Our events are open to league bowlers that have verifiable averages (min. 21 games) from 135 to 215 (205 max. for sport or PBA experience leagues).
Our sweepers pay $1,000.00 1st place @ 64 entries (including the new "Double Up" Pot) with 1 in 6 entries cashing overall.
Our entry fees have been lowered, unless noted otherwise, Prepaid members rate is $40, and non-member guest entry fees are $45. All fees must be paid in cash, as we pay out in cash the same day.
We also offer a wide variety of side pots including computerized brackets. With our new Combo Pot, it is possible to win over $2,500.00 at any of our local tournaments.
Advantages of Membership
Your local membership dues allow you to enter any of the 45+ tournaments we hold in the Chicago area each year.
It also allows you to enter the Double Up & Combo pots, that could quadruple your winnings on any given day.
It allows you to sign up for our weekely e-news, that keeps you up to date and makes you eligible for various drawings and giveaways.
It makes you eligible for our FREE annual side events that pay out an additional $5,000.00+ in prizes every year.
You can compete against complete strangers,
without having to worry about "Baggers". Our
Computer Network maintains and monitors all of our members' averages.
It ensures that OUR bowlers compete at an average that reflect
their true capabilities.
You can meet new friends with common interests
almost every weekend. Although our events are competitive, you
will find that our tournaments are designed to be fun and relaxing.
You will be part of the largest bowling "FAMILY" in
Over 45 events a year are offered in the Chicago area by award
winning directors, Paul & Debbie Graham.
Paul & Debbie took over the club in
March of 1996 from its founder Georgette DeRosa, whom had been
operating the club since 1983.
The CLub has been running tournaments
longer than any other Amateur Bowling Club in the metro Chicago
area, and has paid out over $12,000,000.00 since it's inception.
Paul & Debbie celebrated their 31st
wedding anniversary in 2012. Their three children Nicholle, Becky
& Sean have all been an important part of the club over the
Paul was an active member, winning
9 titles in his 5-years as a member in Chicago & Tampa. Paul served in the US Air Force for 12 years as a Fire
Protection Specialist and Recruiter.
Our members have brought home many individual
& team National Titles from Las Vegas, including two
National Champions - Frank Kirchman & Don Nance, Sr. and three National Ladies Championships - Nancy Castrogiovanni, Charity Musial and Dianne Waldon.
We have brought home at least one national
level title from Las Vegas eight of the past sixteen years.
Over $200,000.00 was paid to local TBC Chicago members in 2012.