Montana Bowling Center Tournaments

Kegler 390

Hamilton, MTRavalli Fun Center

This is a Doubles & Singles tournament with a limited handicap.  Bowl 6 games over 12 lanes - throw out (1) worst team (doubles) score.  Last 3 games also scored as Singles with 16 places paid.  Entry fee:  $100 team + $30 singles entry.  $1,000 added money minimum.  Shifts:  Sat., Feb 27 @ 9 am, 12 noon, 3 pm.  Teams may re-enter for $80 if room available.  Calcutta Auction @ Keglers Pub after last shift.  Top 16 teams advance to double elimination on Sunday @ 10 am.  See attached flyer for much more information.

Location: Ravalli Fun Center

Owner: Knut HoelstadAddress: 300 Skeels • Hamilton, MT 59840Phone: 406-363-6172BPAA: MemberLanes: 12

2022 Montana USBC Women's Championships

ATTENTION STATE TOURNAMENT BOWLERS:

BOWLERS WISHING TO ENTER ANY OF THE 2022 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 WAS FIRST OFFERED IN 2021 AND AGAIN IS AVAILABLE IN 2022 STARTING FEB. 1ST. THIS IS ALSO THE PREFERRED METHOD OF ENTERING. ENTRY FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED SUPPLY FROM YOUR BOWLING CENTER AND ALSO ON THIS LISTING IN LATE JANUARY OR EARLY FEBRUARY. DATES & SHIFTS ARE NOTED AT THE END OF THIS LISTING. PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY CREDIT CARD (WITH A 3% UPCHARGE) OR BY ELECTRONIC CHECK (NO UPCHARGE).

This is the state tournament for ladies. It will run for THREE (3) weekends starting; April 22, 2022 and end May 8, 2022. Friday night shifts at 6pm will be available every weekend. Entry deadline will be on Sunday, May 8 at start of final scheduled shift. Every event will be held at Westside Lanes in Missoula.  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, 2022. AGAIN this year: The entering average will be your 5-year Montana State tournament average (21 game minimum). The updated average list attached. If no legal Montana State tournament average is available, then a bowler must use the higher of her 2020-21 end-of-season average or January 1, 2022, average (21 game minimum). Non-Montana residents may participate only if they have a 21-game average in a 2021-22 USBC certified Montana league.

DATES & SHIFTS: April 22 thru May 8
FRIDAYS @ 6 PM (TEAM, DBLS & SGLS)

  • SATURDAYS:  TEAM, DBLS & SGLS @ 11 AM, 2:30 PM, 6 PM
  • SUNDAYS:  TEAM, DBLS & SGLS @ 9 AM, 12:30 PM

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State_Tournament_5_Calendar_Year_Average_Update_12-27-21.pdf
MTUSBC Tny Standing Rules-2022.pdf
2021 Women Final Prize Listing.pdf
MTUSBC Entry Form with Rules Womens 2022 final draft.pdf
Jan1stAverages2022.pdf
2022WomenFinalUnofficialResults.pdf

2022 Montana USBC Youth State Tournament

 

ATTENTION STATE TOURNAMENT BOWLERS:

BOWLERS WISHING TO ENTER ANY OF THE 2022 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 WAS FIRST OFFERED IN 2021 AND AGAIN IS AVAILABLE IN 2022 STARTING FEB. 1ST. THIS IS ALSO THE PREFERRED METHOD OF ENTERING. ENTRY FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED SUPPLY FROM YOUR BOWLING CENTER AND ALSO ON THIS LISTING IN LATE JANUARY OR EARLY FEBRUARY. DATES & SHIFTS ARE NOTED AT THE END OF THIS LISTING. PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY CREDIT CARD (WITH A 3% UPCHARGE) OR BY ELECTRONIC CHECK (NO UPCHARGE).

This tournament will be conducted on four weekends: April 9 thru May 8, 2022. Every event will be conducted at Cedar Park Lanes in Anaconda. 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, 2022 or end of 2020-21 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, 2021. 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 8, 2022. Michael Hessler is the tournament director. Entries will be accepted on this website starting Feb. 1, 2022. 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 9 thru May 8

  • Saturdays @ 10 AM, 1:30 PM, 5 PM
  • Sundays @ 8 AM, 11:30 AM, 3 PM

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MTUSBC Entry Form with Rules Youth 2022 final draft.pdf
2022Youth-5FinalUnofficialResults.pdf
2022YouthFinalUnofficialRevisedResults.pdf

2022 Montana USBC Open State Tournament

ATTENTION STATE TOURNAMENT BOWLERS:

BOWLERS WISHING TO ENTER ANY OF THE 2022 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 WAS FIRST OFFERED IN 2021 AND AGAIN IS AVAILABLE IN 2022 STARTING FEB. 1ST. THIS IS ALSO THE PREFERRED METHOD OF ENTERING. ENTRY FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN LIMITED SUPPLY FROM YOUR BOWLING CENTER AND ALSO ON THIS LISTING IN LATE JANUARY OR EARLY FEBRUARY. DATES & SHIFTS ARE NOTED AT THE END OF THIS LISTING. PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY CREDIT CARD (WITH A 3% UPCHARGE) OR BY ELECTRONIC CHECK (NO UPCHARGE).

This tournament will run for 8 weekends starting March 19, 2022 and ending May 15, 2022 excluding Easter weekend. Team event and doubles/singles will be held at Sleeping Giant Lanes in Helena. Entry deadline will be on Sunday, May 15 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, 2022. AGAIN this year: The entering average will be your 5-year Montana State tournament average (21 game minimum). The updated list for 2022 is attached to this listing. If no legal Montana State tournament average is available, then a bowler must use the higher of his/her 2020-21 end-of-season average or January 1, 2022, average (21 game minimum). Non-Montana residents may only participate if they have a 21-game average in a 2021-22 USBC certified Montana league.

TOURNAMENT DATES & SHIFTS: March 19 thru May 15

  • SATURDAYS @ 9 AM, 12:30 PM, 4 PM
  • SUNDAYS @ 8 AM, 11:30 AM, 3 PM
  • FRIDAYS @ 6 PM (APR 22 - MAY 13)

NO BOWLING EASTER WEEKEND (APRIL 16-17)

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State_Tournament_5_Calendar_Year_Average_Update_12-27-21.pdf
MTUSBC Tny Standing Rules-2022.pdf
MTUSBC Entry Form with Rules Open 2022 final draft.pdf
Jan1stAverages2022.pdf
2022OpenFinalUnofficialResults.pdf

Gary Gerhardt Memorial

This is a one day scratch singles tournament on Sunday, March 13, 2022 that also includes a 3-man scratch sweeper event with 4 shifts the day before on Saturday, March 12.  The singles tournament includes a 4-game qualifying round with a cut to the top 32 followed by one game double elimination match play and then a stepladder final.  There are two qualifying shifts on Sunday at 8 am and 11 am.  Re-entry is allowed if spots are available.  Entry fee is $90.  There is added money in both events.   Please see attached flyer.  It shows more information including a full explanation of the 3-man sweeper event and how to enter.  This is also the primary fundraiser for the Gary Gerhardt Memorial scholarship fund.  Gary Gerhardt was a long time Bozeman proprietor and owner/manager of Country Lanes.  

Location: The Bozeman Bowl

Owner: Mark and Lori KottwitzAddress: 414 E. Babcock • Bozeman, MT 59715Phone: (406) 586-5018BPAA: Non-MemberLanes: 18

 

Westside Lanes Swiss Trio Calcutta

This is a trio team event conducted on one day only - February 6, 2022.  There is a 615 team average limit.  Entry fee is $225 per team.  Added money also.  A calcutta auction will be held before the start of the tournament on Sunday morning.  Call Westside Lanes in Missoula for more information - (406) 721-5263.

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

02/01/2021 - 02/14/2021Missoula, MT

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 be determined by their USBC league scores rolled between Jan. 31 and Feb. 11, 2022. A player may enter in each league in which they have at least 12 games prior to Jan. 31, 2022. Final score verification forms and average must be returned to the Tournament Chairman, Eileen Nelson, by Feb. 18, 2022. Entry deadline is Jan. 24, 2022. 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.
Womens600ClubTny2022PrizeList.pdf
Womens500ClubTny2022PrizeList.pdf

Westside Lanes Annual Mixed Doubles Calcutta

This is a handicap mixed doubles tournament with a 3-game qualifying round on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, and match game play on Sunday, Jan. 9, featuring the top 32 qualifying teams from Saturday.  Handicap is based on 80% of a 420 team average based on 2020-21 end-of-season averages.  There will be 3 qualifying shifts on Saturday @ noon, 2:30 and 6 pm with lanes conditioned prior to the noon and 6 pm shifts.  There will be a calcutta auction following the end of the last qualifying shift.  Entry fee is $80 per team.  There is $1,200 added money.  See attached flyer for more information.

Pepsi Youth Bowling Championships

This is a youth tournament with qualifying beginning at the league level.  There are two qualifying windows in league.   The first will be November 5-19, 2021 and the second qualifying window will be January 7-21, 2022.  No pre-bowl or post-bowl scores are allowed.  Advancement will be 1 for every 4 with a minimum of 2 for each division.  State finals will be April 1-3, 2022, at Star Lanes in Butte, MT.  This is a scratch tournamnet except that there is a handicap event in which all entrants will automatically be entered that will also award scholarships.  In that event, handicap will be 90% of 225 using the higher of last year's average or March 1, 2022.  The top 5 scorers with handicap in each division will receive scholarships.  

There are 10 age-based divisions - 5 boys and 5 girls.  Each of the 10 divisions has their own entry form and entry fees.  Deadline for entries is March 15, 2022.  The U12, U15 and U18 division champions will receive a berth from USBC into the 2022 Junior Gold Championships to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Debbie Martinich is the tournament director.

Please click on the enclosed attachment.  It has all the information needed - format, rules, costs and entry forms.

MT Big Sky Tour 2021-22

HelenaSleeping Giant Lanes & more

This is the 2021-22 season schedule and rules for the Montana Big Sky Tour of 8 youth tournaments.  The 1st tournament is to be held at Sleeping Giant Lanes in Helena and the final at Star Lanes in Butte.  See the attachment for the entire schedule.  Also see the Rules attachment for complete information.

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