Join Us for the "Help The Homeless" Thanksgiving Bowling Tournament presented by IGRIND Autism Awareness Foundation on Saturday, November 30, 2013 through Sunday, Docember 1, 2013 at Town & Country Lanes in Joliet, IL. 

To Register for the Tournament, click here


Saturday, September 28th – Tournament begins at 1:30PM

Sunday, September 29th - Tournament begins at 9:00 AM. Finals will start at 1:00 PM

Everyone please bring at least 1 non perishable food item.

To Register for the Tournament, click here


Joliet Town & Country Lanes

2231 W. Jefferson Street

Joliet, Il 60435



  • $2000 first place for men and women division guaranteed!!
  • Top ten on both sides cash
  • Bowl multiple squads
  • There will be optional pots and brackets.


$75 pre registration

$85 at the door

$55 re-entry fee

To Register for the Tournament, click here


  • Five games of qualifying moving 1 pair right each game
  • Lanes will be assigned when signing up
  • 15 minutes of shadow practice
  • Pattern will be modified house
  • Lanes will be oiled before every squad
  • Top ten bowlers on each side will advance
  • Top two bolwers on each side will receive a "bye round"
  • Match play will consist of "best of 3 games"

 To Register for the Tournament, click here


  • This is non-professional event, no PBA members allowed
  • Any USBC certified member can participate (adult and youth)
  • All youth bowlers cashing will receive money through SMART account
  • NO sleeveless shirts or holes in jeans
  • There will be no excessive swearing or damage to the bowling center. These actions will result in disqualification
  • To Register for the Tournament, click here



October 8, 2013 (via medicalnewstoday.com) 

iSEQUENCES app for releases new version for iPad and Android

The Planeta Imaginario Foundation has launched an enhanced version of iSEQUENCES. This educational app for children with Autism and Asperger's syndrome enables them to practice 100 different sequences about everyday situations. All this is taught by the character Tatus and his friends. Read More... 



Blanchard Raffle Winner Announced! 

Thank you all for supporting Josh and Aimee Blanchard by purchasing a raffle ticket(s) to win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas.   The winning ticket has been pulled and the winner is…….Todd Book.


Congratulations Todd!  Your package includes airfare and a 2 night stay at South Point Resort a luxury hotel, casino and spa.  While you are there, you will enjoy the World Series of Bowling and all that Las Vegas has to offer.  Enjoy!!


IGRIND Autism Awareness Detroit Shootout Results

Congratulations to Craig Nidifer from Trenton, Michigan on winning the 2013 IGrind Detroit Shootout at Mayflower Lanes.

The event drew 165 bowlers from every corner of the United States, several PBA Stars as well as several top Amateur Players and Collegiate stars all competing for a prize fund close to $80,000 and a first place prize of $30,000.

The entire tournament was broadcast under the IGrind Television banner via MichiganBowler.tv. The broadcast is close to reaching 15,000 views to bowling fans across the globe! Complete archived footage is available on the MichiganBowler.tv page at www.livestream.com

We would like to thank Tournament Director Craig Elliott and also Mr.Jeff Smith of MichganBowler.tv for providing over 30 hours of Livestreaming this weekend and all the guests that joined in the booth. Also a big thank you to Brian Regan and the ScratchBowling.com tournament management crew for all there hard work and also for providing livescoring updates through the scratchbowling.com website. And don't let us forget Vicky Ingham and her amazing staff at Mayflower Lanes for all their support to make this event a success.

Please visit a few of our sponsorship partners as well. IGrindBowling.comIGrind Autism Awareness FoundationSafe Haven, Stability Strikes and Miller Lite.

Now sit back, enjoy the archived footage at MichiganBowler.tv and just wait to see what's next!!!

Position / Bowler / Amount

1 / Craig Nidiffer / $30,000

2 / Ronnie Russell / $10,000

3 / Andrew Anderson / $5,000

See the rest of the results on igrindbowling.com


Outcry Grows Over Looming ABA Cuts for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC   --  Military families from around the nation are raising their voices over policy changes proposed by TRICARE, the military health insurance plan, that would restrict their access to applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for their children with autism.


Did you know ... Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys?
— autismspeaks.org