From: Greater Grand Rapids USBC Association []

Sent: Monday, April 15, 2013 4:10 PM


Subject: News from Greater Grand Rapids USBC Association


Greater Grand Rapids USBC Association

April 2013 




In This Issue

Final Average Sheets

GGRUSBC Board Elections

City Tournament Update

Annual Membership Meeting



Final Average Sheets


Reminder to league secretaries,  final average sheets are due June 1, 2013.   All scores bowled must be included in a bowler's average.  That includes position rounds, play offs, hi-low doubles, singles night, pins over average night, etc.


Do not include no-tap nights, 3-6-9 nights, or any type of scoring that is not standard American Tenpin bowling.


This is a new USBC rule.  Leagues do not have the authority to override this USBC rule.









Board Elections


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

4  Directors - 3 yr. terms

Delegates for the 2014 USBC National Meeting - 1 year term

Delegates to the 2014 Michigan State USBC WBA Annual Meeting (women only) - 1 year term

Delegates to the 2014 Michigan State USBC BA Annual Meeting (either gender provided they hold Michigan State USBC BA Membership) - 1 year term

Youth Director - 3 year term

Delegates to 2014 Michigan State USBC Youth Annual Meeting - one year term


Interested persons must submit the candidate application postmarked by the deadline of April 22, 2013 and be in attendance at the Annual Meeting or have a letter on file requesting to be placed on the ballot if nominated, and accepting the position, if elected.


Go to to download an application.  For questions or additional infomation and/or forms, please contact the Nominating Chair at 616-456-1517.





About Us

Our Mission:  The GGRUSBC Association ensures the integrity and protects the future of the sport, provides programs and services and enhances the bowling experience.  




Dear Bowler,

As our regular league sessions are nearing it's end, we look forward to finishing up the city tournament, state and national tournaments;  And just when you think it's time to take a break for the season the summer leagues begin. Contact the bowling centers for more information on what summer leagues are available.  If you are interested in the Traveling Leagues for either Classic or Handicap contact Dennis Johnson @ Clique Lanes for the Classic League and Bobby Lomonaco @ Park Center for the Handicap League.  Here's a chance for you to try your luck outside your comfort zone. 


Visit different centers and try your luck.


Greater Grand Rapids USBC Association




City Tournament Update
as of 4/7/13


Open Division


Regular Team Handicap              Classic Team Handicap

D.R.C. SOB'S                                           Splits For Brains

Regular Team Scratch                   Classic Team Scratch

D.R.C. SOB'S                                           2012 All City Team

Regular Doubles Handicap          Classic Doubles Handicap

Greg Knott/Shane Kranz - 1503      Kerry Parcells/Dave

                                                                   DiTrapani - 1488

Regular Doubles Scratch              Classic Doubles Scratch

Greg Knott/ShaneKranz - 1339       Chris Slagter/Aaron Koch


Regular Singles Handicap            Classic Singles Handicap

Michael Weber - 805                            Scott Sytsma - 806

Regular Singles Scratch                Classic Singles Scratch

Timothy Greene - 668                        Scott Sytsma - 747

Regular All Events Handicap     Classic All Events 

Kenneth Padilla - 2256                       Edward Grochowalski  2241

Regular All Events Scratch         Classic All Events Scratch

Tony Ronan - 1265                              Chris Slagter - 2112


    Women's Division  


Team Handicap                                 Team Scratch

Team: Retired  3469                           Palmer's Service Center #1


Doubles Handicap                            Doubles Scratch

Ruthann Rocha/Barbara Frary       LuAnn Geske/Patty Purdum

1552                                                        1320

Singles Handicap                              Singles Scratch

Noelle Pittman - 754                           Jennifer Slagter  711

All Events Handicap                       All Events Scratch

Noelle Pittman - 2212                         Donna Marcus - 1930

Youth Division


Kyle Spoors - 599 (102 POA)

Patrick Snyder - 670 (151 POA)

Brandon Hovinga - 690 (186 POA)

Connor Morse - 290 (128 POA)

Alexia Jaramillo - 321 (107 POA)

Katelyn LaBelle - 618 (213 POA) - includes a 288 game


The 2nd portion of the tournament will continue on

April 13/14 & 20/21 at Fairlanes.





Annual Membership Meeting


Thursday, May 9, 2013

7:00 p.m.

Westgate Bowl (in the Bingo room)

Open to all members of GGRUSBC


You will have an opportunity to elect

Grand Rapids USBC Board members.


You will also have the opportunity to ask questions 

of your Board members.


This meeting is your chance to be heard.

Please give us an hour of your time.





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