Master Bowlers’ Association of Alberta
Teaching, Senior, and Tournament Division Results
Teaching Division – 3rd tournament results
North Division Teaching Ladies- Grace Giesbrecht of Grande Prairie – +204
South Division Teaching Ladies- Patrricza Rempel of Rosebud – +247
North Division Teaching Men- Steve Petricevic of Grande Prairie – +295
South Division Teaching Men- Rob Carbrey of Calgary – +365 (His second win this year.)
Bev Gigliuk of Red Deer won with a +272. Bev has won 9 times as a master overall and of those she has 4 wins as a senior.
In the Seniors Scratch Division Greg Gigliuk of Red Deer won with 2437. This is his twelfth win as a senior, nineteenth overall and second this year.
The final tournament this year for teaching and seniors will be held on February 26, 2023. Check with your zone director to be sure of your location and time.
The tournament division has now completed their 3rd and 4th tournaments.
The ladies third tournament winner was Jennifer Baker of Stettler with a 2414. This was her fourteenth win.
The winner of the fourth ladies tournament was Diane Violini of Lethbridge with a 2040. This is Diane’s fifty-fifth tournament win.
In the men’s division Adam Weber won the third tournament with a 2126. He is from Edmonton and this was his eighth win.
Tyler Tytgat of Edmonton won the fourth tournament with 2265. This was Tyler’s fifth win.
Tournament 5 and 6 will be held in Calgary on March 25 and 26. 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!
|Thank you to all Casino Volunteers|
It has been said so many times, we could not run the association without the casinos. The YBC bowlers also are supported by the funds from the casino. It is the volunteers that make that possible. Thank you so much for all your volunteer time. It is deeply appreciated.
Please make sure that you thank the following people for volunteering at the casino.
Sarah Simmons Lynda McIntosh Rhonda Bowden Rob Carbrey Johnathon Bowden Brian Sudbury Bob Stirling Patrricza Rempel Rhod Hubbard Dennis Arndt Sharon Arndt Ernie McLellan Diane McLellan Brent Olsen Deb Boswell Charlotte Hamilton Donna Stratton Shelly Taylor Troy Reynolds Christopher Reddy Amanda Howlett-Long Jorden Short Gene Yamada Dan Lee Todd Holt Brian Rossetti Rita Poruchny
A very big thank you goes to Jamey Sudbury for all the work in making the casino possible and working the late shift at the casino.
The annual Master/YBC Provincial tournament is being held on March 5, 2023 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 18, 2023, and Sunday,
March 19, 2023. They will be held at Parrelel Lanes in St. Paul. The start times will be Saturday @ 12:00 p.m. and Sunday @ 9:00 a.m. Cost is $105.
The address of Parellel Lanes is: 4906 – 49 Ave.. Phone: 780-645-6002
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 email@example.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 second national shirt (If you require one).
|Hotels in St Paul for the Senior Division|
We have a couple of suggestions for a hotel in St. Paul. They are:Canalta Hotel – 5008 – 43 Street – 780-645-5581The Landing Hotel & Conference Centre – 4902 – 39 Street – 587-465-1300You will need to book your own room.
Teaching Division Provincials Information
The Teaching Division Provincials are being held at Chinook Bowladrome in Calgary on Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m. (Please make sure you arrive no later than 8:45.) and on Sunday, March 19, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m.
Chinook Bowladrome is located at 6455 MacLeod Trail S, Calgary. Phone: 403-252-5747. Cost will be $140. (Please bring exact change if possible.)
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 Sarah Simmons (Zone 5 – 8) or Dorry Mielke (Zone 1 – 4)know as soon as possible but no later than March 4. Sarah can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 403-988-6211 and Dorry can be contacted at email@example.com or by phone at 780-884-1719.
If you pull out of the tournament after March 11 please be advised that you will be charged for the tournament.
Sarah Simmons is your Provincial Teaching Division Director and she has asked that any new bowlers who are still required to bring average verification for the Provincials have that
information sent to her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The average date to be used is February 24, 2023, and must be sent to Sarah by March 4, 2023.
Remember to bring extra Cash ! This is to take care of elimination draw tickets and your second national shirt (If you require one.).
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 Senior Division Director is Bev Gigliuk. Bev’s e-mail is email@example.com
Assessment Fee for Non-Participating Masters
Please note that any non-participating Master (Anyone who has not bowled in at least 3 tournaments in the 2022-2023 season.) who wishes to coach at the National level will be required to pay a $500.00 assessment fee.
The 2023 Nationals will be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland from June 29, 2023 – July 4, 2023. The participants will be flying out on June 28 and returning home on July 4, 2023. The opening ceremonies will be held on June 29.
The date for this year’s AGM is Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 12:30 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. **Note the change in the date and time.**