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GREATER CARLYLE USBC - 86694
Welcome to the official website of the Greater Carlyle USBC Bowling Association (GCBA). The GCBA was founded for the purpose of uniting in a central organization and all qualified members of bowling leagues bowling in certified establishments located in the following cities in the State of Illinois: Bartelso, Breese, Trenton, New Baden, Mascoutah, Highland, Grantfork, Greenville, Vandalia, and Salem.


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE GREATER CARLYLE USBC BOWLING ASSOCIATION AT:                      

GCBA                                                          
2116 Salmon Drive                                     
Highland, IL 62249                                    
                                                                                                                                                                   

EMAIL US: gcbabowl@charter.net                                                   
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GREATER CARLYLE ANNUAL MEETING
The 2023 GREATER CARLYLE Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at Vandalia Bowl.  OPEN & WOMEN'S Tournament checks were available at this meeting.  All unclaimed checks were mailed.

The new GREATER CARLYLE BOWLING ASSOCIATION

  As of August 1, 2018 the Greater Carlyle Bowling Association  will provide services for its men, women, and youth bowlers.   In addition to an awards program for all bowlers, the GCBA will offer numerous tournaments for all of its members.  We will offer a Scratch Tournament and an Open Handicap Tournament for all our members as well as a Senior Scratch Tournament for all of our members over the age of 50.  Our female bowlers will also have their own tournament.  Our Youth Bowlers will have  their own tournament as well. Our new Association Number is 86694

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY FOR TOURNAMENTS:
In the case of inclement weather, bowling may be rescheduled based on a case by case scenario.  If the bowling center does not open due to inclement weather, bowling will be rescheduled.  You will be contacted if the bowling center does not open.  If the bowling center does open during inclement weather, but you feel it is not safe for you to travel, rescheduling will be permitted upon request by calling Tim Rutz.  My number is 618-654-9840 (home) 618-401-8035 (cell). 


GCBA OPEN & WOMEN'S TOURNAMENTS
The 2024 GCBA OPEN & WOMEN'S Tournaments will be held at Hanks Bowl (team event) and Vandalia Bowl (singles & doubles). 
Click HERE to view the Preliminary Schedule as of Feb 1st
Rickey's Wildcats are leading the WOMEN's Team with 2350
TBS#2 is leading the OPEN Team (handicap & scratch) with 3450


2023 ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMP

Congratulation CHARLIE HUNTER from Salem for winning the 2023 Illinois High School Association Boys Individual State Championship.

2023 ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL TEAM STATE CHAMPS
Congratulation the SALEM HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BOWLING TEAM for winning the 2023 Illinois High School Association Boys Team State Championship.

GCBA YOUTH TOURNAMENT
The 2024 GCBA Youth Tournament will be held at Bartelso Bowl in March 2024.
CLick HERE for the Youth Tournament Entry Form and Rules 
Click HERE to view the Youth Tournament Schedule - as of Feb 23rd




GCBA SENIOR SCRATCH CLASSIC
GENE BRADTKE won the 2023 GCBA SENIOR SCRATCH CLASSIC at Hanks Bowl on November 5th. 
Click HERE for results of the Senior Scratch Classic



 
GCBA SCRATCH CLASSIC
COLLIN KORTE won the 2023 GCBA Scratch Classic will be held at Vandalia Bowl on December 10th.
Click HERE for the results of the Scratch Classic




GCBA WOMENS SCRATCH CLASSIC
JACKIE RATERMANN won the 2023 GCBA Women's Scratch Classic at Vandalia Bowl on December 10th.
Click HERE for the results of the Women's Scratch Classic

GCBA SCHOLARHIP
The deadline to submit an application for the GCBA Scholarship is APRIL 1, 2024.  GCBA will award two $500 scholarships, one for a female bowler and one for a male bowler, in their senior year of high school.  
Click HERE for the GCBA Scholarship Application

2022 GCBA HALL OF FAME/AWARDS BANQUET
 MIKE MINEMAN was inducted into the Greater Carlyle Hall of Fame at the GCBA Hall of Fame/Awards Banquet November 4th at Michaels Restaurant in Highland.  Tournament winners and Honor Score Bowlers from the 2022-23 season were also be honored at the banquet.   

CLick HERE to view a list of the GCBA Hall of Fame Members

Click here to download a GCBA Hall of Fame Application - MALE APPLICANT
Click here to download a GCBA Hall of Fame Application - FEMALE APPLICANT
THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A HALL OF FAME APPLICATION FOR THE 2023 INDUCTION IS JUNE 1, 2024.


GCBA HIGH AVERAGE FOR 2022-23 SEASON
Congratulations to TROY MORTON for carrying a 237 AVERAGE with 84 games at Grantfork Bowl.

GCBA HIGH SERIES FOR 2022-23 SEASON

Congratulations to SPENCER HOLZINGER for bowling an 869 series (300, 280, 289) on February 1, 2023 at Hi Top Bowl in Highland.




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Click here for 2023-24 HONOR SCORES







Click HERE to download the 2023-24 GCBA Scholarship Application



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Last update February 24, 2024