2016 Annual General Meeting

Our 2016 Annual General Meeting will be help on Saturday, May 28 at 1:00 PM. It will be in the Chinook Training Centre, in the mall basement across from Chinook Bowladrome. All Alberta 5 Pin members are encouraged to come and give their opinions on the state of 5 pin bowling in Calgary! In addition, the positions of 1st Vice President and Treasurer will be up for election at the meeting.

See you all there!

Youth Challenge Provincials

Congratulations to our Calgary Red Mixed team Riley, Andrew, Jacob, Celina, Rachel and coach Rob on their Bronze medal, and to our Calgary Red Girls team Damara, Brooklynn, Amanda, Sharayah, Brittney, and coach Eric on their Gold medal at this weekend’s Youth Challenge Provincials!

An extra congratulations goes out to Brooklynn French who placed second in the Girls singles and will be advancing to Nationals in Winnipeg this March!

Thank you to all of the coaches, managers, volunteers,and parents for their time and support, and good bowling to all of our Calgary bowlers! You represented your city very well!

Full results from the event can be found at alberta5pin.com.

Calgary’s Open Contingent

Congratulations to all who qualified for the Alberta 5 Pin Open Provincials!

Mens Team
Rob Wolfson
Bryan Hirst
Eric Christensen
Mark Miller
Derek Home
Kevin Holdsworth
Coach: Geoff Wilson

Ladies Team
Deena Howse
Ann-Marie Wilton
Tracy Smith
Christine Pocza
Annette Bruneau
Jennifer Johnston
Coach: Harvie Pocza

Mixed Team
Mark Polivchuk
Parker Anderson
Damien McDonnell
Christy Wright
Susan Anderson
Jennifer Ladan
Coach: Tom Stevenson

Full results are available on our Facebook and will be posted here shortly.

Open Nationals

The 2015 Open National Championships are underway in Oshawa, Ontario!

Best of luck to our Ladies team: Ann-Marie Wilton, Jessica Boundridge, Deena Ritchie, Kelsy Wilton, Annette Bruneau, Amber Ashton, and Coach Harvie Pocza, as well as our Mixed team: Brittney Johnson, Melynda Bruneau, Beverly Magnus, Eric Christensen, Rick Heinrich, Bryan Hirst, and Coach Tom Stevenson.

Good luck to Singles Bonnie McDonald and Greg Gigliuk, and Central’s Mens team as well!

Results and schedules can be found on c5pba.ca.

Annual General Meeting

The Calgary 5 Pin Bowlers’ Association is holding their Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 30 at 1:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Chinook Centre training centre (across from Chinook Bowladrome).

We strongly encourage all of our members to attend. If you have suggestions or feedback on how five-pin bowling is run in Calgary, this is your opportunity to make your voice heard! We are always looking for new faces to volunteer in the sport. Any contributions you make at this meeting or other events is greatly appreciated!

If you have any questions or would like to nominate someone for a position on the executive, please send us an email .

Competitive Coach Clinic

The Master Bowlers’ Association of Alberta is hosting a Competitive Coach clinic in Lethbridge. The clinic will run from Friday June 5 to Sunday, June 7.

This certification is required to coach competitive events like the Youth Challenge and Open. If you are interested in upgrading your Community Sport coaching certification, you can find more information on the MBAofA website.

The MBAofA will also be offering a Making Ethical Decision upgrade for Level 2 coaches looking to upgrade to the current stream. This course will be offered concurrently with the Intro to Competition course on June 6. See this post on the MBAofA website for details.