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Newsletter January 2020

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Teaching, Senior, and Tournament Division Results

 

Teaching Division – 3rd tournament results

North Division Teaching Ladies- Jennifer Walker of Edmonton –  +264

South Division Teaching Ladies- Shelly Taylor of Calgary –  +250

North Division Teaching Men- Gary Klein of Sedgewick –  +248

South Division Teaching Men- Russ Foster of Calgary –  +326

 

Senior Division

In the Seniors POA Division, Dan Lee of Calgary won with a +202.

In the Seniors Scratch Division, Greg Gigliuk won with 2095. This is his ninth win as a senior and sixteenth overall.

The final tournament this year for teaching and seniors will be held on February 23, 2020.  Check with your zone director to be sure of your location and time.

 

Tournament Division

The tournament division has now completed their 3rd and 4th tournaments.

The ladies third tournament winner was Michelle Manton of Lethbridge with a 2133.  This was her first win.   Congratulations!

The winner of the fourth ladies tournament was Bonnie McDonald of Hylo with a 2028.  This is Bonnie’s ninth tournament win.

In the men’s division, there was a sweep by Robert Wolfson of De Winton.  He won the third tournament with 2022 and the fourth with 2124.  This was his first and second win. Wow!

Tournament 5 and 6 will be held in Edmonton on March 14 and 15.  Check with your zone directors as to the exact location and times. Alberta’s National Team will be finalized on Sunday and the winners will be asked to stay a little later to pick a coach, sign papers, and get sized up for shirts.

Congratulations to all the winners!

 

Master/YBC Tournament

The annual Master/YBC Provincial tournament is being held on March 8, 2020 at Heritage Lanes in Red Deer.  This is a great event that gives our youth bowlers a glimpse at what being a Master is all about.

Teams are made up of a bantam, junior and senior YBC bowler as well as a Master bowler.  We need Masters from all divisions to support this tournament!!

Entry information has been sent to the bowling centers and your proprietors should be running house rounds in the near future.  Please take the time to check it out and join in.  It really is a lot of fun for those who get involved!!

 

Senior Division Provincials

The dates for the Senior Division Provincials are Saturday, March 14, 2020, and Sunday,

March 15, 2020. They will be held at Bronx Bowl in Edmonton.  The start times will be Saturday @ 10:00 a.m. and Sunday @ 9:00 a.m. Cost is $100.

The address of Bronx Bowl is: 12940 – 127 Street, Edmonton.  Phone: 403-455-2366

Participants will be bowling 8 games each day. Alberta’s National Team will be finalized on Sunday and the winners will be asked to stay a little later to pick a coach, sign papers, and get sized up for shirts.

If you have qualified to bowl and you do not plan to attend please let Bev Gigliuk know as soon as possible.  She can be contacted at bgigliuk@gmail.com or by phone at 403-340-8961.

Also; don’t forget to bring extra Cash !  This is to take care of elimination draw tickets and your national shirt.

 

Teaching Division Provincials

The Teaching Division Provincials are being held at Holiday Bowl in Lethbridge on Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. and Sunday, March 15, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m.  Holiday Bowl is located at #A – 2825 – 2nd Ave S, Lethbridge.  Phone: 403-328-2855. Cost will be $100.

Alberta’s National Team will be finalized on Sunday and the winners will be asked to stay a little later to pick a coach, sign papers, and get sized up for shirts.

If you have qualified to bowl and you do not plan to attend please let Rhod Hubbard or Dorry Mielke know as soon as possible.  Rhod can be contacted at hubardr@shaw.ca or by phone at 403-279-5310 and Dorry can be contacted at milkdm@hotmail.com   or by phone at 780-884-1719.

Rhod Hubbard is your Provincial Teaching Division Director and he has asked that any new bowlers who are still required to bring average verification for the Provincials have that information sent to him at hubardr@shaw.ca.   The average date to be used is February 23, 2020, and must be sent to Rhod by March 3, 2020.

Remember to bring extra Cash !  This is to take care of elimination draw tickets and your national shirt.

What’s New?

Due to the high cost of attending the nationals in Newfoundland, each contingent member will be asked to pay for half the cost of their national shirt. Please ensure that you are prepared to pay for the shirt at the team meeting along with your elimination draw tickets.  The cost of the shirt will be $40 per shirt.

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. The deadline for the Tournament division is before the first ball is thrown on the morning of the final 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 contacts are Rhod Hubbard and Dorry Mielke.  Rhod’s e-mail is hubardr@shaw.ca and Dorry’s e-mail is milkydm@hotmail.com .

Your Senior Division Director is Bev Gigliuk.  Bev’s e-mail is bgigliuk@gmail.com

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 $500.00 assessment fee.

National Dates

The 2020 Nationals will be held in St. John, Newfoundland from June 28, 2020 – July 3, 2020.  The participants will be flying out on June 27 and returning July 3, 2020.

AGM Date

The date for this year’s AGM is Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre in Red Deer (6300 45 Avenue, Red Deer – (403-346-2010). Please mark this in your calendar and plan to attend.

Casino Volunteers Required

The time has come again to ask for volunteers for our next casino being held June 25 & 26, 2020 at The Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary.  We have various positions available from Banker, Count Room Supervisor, Cashier, Chip Runner and Count Room Staff.  For the details of the times and dates that are available please contact Jamey Sudbury at saskberryjam@gmail.com

Working at our casino is vitally important to the sustainability of our organization.  This is a major source of funds that enables us to support YBC programs and assist us with travel to National events.

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