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  2014 Oklahoma State Hall of Fame Inductees
On July 26 two new members will be inducted into the State Bowling Hall of Fame in Muskogee, Ok.
Fran Deken and Tommy Gann are the new honorees. They will be inducted at the Annual Oklahoma Jamboree
banquet to be held at the Muskogee Country Club, July 26 at 7:00pm. For information on the jamboree and the
Hall of Fame ceremonies      click here
  All Oklahoma State Hall of Fame Members are encouraged to attend
   
  DAVID FARRAR  Oklahoma Hall of Fame member, class of 1991 from Tulsa passed away November 20, 2013
David, long time avid league and tournament bowler from the Tulsa area  had been suffering from cancer laterly.
Tremendous bowler, fierce competitor all around nice guy. He'll be missed.


Oklahoma State USBC held it's annual Meeting August 4, 2013 in Oklahoma City
58 Delegates and 13 State Board members voted in two new Board members and 3 incumbents

The current Oklahoma State USBC Board members are:
 President:   Jesslyn Rhoades  Took office in May, 2013 when Kat Hendricks resigned
 Vice President: Charles Proctor Took office in May 2013 when Jesslyn became President

Directors:    Newly elected for a two year term:
Mark Ellis, Tommy Gann, Mary Gibson, Sharon Emerson, Tom Dorsey

Directors:...one year remaining on their term:
Vickie Drake, Cindy Ellis, Shannon Strain, Charla Scott, Debbie Strong, Dicki Ward

OPam Marshall and Jim Miller elected to State Bowling Hall of Fame
To see story written by Fran Deken for The Tulsa World - Click here
To See Muskogee Phoenix  Story written by Ronn Rowland - Click here


Moore Oklahoma bowlers enjoy chance to compete in Reno - See Bowl.com
article written by Matt Cannizzaro - Click here

Excerpts from the 2013 USBC Women's Championships Yearbook:
2012 Top 5 - Scratch,
Doubles  -  5th Place   
Linda Wilson, Moore, Okla. and Pam Pancoast, Lomita, Calf. 1407 Score
2012 Top 5 Sapphire Division (Average of 149 and below)
Singles  -  1st place   Natasha Schultz, Perry, Okla.  640 score

25 or more years of Participation:
30 - Bailey, Mary - Tecumesh                              32 - Murphy, Liz - Sapulpa
29 - Barton, Lula - Kingfisher                             34 - Nix, Jaqueta - Shawnee
34 - Bolte, Victoria - McAlester                          34 - Norman, Lucille - Ada
26 - Brooks, Chris, - Tulsa                                  35 - Nye, Kathryn, - Norman
26 - Collyar, Debbie - Tulsa                                36 - Parker, Dee - Del City
26 - Davis, Pat - Harrah                                      28 - Petermann, Betty - Perry
35 - Deken, Fran - Cowete                                   29 - Porter, Betty - Bartisville
28 - Duggan, Anne Marie - Edmond                    36 - Poulson, Marilyn - Woodward
32 - Freeman, Jean - Oklahoma City                   27 - Sanders, Rita - McAlester
30 - Kelly, Carolyn - Oklahoma City                   33 - See, Pat - Mustang.
34 - Kennedy, Faye - McAlester                           26 - Travis, Jan - Duncan
35 - Love, Ellouise - Lawton                                32 - Weston, Becky - Tulsa
33 - Marris, Letha - Ardmore                              32 - Williams, Ima - Noble
29 - Means, Dimple - Tulsa
28 - Moneypenny, Gerry - Fairview

2012    49th Annual State Bowling Jamboree and Oklahoma State Annual Meeting
The Jamboree and Annual Meeting were held on July 27, 28, & 29 at the Choctaw Casino and Resort
in Durant, Oklahoma. The Jamboree is a gathering of all Oklahoma USBC Members and All Oklahoma
USBC Associations to meet for a workshop and to learn what USBC Is planning for the 2012-13 Bowling Seasons.
Other events include the 2012 dinner banquet for the induction of the newest Hall of Fame Members.
 To view the 2012 Inductees Click here.


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Texas Wheelchair Bowler Bowls 300 Game 
     Shawn Beam 36 years old of Burleson, Texas shot his 300 in the TGIF League at
     City View Lanes in Fort Worth on May 18. Shawn is the first freehand wheelchair
     Bowler to shoot a certified perfect game.

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********************************************************************************** The Oklahoma State USBC Association is always looking for volunteers to serve
on it's Board as Officers or Directors. If anyone is interested in applying for a position on the Board, down load the application on the information page and send it in to the address on the form. The Board meets at least 4 times a year and also runs
3 tournaments a year. Yearly elections are held in July at its annual meeting.
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DON CARTER: USBC and PBA Hall of Famer passing at age 85
Don was one of the most prominent bowlers during the 1950's and 60's.
To view his story and list of accomplishments - Click

 Helen Fitch passes.  Oklahoma Hall of Fame member and a long time bowler in the Tulsa
area died on November 8, 2011, Services are at Floral Haven(Tulsa) at 12:30 pm
Friday the 11th.

 USBC Chooses El Paso, Texas for it's 2015 Open Championship


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 If any Association wants to put something on the site it can do so by E-Mailing or
sending it to us via the contact page. Please

 

The Oklahoma City Hall of Fame and Museum has just been awarded a
a $1,000 contribution from the Oklahoma State USBC Association.
This money will enable the Museum to enhance the State of Oklahoma exhibits within the Museum, both the
State's Hall of Fame and any other city or county associations that have their own Hall of Fames.
THANK YOU  to the State USBC Association and to all the bowlers who participation in the special projects at the
State annual Championship Tournaments.

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If Any City, County, or Local Association that has a Bowling Hall of Fame would send us a list of
its members, we will proudly display it. Note. we have Tulsa, Sapulpa, Enid, Okla. State, and OKC.

Also,  we are always looking for Artifacts and Bowling Memorabilia to showcase in the Museum.
If you have any old bowling balls, bowling pins, patches or pins, posters, photographs, you name it, if it says "History" we'd like to have it.
If what you have is part of your personal keepsakes, you need not worry, We will scan any photographs and return them to you. We will also Photostat any paper items and return the original to you.

Bring or send your items to the OKC and State Association offices at 3633 N W 21st Street in
Oklahoma City, 73107 and take the opportunity to tour the Hall of Fame and Museum.

A new feature has been added to the Tournament page
You can download Current Tournament Entry Forms for tournaments around the State and surrounding Area.
If You or your Association would like to post your tournament, send us a copy. See the Conduct us page.

   
Here Ye, Here Ye
Oklahoma's Town Crier with Proclamation from the Governor declaring July 31 - August 7, 2010 as
"bowling week" in the State of Oklahoma 

On World record Day August 7, the bowling industry set a world record of most games bowled in a single day when
923,948 games were rolled in a 24 hour period.

  2010 JAMBOREE PICTURES
Dicki Ward the Town Crier                            To see pictures double click each category

Oklahoma City Board of Directors
Oklahoma State Board of Directors
Hall of Fame March I                  
Association Awards                                            
     Trailblazer Award
       
2010 - Steve Inasy and Wayne Bowlin
     Volunteer of the Year
       2010 - Pat Navel
       2011 - Sissy Christy                                                                                                        

     Association of the Year
       2010 - Greater OKC Area USBC Association
       2011 - Blackwell USBC Association                                                                                       

     President's Choice Award
     
 2010- Jim and Peggy Haynes   
Ed Vowell Hall of Fame Presentation
Ron Macdonald Hall of Fame Presentation
All Others

2011 Inductees into the Shawnee Hall of Fame were:
Dee Smith - Service
Don Harmon - Veteran
Clint Callaway - Skill

Shawnee Hall of Fame Inducted 5 new members 
August 22, 2010
 Honorees:
Dorothy Smart - Service
"Clancy" Clement -
Service
Marty & Jack Thornton -
Service
Emaline Rapp -
Skill

 State Association Yearly Awards 2010
The Oklahoma State USBC Association presented it Annual Association Awards Saturday  July 31, 2010 at it's dinner banquet at the State Bowling Jamboree in Tulsa Ok.  This years winners were:  Trailblazer Award,   Steve Inasy and Wayne Bolin for recognition of their implementation and continued support of High Scholl bowling across the State of Oklahoma; Volunteer of the Year Award, Pat Navel for the timeless hours she gives working for the sport of bowling and her recent efforts on maintaining and recording the History of Bowling in Oklahoma;  Association of the Year, The Greater OKC Area USBC Association, For it's support of the State Tournaments, Local initiative programs, maintaining membership quotas' and timely award processing. The State USBC President Kent Scott awarded the President's Choice Award to Jim and Peggy Haynes in reward for their outstanding and dedicated service not only to bowling but their heart felt love for the game and the people who participate in the sport be it in League Play  or open Play, Seniors, High School or Youth, bowlers with exceptional talent or those with special needs. Congratulations All

Nominations for the Oklahoma State USBC Yearly Awards can be made at any time: Nomination form can be down loaded here.
Complete and mail or fax application and information for the 2012 awards by May 31
per the instructions on the application.
Awards are presented each year at the State Bowling Jamboree which will be held this year in Durant, Oklahoma July 27 & 28 with the Oklahoma State USBC Meeting held on July 29th.

ALSO, Oklahoma State USBC - HALL OF FAME Nomination Form - Click here

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