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Bowling State Finals

WHEN: Friday - April 12 and Saturday - April 13, 2019

LOCATION: Town and Country Lanes - Joliet, Illinois

AWARDS CEREMONY: Awards ceremony will begin Saturday at approximately 3:00 pm.

 

STATE FINAL RESULTS

Go to the IESA website at www.iesa.org and click "Bowling" in the box at the top of the home page. The lane assignments will be listed on the Bowling page prior to the tournament. Click "Scoreboard" on the right to see the top finishers in boys, girls, and the top team finishes. Click "State Tournament Results" in the center of the page for a list of all competitors' scores.

 

GENERAL ADMISSION

Spectators enter the facility through entrances located off of Springfield Ave. or Jefferson St. Gates will open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday (Bowlers will be allowed in 15 minutes earlier each day).

Friday admissions will be $5.00 for adults & $2.00 for students K-8/senior citizens (62+).

Saturday admissions will be $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for students K-8/senior citizens (62+).

IESA Activity passes will NOT be accepted. The admission ticket allows you re-entry to the facility for the length of the tournament that day

 

PARTICIPANT/COACH ADMISSION

Buses and cars should drop competitors off at the participant entrance located off of Springfield Ave.  Access Springfield Ave. from Jefferson Street (Route 52). The participant entrance is located to the right of the main entrance that faces Springfield Ave.

All coaches and participants will be admitted through the pass gate. The pass gate is accessed through the Town and Country Lanes participant entrance.  The participant entrance opens at 7:45 a.m. on Friday and 8:15 a.m. on Saturday. If you are not traveling as a school, establish a meeting time/place so that you enter as a school.

 

DIRECTIONS TO IESA STATE BOWLING

From 55 Northbound (from Bloomington) take Exit 253, Shorewood/Joliet US-52. Turn right on W. Jefferson St./US-52. Town and Country Lanes will be on your left at Springfield Ave. If you reach N. Hammes Ave. you've gone about 0.2 miles too far.


From 55 Southbound (from Chicago) take Exit 253, Shorewood/Joliet US-52. Turn left on W. Jefferson St./US-52. Town and Country Lanes will be on your left at Springfield Ave. If you reach N. Hammes Ave. you've gone about 0.2 miles too far.


From 80 Eastbound (from La Salle) take 55 North towards Chicago, exit 126B. From 55 Northbound take Exit 253, Shorewood/Joliet US-52. Turn right on W. Jefferson St./US-52. Town and Country Lanes will be on your left at Springfield Ave. If you reach N. Hammes Ave. you've gone about 0.2 miles too far.

 

PARKING

FREE Parking is available to all IESA Bowling State Finals patrons on Friday and Saturday in the Town and Country Lanes parking lot. All overflow parking should park in the Provena St. Joseph Medical Center parking lot. It is located directly north of the facility off of Springfield Ave. 

Privately owned parking lots surrounding the Town and Country Lanes may tow your vehicle if improperly parked.

 

SIGNS, BANNERS AND NOISEMAKERS

IESA By-laws do not allow the displaying of signs, banners, balloons, and such, at the site of a state final event. In addition, IESA By-laws do not allow the use of noisemakers at the state final event. Examples of items that are not allowed include, but are not limited to, cow bells, thunder sticks, milk cartons with rocks inside, shakers, whistles, electronic sound making devices, etc. Come to the state final event ready to clap and cheer for your athletes.

 

BOWLING PHOTOS

An IESA picture may be taken of your bowler(s) when they arrive at Town and Country Lanes on Friday. The order form (available on the IESA Bowling Documents and Links page) should be brought to the photo station with payment on Friday. Team photos are also available for teams.

 

PURCHASE OFFICIAL STATE FINAL APPAREL

The Cubby Hole is the official and only vendor authorized by IESA to provide fans attending the state final events with the official tournament souvenir apparel. It is highly encouraged that you pre-order your official IESA state apparel through The Cubby Hole's website prior to the event - pre-prdering through The Cubby Hole's website is the ONLY way to order your state apparel in advance (team orders done through the coach/school are no longer available). The lineup of souvenir apparel includes short-sleeve t-hirts at $17, long-sleeve t-shirts at $19, crew neck sweatshirts at $25, hooded sweatshirts at $30, shorts at $18, visors at $12 and caps at $12. For an additional cost, you can have your official apparel lettered the way you want it at the cost of $4 for your name, $3 for numbers and $3 for patches depicting the year, sport and the state qualifier patch.

Click on the Cubby Hole icon at the bottom of the home page (www.iesa.org) or on The Cubby Hole Links in this section to be taken to their website to see the design(s) for this year's state finals and begin the pre-order process. At the state finals, the Cubby Hole will be located in the game room area of the bowling center.