28th ANNUAL GISBT TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS


This year’s Tournament of Champions unfortunately had to be cancelled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We regret this unfortunate cancellation. The Tournament of Champions is a career highlight for 36 bowlers each and every year. 

During the Tournament of Champions opening ceremonies, we present awards to several of our participants. Below are this year's award winners.


GIRL'S DIVISION
BOWLER OF THE YEAR - ADDY NELSON - GREGORY, SOUTH DAKOTA
ALL-STAR TEAM -

  • CASSIDY COUREY - BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA
  • MEGAN HESS - GRANGER, IOWA
  • BAILEY PALMER - OTTUMWA, IOWA
  • CHRISTIN SWANK - MUSCATINE, IOWA


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - ADDY NELSON - GREGORY, SOUTH DAKOTA
RISING STAR AWARD - JENNA WILLIAMS - HOMASOSSA, FLORIDA

BOY'S DIVISION
BOWLER OF THE YEAR - BILLY HIBBARD - MUKWONAGO, WISCONSIN
ALL-STAR TEAM -

  • DAKOTA SOLONKA - INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
  • SETH SIKKEMA - FULTON, ILLINOIS
  • AVERY WOLF - SKOKIE, ILLINOIS
  • EVAN MILLER - SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - CAMERON CROWE - ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS
RISING STAR AWARD - WILLIAM JONES, ANOOKA, MINNESOTA

Congratulations to 3 longtime members who have appeared in their final GISBT event. ALL PAST TOUR CHAMPIONS:

  • BAILEY PALMER - OTTUMWA, IOWA - 69 events bowled, 5 tour titles, 26 finals, 706 games, 141,015 pins, $4852 earnings
  • BLAKE EDDY - ORIENT, IOWA - 59 events bowled, 1 tour title, 2 finals, 466 games, 92,677 pins, $805 earnings
  • BILLY HIBBARD, MUKWONAGO, WISCONSIN - 31 events bowled, 4 tour titles, 20 finals, 412 games, 87,335 pins, $4470 earnings


The year-end award plaques will be presented to these bowlers at our 2020-2021 season opener. 


The 2019-2020 GISBT Director's Award, presented for outstanding contributions to the sport of bowling, will be presented at our season opener in the fall. Congratulations to all of our award recipients.

Thank you to all of our members for a shortened, but successful 2019-2020 season and for joining us month after month. We look forward to starting our season as soon as it is safe for our participants and their supportive families and friends to be together.


Good luck to everyone. Stay healthy and safe!


2020 Tournament of Champions

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