In addition to news you will find on this site, we invite you to follow social media especially Facebook(R) and the two area groups, "Mid-Illinois Bowlers" and "Decatur Bowling."
This way you can stay current with bowling news, scores and events/tournaments.
Wrap-ups of major events will be added to the News bar on the left-side of this main page.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 CLASS OF THE DECATUR BOWLING HALL OF FAME!
Superior Performance = Kendra Griffin & Ben McCoy;
Meritorious Service = Chip Chambliss;
Veteran = Buddy Graves;
In Memoriam = John Berry
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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021-2022 BOWLERS OF THE YEAR!
Female: Chelsie Finch
Senior Female: Vonna Mears
Male: Jason Queen
Senior Male: Rob Baser
Girls Team (1 through 5):
--Carmen Howard, Payton Bogle, Briyanna McDermith, Rachel Garrett, Madison Hawkins
Boys Team (1 through 5):
--Lucas Boyd, Riley Barry, Bryce Ruple, Aiden Page, Dakota McDermith
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DECATUR BOWLING HALL OF FAME APPLICATIONS for 2023 are being accepted now.
You can download the pre-printed, four-page application using the link above, or pick up a paper copy at Spare Time Lanes.
Electronic doc-file applications can be provided by your HOF Secretary by request. You need not have another person fill out the app; if you believe you are a candidate, you know your accomplishments better than anyone!
Apps endorsed by HOF members are due by June 30, 2023 (2022 deadline was 6/30/22).
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THE ILLINOIS PEPSI USBC YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS - ZONE 6 AT SPARE TIME!
**CONGRATULATIONS TO LUKE SWARTZ (1st place), KANE ALFORD (2nd place) and JAXON QUEEN (4th place). All three will advance to the State Finals in the U8-U10-U12 Divisions!
Those state finals will be April 14-16 at Western Bowl in Champaign.
**NEXT UP WILL BE THE U15 and U17 Divisions on March 4-5.
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THE DECATUR USBC WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS, FINAL SATURDAY! March 25 at Spare Time Lanes.
Squad times are 1pm and 3pm. Good luck to all ladies and thank you for competing in your Association Championship!
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SUNDAY, MARCH 26: ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOLARSHIP MONEY!
The Decatur Open will serve as a qualifying round for the 26th Annual TEEN MASTERS national championship, at Spare Time starting at 1pm. This is a scratch singles tournament, also offering two divisions: the Elite Division and the Rising Star Division.
Descriptions of these divisions and more rules can be found on the Entry Blank which is at Spare Time north entrance. National Finals are in Detroit in July.
NOTE! SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP RUN THIS TOURNAMENT! Please see a Decatur youth coach or organizer, with thanks from all in the Decatur USBC.
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THE END OF AN ERA, FRIDAY MARCH 31, THE "FAREWELL FNT" TOURNAMENT at Spare Time Lanes.
Adult and Youth Doubles, starting at 6:30pm. Entry Fee per bowler is $30 in advance, $35 walk-in.
Format is four games of qualifying. Finals will be bracket or stepladder depending on number of entries.
BOTH FIELDS WILL BE LIMITED due to league play in the center.
THANK YOU TO PHIL AND AMY BARRY for hosting these tournaments since 2016!