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One Stop Schedule of Events – 2017

Friday, October 6th 2017:

Welcome Party

We will be holding our Welcome Social and Registration Party at Santé Bar on Friday evening Oct. 6th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Sante Bar
411 NW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97209
Facebook Event 

Saturday, October 7th 2017:

Singles and Doubles Events

All bowling at Milwaukie Bowl

Singles shift – 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
– Lunch Break –
Doubles shift – 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Saturday Night Social Party 

at Local Lounge – 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Our ever-popular Strip Jeopardy event is returning for 2017. Come join us at Local Lounge for an evening of mischief and mayhem.
Facebook Event

Sunday, October 8th 2017: Team Event

All bowling at Kellogg Bowl

Team shift – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Banquet: La Carretta

Cocktails start at 3:00 pm (no-host bar)
Buffet style dinner served at 4:00 pm
Finish banquet by 6:00 pm

Registration Now Open!

The Bridgetown Invitational Tournament for 2017 is Oct. 6-8, Columbus Day weekend…

Plan on spending a weekend with us bowling and have a great time.


Register now for the tournament:

We have a 24 team limit, so do not delay!  For 2017, we are using two houses for our bowling events. Singles and Doubles events at Milwaukie Bowl and our Team event at Kellogg Bowl.

Our 2017 Charity is Friends of the Trees! Friends of Trees 

Our awards are hand-crafted wooden carvings of the eleven bridges that span the Willamette River (which separates east and west Portland.)

2017 Award – Steel Bridge

Summer 2017 Bowling – 9 Pin No-Tap FUNdraisers!

The Bridgetown Invitational Tournament will be holding 4 9-pin No-tap fundraisers this summer!

They’re held the 4th Friday of May, June, July, and August!

All Events Held at:
Kellogg Bowl
10306 SE Main St. Milwaukie, OR 97222

Cost: $15.00 Per bowler, shoes included.

May 26 – 7:00 – 9:30 PM
June 23 – 7:00 – 9:30 PM
July 28 – 7:00 – 9:30 PM
August 25 – 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Year End Donation

On February 20th the BIT committee donated $1,100 to our Non-Profit Partner for 2016, Cat Adoption Team!!!

It was with great pride that our tournament was able to donate such needed funds to such a worthy and successful organization. You can read all about them on our Non-Profit Partner page.

BIT also supported the Portland chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence with a check of $400 for their tournament assistance and work in 2016.

Our community is great; THANK-YOU to all our bowlers, friends and family members who continue to support us and helped us reach our goals in 2016. Here’s to the 2017 tournament in October – stay tuned!

2017 FUNdraiser – Easter Brunch at Local Lounge!

Enjoy our Easter Brunch with friends and family, come to the Local Lounge, Sunday April 16th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Join the Bridgetown Invitational Tournament Committee for some crazy silly fun on Easter Sunday!

Enjoy our $20.00, all you can eat, Easter Buffet Brunch fundraiser for our 2017 Tournament next fall.

Tickets for sale in advance only; see BIT committee members Dan MacLeod, Greg Hess, or Wes Risher.

In addition to the Brunch we will are hosting a contest for the Best Bonnet and the Best Basket so please bring your creative Best Bonnet or Best Basket for entry into our Easter festivities.  Lastly, be on the look out for our BIT Bunny who will be making an appearance at our Easter escapade; perhaps you will be able to have a photo with the BIT Bunny.

This is our fourth year hosting this fun event (all 21 and over welcome), come out to support our BIT tournament and have some Easter fun, lots of raffle prizes will also be given away, make sure to buy your raffle tickets to support the tournament as well!

Check out the invitation here!

Official Results – 2016 Tournament

Thank you to all who attended the 2016 Bridgetown Invitational Tournament!

We had 19 teams, just 6 short from a complete sell out. Overall we paid the following places:

Top 7 Teams – Total Prize Fund: $2990 – Congratulations, Team “Always Trouble” from Seattle for first place!

Top 8 Doubles – Total Prize Fund: $966 – Congratulations, KimAnn Erdelyi and Tim Tkacik from Portland for first place!

Top 10 Singles – Total Prize Fund: $644 – Congratulations, Shawn Hight from British Columbia, Canada for first place!

Additionally, we had two perfect games thrown during the weekend! Congratuations John O’ Flaherty from Portland and Jeff Swanson from Seattle for your Perfect 300s!

For official results and tournament payouts, please see the following link: 2016 Official Results!

Tournament Checks should be on their way!

One Stop Schedule of Events – 2016

Friday, October 7th 2016: Registration Party!

Registration Party (Sponsored by Clone-A-Willy!) at Local Lounge – 7 pm to 10 pm
Our ever-popular Strip Jeopardy event is returning for 2016. Come join us at Local Lounge for an evening of mischief and mayhem.

Saturday, October 8th 2016: Singles and Doubles Events

All bowling at Milwaukie Bowl

Singles shift – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
– Lunch Break –
Doubles shift – 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 9th 2016: Team Event

All bowling at Kellogg Bowl

Team shift – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Banquet: La Carretta

Cocktails start at 3:00 pm (no-host bar)
Buffet style dinner served at 4:00 pm
Finish banquet by 6:00 pm