Local bowling briefs
January 22, 2013 10:12PM
Updated: January 22, 2013 11:14PM
Camelot Valentine’s tournament: Camelot Bowl in Portage will hold the 13th annual Shirley’s Valentine’s No-Tap Tournament at 1 p.m. on Feb. 20 (sign-ups at noon). The format is mixed singles at $25 per bowler with handicap based on 80 percent of 200. This year’s even is now United States Bowling Congress sanctioned. For details or to sign up, call Shirley at 762-8558.
Lakeshore Association tourney: The Lakeshore USBC has two weekends left in its annual city tournament open to men and women with spots still available. Singles and doubles squads are on Sunday and Feb. 9 at Camelot Bowl in Portage. Team event continues on Saturday and Feb. 10, at Ray’s Lanes in Lake Station. The cost is $30 per event with all-events optional. There will also be a special award for seniors (ages 55-64) and super seniors (65-and-older), men and women. Handicap will be based on 2011-12 average and all entrants must have at least 15 games in a Lakeshore Association league this season, or 21 games last season. For more details, contact tournament manager Ken Laviolette at 741-4915 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lakeshore St. Pat’s Tournament: The Lakeshore Association will hold its annual St. Pat’s Open Tournament at noon (sign-ups at 11 a.m.) on March 10 and 17 at Cressmoor Lanes in Hobart. The event is open to all sanctioned men’s and women’s bowlers and handicap is based on 100 percent of a 215 average. The cost is $30 per bowler with $5 of each entry going toward the association’s scholarship fund. For details, contact Laviolette at 741-4915 or email@example.com.
Cross-Town Classic: Olympia Lanes in Hammond and Plaza Lanes in Highland will host another Cross-Town Classic singles scratch tournament on Sunday (1 p.m. at Plaza, 6 p.m. at Olympia) or Monday (7 p.m. at Olympia) and Jan. 31 (7 p.m. at Plaza). The format is three games at each house at a cost of $40 with first place paying $600, based on 50 entries. The Indiana State Masters oil pattern will be used. For more details, call Olympia at 933-6677 or Plaza at 923-3800.