Potlicker Tournament


The Potlicker tournament is the first highly competitive tournament of the season. A potlicker is a bowler who is hungry for a win, no matter how out of shape or practice they may be. Participants determine their own pairs teams. The entry fee, goes towards the cash prize pot, that is awarded to the winners. First place team receives 50% of the total pot. Teams earn points based on whether they win or lose and by how much each game. At the end of play, the top scoring team is declared the tournament winner and will have their names laser engraved on the potlicker trophy in the clubhouse. 

2023 Tournament Information

  • Date: Saturday, June 10 and if needed Sunday June 11
  • Tournament Type: Competitive
  • Format: Pairs, 14-end games 
  • Entry fee: $60 cash per team (please pay entry fee in cash in advance)
  • Draw Time: 8:00 AM
  • Start Time: 8:15 AM
  • End Time: Participant dependent 
  • Attire: Matching team uniforms
  • Tournament Director: Bob Schneider Email: bobschneider806@gmail.com


  • Must be a current, active member of MLPLBA or Bowls USA or World Bowls
  • Club members are encouraged to register to gain competitive tournament experience 
  • Register by contacting Bob Schneider at bobschneider806@gmail.com
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 8

2022 Potlicker Winners

First Place: Tony Baer & Aaron Zangl

Second Place: Bob Schneider & Mark Mathwig

Third Place: Rob Behncke and Jim Gryzbowski



2021 Potlicker Winners

Winners: Mark Mathwig, Bob Schneider

2nd Place: Tony Baer (Indiana), Rob Behncke

2020 Potlicker Winners
Bob Schneider & Brian Schieble