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OFFICE HOURS (effective SEPTEMBER 4, 2018)

Mondays & Wednesdays: Noon - 4:00 PM

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10AM - 2:00 PM

Saturdays: Noon - 2:00 PM

Please call us at (585) 323-1710 for other availability


Mixed Doubles will be first tournament of the 2018-19 season; Miller Lanes in Honeoye Falls to host

Miller Lanes in Honeoye Falls will be the host center for the association's first event this season, the annual Mixed Doubles Tournament. The opening date is Friday, October 12 at 7:00pm and 8:30pm. There will also be squads at 1:00pm and 3:00pm on October 13, 20 & 21. Entry forms should be available shortly.

Next up will be the Maury Hayes Memorial 700 Club Tournament at Parkview Bowl on November 2, 3 & 4!


USBC rule modifies how bowling balls can be drilled; 2-year window to make adjustments

Balance holes will become illegal effective August 1, 2020. If you have any bowling balls with balance holes that you wish to use in USBC-sanctioned competition on or after that date, you must have the balance hole plugged. Starting August 1, 2018, balls that do not have balance holes (including balls with balance holes that have been plugged) are allowed to have up to 3 ounces of static imbalance in all directions (positive side/negative side, finger/thumb, and top/bottom).
From August 1, 2018 until July 31, 2020, balls that DO have balance holes are limited to the "old" static imbalance rules of 1 ounce for side weight, 1 ounce for finger or thumb weight, and 3 ounces for top or bottom weight.

This means that there is a two-year "phasing in" period giving bowlers time to adjust to the new rules. If you would like to, you can start drilling balls today that conform to the new rules (no balance holes, but with more weight imbalance allowed). You may also continue drilling balls that follow the old rules (with balance holes, BUT with the old, stricter static imbalance limits). Also, bowlers now have the option to start plugging their balance holes in preparation for the August 1, 2020 balance hole ban.


League Officers' Kits...

have all been delivered to their centers. Former "AMF Terrace" leagues' kits were forwarded to their new centers. Sanction fees are still $21 for adult leagues, $17 for senior leagues, $11 for short-season leagues (16 weeks or less, but with no national awards), and $10 for youth leagues. 


The Annual Awards Brunch...

for adult tournament champions in our association has been scheduled for Rick's Prime Rib House on Sunday, September 30 from 11AM until 1PM. Invitations have been mailed.


Local bowling announcer Ron DeFrance dies

Ron DeFrance, maybe best known for his role as host of WOKR-TV Channel 13's "Bowling For Dollars", died on August 19, 2018. He was 82. DeFrance was inducted into the Rochester Bowling Hall of Fame in 1993. A better than average bowler, his understanding of the game gave him insight to present his bowling shows through the eyes of an expert. DeFrance was also one of the hosts of the GRABPA (proprietor's) Sunday Men's and Women's Travel League shows, Funtime Youth Bowling and the TV Rolloffs. During the 1970s he regularly gave bowling updates as a WOKR-TV sportscaster on Monday evenings. He was diagnosed with cancer back in February, WOKR-TV reported.


Congratulations to the

Rochester NY USBC 2017-18 All-Star Teams...

Women's Team - Judy Koester (217.20), Mary Jo Brenner (212.82),

Shanna Chepelsky (208.31), Veronica Mitchell (207.66)

and Sandra Restieri (207.12)

Men's Team - Steve Meyer (238.80), Jon Keenan (236.42),

Ron Boyce (235.17), Neal Argento (234.68)

and Ed Williams (232.74)

Girls' Team - Elena Carr (204.30), Cassidy Potter (199.0),

Cassidy Anschutz (196.0), Jordyn Czerw (188.0)

and Katie Johnson (187.0)

Boys' Team - Cameron Hurwitz (221.6), Connor Brink (216.5),

Jaden Connolly (216.0), Fabian Rivera (212.6)

and Parker Hoyt (210.3)

CRITERIA: To qualify for the All-Star Team, a member must have bowled in at least TWO different leagues in TWO different bowling centers with a minimum of 48 games.


Rochester Bowlers scored very well in the New York State USBC 94th Open Championships.

See the unofficial results HERE


Congratualtions to the Rochester NY USBC 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees & Honorees!

Standing (left to right): Len Perkins (Outstanding Achievement Veteran - HOF), Art Durfee (Dedicated League Service Award), Alex Copey (Youth Career Achievement Award/$500 scholarship), Bob Wrights (Meritorious Service - HOF), and 2-time Rochester Masters champion Ron Legler Jr. (Outstanding Achievement - HOF). Seated (left to right): Sherri Andrews (son Dan Anderws Jr., also a 2-time Rochester Masters champion, was honored posthumously for Outstanding Achievement - HOF), Joanne Formicola (Outstanding Achievement Veteran - HOF) and Matt Cittadino (Youth Career Achievement Award/$500 scholarship). The ceremonies were held at Rick's Prime Rib on Wednesday, May 16.

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2018 ROCHESTER USBC CITY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Results for the 94th Open Championships conducted in April at Miller Lanes

Team Scratch Results

Team Handicap Results

Singles Scratch & Singles Handicap Results

Doubles Scratch & Doubles Handicap Results 

Combine Scratch & Combine Handicap Results

All Events Scratch & Handicap Results


Honor Scores rolled in our association by women during the 2017-18 season

800s: Jenn Cutter (835) and Traci Spanitz (801)

300s: Judy Koester, Traci Spanitz, Megan Molinari, Stephanie Buhan, Mary Jo Brenner and Linda McClain


Congratulations to our first "Four Generation" 300 Game Family
The Ignizio family - John Sr. (1962), Rich (1987), Rich Jr. (1995) & age 14 Will Richardson (4/7/18)


Congratulations to Dan Keenan for winning the Canandaigua USBC Masters on Sunday, April 15! Keenan, a past Rochester NY USBC Masters champion, topped Mark Scuderi, a former NYS Masters champion, in the title match. Rochester youth standout Matt Cittadino placed 3rd and 2-time champion Bill Hasiotis finished 4th. Keenan earned $750, Scuderi $375, Cittadino $260 in SMART money and Hasiotis $175.


  • Women's City Tournament Results (added 3/22/18) (Click Here)
  • The Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, March 25. Re-elected were five incumbents: Barry Vee (vice-president), Dena Alberti, Tim Morley & Heidi Wooledge (adult directors) and Cindy Burnett (youth director).
  • New York USBCs Recognized for Contributions To BVL (Bowlers to Veterans Link):  Click Here for the full article --> (NYSBVL)
  • Remembrance Wall to honor bowlers who've passed now located on the "Honor Roll" page (last updated 05/01/18)

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