TOURNAMENT HISTORY

1950s Tournament Events:
1957 –  New York State Volunteer Firemen’s Bowling Association is formed 

1958-Sheridan Lanes, Williamsville, NY [1]
Hosted by: Main Transit FD
Team, Forbes Hose #2, Canastota, Score – 3005
Doubles, F. Abbott & L. Lasso, Cheektowaga, Score – 1331
Singles, R. Stoll, Amherst, Score – 721
No six game combo

1959 – Sheridan Lanes, Williamsville, NY [2]
Hosted by: Main Transit FD
Team, S. Wilson #3, Wilson, Score – 2988
Doubles, O. Catlin & R. Klis, Blasdell, Score – 1228
Singles, P. Reid, East Rochester, Score – 706
Six Game Combo, P. Reid, East Rochester, Score – 2020

1960s Tournament Events:
 History: 1967 First Tournament Held on Long Island

1960 –  Empire Lanes, West Webster [3] Hosted by: If anyone knows the host department please use the contact us tab to let us know
Team, Hutchinson Hose #1, Williamsville, Score – 3171
Doubles, D. Knettles & D. Lawson, Ithaca, Score – 1402
Singles, J. Santillo, Fairport, Score – 706
Six Game Combo, D. Knettles, Ithaca, Score – 2021

1961 – Town and Country Lanes, Geneva [4]
Hosted by: Nestor Hose
Team, East Rochester #2, East Rochester, Score – 3052
Doubles, F. Hillicks & A. Frae, Nyack, Score – 1346
Singles, E. Meyer, Union Hill, Score – 706
Six Game Combo, J. Erbland, Fairport, Score – 1952

1962 – Strike 7 Spare Lanes, North Syracuse [5]
Hosted by: N. Syracuse
Team, Northside Fire Company, Geneva, Score – 3203
Doubles, B. Brown & C. Richard, Herkmier, Score – 1355
Singles, S. Lindholm, Pleasant Valley, Score – 768
Six Game Combo, S. Lindholm, Pleasant Valley, Score – 2018

1963 – Empire Lanes, Schenectady [6]
Hosted by: Stanford Heights FD
Team, Rum Pointers, Roosevelt, Score – 3151
Doubles, J. Marsh & C. Makey, Lyncourt, Score – 1298
Singles, R. Ward, West Seneca, Score – 778
Six Game Combo, N. McAllister, Phelps, Score – 1997

1964 – Sheridon Lanes, Williamsville [7]
Hosted by: Main Transit FD
Team, Stafford #2, Stafford, Score – 3082
Doubles, R. Volt & R. Volt Jr. West Seneca, Score – 1337
Singles, R. Volt, West Seneca, Score – 756
Six Game Combo, R. Volt, West Seneca, Score – 2021

1965 – Empire Bowling Center, Elmira [8]
Hosted by: Southport FD
Team, Clifton Springs #1, Clifton Springs, Score – 3179
Doubles, W. Gaworecki & E. Lombard, LakesideScore – 1369
Singles, F. Vincent, Fairport, Score – 741
Six Game Combo, B. Sens, Pittsford, Score – 1986

1966 – Fountain Bowl, Jamestown [9]
Hosted by: Bemus Point
Team, Alexander #1, Alexander, Score – 3117
Doubles, E. Price & J. Swiderski, Fluvanna, Score – 1303
Singles, P. Havens, East Amherst, Score – 719
Six Game Combo, M. Carmody, Amherst, Score – 1931

1967 – Sheridon Lanes, Levittown [10]
Hosted by: Levittown VFD
Team, Mamaroneck #2, Mamaroneck, Score – 3046
Doubles, W. Smith & C. Brizendine, Penfield, Score – 1274
Singles, B. MacAnn, Baldwinville, Score – 692
Six Game Combo, B. MacAnn, Baldwinsville, Score – 1937

1968- North Bowl, Plattsburg [11]
Hosted by: If anyone knows the host department please use the contact us tab to let us know
Team, Pittsford Hose, Pittsford, Score – 3070
Doubles, D. Wagner & P. Reader, East Aurora, Score – 1342
Singles, R. Popp, Swormville, Score – 722
Six Game Combo, W. Golden, Saranac Lake, Score – 1962

1969 – Pin-O-Rama, Utica [12]
Hosted by: East Herkimer FD
Team, Mamaroneck #2, Mamaroneck, Score – 3218
Doubles, D. Snow & J. Sadler, Newark, Score – 1349
Singles, L. Lee, Clifton Park, Score – 726
Six Game Combo, D. Chipman, Williamsville, Score – 1987

1970s Tournament Events:
 History: 1974 & 1975 First time having back to back team champions

1970 – Olympic Bowl, Fairport [13]
 Hosted by: If anyone knows the host department please use the contact us tab to let us know
Team, Centennial Hose #1,Peekskill, Score – 3165
Doubles, B. Moy & B. Henderson, Greenwich, Score – 1368
Singles, J. Kozma, West Seneca, Score – 756 Six
Game Combo, S. Martin, Wantagh, Score – 2054

1971 -Fairmount Bowling Center, Fairmount [14]
Hosted by: Fairmount FC
Team, Arcade #2, Arcade, Score – 3119
Doubles, L. Alonzo & M. Murphy, Mechanicsville, Score – 1370
Singles, E. Curtis, Palmyra, Score – 713
Six Game Combo, J. Sawyers, Hopeveld, Score – 2002

1972 – Leisureland Lanes, Hamburg [15]
Hosted by: Scranton VFD  
Team, Arcade #3, Arcade, Score – 3187
Doubles, S. Deyo & J. Carron, Altona, Score – 1354
Singles, B. Jensen, Penn Yan, Score – 718
Six Game Combo, R. Lyskawa, Lyncourt, Score – 2026

1973 -Elmira Bowling Center, Elmira [16]
Hosted by: Southport FD
Team, Hopewell #2, Canandaigua, Score – 3177
Doubles, T. Frabizio & A. Rate, Patchogue, Score – 1395
Singles, B. Barber, Stafford, Score – 738
Six Game Combo, G. Larson, Lakeville, Score – 2021

1974 -Pine Hills Lanes, South Glen Falls [17]
Hosted by: South Glen Falls FD 
Team, Fairmount #1, Fairmount, Score – 3254
Doubles, P. Darrow & F. Kuepper, Liverpool, Score – 1382
Singles, F. Claps, Larchmont, Score – 739
Six Game Combo, R. Spoth, Williamsville, Score – 2149

1975 -Fairmount Bowling Center, Fairmount [18]
Hosted by: Taunton FC
Team, Fairmount #1, Fairmount, Score – 3119
Doubles, A. Prescott & J. Bailey, Farmington, Score – 1346
Singles, R. Jones, Cheektowaga, Score – 745
Six Game Combo, W. Potter, Barneveld, Score – 1982

1976 – Suburban Lanes, Amherst [19]
Hosted by: Kenilworth FC 
Team, North Bailey #1, Amherst, Score – 3104
Doubles, E. Klute & C Horey, Williamsville, Score – 1309
Singles, R. Favely, Genesee Valley, Score – 700
Six Game Combo, N.Kapuszack, Hamburg, Score – 1921

1977 – North Bowl, Plattsburg [20]
Hosted by: If anyone knows the host department please use the contact us tab to let us know
Team, Folger H & L #1, Geneva, Score – 3182
Doubles, M. Putman & J. Putman Sr., Syracuse, Score – 1334
Singles, J. Alise Jr., Dansville, Score – 743
Six Game Combo, M. Delamere, Getzville, Score – 2031

1978 – Rosebowl Lanes, Canandaigua [21]
Hosted by: Canandaigua FD 
Team, Ellsworth #1, Penn Yan, Score – 3121
Doubles, M. Young & S. Deyo, Altona, Score – 1358
Singles, R. Swithers, Elmira, Score – 726
Six Game Combo, R. Corpac, Levittown, Score – 1992

1979 – Pin-O-Rama, Utica [22]
Hosted by: East Herkimer FD 
Team, Herman VFD, Herman, Score – 3159
Doubles, J. Mooney & J. Buckley, Pavillion, Score –
1379 Singles, F. Sykes, Amherst, Score – 740
Six Game Combo,S. Montemaro, Mt.Morris, Score – 2037

1980s Tournament Events
History: In 1982 the Association celebrated its 25th Silver Anniversary


1980 – Hoe Bowl, Kingston [23]
Hosted by: Ulster Hose FC
Team, Hamburg Fire Dispatchers, Hamburg, Score – 3243
Doubles, R. Jackson & L. Green, Endwell, Score – 1344
Singles, G. Doser, Fairport, Score – 771
Six Game Combo, S. Piper, Hamburg, Score – 2159

1981 – Elmira Bowling Center, Elmira [24]
Hosted by: Southport FD 
Team, Transit “C”, Amherst, Score – 3172
Doubles, D. Mackey & J. Kommer, Fairview, Score – 1406
Singles, B. Barby, Keeseville, Score – 795
Six Game Combo, P. Teller, Snyder, Score – 2031 

1982 – Sheridan Lanes, Williamsville [25]
Hosted by: Kenilworth FC
Team, Leftovers, Orchard Park, Score – 3057
Doubles, J. Beaver & C. Nappi Jr., Alplaus, Score – 1306
Singles, L. Van Hederynen, Mecklenburg, Score – 733
Six Game Combo, T. Wiedrick, Palmyra, Score – 1980

1983 – Brunswick Holiday Bowl, Syracuse [26]
Hosted by: Howletthill FD 
Team, Saranac Lake #1, Saranac Lake, Score – 3095
Doubles, R. Feldman & J. Calen, Holtsville, Score – 1367
Singles, H. Wehner, White Sulpher Springs, Score – 737
Six Game Combo, S. Warren, Pittsford, Score – 2067

1984 – Pin-O-Rama, Utica [27]
 Hosted by: East Herkimer FD
Team, Newton Abbott #2 ,Hamburg, Score – 3042
Doubles, R. Barnes & W. Shipley, Rose, Score – 1341
Singles, K. Beil, Clarence, Score – 773
Six Game Combo, J. LaGeorge, Mt.Morris, Score – 2020

1985 – Leisureland Lanes, Hamburg[28]
Hosted by:Scranton FD
Team, Engine Co. #2, Patchogue, Score – 3107
Doubles, D. Riley & M.Seymour, Odessa, Score – 1307
Singles, J. Abbarno, Amherst, Score – 708
Six Game Combo, R. Bassi, Peekskill, Score – 2003

1986 – Tri-City Lanes, Menands [29]
Hosted by: Menands FD
Team, Scranton #2, Hamburg, Score – 3042
Doubles, G. Gonyea & F. Raposa, Morrisonville, Score – 1298
Singles, S. Sorrell, Morrisonville, Score – 719
Six Game Combo, M. Pagels,Hamburg, Score – 1972

1987 – Elmira Bowling Center, Elmira [30]
Hosted by: Southport FD
Team, Smoke Eaters, Orchard Park, Score – 3331
Doubles, K. Reed & K. Oliver, Canandaigua, Score – 1421
Singles, R. Lureman, Henrietta, Score – 776
Six Game Combo, M. Cassiol, Amherst, Score – 2129

1988 – Fairmount Bowling Center, Syracuse [31]
Hosted by: Taunton FD
Team, North Bailey “F” Troop, Amherst, Score – 3222
Doubles, B. Colliard & K. Every, Kingston, Score – 1386
Singles, D. Pascullo, Harriman, Score – 758
Six Game Combo, W. Jones, Pavilion, Score – 2053

1989 – Elmira Bowling Center, Elmira [32]
Hosted by: Southport FD
Team, North Lansing #2, Lansing, Score – 3037
Doubles, G. Zammit & W. Mohr, Amherst, Score – 1433
Singles, F. Corbin Jr., Kirkwood, Score – 733
Six Game Combo, J. Abbarno, Amherst, Score – 1982

1990s Tournament Events:

1990 – The Bowler’s Club, Latham [33]  
Hosted by: Verdoy FD

Team, Farmington #2, Farmington, Score – 3179
Doubles, H. Roberts & D. Barber, Keesville, Score – 1408
Singles, W. McMaster, Penfield, Score – 775
Six Game Combo, (TIE) J. LaGeorge, Mt. Morris & R. Crandall, Farmington, Score – 2152

1991 – Hoe-Bowl Mardi-Bob, Poughkeepsie [34]
Hosted by: Pleasant Valley FD
Team, Little Valley #3, Little Valley, Score – 3129
Doubles, M. Capbianco & D. Christie, Glen Cove, Score – 1326
Singles, T. Modica Jr., Pleasant Valley, Score – 727
Six Game Combo, R. LePom,Peekskill, Score – 2016

1992 – Thruway Lanes, Cheektowga [35]
Hosted by: Scranton FD
Team, Central Fire Co., Deposit, Score – 3025
Doubles, K. Krawczyka & L. Motyka, West Seneca, Score – 1338
Singles, M. Hollbrook, North Tonawanda, Score – 716
Six Game Combo, D. Nolan, Dansville, Score – 1973

1993 – Pin-O-Rama, Utica [36]
Hosted by: Mohawk FD & East Herkimer FD
Team, Little Valley #1, Little Valley, Score – 3222
Doubles, J. Loughrey & D. Jacobs Jr., North Tonawanda, Score – 1457
Singles, J. Pollina, Sloan, Score – 792
Six Game Combo, P. Hildreth, Syracuse, Score – 2151

1994 – Fountain Bowl, Jamestown [37]
Hosted by: Little Valley FD
Team, Winona Lake#2, Newburgh, Score – 3330
Doubles, J. Lapham & K. Raftel, North Tonawanda, Score – 1457
Singles, C. Cummings, Canandaigua, Score – 782
Six Game Combo, R. Monkelbaan, Cheektowaga, Score – 1538

1995 – The Bowlers Club, Latham [38]
Hosted by: Verdoy FD
Team, Newstead #1, Akron, Score – 3408
Doubles, F. Hoffman & R. Flickner, Lakeview, Score – 1430
Singles, B. Lundquist Jr., Tonawanda, Score – 757
Six Game Combo, S. Beseth, White Sulphur Springs, Score – 1466

1996 – Hoe-Bowl Mardi-Bob, Poughkeepsie [39] 
Hosted by: Pleasant Valley FD
Team, Boots, Pleasant Valley, Score – 3402
Doubles, R. Linfoot Sr. & R. Stacconi, Vestal, Score – 1485
Singles, C. Greene, Waddington, Score – 771
Six Game Combo, F. Yates, West Geneseo, Score – 1486

1997 – Fountain Bowl, Jamestown [40]
Hosted by: Little Valley FD
Team, South Line #2, Cheektowaga, Score – 3409
Doubles, P. Preziosa & S. Kim, Inwood, Score – 1457
Singles, D. Wigfield, Rose, Score – 791
Six Game Combo, S. Rogacki, Marilla, Score – 1485

1998 – Midway Lanes, Vestal [41]
Hosted by: Vestal FD
Team, Purchase FD, Purchase, Score – 3346
Doubles, P. Land & J. Bootz, Newburgh, Score – 1472
Singles, J. Hurburt, Perry, Score – 769
Six Game Combo, J.Roskwitalski, Hamburg, Score – 1490 1

1999 -Tonawanda Bowling Center, Tonawanda [42]
Hosted by: Sweeney Hose Co.
Team, Newstead #1, Akron, Score – 3402
Doubles, B. Trimper & D. Hoadley, Tonawanda, Score – 1491
Singles, G. Nash, Perrysburg, Score – 768
Six Game Combo, (TIE) G. Make Jr., Peekskill & M. Brower, Woodmere, Score – 1508

2000s Tournament Events:
History: In 2006 the six game combo was replaced with the nine game all events package
It took 31 years to have a repeat of back to back team champions2005 & 2006
Chet Yauchzy, the last remaining charter member, passed away in 2006

In 2007 the Association celebrated its 50th Golden Anniversary

2000 – Midway Lanes, Vestal [43]
Hosted by: Vestal VFD
Team, Mt.Morris #1, Mount Morris, Score – 3603
Doubles, C. Smith & D. Hurteau, Humner, Score – 1572
Singles, R. Faraci, Great Neck, Score – 862
Six Game Combo, Y. Brown, East Branch, Score – 1688

2001 – Hoe Bowl on the Hill, Kingston [44]
Hosted by: Ulster Hose Co.
Team, The Crew, Geneseo, Score – 3509
Doubles, S. Green & C. Green, White Sulpher Springs, Score – 1516
Singles, R. King, Kingston, Score – 816
Six Game Combo

2002 – The Bowlers Club, Latham [45]
Hosted by: Verdoy VFD
Team, Vestal #3, Vestal, Score – 3689
Doubles, D. Krupa & R. Sipperley, NewHyde Park, Score – 1589
Singles, S. Bordeau, Keeseville, Score – 828
Six Game Combo, N. Card, Homer, Score – 1668

2003 – Transit Lanes, Williamsville [46]
Hosted by: Main Transit Fire Co.
Team, Pavilion FD, Pavilion, Score – 3711
Doubles, C. Evans & D. Adams, Vestal, Score – 1602
Singles, K. Roberts, Keeseville, Score – 871 Six
Game Combo, K. Roberts, Keeseville, Score – 1664

2004 – Allie Brandt Lanes, Lockport [47]  
Hosted by: Rapids VFC

Team, Oyster Bay Fire Co., Oyster Bay, Score – 3708
Doubles, R. Brown & M. Brown, Pavilion, Score – 1541
Singles, A. Secor, Kingston, Score – 847
Six Game Combo, T. Beckwith, Homer, Score – 1683

2005 – Pat Tarsio Lanes, Newburgh [48]
Hosted by: Monell Engine Co.
Team, Sonny’s Crew, Perry, Score – 3772
Doubles, B. Reavy & A. Secor, Kingston, Score – 1591
Singles, T. Kelly, Great Neck, Score – 874
Six Game Combo,

2006 – The Bowlers Club, Latham [49]
Hosted by: Verdoy VFD
Team, Sonny’s Crew, Perry, Score – 3762
Doubles, R. Ockovic & K. Podlaski (Area Unknown) Score – 1611
Singles, E. Armstrong, Syracuse, Score – 884
All Events, R. Lepore, Peekskill, Score – 2471

2007 – Midway Lanes, Vestal [50]
Hosted by: Vestal VFD
Team, New Hyde Park #2, New Hyde Park, Score – 3665
Doubles, Z. Mason & B. Ingham, Sidney, Score – 1552
Singles, J. Stracuzzi, Lomontville, Score – 826
All Events, M. Makowensky, New Hyde Park, Score – 2381

2008 – Transit Lanes, Williamsville [51]
Hosted be: Rapids VFC & Exempts
Team, North Rose Bucket Brigade, North Rose, Score – 3678
Doubles, M. Orr & A. Bruce,  Pultneyville, Score – 1553
Singles, L. Coia, Spencerport, Score – 839
All Events, K. Fry, Lockport, Score – 2440

2009 – Pat Tarsio’s Bowling Time Lanes, New Windsor [52]  
Hosted by: Monell Engine Co.

Team, Pleasant Valley Boot, Pleasant Valley, Score – 3562
Doubles, J. Sommer & C. Coy, Mohawk, Score – 1603
Singles, B. Templeton, Mt.Morris, Score – 841
All Events, B. Templeton, Mt.Morris, Score – 2318

2010s Tournament Events:
History: After 47 years the Tournament [57] is back on Long Island in 2014
2013 & 2014 Teams from Harrison FD took first place
2015 & 2016 Teams from Perry FD took first place
2017 tournament will mark the 60th Diamond Celebration year 

2010 -Transit Lanes, Williamsville [53]
Hosted by: Rapids Benevolent Association
Team, Orchard Park #2, Orchard Park- 3717
Doubles, P. Blizniak & D. Blizniak ,East Aurora- 1551
Singles, J. Sparks, Cazenovia – 841
All Events, W. Nethercott Jr., Port Chester- 2338

2011- Olympic Lanes, Menands [54]
Hosted by: Churchtown Fire Co.
Team, Pleasent Valley VFD  Team #1 – Pleasent Valley –  3813
Doubles, K. Luby & G. Gruntler Jr. -Pleasent Valley- 1568
Singles, D. Shull -Mount Morris- 834
All Events, E. Strickfaden – Perrysburg – 2372

2012 – Doug Kent’s Rose Bowl Lanes, Newark [ 55]
Hosted by: Newark, Marbletown & Fairville FD’s
Team, North Rose Pumpers – North Rose – 3688
Doubles, D. Steffenhagen & Z. Weaver – Machias – 1529
Singles, R. Devlin – Palmyra – 868
All Events, Z. Weaver – Machias – 2410

2013 – Allie Brandt Lanes, Lockport [56]
Hosted by: Rapids Benevolent Association
Team, Harrison Fire Department – Harrison – 3706
Doubles, D. Graf & R. Leonard Jr. – Colonie – 1629
Singles, J. Lansdowne – Berkshire – 875
All Events, M. Doherty – Harrison – 2411

2014 – South Levittown Lanes, Levittown [57]
Hosted by: Levittown Fire Department
Team, Harrison Fire Department – Harrison – 3604
Doubles, R. Leonard Jr. & B. Leonard Sr. – Colonie – 1522
Singles, R. P. Boughton Jr. – Kingston – 813
All Events, R. P. Boughton Jr. – Kingston – 2359

2015 – Midway Lanes, Vestal [58]
Hosted by: O.L. Davis Fire Company & Endwell FD
Team, Perry Fire Department – Perry – 3581
Doubles, D. Hurlburt & S. Sickles – Perry – 1573
Singles, M. Spink – Constantia – 836
All Events, M. DiMasi – Catskill – 2316

2016 – Spare Time Lanes, Latham [59]
Hosted by: The Verdoy Fire Company
Team, Perry Fire Department #2 – Perry – 2915
Doubles, C. Moeske & S. Santore – Colonie – 1577
Singles, F. Staltari – Colonie – 840
All Events, T. Braun – New Hyde Park – 2337

2017 – Allie Brandt Lanes, Lockport [60th Diamond Celebration]
Hosted by: Rapids Benevolent Association
Team: Great Neck Alerts – Great Neck – 2859
Doubles: N. Vargas & D. Graf – Colonie – 1582
Singles: E. Strickfaden – Gowanda – 906
All Events: E. Strickfaden – Gowanda – 2391  

2018 – Boulevard Bowl, Schenectady [61]
Hosted by: Stanford Heights FD
Team: Purchase – Hudson – 2950
Doubles: J. Kennedy & L. Ignagni – Syosset – 1581
Singles: R. Christiana – Hudson – 839
All Events: J. Pangrazio – Byron – 2402

2019 – Pat Tarsio Lanes, Newburgh  [62]
Hosted by: Monell Engine Co. 
Team: Monell #3 – Washingtonville – 2896
Doubles: T. Lucieer & F. Blauvelt Jr. – Williamson FCo #3 (tie) K. Held & T. Held – Orchard Park II – 1512
Singles: D. Bonis – Harrison – 808 
All Events: J. Giancola – Walworth FD – 2366

2020 Tournament Events
Tournament History: The 63rd annual tournament was canceled

2020 – Ideal Bowling Center [63]
Hosted by: Vestal Fire Company #4 
For the first time in the associations 63 year history a tournament has been canceled
This was due to the world wide outbreak of the virus COVID-19 or better know as the Coronavirus,
It spread to the New York Regions so the decision was made to protect the safety and health
of all those who would have participated in bowling, working the tournament, being a spectator and the  local area in general.

2021 –
Hosted by:
Team,
Doubles, 
Singles, 
All Events,