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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 will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Vandalia Bowl.  OPEN & WOMEN'S Tournament checks will be available at this meeting.  This is the time to voice your opinion about anything regarding the Greater Carlyle Bowling Association.


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.  In addition, 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 2022 GCBA OPEN & WOMEN'S Tournaments was held at Mascoutah Lanes (team event) and Hi Top Bowl in Highland (singles & doubles). 
Tournament checks have been mailed.
CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL OPEN TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT STANDINGS

2020-21 NATIONAL AWARDS

Molly Marshall & Lori Whitmore bowled single game score of 566 during the 2021 GCBA WOMEN'S Doubles Tournament.  Their 566 single game was the HIGHEST  female two person single game bowled in the United States for the 2020-21 season.


The Driscoll Brick Tea bowled a 3755 five man team series during the 2021 GCBA OPEN Team Tournament.  Their 3755 scratch series is the Second Highest five man team series bowled during the 2020-21 season.  Team members are: Keith Langenhorst, Nick Korte, Scott Clark, Clayton Wilke, and Kirt Ervin.

2022 ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMP
Congratulation MADISON FERGUSON from Vandalia for winning the 2022 Illinois High School Association Girls Individual State Championship.  Madison averaged 236 for 12 games during the 2022 IHSA State Tournament at Cherry Bowl in Rockford, IL

GCBA YOUTH TOURNAMENT
Thank you 4th Street Lanes for hosting the 2022 GCBA Youth Tournament.  Seventy-five youth bowlers participated in the tournament.  You can find the UNOFFICIAL standings at the link below.  Please report any discrepancies to trutz1@charter.net
 
Click HERE for the UNOFFICIAL end of tournament standings




GCBA SENIOR SCRATCH CLASSIC
 JOHN BAUER won the GCBA Senior Scratch Classic on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Baden Bowl.
Click HERE for recap of the GCBA Senior Scratch Classic

 
GCBA SCRATCH CLASSIC
Tyler Young won the GCBA Scratch Classic on December 12th at V&H Recreation in Breese. 
Click HERE for recap of the GCBA Scratch Classic


GCBA WOMENS SCRATCH CLASSIC
Molly Marshall won the GCBA Women's Scratch Classic on December 12th at V&H Recreation in Breese.
Click HERE for recap of the GCBA Women's Scratch Classic

GCBA SCHOLARHIP
Congratulations to TIFFANY HEDIGER and CARISSA MERKLE, both from Highland High School, for winning the 2022 GCBA Scholarship.  Tiffany and Carissa each a $500 scholarship for their accomplishments.

2022 GCBA HALL OF FAME/AWARDS BANQUET
The Greater Carlyle Bowling Association Hall of Fame/Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Michaels Restaurant in Highland.  The 2022 GCBA Hall of Fame inductees will be announce later this Summer.  Tournament winners and Honor Score Bowlers will received their invitation to the banquet in the middle of September.  

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 2021-22 SEASON
Congratulations to GREG DETMER for carrying a 243 AVERAGE with 72 games at Poplar Junction Lanes in Highland.

GCBA HIGH SERIES FOR 2021-22 SEASON

Congratulations to KYLE HAZELWOOD for bowling an 842 series on December 14, 2021 at Poplar Junction Lanes in Highland.


nEWS                                                     


Click here for 2021-22 HONOR SCORES

Click here for 2020-21 HONOR SCORES

Click here for the 2019-20 GCBA ANNUAL REPORT

Click here for 2020-21 FINAL AVERAGES

Click here for 2019-20 FINAL AVERAGES




Click HERE to download the 2021-22 GCBA Scholarship Application



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Last update June 17, 2022