State Bowling Jamboree to be July 30 in Madison Merger at the local level will be the major topic of discussion at the 25th Annual South Dakota State Bowling Jamboree in Madison on July 30.
United States Bowling Congress representatives will be present at an informational workshop starting at 9 a.m. at Nicky�s, located near Cherry Lanes. USBC was launched on Jan. 1, and several state and local bowling organizations have since voted to merge. All associations in the state must decide whether or not to merge by May 31, 2006. Workshop attendees are urged to bring questions to be answered. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Also scheduled at 9 a.m. is a youth scholarship tournament at Cherry Lanes. A lunch is set for noon at Nicky�s followed by a no-tap fun tournament at 2 p.m. at Cherry Lanes.
An Honors Banquet begins at 6:30 p.m. at Nicky�s with special guest speaker Cassandra ?Cassie� Leuthold of Rapid City, selected the Women�s International Bowling Congress �Star of Tomorrow.� Among the honorees are the inductees into the S.D. Men�s and Women�s Bowling Halls of Fame.
Joining the men�s hall of fame are Donald Crawford of Canton for meritorius service, Mike Kruse of Vermillion for bowling ability and meritorious service, Glen Paulsen of Sioux Falls for bowling ability and Cliff Kuckelburg of Aberdeen for bowling ability and meritorious service. Inductees into the women�s hall of fame are Mary Ann Morehead of Winner, Ann Carlson of Sioux Falls and Karla Richey of Rapid City.
Among others to be honored are state champions in men�s, women�s mixed and youth tournaments.