2014 FLORIDA WEST ZONE BOWLING CONGRESS TOURNAMENT
The 2014 Florida West Zone Bowling Congress Tournament is being held at Sarasota Lanes on
July 12-13, 2014. There are squads at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and one squad at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Click here to get your entry form. The Florida West Zone covers Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. It is a singles tournament with virtual doubles.
SMCBA TO HOST 2014 FLORIDA STATE USBC'S MEN'S JAMBOREE
The Florida State USBC's Men's Jamboree is being hosted by the Sarasota-Manatee County USBC Bowling Association on October 10, 11, and 12, 2014. On Friday, the golf game starts off the weekend of fun There is a bowling tournament on Saturday morning, a meeting on Saturday afternoon, and a banquet on Saturday night. The meeting on Sunday morning wraps up the weekend.
The event is being held at the Ramada Waterfront Hotel, the host hotel, and there are also rooms available at the Hilton Garden Inn. To make your reservation at either hotel, click on the links below.
We are thrilled to be the host of the Jamboree again this year.
ANNUAL SMCBA WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
Thanks to everyone who bowled in the Annual SMCBA Womens' Championship Tournament held on March 22 and 23, 2014, at Sarasota Lanes! Congratulations to the winners. Check out the unofficial stands and prize lisiting on the Tournaments Forms/Updates Page.
The winners of Team Event (1st, 2nd and 3rd Places) were:
1. Striking Ladies from Sarasota Lanes with a 2745 Karen Shaffer, Wendy Perna, Lisa Kuzniczci, Alison Shedrow 2. SKOB from AMF Gujlf Gate Lanes with a 2722 Beth Owen-Cipielewski, Jean Clearwater, Janet Romig, Cindy Grich 3. C & L Awards from Sarasota Lanes with a 2678 Cecilia Butler, Dian Curran, Marlene Fisher, Cynthia Territo
ANNUAL COUNTY YOUTH TOURNAMENT
The Annual County Youth Tournament was held on January 25 & 26, 2014, at AMF Gulf Gate, and they had a great turnout! Check out the Team Standings, Doubles Standings, Singles Standings, and All Event Standings on the Youth Page! Congratulations to the winners!
BOBBY COMBS CENTURY DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
Check out the winners of the Bobby Combs Century Doubles tournament held on May 18, 2014 at AMF Gulf Gate Lanes on the Bobby Combs Century Doubles webpage. Who won the autographed Greg Biffle (NASCAR) socket set? Stay tuned!!!
CHECK OUT EXAMINER.COM FOR LOCAL BOWLING ARTICLES
Bill Herald, who covered bowling for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for more than 30 years, is now writing for an Internet Web site (Examiner.com). He is excited about his
new online publishing venue that will allow more timely and in-depth coverage. You
can subscribe to receive immediate e-mail notification when new columns are published.
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WE WANT YOUR PHOTOS!!
If you receive an award from the local Association, get someone to take your picture and have it sent to SMBA2007@gmail.com. Be sure the following detail is included in the e-mail: Name, type of award, bowling center, and date the award winning game was bowled.