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Updated: 08/08/16 

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The final results of the 86th Annual NDBC National Tournament can be found here!
The 2014-15 Average Book is now available here!
The Summer, 2016 tournament schedule is now available here!

RIDBA News

The next RIDBPA Tournament Series stop, the 32nd Annual Rhode Island Classic, will be held at Mac's Bowlaway over the next two weekends (August 12-14, August 19-21.) This is the last stop before the 2016 Tournament Series Finals. The flyer can be downloaded here.

The Rhode Island Classic is an "A/B" Tournament.  There will be two tournaments going at the same time, one for bowlers over 120 average (A Division) and one for bowlers with average 120 and below (B Division).  Each division will have its own prize list and each division will have its own group of qualifiers for The Finals.

     There will be 8 Qualifying Round shifts.  Those shift times are:
Friday, August 12 -- 7:00pm
Saturday, August 13 -- 3:00pm & 6:00pm
Sunday, August 14 -- 12:00pm & 3:00pm
Friday, August 19 -- 7:00pm
Saturday, August 20 -- 3:00pm & 6:00pm
      The Qualifying Rounds are 4-game total pinfall plus handicap

The top 6 bowlers in each division will return Sunday, August 21 at 1:00pm and bowl 4 more games, which will be added to their Qualifying Round scores.  Eight games total pinfall plus handicap will determine the order of finish.

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Congratulations to James Massey for winning Tournament Series Stop 13, recently held at Town Hall Lanes! Taking a 93 average, James started out strong with a 127 game, followed by a 107 and 120. His fourth game was an outstanding 160 game, followed by a 108, totalling 622 scratch, 890 handicapp! Complete results for Tournament Series Stop #13 can be found here.

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Congratulations to Josh Flowers for winning tournament stop 12 @ Dudek Lanes!

Complete results for the tournament recently held at Dudek Lanes can be found here.

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The Spring/Summer portion of this year's Tournament Series got off to a tremendous start!!  Tournament Series Stop #10 that was held this past weekend at Meadowbrook Lanes ended up with a total of 103 entries.  Congratulations to Marcel Lussier for winning his third tournament of the season!

      The following bowlers cashed in this event and qualified for the 2016 Tournament Series Finals in this event:
                 1.  Marcel Lussier                819 +    76 = 895     $540.00
                 2.  Dennis Durand               728 +  136 = 864     $270.00
                 3.  Kristina Moan                 659 +  196 = 855     $135.00
                 4.  Bill Maruzo, Jr.               668 +  184 = 852     $105.00
                 5.  Josh Lowell**                 728 +  120 = 848     $  71.83
                      Joe Russo**                   688 +  160 = 848     $  71.83
                      Amy Medeiros                632 +  216 = 848     $  71.83
                 8.  Marcus Muratore**         749 +    92 = 841     $  50.00
                 9.  Joe Russo                      680 +  160 = 840     $  40.00
               10.  Mark Parker, Jr.             744 +    92 = 836      $  35.00
                **These bowlers qualified for the 2016 Tournament Series Finals in this event.
These bowlers also qualified for The Finals In this event:  Al Jackson (816), Gary Santora (815), Steve Buccini (812),
James Massey (811), Steve Morro (805), Tom Chiarini (803), and Jeff Greene (799)
          Complete results will be sent out in the next few days.  The flyer for Tournament Series Stop #11 which will be held at Bowling Academy during the weekend of June 24 - 26 will also be sent out once shift times are finalized.

 THE 86TH ANNUAL NDBC NATIONAL TOURNAMENT, WHICH WAS HELD AT MEADOWBROOK LANES IN WARWICK, RI, HAS CONCLUDED.

THE TOP 3 IN EACH DIVISION ARE POSTED BELOW. FULL RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON!

THE 50/50 RAFFLE WAS HELD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

1) MARIANO NASISI

2) RICK SLIWINSKI

3) RON PELLETIER

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Brandin Tipple wins the Art Simas Memorial Handicap for the 2nd year in a row!!

The full results can be found by clicking here

The 9th Annual Art Simas Memorial Handicap has concluded. For the second year in a row, Brandin Tipple wins the Art Simas Memorial Handicap held at Mac's Bowlaway.  Brandin's outstanding total score of 899 edged out Chris Louth (896), Mike Taylor (888), and Danny DiCarlo (883).

This event had a total of 85 entries, which means 8 bowlers cashed and 8 bowlers earned qualifying spots in the 2016 Tournament Series Finals.  The following bowlers cashed and qualified for The Finals in this event:
1.  Brandin Tipple              743 + 156 = 899       $500.00
2.  Chris Louth                   804 +   92 = 896       $250.00
3.  Mike Taylor                   744 + 144 = 888       $125.00
4.  Danny DiCarlo**           707 + 176 = 883       $  80.00
 5.  Chris Ganoe**              711 + 144 = 855       $  65.00
6.  Bob Catlow**                757 +   88 = 845       $  52.50
7.  Andy Louth**                684 + 156 = 840       $  40.00
8.  Joe DiPanni                  696 + 132 = 828       $  35.00
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10.  Jason Smith**               639 + 180 = 819
12.  Richard Martin**           606 + 196 = 802
13.  Jeff Mathews**             609 + 192 = 801
15.  Al Marcus**                  662 + 132 = 794
               **These bowlers qualified for The Finals in this event.
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MORE NEWS.....

RI Hosts the 86th Annual National Duckpin Bowling Congress Tournament at Meadowbrook Lanes in Warwick.  

Opening Ceremony begins at 11am on Saturday April 30th 2016. 

4 weekends (April 30th thru May 22nd 2016) with Singles, Doubles and Triples events. 

CLICK HERE for Entry Form, Info and Merchandise


Marcel Lussier AND Kevin Raymond ARE THE CHAMPIONS OF TOURNAMENT STOP SERIES #7 AT Town Hall Lanes!

Marcel Lussier won the "A" division at Town Hall Lanes with a score of 886 edging out 2nd place finisher Scott Charlwood by 8 pins and 3rd place Zach Naumann by 10 pins . He finished the tournament with a 209 game.  Great bowling Marcel!

Kevin Raymond denied Bill Maruzo Jr. bid to win back-to-back tournaments in the "B" division with a score of 674.  Maruzo finished with 659 for 2nd place.

Raymond was awarded the top prize of $260, while Marcel took home $400 for winning the A division.

Full results can be found here.

Jayce Napolitano AND Charlie Eldred ARE THE CHAMPIONS OF The 14th Annual Norm Fleury Memorial TOURNAMENT STOP SERIES #8 AT Wickford Lanes!

Jayce and Charlie took their first place qualifying scores to Sunday's finals and never looked back winning in convincing fashion by 79 pins over the 3rd seeded Dennis Durand and Mariano Nasisi.  Great job guys.  Jayce and Charlie each were awarded $260 for their performance.

Full results can be found here.

Tournament series stop #9 will take place at Mac's Bowlaway over 2 weekends.  This 9th Annual Art Simas Memorial Handicap has shift times as follows:
Friday,       April 8:    7:00 PM
Saturdays, April 9:   3:00 PM and 6:00 PM         April 16: 3:00 PM
Sundays,   April 10: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM              April 17: 10:00 AM and 1:00PM

To sign up for any shift you may contact Al Zoraian here. Or by text/call at 401-447-8357.


2015-16 Tournament Series Results

#1 Wickford Lanes (winner Diane Silvia)

#2 Mac's Bowlaway (winner Zach Naumann)
#3 Town Hall Lanes (winners Marcel Lussier, Eric Briggs)

#4 Meadowbrook Lanes (winners Tommy Larsen, Brian Pariseault)
#5 Wickford Lanes (winner Mark Oliver)
#6 MeadowbrookLanes (winners Chris Louth, Bill Maruzo Jr.)
#7 Town Hall Lanes (winners Marcel Lussier, Kevin Raymond)
#8 Wickford Lanes (winners Jayce Napolitano, Charlie Eldred)

 

Member Houses

Bowling Academy

Dudek Lanes

Mac's Bowlaway

Meadowbrook Lanes

Town Hall Lanes

Wickford Lanes

RIDBA Board Members

 

President:                   Al Zoraian

Vice President:          Will Rigney

Secretary:                Dan Lacroix

Treasurer:                Ted Millard

Other Board Members:       

Eric Barnes, Al Copice, Joel Lempicki, Carol Mazzeo,

Joey Oliver, Lora Oliver, Ron Pelletier, Joe Russo,

Diane Silvia, Mike Ware, Kerri Zommer, Pam Zoraian


Contact us: Eric Barnes or Joel Lempicki

 

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