Windy City Pride Fifty Fifty Schedule

The votes are in and the 3 benefactors of 50/50 donations are:

  • Tree House Humane Society www.treehouseanimals.org
  • PAWS Chicago www.pawschicago.org
  • Anti-Cruelty Society www.anticruelty.org

50/50 donations collected weeks 2-5 will be divided evenly through these 3 charities. $736.00 was collected so the amount donated to each charity will be 245.33

The voting results from October 10th are listed below that determined the above charity benefactors.

  • The Crib 8 votes
  • TPAN 9 votes
  • AIDS Foundation of Chicago 14 votes
  • Howard Brown Health Center 18 votes
  • Center On Halsted 25 votes
  • Chicago Black Men’s Caucus 25 votes
  • Lakeview Pantry 26 votes
  • Anti-Cruelty Society 31 votes
  • Tree House Humane Society 32 votes
  • PAWS Chicago 37 votes

 

 

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Talk to Sally Hodge to learn more about IGBO’s fall Mail-In Tournament, which will be held over two consecutive weeks in October: Oct. 10 and 17.

IGBO (International Gay Bowlers Assn.) members from around the world participate, and Windy City Pride is often represented in the top scorers for the money. These have included Bill Brown, Rick Camacho, Tommy Leinweber and Nikki Roesner.

The best three of six scores during those two weeks of play are what count. All you have to do is pay – beforehand – and bowl (preferably well) to get in. Bowlers have the option of participating in the scratch and/or handicap categories. Entry fee for each is $10.

IGBO usually holds Mail-In Tournaments in the fall, spring and summer. They help raise funds for the IGBO annual conference and tournament set for May 23-28, 2018 in Denver.

Tournament Rules:

  1. Open to any bowler bowling in an IGBO Member League or is an IGBO Associate.
  2. Entry & Payment MUST be received by the IGBO Rep prior to the start of bowling.
  3. Bowlers can ONLY enter once PER IGBO League bowled.
  4. Scores entered are SCRATCH scores bowled during regular league competition during the selected 2-week period for the league. Bowler’s highest 3 games of the 6 games shall be used in the tournament – PER LEAGUE. NOTE: if bowler is absent during league on dates selected, series shall be zero. NO post bowl or pre bowl permitted.
  5. ENTERING AVERAGE: Bowlers USBC 2016-17 composite book average, 21+ games; if no 2016-17 composite use 2017 summer league average, 21+ games; if no summer use current average of 15+ games for entering league. SECRETARY/IGBO Rep MUST submit league standings for bowlers using current average.
  6. Handicap shall be 90% of 225. Scratch entries will use scratch scores only.
  7. ONLY the first three games per night shall count if league bowls more than 3 games.
  8. League Secretary/Verifier should verify posted scratch scores and series total, and initial above to indicate scores have been verified.
  9. Payout ratio shall be at least 1 for each 8 entries. Estimated payout 1 st pays 15%, 2nd – 10%, 3 rd – 5% of prize fund. Handicap and Scratch entries will have Separate Prize Fund and Payout.
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Get ready to rock and roll Pride Bowlers!  Join us for a season of fun and competition.

Our venue is Waveland Bowl, 3700 N Western Avenue, Chicago.

Registration is Tuesday, August 29 starting at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy free bowling from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Come by yourself, with a friend, or bring a full team. Teams consist of five bowlers, although rosters may name up to eight players.

Bowling starts two weeks later on September 12 at 6:30 p.m. (Shadow bowling starts at 6:15 p.m.)  This is a 32 week season.

This year’s bowling fee is $22 per person per week. A $44 per person registration fee will be applied to the last two weeks of bowling. Our sponsor fee remains $100.00 per team.

Your league officers, both old and new, look forward to a great season.

Attached flyer

2017-2018 Fall-Winter League Information

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