Montana Bowling Center Events

Bedlam Tournament

Hamilton, MT

01/16/2021 - 01/16/2021

Bowling Center

This is a singles event. Bowl 6 games across 12 lanes with a different oil pattern on each lane. Tournament starts at noon on Saturday, January 16, 2021. $50 entry fee. $500+ added money. Call (406) 363-6172 for more information or to reserve spot. See attached flyer.

Location

Ravalli Fun Center

Owner: Knut Hoelstad
Manager: Knut Hoelstad
Address:
300 Skeels
Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone: 406-363-6172
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 12
Region: 2

Women's 600 Club & 500 Club Mail-A-Graphic Tny

Missoula, MT

02/01/2021 - 02/14/2021

Other, State Tournaments

This is a tournament for Montana women only. It is a handicap singles event with an optional Blind Doubles event. A woman must be a member of the Montana State 600 or 500 Club or a National 600 or 500 Club member. If not a member of those respective clubs, membership can be obtained with a one-time membership fee of $5.00 and submitting the respective membership application to the tournament director.

This is a mail-o-graphic tournament, which means that an entrant's scores will determined by their USBC league scores rolled between Feb. 1 and Feb. 14, 2021. A player may enter in each league in which they have at least 12 games prior to Feb. 1, 2021. Final score verification forms and average must be returned to the Tournament Chairman, Eileen Nelson, by Feb. 21, 2021. Entry deadline is Jan. 25, 2021. A woman can enter in any Montana bowling center as long as that league is USBC certified.

Singles entry fee is $15 per each league entered. Optional Blind Doubles entry fee is $10 per each league entered.

Attached are each tournament's respective entry forms with rules plus applications to join the respective 600 & 500 Clubs, if necessary. A tournament flyer is also attached.

Location

Westside Lanes

Owner: Norm Carey
Manager: Robyn Barker
Address:
1615 Wyoming St.
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-721-5263
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 36
Region: 2
Website: missoulabowling.com

Other Location: All Montana bowling centers

Montana USBC Open State Tournament

Missoula, MT

03/27/2021 - 05/23/2021

Montana USBC, State Tournaments

PLEASE NOTICE A NEWS RELEASE DATED NOVEMBER 30, 2020, THAT IS ATTACHED TO THIS TOURNAMENT. IT HAS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING HOW & WHEN THE STATE TOURNAMENT ENTERING PROCESS WILL BEGIN.

ATTENTION STATE TOURNAMENT BOWLERS:

BOWLERS WISHING TO ENTER ANY OF THE 2021 MONTANA STATE TOURNAMENTS (except Pepsi YBC) WILL BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THEIR ENTRY FORM(S) ONLINE AT THIS WEBSITE, BE ABLE TO SELECT THEIR SHIFTS IN REAL TIME AND PAY ALL ENTRY FEES. THIS METHOD OF ENTERING IS NOT ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, BUT ALSO THE PREFERRED METHOD OF ENTERING. ENTRY FORMS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED SUPPLY FROM YOUR BOWLING CENTER. DATES & SHIFTS ARE NOTED AT THE END OF THIS LISTING. PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY CREDIT CARD OR ELECTRONIC CHECK. PLEASE MAKE ALL BOWLERS AWARE OF THIS CHANGE/IMPROVEMENT. IT REPRESENTS TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS HERE IN MONTANA AND IS A BENEFIT TO ALL BOWLERS.

This tournament will run for 8 weekends starting March 27, 2021 and ending May 23, 2021 excluding Easter weekend. Team event and doubles/singles will be held at Westside Lanes. Entry deadline will be on Sunday, May 23 at the start of the final shift. Team event will consist of 4-member teams. A person may bowl team an unlimited number of times, but must change at least two members every time. AGAIN this year: Bowlers will be allowed to participate in doubles up to 3 times providing they change partners each time and also enter singles each time. Handicap will be the same as last year at 90% of 235. Entries will be accepted online from this website starting February 1, 2021. AGAIN this year: The entering average will be your 5-year Montana State tournament average (21 game minimum). The list will be posted on this website in December 2020. If no legal Montana State tournament average is available, then a bowler must use the higher of his/her 2019-20 end-of-season average or January 1, 2021, average (21 game minimum). Non-Montana residents may only participate if they have a 21-game average in a 2020-21 USBC certified Montana league.

TOURNAMENT DATES & SHIFTS: March 27 thru May 23

  • SATURDAYS @ 11 AM, 2:30 PM, 6 PM
  • SUNDAYS @ 8 AM, 11:30 AM, 3 PM
  • FRIDAYS @ 6 PM (APR 16 - MAY 21)

NO BOWLING EASTER WEEKEND (APRIL 3-4)

Location

Westside Lanes

Owner: Norm Carey
Manager: Robyn Barker
Address:
1615 Wyoming St.
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-721-5263
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 36
Region: 2
Website: missoulabowling.com

Pepsi YBC State Tournament

Helena, MT

04/09/2021 - 04/11/2021

State Tournaments, Youth, Montana USBC

Tournament to be held April 9-11, 2021. Local qualifying in two different qualifying windows -November 2-15, 2020 and January 4-17, 2021. Local qualifiers will advance directly to the state finals. ALL COMPETITION WILL BE SCRATCH with 5 divisions based on age & gender - U18, U15, U12, U10 and U8 with boys and girls competing separately in each division. There is also an optional handicap event. Winners in U18, U15 and U12 receive entries into the national Junior Gold July 5-17, 2021 in Indianapolis, IN. Complete format, rules and entry forms are attached. Danielle Bolan is the tournament director.

Location

Sleeping Giant Lanes

Owner: Ron & Danielle Bolan
Address:
3355 Tricia
Highway 12 East
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-442-1004
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 24
Region: 4
Email: Click to Email

Montana USBC Youth State Tournament

Great Falls, MT

04/17/2021 - 05/02/2021

Montana USBC, State Tournaments, Youth

PLEASE NOTICE A NEWS RELEASE DATED NOVEMBER 30, 2020, THAT IS ATTACHED TO THIS TOURNAMENT. IT HAS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING HOW & WHEN THE STATE TOURNAMENT ENTERING PROCESS WILL BEGIN.

ATTENTION STATE TOURNAMENT BOWLERS:

BOWLERS WISHING TO ENTER ANY OF THE 2021 MONTANA STATE TOURNAMENTS (except Pepsi YBC) WILL BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THEIR ENTRY FORM(S) ONLINE AT THIS WEBSITE, BE ABLE TO SELECT THEIR SHIFTS IN REAL TIME AND PAY ALL ENTRY FEES. THIS METHOD OF ENTERING IS NOT ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, BUT ALSO THE PREFERRED METHOD OF ENTERING. ENTRY FORMS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED SUPPLY FROM YOUR BOWLING CENTER. DATES & SHIFTS ARE NOTED AT THE END OF THIS LISTING. PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY CREDIT CARD OR ELECTRONIC CHECK. PLEASE MAKE ALL BOWLERS AWARE OF THIS CHANGE/IMPROVEMENT. IT REPRESENTS TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS HERE IN MONTANA AND IS A BENEFIT TO ALL BOWLERS.

This tournament will be conducted on three weekends: April 17 thru May 2, 2021. Every event will be conducted at Littles Lanes. All shifts will be flex shifts (i.e team event will be conducted along side doubles/singles event at same times). AGAIN THIS YEAR; bowlers will use the higher of their two averages, March 1, 2021 or end of 2019-20 final average. However, if no March 1st average is attained, then averages may be used as of the date bowled providing the minimum number of games is met (Divisions 1-4: 12 games minimum; Division 5: 10 games minimum). The same minimum number games applies to all averages. A division 5 bowler (bantam) is defined as a youth who is age 8 or under as of August 1, 2020. Bantams are allowed to bowl up into divisions 1-4 and are also allowed to bowl in division 5 using separate scores. Again this year a bowler is allowed to enter doubles up to 3 times providing he/she changes partners each time and also enters singles each time. Entries close May 2, 2021. Connie Croskrey is the tournament director. Entries will be accepted on this website starting Feb. 1, 2021. Although spots may be reserved in advance by calling the tournament director, they are not guaranteed without payment. Thus, the state association recommends online entry registration and payment to avoid losing unpaid reserved spots.

TOURNAMENT DATES & SHIFTS: April 17 thru May 2

  • Saturdays @ 10 AM, 1:30 PM, 5 PM
  • Sundays @ 8 AM, 11:30 AM
Location

Little's Lanes

Owner: Mel Willey
Address:
517 1st Ave. North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-452-4116
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 16
Region: 3
Email: Click to Email
Website: www.LittlesLanes.com

Montana USBC Women's Championships

Billings, MT

04/23/2021 - 05/16/2021

Montana USBC, State Tournaments

PLEASE NOTICE A NEWS RELEASE DATED NOVEMBER 30, 2020, THAT IS ATTACHED TO THIS TOURNAMENT. IT HAS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING HOW & WHEN THE STATE TOURNAMENT ENTERING PROCESS WILL BEGIN.

ATTENTION STATE TOURNAMENT BOWLERS:

BOWLERS WISHING TO ENTER ANY OF THE 2021 MONTANA STATE TOURNAMENTS (except Pepsi YBC) WILL BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THEIR ENTRY FORM(S) ONLINE AT THIS WEBSITE, BE ABLE TO SELECT THEIR SHIFTS IN REAL TIME AND PAY ALL ENTRY FEES. THIS METHOD OF ENTERING IS NOT ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, BUT ALSO THE PREFERRED METHOD OF ENTERING. ENTRY FORMS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED SUPPLY FROM YOUR BOWLING CENTER. DATES & SHIFTS ARE NOTED AT THE END OF THIS LISTING. PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY CREDIT CARD OR ELECTRONIC CHECK. PLEASE MAKE ALL BOWLERS AWARE OF THIS CHANGE/IMPROVEMENT. IT REPRESENTS TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS HERE IN MONTANA AND IS A BENEFIT TO ALL BOWLERS.

This is the state tournament for ladies. It will run for four weekends starting; April 23, 2021 and end May 16, 2021. Friday night shifts at 6pm will be available every weekend. Entry deadline will be on Sunday, May 16 at start of final scheduled shift. Team event will be held at Town & Country Lanes. Doubles/Singles will be held at Fireside Lanes. Team event will consist of 4-member teams. A person may bowl team an unlimited number of times, but must change at least two members every time. AGAIN this year: Bowlers will be allowed to participate in doubles up to 3 times providing they change partners each time and also enter singles each time. Handicap will be the same as last year at 90% of 225. Online entries form will be accepted on this website starting February 1, 2021. AGAIN this year: The entering average will be your 5-year Montana State tournament average (21 game minimum). The list will be posted on this website in December 2020. If no legal Montana State tournament average is available, then a bowler must use the higher of her 2019-20 end-of-season average or January 1, 2021, average (21 game minimum). Non-Montana residents may participate only if they have a 21-game average in a 2020-21 USBC certified Montana league.

DATES & SHIFTS: April 23 thru May 16
FRIDAYS @ 6 PM (TEAM & DBLSGLS)

  • SATURDAYS:
    • TEAM @ 11 AM, 2:30 PM, 6 PM
    • DBLS/SGLS @ 11:30 AM, 3 PM
  • SUNDAYS:
    • TEAM @ 9 AM, 12:30 PM
    • DBLS/SGLS @ 8:30 AM, 12 NOON
Location

Town & Country Lanes

Owner: Steve Westberg
Manager: Rich Westberg
Address:
6126 Hiway 312 East
Billings, MT 59105
Phone: 406-373-5100
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 12
Region: 6
Email: Click to Email
Website: www.townandcountrylanes.com

Other Location: Fireside Lanes - Billings

Montana USBC Hall of Fame Banquet

05/22/2021 - 05/22/2021

Montana USBC

This event to be held in conjunction with the Montana USBC 2021 Open State Tournament and the State Delegate meeting & election in Missoula. The banquet will be conducted on Saturday night, May 22, at the Missoula Holiday Inn Downtown with a no-host cocktail hour starting at 5:30 pm.

Location

Missoula Holiday Inn Downtown

Montana USBC Delegate Meeting & Election

Missoula, MT

05/23/2021 - 05/23/2021

Montana USBC

This meeting is held in conjunction with the Montana USBC Open State tournament in Missoula and the state Hall of Fame and Youth Awards banquet..

Location

Westside Lanes

Owner: Norm Carey
Manager: Robyn Barker
Address:
1615 Wyoming St.
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-721-5263
BPAA: Member
Lanes: 36
Region: 2
Website: missoulabowling.com

Montana Bowling Proprietors Assn Annual Meeting

07/22/2021 - 07/22/2021

MBPA

This is the annual meeting of the MBPA. All Montana bowling proprietors are welcome including non-members. Registration flyer with all details will be attached in May 2021.

Location

Fairmont Hot Springs