back to the new season. Let's make the 2013-14 season
the best ever. We have lots of local, state and national
tournaments for you to get involved in. Each bowling center
has an events poster on their wall or you can get
information from our website www.grgrusbc.org. Please check
it out and make plans to enter. There are still a lot of
league spots available, too. Call your local center and get
information about openings. Don't be shy. Ask a friend
to join you!
Greater Grand Rapids USBC Association
- October 12, 2013
at 1:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Open to all Officers of
all Certiified leagues in the Greater Grand Rapids USBC.
Entries limited to 4 bowlers from a league. Alternates are
permitted if no Officers can attend.
Entry fee - $15.00 per
The Greater Grand
Coors Light West
The first tournament
of the season had great participation and
some great scores!! It took an average of 219.5 to make
the cut. The winner for the first tournament of
the season was Chad Reiffer ($599.00) who beat Derek
Nyenhuis ($300.00) in the final match game 245-209.
Congratulations!! Derek made a great run for his 1st Adult
tournament. Keep up the good work. Other cashers were
Case & Bill Orlikowski - $200,
Orlikowski, Terry Metzner
Brown Jr. & Bryan Eaton $120
Cunningham, Jeremy Pettenger, Don Nyenhuis & Matt Jelsma -
tournament to be held is the Budweiser Bowling Classic @ Eastbrook
lanes on Sat. Oct. 19th @ noon.
Bowlers for Veterans
Week of November 10 - 16, 2013
The Association will once
again be sponsoring a mail-o-graphic tournament to raise
money for Veterans. But this year all money raised will be
donated to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. More
information will be available soon.
Activate Your USBC Membership Card
cards will be arriving from USBC. USBC members are again
being invited to activate their membership for the 2013-14 season
when your membership card arrives. As part of the process,
you are asked to create a BOWL.com User Name/Login and
password. This User Name/Login and password will be used to
access an increasing number of BOWL./com features in the
Michigan State Mixed Tournament - Ionia, MI
Michigan State team/doubles mixed tournament will be held at Ionia
Bowl 300 in Ionia all weekends in October. Entry fee is only
$20.00 per bower per event. Call Association office
(616-530-8195) for entries.
Our Mission: The GGRUSBC Association ensures
the integrity and protects the future of the sport, provides
programs and services and enhances the bowling experience.
welcome two new board members this season.
Both are very involved in the sport of bowling
and will bring lots of new thoughts and ideas to the
2013 Hall of Fame Dinner
Hall of Fame Dinner Saturday - October 26, 2013 Lincoln Country
Orlikowski, LuAnn Geske, Tony Buck &
more information and ticket purchases, please call Pat Cross at
Association Awards for
will be creating an awards program for league bowlers. We would like
your input as we design this program. We have some ideas of our own,
but would like to take your ideas into consideration also. Part of
your membership fees will go towards funding this program. Talk it
over with your league members and give us your suggestions and ideas.
Decisions will be made in the next couple of months.
101 - Membership Fee Requirements
bowlers in certified leagues must be paid members of USBC, Michigan
and Grand Rapids. That means ALL bowlers must pay the
$18.00 certificatin fee regardless of how many games bowled---6 games
or 66 games. All bowlers in certified leagues must be certified!