National 600 Club Mail-O-Graphic Tournament

logo600The National 600 Bowling Club, Inc. conducts a mail-o-graphic singles tournament for its members. This tournament runs from January 24th through February 13th, 2016. Click here for a copy of the Tournament Rules and Tournament Entry/Score Verification Form. For instructions on completing the Entry Form, Click here

To enter the tournament, there are two forms to be used. For the 2016 tournament, the entry form with entry fee(s) must be returned to the above address postmarked no later than January 16, 2016. League scores for the dates of January 24 through February 13, 2016 will be used. You may enter in each league that you are a member, however, entrant may cash only once in each division entered. The score verification form must be returned postmarked no later than March 1, 2016.

FOR DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON COMPLETING THE ENTRY FORM, CLICK HERE

PLEASE REMEMBER TO INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR LEAGUE RECAP SHEET WITH CURRENT AVERAGE AND SIGNED VERIFICATION FORM.

An Incentive Award will be given to the State 600 Club with the most entries in the tournament. Please specify what 600 Club you belong to. If you do not have a local 600 Club, please use your local association. We are challenging each of you to bring in at least one new entrant to our Mail-o-Graphic Tournament. Remember, each entrant must be a member of the National 600. Click here for a membership application.

There are six (6) divisions used in this tournament:

  • Scratch Division – Any Average
  • Super Senior Division – Age 70 and over (proof of age required)
  • Senior Division – Age 55 to 69 (proof of age required)
  • Division A – 180 average and over
  • Division B – 179 thru 165 inclusive
  • Division C – 164 and Under

Senior Division and Super Senior entrants are asked to submit identification showing their age or birth date. A photocopy of a driver’s license is the most common form that will fulfill this requirement. Senior Division and Super Senior entrants may also enter the same league scores in A, B or C Division, but that would be two entries and each would require a separate entry form and entry fee of $10.00.

This tournament is handicapped at 90% of the difference of 235 less your average.

Awards are presented to the winners in each of the five divisions. A special cash award will be presented for the high scratch series and high scratch game in each division. Prize checks and the prize list will be mailed to the winners by April 15, 2016. The complete Prize List will be posted on this website.

The entry fee is $10.00 PER ENTRY: Prize fund $7.00 and $3.00 for expenses. The prize fund will be returned 100%. Checks should be made payable to National 600 Bowling Club, Inc.

Thanks for your continued support and please SPREAD THE WORD about this exciting tournament!

Ann Kelley, Tournament Director
P.O. Box 34
Davenport, ND 58021
(701) 428-9164
email: ann600@q.com

TOURNAMENT RULES

TOURNAMENT ENTRY FORM/SCORE VERIFICATION FORM

DETAILED ENTRY FORM INSTRUCTIONS

Seniors Tournament December 5-12

The 50th Annual Seniors Tournament is coming up!  The event is hosted by AMF Eastbrook Lanes.  The Seniors Tournament is open to all senior sanctioned bowlers of the Greater Grand Rapids USBC. The tournament is separated into two age groups, and as well as separated into Mens and Womens groups. The age groups are 55 – 65 years, and 65+ years.

Four squads are available, each starting at 11am.  Squad dates are December 5, 6, 11, and 12.  Note that December 11 is a Friday!  $20 entry.

Full event details and entry form available here.

700/800 Tournament December 5-13

The 53rd Annual 700 Tournament with Optional 800 is just around the corner.  This years event is taking place at Park Center Lanes, December 5, 6, 12, and 13.  The 700 ( and optional 800 ) Club Tournaments are open to all sanctioned bowlers in West Michigan that have bowled a sanctioned 700 ( 800 for optional ) series.

Walk-ins are available ($5 charge) provide space is available.

Get full event details and entry form here.

Paragon Lanes To Host Women’s Budweiser Open

A scheduling conflict with the originally scheduled Women’s Budweiser Open (at Northfield Lanes) has resulted in a change of venue.  The tournament will now be held at Paragon Lanes.  Same time, same format.

The entry form has been updated to reflect this change.

Hudson and Ebel Win the 2015 Officers Jamboree

Congratulations to Richard Ebel Jr. and Randy Hudson Sr. who claimed victory at the 2015 Officers Jamboree.  Richard and Randy combined for a 1,471 handicap score, besting the field of 42 teams by over 50 pins. This years jamboree was held October 17th at Fairlanes.

The League Officers Jamboree tournament is held each fall, and is open to all Officers of all Certified leagues in the Greater Grand Rapids USBC.

Final standings can be found here: Current Standings

2015-16 Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events for the 2015-2016 season is now available.  You can find the PDF conveniently in the upper right hand section of the website.  Tournament pages are being updated to reflect.

2015-2016 Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

League Officers Jamboree – October 17
Hall of Fame Dinner – November 7
500/600 Tournament – November 7 & 8
Coaching Clinic – November 8
Adult / Youth Doubles Tournament – November 14 & 15
Budweiser Open – November 21 & 22
700/800 Tournament – December 5 & 6, 12 & 13

Bowl.com Mobile App

Did you know that USBC has a mobile app?  The BOWL.com mobile app is a great way for USBC members to access their statistics, the latest news and more from their smartphone.

The app, available for Android and Apple phones, provides USBC members a simple mobile version of some commonly used BOWL.com functions including:

  • Direct link to personal statistics
  • Membership card
  • Find a Member search
  • USBC Rulebook
  • BOWL.com news feed

A few things to know to help you with the BOWL.com app:

Mobile app – what to know
The BOWL.com mobile app only is available to current USBC members. It only is available for Android and Apple phones; it is not available for Windows phones.

Please email bowlinfo@bowl.com should you have any questions.

HomeApp

You will need a BOWL.com login
If you already have a login ID and password for the BOWL.com website, you can use it for the mobile app. Otherwise, you will need to create a login and password, which is easy to do on the mobile app.

Create a login
To create a login, you will need your member ID and your date of birth. If you don’t know your member ID number, simply click “Forgot member ID?” link. Once you have filled the Member ID fields, scroll the fields to put in birth date,
then tap “Continue”.

Confirm your email, provide a password

The email address tied to your member ID and birth date will populate in the first field, so you simply will need to fill in the Confirm Email, Password and Confirm Password.  Once you have filled the fields, tap “Continue”. Please remember the email and password you created can be used to login to the mobile app and BOWL.com website.

Mobile app homepage
The mobile app has USBC’s most popular links. It is key to note that at the
bottom-right there is a “My stats” icon that will display your statistics and any
achievements.