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, Canadaigua [21]

Hosted by: Canadaigua 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

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 champions, 2005 & 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:

Doubles:

Singles:

All Events: