresley, Seth W 1,331

Full Results: Current Results

Officers Tournament Results – Team Noffke/Jones Wins

The officers Tournament is held each fall, and allows each league to be represented by up to four of it’s officers, bowling in a Doubles format.  Open to all Officers of all Certified leagues in the Greater Grand Rapids USBC.

This year the event was held at Fairlanes on October 8th.  We had 30 teams compete.  The team from Roll-Away Lanes of Paul Noffke and Herbert Jones earned the top spot with a 1,509 handicap score.

Complete Results

500/600, 700/800, Adult Youth Entries Available!

With the 2016-2017 season getting underway, we’ve got several tournaments coming up.  Entries for the 500/600, 700/800, and Adult Youth are now available.

Alliance Beverage Invitational (Council) – Park Center – October 15 – Entry Form
Adult Youth Doubles
– Spectrum Lanes – November 5 & 6 – Entry Form
Boyne Machine Men’s Open (Council) – Paragon Lanes – November 5
Boyne Machine Women’s Open (Council) – Paragon Lanes – November 6
500/600 – Airport Lanes – November 12 & 13 – Entry Form
700/800 – Westgate Lanes – December 3 & 4, 10 & 11 – Entry Form

League Officers Jamboree October 8

The Officers Tournament will be held 12 Noon, Saturday, October 8th at Fairlanes.

Open to all Officers of all Certified leagues in the Greater Grand Rapids USBC.  Entries limited to 4 bowlers from a league. Alternates are permitted if no Officers can attend.  Alternates must be members of the entering league.  All entrants must be certified members of the Greater Grand Rapids USBC.

This is not a walk-in tournamentEntries close October 6th.

Entry Form

USBC League Officers Open House 2016

Pick up your league supplies, at your convenience, on one of these dates.

Enter your name into a drawing for a free $18.00 2016-2017 membership.  You must pick up your league supplies at the Office to be eligible for the drawing.

???Questions??? Bring them with you.

(This will not be a sit-down meeting. You do not need to make a reservation.)


Monday, August 22, 2016 – 12:00 noon – 6:00PM

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – 12:00 noon – 6:00PM

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 – 12:00 noon – 6:00PM

Association Office
2405-A Porter SW, Wyoming
(Northwest corner of Byron Center and Porter)

Email: grgrandrapids81496@sbcglobal.net


Annual Meeting and Elections

Dear League Officer/Association Member,

The 2016 Annual meeting of the Greater Grand Rapids USBC Association will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at Westgate Lanes

The following positions are to be filled by election for the corresponding terms:

  • 4 Directors: 3-year term
  • Youth Director: 3-year term
  • Delegates to the 2017 USBC National Meeting
  • Delegates to the 2017 Michigan State USBC WBA Annual Meeting (women only): 1-year term
  • Delegates to the 2017 Michigan State USBC BA Annual Meeting (Either gender provided they hold BA state membership)
  • Delegates to the 2017 Michigan State USBC Youth Annual Meeting

Interested persons must submit the enclosed candidate application postmarked by April 15th, 2016 and be in attendance at the Annual Meeting (or have a note on file requesting to be excused).

To be eligible for nomination as an officer or director, a candidate must be:

  1. A USBC member in good standing of the association at the time of election and throughout their term.
  2. Must not be bowling in any un-certified (sanctioned) leagues of American Ten Pin.
  3. Must have a working knowledge of USBC rules and regulations.
  4. Must have a working knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Parliamentary Procedures.
  5. Time to serve on committees and attend 6-7 board meetings each year.
  6. Candidates to be eligible for nomination as an officer shall have served at least three years as a member of GGRUSBC Board of Directors.

Additional eligibility requirements, if any, will be developed by the Nominating Committee.

Anyone wishing to be considered as a director or delegate must submit their qualifications to the Nominating Committee on the approved (enclosed) application. This form must be received by April 15th, 2016.

Return to Nominating Committee – 2405-A Porter SW, Wyoming MI 49519

Nominations from the floor may be made, providing the candidate’s qualifications have been submitted to the Nominating Committee at least one week prior to the opening of the Annual Meeting. These qualifications must be submitted on the approved candidate nomination form (application enclosed).

For questions or additional information and/or forms, please contact the Nominating Chair at 616-456-1517.

Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing you on May 12th.


Ealry Lyons

USBC Nominating Committee