New York State USBC Bowling Association News
Teen Masters Adds $4,000 Billy Hardwick Scholarship Award

FEB. 3, 2016 -- Billy Hardwick is a bowling legend, but at the end of his first year on the PBA Tour, 1962, no one would have predicted it. In that first season, he entered 17 events and failed to cash in any of them. He was discouraged to say the least, but not defeated. While most people would have stayed home, Billy came back the very next year, won four titles, and earned 1963 PBA Player of the Year honors. His story is one of the most remarkable turnarounds in sports history.
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Belmonte Edges New Yorker Ciminelli for PBA Player of the Year

CHICAGO (Jan. 20, 2016) -- Landmark wins in two 2015 PBA Tour major championships helped Australian two-handed competitor Jason Belmonte of Australia earn his third consecutive GEICO Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year award, PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark announced Wednesday during a special webcast on PBA’s online bowling channel Xtra Frame.
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McEwan, Marshall Kent Capture Team USA Trials Crowns

LAS VEGAS - Marshall Kent of Yakima, Washington, and Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, captured the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials titles Thursday, while Chris Via of Springfield, Ohio, and Stephanie Schwartz of Racine, Wisconsin, capped the week with wins at the United States National Amateur Bowling Championships.
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Bowling Tournament Listings

Tournament Name: 26th NYS Masters Championship
Tournament Dates: March 5, 2016

The 26th NYS Masters Championship is scheduled for March 5, 2016 at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego.  The scratch singles tournament offers a first prize of $2,500 plus a paid entry to the 2017 USBC Masters. New this year: Bowlers may enter only once. Qualifying squad times are 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE for an entry form.

CLICK HERE for hotels in Oswego and in Clay.


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Tournament Name: 80th NYS Women's Championships
Tournament Dates: April 9-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30, May 1, 14-15, 2016

The 80th NYS Women's Championships will take place in Rochester -- with the Team event at AMF Dewey Garden Lanes and the Doubles & Singles events at Bowl-A-Roll Lanes.

Please note that the 10-pin rule will be in effect again this year.

CLICK HERE for an entry form.

CLICK HERE for a list of hotels - UPDATED on Dec. 11 -- and rates in the Bowl-A-Roll (Henrietta) and Dewey Gardens (Greece) areas, as well as three hotels in the Empire Lanes (Webster) area. 

CLICK HERE for a reservations form.

CLICK HERE for additional tournament rules.

CLICK HERE for NYS tournament participation form.


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Tournament Name: 45th NYS Queens Championship
Tournament Dates: April 16, 2016

The 45th NYS Queens Championships -- a scratch singles event featuring Open and Classified (194-and-under) Divisions -- is scheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2016, at AMF Empire Lanes in the Rochester suburb of Webster.

CLICK HERE for an entry form.

CLICK HERE for a list of paid entrants, as of 2/9/16.


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Tournament Name: 92nd NYS Open Championships
Tournament Dates: April 16-17, 23-24, 30, May 1, 13-15, 2016

The 92nd Annual NYS Open Championships are set for April 16 through May 15, 2016 at AMF Pin-O-Rama Lanes in Utica, NY, 13502. The tournament consists of team, doubles, singles and all-events,

New this year: The entry deadline is April 9, unless extended. All entries must be paid in full by the closing date to be considered.

CLICK HERE for an entry form.

CLICK HERE for a list of hotels and rates.


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Tournament Name: 36th NYS Women's Senior Singles Championships
Tournament Dates: Aug. 19-21, 26-28, 2016

The 36th NYS Women's Senior Singles Championships are scheduled for Aug. 19-21, 26-28 at Crystal Lanes in Corning. Entries close on July 1, 2016.

CLICK HERE for an entry form.

CLICK HERE for a list of hotels in the area and special rates (where available).


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Tournament Name: 37th NYS Open Senior Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 2015

The 37th NYS Open Senior Championships took place at Lakeview Lanes in Fulton.

CLICK HERE for final standings.

CLICK HERE for official prize list.


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Tournament Name: 35th NYS Women's Senior Singles Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: Aug. 14-16, 21-13, 2015

The 35th NYS Women's Senior Singles Championships took place from Aug. 14-16, 21-23, 2015, at Valley Bowling Center in Waverly.

CLICK HERE for official standings.

CLICK HERE for the prize list. 

CLICK HERE for a list of Women's Senior Singles champions since the tournament's start in 1981.


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Tournament Name: 79th NYS Women's Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: April 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, May 15-17, 2015

The 79th Annual NYS Women's Championships took place on April 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, May 15-17, 2015, at AMF Strike 'N Spare Lanes in Mattydale (Syracuse). Click on View Full Tournament Information for more.

CLICK HERE for a Tournament Participation form (for 25-year pin, etc).

CLICK HERE for tournament rules.

CLICK HERE for official final standings.

CLICK HERE for the prize list, which totaled $90,060.



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Tournament Name: 91st Annual NYS Open Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: April 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, May 1-3, 2015

The 91st Annual NYS Open Championships took place on April 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, May 1-3, 2015, at AMF Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga.

CLICK HERE for the prize list.

CLICK HERE for the final standings.

Click on View Full Tournament Information for photos of some of the 2015 champions.


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Tournament Name: 44th Annual NYS Queens Championship -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: April 18, 2015

The 44th Annual NYS Queens Championship took place on April 18, 2015 at Thunderbird Lanes in Syracuse.

CLICK HERE for tournament statistics.


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Tournament Name: 25th NYS Masters Championship -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: March 7, 2015

The 25th NYS Masters Championship took place on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Spare Time Latham (Albany area).

CLICK HERE for tournament statistics.

Click on View Full Tournament Information for a detailed report.


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Tournament Name: 36th NYS Open Senior Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: Oct. 11-12, 18-19

The 36th NYS Open Senior Championships took place on Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 2014 at Cort Lanes in Cortland.

CLICK HERE for final standings.

CLICK HERE for final prize listing. Prize checks will be mailed on Friday, Nov. 7.


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Tournament Name: 34th NYS Women's Senior Singles -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: Aug. 15-17, 22-24, 2014

The 34th NYS Women's Senior Singles Championships took place on Aug. 15-17, 22-24, 2014 at Rapids Bowling Center in Niagara Falls.

CLICK HERE for final standings.

CLICK HERE for the prize list.


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Tournament Name: 90th NYS Open Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: April 12-May 18, 2014

AMF Empire Lanes in the Rochester suburb of Webster hosted the Open Championships on the weekends of April 12-13, 26-27, May 3-4, 16-18, 2014.

CLICK HERE for the final standings.

CLICK HERE for the prize list.


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Tournament Name: 78th NYS Women's Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: April 5-May 18, 2014

Hoe Bowl Mardi-Bob Lanes in Poughkeepsie hosted the 78th NYS Women's Championships on the weekends of April 5-6, 11-13, 26-27, May 2-4, 17-18, 2014.

CLICK HERE for final standings.

CLICK HERE
for prize list.


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Tournament Name: 43rd Annual NYS Queens Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: April 12, 2014

The 43rd Annual NYS Queens Championships took place on April 12, 2014, at Hoe Bowl Holiday Lanes in Wappingers Falls (Poughkeepsie area).

CLICK HERE for final results.


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Tournament Name: 24th NYS Masters Championship -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: March 1, 2014

The 24th NYS Masters Championship took place on March 1, 2014, at Pat Tarsio Lanes in Newburgh. Alex Cavagnaro of Long Island captured the $2,000 first prize and a paid entry to the 2015 USBC Masters with an exciting victory over Tom Solimine Jr. The tournament drew 115 entries. Thanks to Tarsio's Wine & Liquors for its sponsorship.

CLICK HERE for the Finals statistics.

RECENT NYS MASTERS CHAMPIONS
2010 -- Mark Scuderi, Rochester -- Held at Mancuso Bowling Center, Batavia
2011 -- Joe Mazuryk, Delanson --
Held at Boulevard Bowl, Schenectady
2012 -- Jim Emens, Rochester --
Held at Owego Bowl, Owego
2013 -- Alan Felmlee, Russell, Pa. --
Held at Doug Kent's Rose Bowl Lanes, Newark
2014 -- Alex Cavagnaro, Copiague (L.I.) --
Held at Pat Tarsio Lanes, Newburgh


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Tournament Name: 35th NYS Open Senior Championships -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: Oct. 19-20, 26-27, 2013

The 35th NYS Open Senior Championships took place Oct. 19-20, 26-27, 2013 at Jamestown Bowling Company in Jamestown.

CLICK HERE for final standings.

CLICK HERE for the official prize list.


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Tournament Name: 33rd NYS Women's Senior Singles -- RESULTS
Tournament Dates: Aug. 16-18, 23-25, 2013

The 33rd NYS Women's Senior Singles Championships took place from Aug. 16-18, 23-25, 2013, at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego.

CLICK HERE for the final standings. Prize checks (1:7 will cash) will be mailed on Sept. 23.

CLICK HERE for the official prize list. Checks will be mailed on Sept. 23.



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