K & L Lanes set to host DLBA year-end tourneys

The Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association will be hosting their annual Masters and Championship tournaments at K & L Lanes, 10 Buffalo St., Gowanda, beginning Saturday, April 28 and running daily through Saturday, May 12.

The 19th Annual Masters Tournament, sponsored by Sunset Truck & Auto, Inc. & Rose Brook Golf Course is a scratch (no handicap) singles event that consists of two rounds of qualifying, followed by a double elimination match-play finals round. The qualifying rounds are Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29 with the early shift starting Saturday at 7 p.m. and the late shift starting at 9 p.m. Competitors who bowl the early shift on Saturday must bowl the late shift on Sunday and vice versa. The match play finals begin on Sunday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m. Entries fees are $60 at the door. Shift assignments are on a first come first serve basis. The deadline to enter is the beginning of the 1st shift on Saturday, April 28. All participants must have bowled at least 21 games within the Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association during the 2017-18 season. This tournament is open to all men and women.

The 89th Annual Association Championship Tournament, sponsored by the Rose Brook Golf Course and Sunset Truck & Auto, Inc., consists of a five-person team event and a doubles & singles event. Handicap is 100 percent of 220 and there are prizes for both handicap and scratch scores. The tournament begins on Monday, April 30 and runs daily through Saturday, May 12. The squad times for doubles and singles are 9:15 p.m. on weeknights and 2:45 p.m. on weekends. The squad times for the team event are 6:30 p.m. weeknights and noon on weekends. Entry fee for the Championship Tournament is $25 per bowler / per event. Special prizes will be available for groups that organize a squad that consists of eight teams. This tournament is open to all men, women and mixed teams and doubles that are active members of the Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association.

Entry forms for both tournaments are at all local bowling centers or our website at www.dunkirklakeshoreusbc.com. Please call ahead to make your reservations now, as space is limited. Any questions can be directed to the Tournament Manager P.J. Azzarella at 785-1265.