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"Women's International Bowling Congress (WIBC)" - 37 Total Result(s)
82-YEAR-OLD STILL ROLLING
Yeehaw! The 1948 Women’s International Bowling Congress in Dallas, Texas, witnessed 52,382 games played by roughly 7,000 women during the month-long tournament. One player, 82-year-old Roma Scott, tra ...
A GEM OF A GAME
The Women’s International Bowling Congress sometimes awarded rings for certified 300 games. The design is much more delicate than the rings of their male counterparts!
A POLITICAL TOURNAMENT
At the 1954 Women’s International Bowling Congress tournament, bowlers were invited to personalize their badges. Women could display one side of a token, declaring they were either Republican or Democ ...
A SIGN OF THE TIMES
The Zodiacs of New Orleans have been the best-dressed bowling team for 50 years, being well-known for their lavishly themed costumes. At the 1971 Women’s International Bowling Congress tournament, the ...
BERDIE SPECK OF THE WIBC
Berdie Speck knew how to put on a women’s bowling tournament. The secretary of the St. Louis Women’s Bowling Association had experience with regional tournaments featuring hundreds of bowlers, making ...
BIRTHPLACE OF AVIATION
Dayton, Ohio, welcomed bowlers in 1957 for the Women’s International Bowling Congress. Dayton has long considered itself the birthplace of aviation, being the site of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s bicyc ...
BOWLING IN SAN FRAN
A field of 2,547 teams (approximately 13,000 bowlers) came to San Francisco for the Women’s International Bowling Congress in 1958, including teams from Alaska and Hawaii, demonstrating how far bowlin ...
The Women’s International Bowling Congress was founded in 1916 in St. Louis to regulate, support and promote the nascent sport of women’s bowling. The women who ran the WIBC in the early days were pio ...
CARTER TOES THE FOUL LINE
Jimmy Carter: peanut farmer, president and…bowler? While still governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter rolled the first ball at the Annual Women’s Bowling Congress Tournament, kicking off the team events at ...
CATHERINE FELLMETH INSTRUCTOR TO THE STARS
Women’s International Bowling Congress (WIBC) champ Catherine Fellmeth showed bandleader Jonny Long the correct form for holding a bowling ball. And she should know! Fellmeth was a star of women’s bow ...