MISSION STATEMENT:  To Educate, Inform and Serve our Membership; 
                        Growing and Strengthening our Bowling Family
Gr. Cincinnati USBC Women's Bowling Association  
We are Governed by 15 Board Members (3-Officers & 12-Directors)

We currently have open Director Positions.
If you are interested in volunteering your time as a board member,
we invite you to complete the Application. 
Mail into Office or Email to gcwba@fuse.net

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Association Manager

CHARLENE SCHRODER


OFFICE HOURS
The Office is Open: T-W-F  11:00AM to 4:00 PM
(Closed: Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)

The Office is located on the 2nd floor of Colerain Bowl

9189 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45251
Phone No: 513-936-9422

Fax No:  513-936-0142

After Hour Calls: Leave a message and your call will be returned the next business day.
You may also drop off information at the front desk of Colerain Bowl.

The friendly staff will make sure it is delivered to the Association Office.


FROM THE BEGINNING and RECORD OF NAME CHANGES
 

  • The first association meeting was held January 7, 1918.
  • There were 51 members present who paid $0.25 dues
  • The first name of the association was CINCINNATI WOMEN’S BOWLING ASSOCIATION.
  • In 1971 the name was changed to GREATER CINCINNATI WOMEN'S BOWLING ASSOCIATION to recognize our members from Kentucky and Indiana.
  • May 1, 2006, we became GREATER CINCINNATI USBC WOMEN'S BOWLING ASSOCIATION to be in compliance with USBC regulations.


FIRST CITY TOURNAMENT HISTORY  

  • The first tournament was May 15-19, 1918 at Eureka Alleys.
  • $1.30 per event; $0.25 covered the cost of bowling, $0.05 was for expenses and $1 for the prize fund. 
  • Ten teams bowled in the first tournament along with 16 doubles and 39 singles.
  • Team Event was won with 2313 by Moerlo #1; Prize money was $20.
  • Doubles was won with 933 by Mrs. Hollerman & Mrs. Ernst; Prize money was $10.
  • Singles was won with 485 by Mrs. H. L. Mergard; Prize money was $10.
  • All Events was won with 1463 by Mrs. F. Reiss; Prize money was $5.
  • All ladies were referred to as Miss or Mrs. No first names were used in those days.
  • Last place team bowled 1478 and received two cases of Schaller Beer.
  • High average of the tournament was awarded a pair of silk hose.
  • Low game in team event was 59 and the bowler received a bottle of toilet water.
  • High games in each of the events was awarded: Lace scarf, bottle of wine, and comb & brush tray.

POLICY AND PROCEDURE and BY LAWS
    OFFICERS
    BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    ASSOCIATION MANAGER
    MEETINGS
    COMMITTEES - (excluding Hall of Fame)
    HALL OF FAME COMMITTEE
 TOURNAMENTS and CHARITIES
   SPECIAL PROJECTS, WORKSHOPS, RECORD RETENTION, SALARIES, FINANCIAL PROCEDURES, LEGAL OBLIGATIONS,

GC USBC WBA Bylaws


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