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Newsletter March 2020

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Teaching and Senior Division Results – 4th Tournament

Joleen Dalby of Edmonton won the 4th North Division Ladies tournament with a +275. In the South, Rhonda Bowden of Calgary won with a +318.

On the men’s side William Jubinville of Edmonton won the North with a +214. Paul St. Yves from Drumheller was the South winner with a +358.

In the Senior POA Division, Peggy Indoe of Edmonton won with a +261.

In the Senior Scratch Division, Tim Smith of Cold Lake won with a score of 2104.

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 (please see results page).

Make sure that you have sent in your averages as of February 23, 2020. Dorry or Rhod require them for teaching and Bev requires them for the seniors by March 6, 2020.

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 hubardr@shaw.ca and Dorry Mielke (ladies) milkydm@hotmail.com .

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

 

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 8:30.

* 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 ($20 each) and $40.00 for the shirt, so bring a bit of extra cash to take care of this.

Teaching and Senior Division Provincials

Teaching Division will bowl at Holiday Bowl in Lethbridge on March 14 and 15. The tournament begins at 9:00 am. on Saturday and 9:00 am on Sunday.

Senior Division will bowl at Bronx Bowl in Edmonton on March 14 and 15. The tournament begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and 9:00 am on Sunday.

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 hubardr@shaw.ca or phone at 403-279-5310. Dorry’s email is milkydm@hotmail.com or phone at 780-472-9075.

Your Senior Division Director is Bev Gigliuk. Bev’s e-mail is bgigliuk@gmail.com 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 $500.00 assessment fee.

Annual YBC Scholarship Tournament

Bowl Alberta is also holding their annual Youth Scholarship Tournament.  This is to be held May 16 & 17, 2020 at Chinook Bowladrome in Calgary.  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 – 2020 – 2021

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 27, 2020

Tournament #2 – November 8, 2020

Tournament #3 – January 10, 2021

Tournament #4 – February 21, 2021

Teaching Prov. – March 20 & 21, 2021 – Edmonton

Senior Prov.     – March 20 & 21, 2021 – Location TBA

 

Tournament Division:

Tournament #1 & 2 – Oct. 17 & 18, 2020 – Edmonton

Tournament #3 & 4 – January 2 & 3, 2021 – Central

Tournament #5 & 6 – March 20 & 21, 2021 – Calgary

Master/Youth Tournament: October 17 & 18, 2020 – Paradise Lanes – Calgary

Master/YBC: March 7, 2021 – Heritage Lanes – Red Deer

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will be held 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)

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.

 

 

 

Senior Provincial Information

These are the names of a few hotels in the area of Bronx Bowl.  These are not recommendations, strictly hotels nearby.

We recommend checking on-line as well as there are often discounts on-line that you don’t necessarily receive when you call.

Chateau Nova Yellowhead – 13920 Yellowhead Trail – 1-888-734-9421

Ramada Edmonton Yellowhead – 15004 Yellowhead Trail – 1-888-965-8297

Super 8 by Wyndham Edmonton West – 16818 188 Avenue – 1-888-965-1860

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton – 16615 109 Avenue – 1-800-716-8490

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites West Edmonton – 11330 170 Street – 1-888-906-6358

Please note that there will not be any lunches provided this year at the Provincial tournament.  Bronx Bowl has a kitchen that offers pizza by the slice or whole pizzas, as well as other deep fried items.  If you wish to bring a lunch for yourself we have been told that will be fine.

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