State Championships Week 1 Wrap Up

March 26, 2021

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of March saw TBA NSW host the associations first leg of the TBA NSW State Championships at Tenpin City Lidcombe.

An event that saw remarkable results, high level competitive spirit, great participation, and strong collaboration and support from all levels of the tenpin bowling NSW registered community.

In front of a packed house and full centre it was outstanding to see the positive involvement from all levels of the association including participants, parents, members, volunteers, officials, coaches, and administrators.

There were plenty of truly magnificent efforts across the length and breadth of the weekend, but both individually and collectively some impressive performances came in the form of the following.


Results of Junior Classic Cup


Nixon Chan clinches victory late from the jaws of defeat! – Nixon Chan delivered a stellar performance in front of a packed crowd in a come from behind victory. Late in the dying stages Nixon put together an enthusiastic Matchplay performance to take out what was a near perfect game.

Well done Nixon, and congratulations on your achievement!

Results of Youth Masters


Tanya Buttigieg goes back to back in 2021! – Tanya was absolutely remarkable on the big stage in 2021 picking up right where she left off in 2020. Bowling an overall total of 378 pins in her two match play final games against Corrina Upston to take out the 2021 NSW Adult Classic Cup Final Female title.

The reigning champion reigns supreme once more, and retains her title as she sits atop the TBA NSW table for her individual and respective bowling discipline. A huge congratulations to Tanya on an outstanding performance, her result should be both celebrated and applauded.

Well done Tanya, and congratulations on your achievement! 

Results of Adult Classic Cup


Annette Bateup comes home strong! – Annette Bateup delivered a courageous performance winding back the clock to take out the title in a narrow victory from Michelle Simmonds to the tune of one sole standalone pin (1).

Annette bowled supremely well to deliver terrific bowling results on the day. Whilst Annette was humble in her victory, it should be commended that the level of bowling on display was an exciting spectacle for spectators and participants.

The final result saw Annette’s 299 two-game pinfall claim victory over Michelle Simmonds 298 pinfall. 

Well done Annette, and congratulations on your achievement!

Results of Senior Masters

Some key highlights and important results from the weekend to note:

• TBA NSW experienced record growth in centre numbers

• A full house across both Saturday and Sunday

• Outstanding award winners and scores being bowled

• 106 registered participants participating in event and tournament activity across the two days (+26)

• 46%+ above initial total event target number last year which saw us record positive event growth YoY

• 318 individual registered participant entries for (Saturday only)

In conclusion, the TBA NSW State Association are incredibly proud of all of the individual and collective efforts of our great bowlers across our state footprint, and we look forward to rounding a successful TBA NSW State Championships and State Team Roll Off’s this coming weekend on Saturday 27th of March – Sunday 28th of March at Tenpin City Lidcombe.

If you are interested in viewing a strong bowling spectacle and wish to come down and support the state association action, this weekend will see us host the second and final week of the TBA NSW State Championships finals across Saturday 27th of March – Sunday 28th of March at Tenpin City Bowling Centre in Lidcombe.

To see the total averages, pinfalls, and overall final scores from this weekend’s action please visit Tenpin Results – tenpinresults Home – TenpinResults.

To view the official 2021 TBA NSW State Championships event schedule, timings, and event participation category listings for week two please see the below.