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Welcome to Capitol Bowl's Tournament Page & Thanks for Visiting!  (Last Updated 04/20/2015)
Clicking on the big logo (top left corner) OR back arrow in Internet Explorer gets you back to our home page!

Interested in broader competition??  Check out the tournament schedule!!
Capitol Bowl routinely hosts various tournaments.  Information for 2012/13 events
will continue to be updated as events are scheduled throughout the season.
Click on the underlined text items below for additional information/links of interest.

                                   Local 700 Club          Local 600 Club          Women's State 600 Club          Bowling Links

Tournament Events 2014-15
Scroll down & look for the events with BLUE TITLES - they are confirmed upcoming events!
Black titles are completed events...or events that are in process of being scheduled for this season

September 20 (Saturday):  Western MI JR GOLD Qualifier
Three Youth Classes:  U12/U15/U20...compete for chance to qualify for Jr Gold Nationals
AND now earn Scholarship Points!
Qualifying games begin at 12pm, then match play for finalists follow
Follow the circuit at

October 4/5 - Nov 15/16:  43rd Annual Women's State 600 Club Tournament
Click "600ClubTourney" link for entry & other information (including current 1st place scores)
Remember:  Bowl Doubles Twice (with a different partner) & Enter Optional Scratch

For the complete standings, go to Michigan 600 Bowling Tournament

November 23 (Sunday):  Lansing Mini-Match Game Scratch Tournament
Congratulations to Cody Vincent...WINNER of his 1st ever mini-match!  Congrats also
to Ryan Koyne, who bowled against him in the finals.  Two of our own bowlers - sweet!
We thank all 67 bowlers who participated this year!  Hope to see you all in 2015!

Contact Bob Stevenson (517-580-5000), email him (
or checkout the website (link on logo below) for 2014/15 schedule, information and
entry forms and winning scores.
Mini Match Games

December 6 (Saturday):  Adult/Youth Trio Mixed Scholarship Tournament
Congratulations to Winners Heather Bruci, Kristy Kerr, and MJ Fabus;
     2nd-William Holmes, Farrand Schneider, and Mike Taphouse;
     3rd-Kendra Matthies, Olivia Shepard, and Scott Matthies;
     4th-Clare Hurley, Billie Hurley, and Don Francis
Heather & William received scholarship points and a medal; Kendra  Clare received medals.
Thank you to all teams that participated!

2pm start.  Entries close Dec 3rd (or when filled). 
Entries Limited to first 24 paid teams (late entries accepted if spots available + additional $5 fee)
Team = one youth, one adult female & one adult male
Bowl 3 game qualifier -> top 8 one game eliminator match -> top 4 one game eliminator - > top 2 bowl one game final
Contact Don at Capitol Bowl if you have a partial team as he is keeping a list of bowlers to help fill teams!
Click here to download:  Entry & Rules

December 13 (Saturday):  Ryan's Baker Doubles #1
Thank you to all teams that participated!  Winners will be posted soon!
6pm start.  Entries close 5pm.  Those who registered in advance must check-in by 5:30pm.
Remember...$100 cash prize for 1st 300 Game bowled...if no one wins it, the prize will be carried forward to
Ryan's Baker Doubles #2, March 21, 2015!  It's a fun event, so grab a partner and join in!
Click here to download:  Entry & Rules

January 4 (Sunday):  5th Annual Lila Jean Furnish Classic
Thank you to all teams that participated!  Congratulations to:
Boys:  (1) Ionia, (2) Jackson, (3) Swartz Creek & (4) Owosso
Girls:  (1) Kearsley, (2) Swartz Creek, (3) Jackson & (4) Owosso

Owosso High School invites Michigan High School Teams to this competition
10am start.  Coaches click "Entry & Rules" below to get your team(s) signed up!
Format is 12 Baker games, then top 4 teams of girls & boys compete in two
more 2-baker game rounds to settle places 1-2-3-4.

Click here to download:  Entry & Rules

January 17/18/24/25:  OBA Men's City Tournament
Singles & Doubles Events at Capitol Bowl.  
Squad Choices:  Sat 17th 1p; Sun 18th 2p; Sat 24th 6p; Sun 25th 2p
This year's honoree is PHIL JENKINSON and sponsor is CORDS LAWN CARE  
Download Entry Form and Rules OR Pick up one at our receptions desk!

February 7 (Saturday):  Varsity Regional Team Competition, Boys & Girls
Congratulations to Jackson (1), Mason (2), Owosso (3) & Portland (4) Girls
AND Holt (1), Owosso (2), Waverly (3) and East Lansing (4) Boys on your
good bowling in this tournament.  All the Best in Regional Competition!

Owosso High School invites Michigan High School Teams to this competition
10am start.  Coaches click "Entry & Rules" below to get your team(s) signed up!
Download:  Entry Form/Rules/Format

February 14  (1st of 2 Saturdays...2nd one Mar 7) for the--- 
10th Annual William & Kay Scarlett Family Memorial Scholarship Tournament
7pm start.  Click on Fundraiser & Benefits for further information & entry form
Download Entry Form
OR Pick up a flyer at our reception desk OR call 989-725-7717 to enter!

February 21 (Saturday):  Michigan Short Track Racing Club
Bowling starts at 6p (finish 8:30p).  Bowlers may purchase practice time from 5-5:45pm
Registration opens at 4pm.  Thanks for your awesome support!
Click on the "Fundraiser & Benefits" quick pic on the left to read more about the event, or
Download Flyer for further information.

February 22 (Sunday):  Thomas & Margaret Trecha HS Singles Tournament
Congratulations to all participating athletes!  We wish you all the best at Regionals & States!
1st Girls:  Laken Williamson, Owosso   2nd Girls:  Teagan MacDonald, Kearsley
1st Boys:  Chad Stephen, Kearsley       2nd Boys:  Curtis Ike, Owosso
Capitol Bowl invites Michigan High School Varsity Bowlers (Girls & Boys) to this competition
(High School Division 2/Region 9 focus - available spots after Feb 8th open for any varsity bowler)
9:30am start.  Coaches click "Entry & Rules" below to get your bowler(s) signed up!
Format detailed in entry/rules form...
Click here to download:  Entry & Rules

February 27 & 28 (Fri & Sat):  CAAC Regionals - OHS Division2/Region9
High School Varsity Event - Boys & Girls Teams from CAAC participate, 8am-6pm
2 shifts---boys & girls squads/team event Fri & singles event Sat
We're proud to be hosting this event in Owosso for the fourth year!!!
Congrats Kearsley, Owosso & Mason Girls AND Kearsley, Owosso & Ionia Boys TEAMS
ON TO STATE TEAM COMPETITIONS March 6---Good Luck & Good Bowling!!
Congrats Champs Hannah Ploof (Kearsley) & Curtis Ike (Owosso)!
Top 10 get to go=Chelsea Daniels & Brian Lewis (Jackson NW), Kyle Lewis, Victor Riojas & Dennis Crump
(Lansing Eastern), Tarah Patsey & Manatsanan Wongvanichakit (Owosso), Chad Stephen, Anthony Kelley,
Dani Doolan & Alexxa Flood (Kearsley), Ryan Bennett (Ionia), Amanda Igl, Samantha Igl & Kaycee Richmond
(Mason), John Cryderman (Fenton), Jordyn Stone (Eaton Rapids), Andrew Mulleken (Parma Western).
Nine schools are representing Div2/Reg9 at States!
Congratulations to all bowlers and good luck/good bowling next Sat Mar 7th!
Congrats also to 7 Corunna bowlers qualifying for States: Michael Anders (Champ), Triston Brooks, Dylan Pavka,
TJ McCormick, Morgan Gilbert, Morgan Scott & Hannah Eldridge.

March 7 (2nd of 2 Saturdays) for the--- 
10th Annual William & Kay Scarlett Family Memorial Scholarship Tournament
7pm start.  Click on Fundraiser & Benefits for further information & entry form
Download Entry Form
OR Pick up a flyer at our reception desk OR call 989-725-7717 to enter!

March 9-13:  OBA Women's City Tournament
Team Event at Capitol Bowl.  Spots available Mon thru Fri evenings, 6:30pm start.  Some nights
have more lanes available than others, so enter early to get your preferred night.

Entries Close 60 minutes before each shift
Download Entry Form/Rules OR Pick Up at Reception Desk!

March 14 (Saturday):  Adult/Youth Scholarship Doubles
36 teams participated...Congratulations to our Top 4 Teams: 

Brett & Wes Brown, Thomas & Tom Trecha, Tim Bushard & Cody Vincent, Collin Wood & Kevin Macklin
Thanks to all participants and hope you enjoyed yourselves in this event!  Hope to see most of you again next year!
1pm Start - Entry Fee $25 per team; 3 game qualifier with top 16 team scores w/handicap
advancing to bowl 2-game total pins w/ handicap Baker "eliminator" rounds until
winner is determined (max 48 teams; top 8 will advance if less than 36 teams). 
Scholarship Points awarded to 1st (70%) and 2nd (30%) place bowlers.
Entry deadline March 11, 2015 ($5 late entry fee).
Download Entry & Rules:  GSC Adult/Youth Entry and Rules
stop by Capitol Bowl's Reception Desk to pick one up!

March 14 (Saturday):  Local 700 Club Mixed Doubles Tournament
CANCELLED DUE TO Small Number of "FOR SURE" Commitments

We'll try to find a better month/day combination next season.
6pm start.  Entries close Sat, Mar 14 at 5pm.  (rescheduled from, Sat, Jan 31st)
PLEASE SIGN-UP on our list even though you wait to pay until 3/14.  We really
need an estimate of the number of participants a few days in advance - Thank You!

Open to any "700 club member" and any sanction bowler of the opposite sex.
If you want to bowl, but don't have a partner - we'll find one for you!
Download Entry OR Pick up one at our Reception Desk

March 21 (Saturday):  Ryan's Baker Doubles Tournament #2
25 teams participated...Congratulations to winners Caleb Terpstra & Lon Valley! 
6pm Start (must check-in by 5:30pm) ~ $50/team ($15 lineage/$35 prize fund with 100% returned)
Entries close at 5pm day of event.  At least 1 in 5 payout! 
Any 2 adults can form a team (team handicap calculation explained in Rules document)
3 Baker games qualifying & 3 Baker Games match play then top 5 bowl Baker stepladder
Download Entry form and Rules OR pick one up at Reception Desk!

March 28 (Saturday):  Local 600 Club "Bring A Friend" Tournament
Congratulations to Winners Rebecca Hull & Tricia Agle
2pm Start for the 53rd annual event!  Entry Fee $26 per doubles team.
ENTRY DEADLINE 1pm, SAT MARCH 28 (note this is incorrect on the entry form).
Download Entry form and Rules OR pick one up at Reception Desk!

April 19 (Sunday):  9th Annual Thomas & Margaret Trecha Memorial Scratch Tourney
Congratulations to Winner Ernie Tilson (Owosso), 2nd Matt Roskowski (Clare),
3rd Eric Cornell (Durand) & 4th Cory Fulton (Lansing) and
High Qualifier Justin Crosby (Flint & 2014 Winner) with +306 and
300 Game Rollers Justin Crosby, Tom Smallwood & Jason Campbell and
299 Game Rollers Tanner Spencer & Damian Dougham and
Eric Scott will be heading to a UM Football Game this fall and
John Grabowski will be heading to an MIS NASCAR race this summer and
Jenny Witt receives a new Track bowling ball!
Thanks to all our participants, spectators & supports for this event!
We hope you all had a great time and look forward to seeing you in 2016!
11am start.  Click here for: Entry form 
Entry Fee $65 - 6 game qualifier to get to top 16 (based upon 64 entries)
Entry deadline 10am Sunday, April 19th
Limited to 96 bowlers...details on entry form (available above or at our Reception Desk)
A $20 deposit will hold your spot (non-refundable)
1st Place $1000 with $800 guaranteed (2015/2014 Paid $800; 2013 Paid $600; 2012 Paid $800)
Brackets, Jackpots, 50-50, Bowling Ball & Prize Raffles!  A fun day for everyone!
2015 Winner, Ernie Tilson of Owosso with total payout of $2600 & great raffle prizes!

May 11th:  Special Olympics Tournament 
Two Squads:  TBA 
Come on down and watch some very determined special folks from the mid-Michigan area compete!


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News from your Owosso 700 Club

Purchase an "Owosso 700 Club" bowling shirt for $25 (includes your name on the front & all embroidery work). 
Order through Capitol Bowl or directly at Hankerd's Sportswear (W. Exchange St in downtown Owosso).

Annual Mixed Doubles Tournament, Usually in December, 7pm start
(scroll up under tournament schedule for details & entry)

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News from your Owosso Women's 600 Club

Scorekeepers are always needed for the upcoming 41st Annual Women's State 600 Club Tournament.
Contact Rhea Williams to volunteer.  You can email her at

Annual Local Tournament, usually a Saturday afternoon in January

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BOWLING LINKS (Owosso Women's 600 Club)  (USBC - United States Bowling Congress:  ABC, WIBC, YABA) (Find Tournaments, Leagues, Bowling Centers in the USA) (Western Michigan Junior Gold Tournaments)

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