SIXTH ANNUAL Wii BOWLING TOURNAMENT
Each year, in Mid march, the 60+ center in Newport hosts the Wii bowling tournament, which continues to grow in popularity. There is always a bit of mischievous fun in the air when St. Patrick’s Day is near.
So, once again, it’s time to burn those bowling lanes to prepare for the Community Wii Bowling Tournament! Get your team together or come as a single to bowl and practice at the Newport 60+ Activity Center every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 11:00.
The tournament is scheduled for Thursday, March 17th at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, 20 SE 2nd St. starting at 10:30a.m. Bring your registered team of four (4) bowlers and be prepared to win, win, win!!! Grand Prize is a Pot O Gold ! Cheerleaders are needed so bring your squad to cheer you on. We have three lanes set up to accommodate up to 12 teams. Team warm ups start at 9:30am. Bowling starts at 10:30. Each year we have overall top male and female bowlers. Each member of the 4 person team bowls one game. Those scores are added together for a team score. There are awards for top scoring male and female Wii bowlers as well as first, second and third place for the teams.
We encourage both fun team and individual names and festive wear as well. An example of team names from years past have been Bookish Babes, the Tax Terminators, the Fast Lane Feds, and The Top Tarts. Some individual names have been Glorious Gertie, Natural Nellie, Cruising Kathy , Bowl a Thon Barb, Jumping Jim, Sassy Sue, Smooth Sandra ,Bountiful Betty, Tip Top Taylor, Divine Danielson, Perfect Pinkerton and Jazzy Johnson, just to name a few.
Teams participate in a bit of the blarney by wearing a bit o green and dressing in fun team outfits Each team will be responsible for their own creative festive wear but green must be included somewhere on the wear.
The pot luck feast starts at 12:00 with a veritable buffet of tasty finger foods, and delectable delicacies Each team is asked to bring finger foods for all to enjoy.
If you’re curious about the Wii system come visit our Wii master. Explore the benefits and fun you can have. The master is available on Tuesdays from 9:30am to show you the ropes. Please call us for information and to register your team at 541-265-9617. If you have trophies to be recycled please let us know.
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