Mr. & Miss Geaux Beauxling
The first Youth Bowlers of the Week each year in our High School Varsity Bowling Season will represent Holiday Lanes as royalty in the Krewe of Aesclepius Children's Mardi Gras parade. Krewe of Aesclepius is the Second oldest Mardi Gras Krewe in the Ark-La-Tex. The parade is held on Fat Tuesday - 7:00 pm at Pierre Bossier Mall. "Geaux Beauxling Louisiana!" encourages bowling as a fun and fit activity in the state of Louisiana and is committed to providing the means for every student in Louisiana to learn to bowl in P.E. class.
Every Student Learns to Bowl in PE
Holiday Lanes is committed to every Louisiana student learning how to bowl in PE class. In-school bowling (Bowlers Ed) is a program designed specifically for P.E. teachers with a multi-disiplinary curriculum, free for schools to teach bowling in their school gyms.
In-school bowling encourages a love of fitness and helps reinforce skills such as:
- Computer skills
- Health and nutrition
- Language arts
- Physical education
- Reading comp
- Problem solving
- Social studies
Youth League Bowling
Children love to bowl! Register your kid(s) for our Youth Bowling League today! Call 318-746-7331, ext 202 for more information.
In School Bowlers Ed
This program is designed specifically for P.E. teachers. The Bowling Proprietors Association of America has developed a multi-disiplinary curriculum, free to teachers, for elementary and middle schools to teach bowling in their school gyms. Holiday Lanes has 12 portable bowling lanes available for loan to schools to use along with the free curriculum. The kits consist of a 20 foot long carpet marked like a bowling lane, 10 weighted plastic pins and a 4 or 5 lb bowling ball. For more information or to reserve lanes for your school, call (318) 746-7331, ext 202.
Teachers: If you are currently teaching bowling (whether you use our program or not) please fill out this short survey: In-School Bowling
Bowlopolis Kid's Club
Young and beginning bowlers are enjoying the Bowlopolis Kid's Club Saturday mornings at 8:30 AM. It's too late to join this group now, but they will start a new "season" of the club in the summer. In the meantime, check out BOWLOPOLIS to learn about the imaginary bowling center. There are new adventures in every frame! And don't forget to pick up the newest episode of the Bowlopolis adventure DVD. See your friends at our front desk for the latest DVD.
Halloween Tournament 2012
1st Place Division One, James Rothenberger (137)
2nd Place Division One, Oxford Foster (130)
3rd Place Division One, Olivia Brown (126)
1st Place Division Two, Caitlin Lawrence (284)
2nd Place Division Two, Richard Lawrence (219)
3rd Place Division Two, Aubrey Bailes (202)
1st Place Division Three, Nicole Taylor (554)
2nd Place Division Three, Austin Sepeda (521)
3rd Place DIvision Three, Chandler Sumpter (460)
1st Place Division Four, Adam Reine (636)
2nd Place Division Four, Ty'Tyana Lewis ( 458)
3rd Place Division Four, Isander Martinez (375)
1st Place Division Five, Zachary Fuhrman (554)
2nd Place Division Five, Greg Johns (544)
3rd Place Division FIve, Alvin Reine (501)
Top 3 Scratch Overall Winners: Adam Reine, Nicole Taylor/Zach Fuhrman, and Greg Johns
Thanksgiving Tournament 2012
1st Place Division One, Olivia Brown (166)
2nd Place Division One, James Rothenberger (137)
3rd Place Division One, Vacant
1st Place Division Two, Caitlin Lawrence (333)
2nd Place Division Two, Thomas Roth (262)
3rd Place Division Two, Richard Lawrence (260)
1st Place Division Three, Nicole Taylor (509)
2nd Place Division Three, Destin Meza (459)
3rd Place Division Three, Alex Reine (444)
1st Place Division Four, Adam Reine (640)
2nd Place Division Four, Rebecca Hutton (556)
3rd Place Division Four, Isander Martinez (451)
1st Place Division Five, Greg Johns (519)
2nd Place Division Five, Alvin Reine (464)
3rd Place Division Five, Joshua Gaude (447)
Top 3 Scratch Overall Winners: Adam Reine, Rebecca Hutton, Greg Johns
Grand Prix Scholarships
One of the greatest things about bowling at Holiday Lanes is that youth can earn scholarship dollars for every game bowled in leagues or tournaments. For just $2 a year, youth are enrolled in the Louisiana Grand Prix Scholarship Program. If a student sticks with it throughout their school years, the money they have accumulated will be paid to any college of their choice upon graduation. The scholarship fund currently holds $917,000!
High School Varsity Bowling
Holiday Lanes is home to Bossier and Caddo Parish High School Varsity Bowling. The competitive bowling season begins in mid-January with a jamboree and goes through Spring Break. Meets are held twice a week. The competition is great, so come out and support your team. Come out and support your team! Admission is free.
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THE 2011 BOSSIER / SHREVEPORT
Holiday Lanes is pleased to host the Bossier/Shreveport Regional Varsity Bowling Tournament. Tournament will begin on March 28th at 1:00 pm at Holiday Lanes, 3316 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. Local High School Varsity teams will compete for an opportunity to advance to the Bi-Regional competition to be held in Lake Charles, LA on April 4th. Varsity Girls Division competes at 1:00 pm to narrow the competition to four teams. These teams will then bowl at 3:00 pm to determine two winners who will advance to the Bi-Regional competition in Lake Charles. Four girls will also move on to the Bi-Regionals in the Singles Competition category. The Boys Division also competes at 1:00 pm, Monday with a second round at 3:00 pm for the top four teams. A separate 3:00 pm shift on Tuesday, March 29th, determines the third team who travels to Lake Charles. Four boys will also advance to Lake Charles for Singles Competition. The public is welcome to observe and support these talented bowlers.
Bowling is a LHSAA-sanctioned high school sport and opens opportunities for students to participate in individual and team competition, as well as provide scholarships for college. Local high schools with varsity bowling teams are Airline, Loyola, Parkway, Benton, Bossier, Haughton, Huntington, C.E. Byrd. Each member of these bowling teams represent not only their schools, but the Shreveport-Bossier Community.
KSLA BOWLER OF THE WEEK Hannah Ryan:
Louisiana State USBC Youth Championship Tour 2011
We had 22 youth from Holiday Lanes compete in the Louisiana State USBC Youth Championship Tour 2011 and we had some winners. The youth that participated were Quintin and Dakota Richardson, Bryce and Hannah Ryan, Haley Rose, Jonathon Fussell, Alvin, Adam, and Alex Reine, Colton Ryan, Elizabeth Pate, Brittany Shankle, Zachary and Benjamin Fuhrman, Miranda Clark, Keegan Coon, Shannon Cyrus, Victoria Kent, Nicole Taylor, Bailey Russell, Kyle Ypya and Austin Sepeda. The winners are as follows:
Doubles, 281-330, Handicapped
1st Place Hannah Ryan and Jonathon Fussell with a score of 1, 419
Singles, Girls' 90-109 Handicapped
1st Place Victoria E. Kent with a score of 730
Singles, Girls' 130 -149, Handicapped
1st Place Britanny Shankle with a score of 677
Handicap All-Events Girls' 150 and over, Handicapped
3rd Hannah A. Ryan with a score of 1,965
Handicap All-Event, Girls' 90-109 Handicapped
1st Place Victoria E. Kent with a score of 2, 102
Optional Scratch All Event Girl's 150 and Over, Scratch
3rd Place Hannah Ryan with a score of 1, 722
Youth Bowler of the Week
Presidential Active Lifestyle Award
Are you up for the challenge to earn the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award? The President's Challenge is for everyone. Really. Truly. All ages and all abilities are welcome here. And we are making it easy to reach your challenge goals with our Kids Bowl Free Summer Bowling Program. Children 18 and younger can sign up to receive two free games of bowling per day from May 30 to Sept. 5. School employees and teachers also can bowl free by showing their school id to receive a summer pass. Last year, we registered more than 8,000 participants at Holiday Lanes and gave more than 25,000 free games of bowling to the community.
Bowling is a great way to stay active. Bowling 2 games exercises 184 muscles and burns approximately 320 - 580 calories! All you need is a desire to get active (or increase your current activity level). It's not just for kids, adults can participate too.
Sign up now at www.kidsbowlfree.com/HolidayLanesLA and make bowling a part of your physical activity daily routine. To find out more about how to earn your Presidential Active Lifestyle Award, go to http://www.presidentschallenge.org
We hope you are up for the challenge. Let us know when you earn your award. We want to brag about you!
Children of all ages are welcome to come enjoy our smoke-free environment. We can accommodate even the youngest bowler with automatic bumpers and light-weight balls. Come play with us.
Our parties are awesome! Check out the Parties page for details.