Welcome to the Greater Carlyle Bowling Association website

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 2023 GCBA OPEN & WOMEN'S Tournaments was held at Bartelso Bowl (team event) and Poplar Junction Lanes in Highland (singles & doubles).  A big thank you to Bartelso Bowl and Poplar Junction Lanes and their respective tournament committees for another successful tournament.

CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL OPEN & WOMEN'S END OF  TOURNAMENT STANDINGS  


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 2023 GCBA Youth Tournament was held at V&H Recreation in Breese.
CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL END OF TOURNAMENT STANDINGS AND PRIZE LIST.  Money will be deposited into the winners SMART FUND in April.



GCBA SENIOR SCRATCH CLASSIC
The 2023 GCBA SENIOR SCRATCH CLASSIC will be held on Sunday, November 5th at 11:00 AM at Hanks Bowl in Trenton.  The event is limited to the first 30 bowlers.
Click HERE for the Senior Scratch Classic Entry form
Click HERE for the Senior Scratch Classic Rules


 
GCBA SCRATCH CLASSIC
The 2023 GCBA Scratch Classic will be held on Sunday, December 10th at Vandalia Bowl
Click HERE  for the Scratch Classic Entry Form
Click HERE for the Scratch Classic Rules




GCBA WOMENS SCRATCH CLASSIC
The 2023 GCBA Women's Scratch Classic will be held on Sunday, December 10th at Vandalia Bowl
Click HERE  for the Scratch Classic Entry Form
Click HERE for the Scratch Classic Rules

GCBA SCHOLARHIP
Congratulations to SHELBY MARTIN from Salem High School and RYAN VOSS from Mater Dei Catholic High School for winning the 2023 GCBA Scholarship.  Shelby and Ryan will each receive a $500 scholarship for their accomplishments.

2022 GCBA HALL OF FAME/AWARDS BANQUET
Congratulations MIKE MINEMAN from Belleville for being selected to be 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 will also be honored at the banquet.  Banquet invitations will be delivered soon.  

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, 2023.


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.




nEWS                                                     


Click here for 2023-24 HONOR SCORES




Click here for the 2019-20 GCBA ANNUAL REPORT

Click here for 2020-21 FINAL AVERAGES





Click HERE to download the 2022-23 GCBA Scholarship Application



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Last update September 28, 2023