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Newsletter March 2019

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Teaching and Senior Division Results – 4th Tournament

Davina Cassie of Edmonton won the 4th North Division Ladies tournament with a +173. In the South, Bonnie Malmas of Rocky Mountain House won with a +353.

On the men’s side Marcel Lucier of Lac La Biche won the North with a +196. Brian Sudbury from Calgary was the South winner with a +245.

In the Senior POA Division, Dan Lee of Calgary won with a +189.

In the Senior Scratch Division, Tim Smith of Cold Lake won with a score of 1992.

Congratulations to all of the Teaching and Senior Division winners! Best of luck to everyone at the upcoming Provincials.

Remember, if your name appears above the black line on the results sheet, you have qualified for Provincials.

Make sure that you have sent in your averages as of February 25, 2018.  Dorry or Rhod require this by March 4, 2018.

If you have qualified to bowl and you do not plan to attend, please let your Tournament Director know no later than March 8.  This makes it much easier for setting up the tournament

Teaching Division contacts are Rhod Hubbard (men) at and Dorry Mielke (ladies) .

Your Senior Division Director is Bev Gigliuk. Bev’s e-mail is .

Upcoming Teaching and Senior Division Provincials

With the Teaching and Senior Division Provincials just around the corner, here are a few of reminders:

* Dorry and Rhod have asked that you please check in for the Teaching Division by 11:45.

* The cost for both Teaching and Senior Divisions will be $100.00 for the weekend, regardless of  your age.

* Please remember that if you qualify for the National Team, you will be required to

  purchase 2 elimination draw tickets so bring a bit of extra cash to take care of this.  Thank you.

Changes to Teaching Division Provincials

Due to unexpected mechanical issues at Riverside Bowl the following changes were made to teaching division provincials:

Teaching Men will bowl at Riverside Bowl in Red Deer.

Teaching Ladies will bowl at Leisure Lanes in Ponoka.

Please note the start times:

12:00 noon start time Saturday and 9:00 a.m Sunday

If you have not done so please let your zone director know you are aware of the changes if you are bowling in the provincial finals.

Coaching Resumes

The deadline for resumes for Teaching and Senior divisions is before the first ball is thrown on the last day of the Provincial tournament.

Please forward your resumes to your Provincial Teaching Division or Provincial Senior Division Director, or to the MBA of A office.

Your Teaching Division Director contact is Rhod Hubbard and Dorry Mielke. Rhod’s e-mail is or phone at 403-279-5310. Dorry’s email is or phone at 780-472-9075.

Your Senior Division Director is Bev Gigliuk. Bev’s e-mail is or phone at 403-340-8961.

Assessment Fee for Non-Participating Masters

Please note that any non-participating Master who wishes to coach at the National level will be required to pay a $300.00 assessment fee.

Annual YBC Scholarship Tournament

Bowl Alberta is also holding their annual Youth Scholarship Tournament.  This is to be held May 18 & 19, 2019 at Bonnie Doon Lanes in Edmonton.  This tournament is a scratch/handicap event, including singles, doubles, and 3 player teams.

For more information on either of these tournaments, please contact your local proprietor or the Bowl Alberta office at (780) 422-8251.

Tournament Dates 2019 – 2020

The following are tentative tournament dates for next season.

More information will follow in the August newsletter regarding tournament sites and times.

Teaching & Senior Divisions:

Tournament #1 – September 29, 2019

Tournament #2 – November 3, 2019

Tournament #3 – January 5 or 12, 2020

Tournament #4 – February 23, 2020

Teaching Provincials – March 14 & 15, 2020 – Location TBA

Senior Provincials – March 14 & 15, 2020 – Location TBA


Tournament Division:

Tournament #1 & 2 – Oct. 19 & 20, 2019 – Location TBA

Tournament #3 & 4 – January 4 & 5, 2020 – Location TBA
Tournament #5 & 6 – March 14 & 15, 2020 – Location TBA

Master/Youth Tournament: November 16 and 17, 2019 – Paradise Lanes – Calgary

Master/YBC: March 18, 2020 – Heritage Lanes – Red Deer

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will be held Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre in Red Deer. (6300 45 Avenue, Red Deer – 403-346-2010)

If you are planning on attending the AGM and are using your GPS to find it, it will not likely recognize Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Please use Waskasoo Park as your destination for GPS purposes.

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