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October 2016

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Tournament Division Results – Tournament #1 & 2

The results of the first two tournaments in the tournament division for the 2016-2017 season are as follows:

Congratulations to Halea Pederson of Edmonton on winning the first Tournament!! Halea bowled a 2340 at Bonnie Doon Lanes. This is Halea’s second tournament win.

The men’s tournament #1 winner was Brad Wilton of Calgary with an unreal 2562 at Bonnie Doon Lanes. This is Brad’s 3rd win.

Annette Campbell of Edmonton rolled a score of 2160 to take tournament #2. Congratulations Annette.

The 2nd men’s tournament was won by Dexter Wiseman. Dexter bowled a 2383 and collected his 5th set of stars. Dexter also has 2378 in the first tournament. Nice average for the weekend.

Congratulations to all. Great bowling!

Teaching Division Results – Tournament #1

The first teaching division tournament is complete.

Congratulations go out to Courtney Rowlett from Edmonton on winning in the North Teaching Ladies division with a +353.

Rachel Demmon of Airdrie won the South Teaching Ladies tournament with an outstanding +640.

On the men’s side, Evan Kane of Edmonton won the Teaching Men’s North division with a +326.

Rhod Hubbard of Calgary edged out Mike Petrucha in the South with a +296 to plus 282. Congratulations!

Senior Division Results – Tournament #1

The Senior’s POA Division was won by Cisco Beyersbergen of Edmonton. Cisco rolled a +165.

Lynn Howell of Edmonton won the Senior’s Scratch division with a 2168 at Bonnie Doon Lanes edging out Greg Gigliuk (2107). This is Lynn’s 3rd win in the Senior Division.

New Life Time Members

We would like to congratulate the following bowlers on reaching 25 years of membership with the Master Bowlers’ Association of Alberta:
Ralph Galenza of Calgary, Andre Vaillancourt of Edmonton and Shirly Kultgen of Medicine Hat.

These bowlers/coaches will be receiving their recognition award throughout the current season! Please take the time to congratulate them on their accomplishment.

Coaching Upgrade Information

To be eligible to be a National Coach, you must be certified Level II with Competition
Coach upgrade or Competition Coach certified by December 31, 2016.

Please check the website for further information regarding the upgrade process and what is required.

Thank you to our “Website Keeper”

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark Polivchuk for continuing to look after our website, not only throughout our bowling season, but throughout the rest of the year as well. Mark recently updated our “look”. Check it out at

Mark is always very prompt in posting information when asked and keeps our website up to date with what’s going on in the bowling world. Thank you Mark for the great job that you do for the Master Bowlers’ Association of Alberta!!

Master/Youth Tournament Reminder

Just a reminder of the Master/Youth Tournament. These entry forms are to be forwarded to Paradise Lanes. Mark Miller’s information is included on the entry form.

The Master/Youth Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Paradise Lanes in Calgary, with a shift at 3:00 p.m. and also a 7:00 p.m. shift, if necessary. Entry fee is $50.00 per bowler!

Please be sure to include your phone number on the entry form. This is in the event that you need to be contacted in the case of a time change or cancellation. Neither are likely but having your phone number makes this much easier! Thank you.

Casino January 9 and 10, 2017

We are scheduled to have our fundraising Casino January 9th and 10th at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary. Please contact Jamey Frank to volunteer at 403-650-9185 or at

A Reminder to all to New Bowlers

To be eligible to participate on a National team, you must have taken a Community Sport Initiation Clinic prior to December 31st of the current bowling season.

The 2017 Nationals will be held in Regina, Sask. from June 29, 2017 – July 3, 2017. Travel dates June 29 Opening Ceremonies and July 4

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