Category Archives: Tournaments

Butler Blind Pairs Tournament 2017

24 members took part in the Butler Blind Pairs Tournament, held on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Four 8-end games were played, with leads and skips playing with different partners each game. The skips finished: 1. Rob Behncke, 2. Bob Schneider, … Continue reading

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Potlicker Pairs Tournament

There was limited participation this year, but the team of Rob Behncke and Bob Schneider prevailed over Leif Andresen and Jim Grzybowski to win the “Pot.”

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Memorial Day Weekend Blind Pairs Tournament

We had 16 entrants.  The winning team was Jim Grzybowski (skip) and Jerry Mathwig (lead), defeating Crandall Hays (skip) and Min Waite (lead).  After the winning team, each player was ranked according to wins and plus points.  Crandall finished third, Min fourth, … Continue reading

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National Championships

Six MLPLBA members represented the Central Division at the Bowls USA National Championships in Long Beach, CA October 20-25, 2015. Women’s Singles – Pat Wimmer Women’s Pairs – Anna Witt/Rebecca Nguyen (3rd place) Men’s Singles – Steve Nelson (2nd place) … Continue reading

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Chili Bowl

This team tournament was held on October 10, 2015. 16 players participated and were divided into two teams of 8 players each. The teams competed against each other in Pairs and Singles competitions. The team of Carl Landgren, Rob Behncke, … Continue reading

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U.S. Open

This Bowls USA tournament was held in the Los Angeles, CA area September 26 – October 3. There were 190 male and 82 female participants, including our own Anna Witt and Rob Behncke. Max Cavender, associate member, also played. For … Continue reading

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Veteran Novice

Veteran and novice bowlers came together to form six pairs teams and competed against each other in a 6-end round robin tournament on September 26, 2015. The tournament director was Carl Landgren. Results were: 1st place:     Carl Landgren/Min Waite 2nd … Continue reading

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Otto Hess Invitational

This men’s only tournament was held on September 12, 2015. Ten men formed 5 pairs teams.  Thank you to tournament co-directors, Bob Schneider and Leif Andresen. 1st place: Bob Schneider/Matt de St. Aubin 2nd place: Rob Behncke/Jim Cavender 3rd place: … Continue reading

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Sydney Steller Invitational

This women’s only tournament was held on September 12, 2015. Four women took turns playing with and against each other in a round-robin pairs tournament. Pat Wimmer was the decisive winner. Tiebreakers were needed to determine the final standings of … Continue reading

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Central Division Playdowns Singles

MLPLBA hosted the Central Division Playdowns Pairs tournament on August 15-16, 2015.  MEN – Steve Nelson needed all of his experience in national and international play to get by his long time pairs partner Carl Landgren and win the 2015 … Continue reading

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