COUNTDOWN

39th IGBO Annual Bowling Tournament & Conference

San Antonio, Texas
May 22-27, 2019

"Are You #DTF?" (Down to Fiesta)

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Welcome IGBO Bowlers to San Antonio

On behalf of the San Antonio IGBO Annual 2019 Committee, the Alamo City Tournament, Jans Rainbow Bowling League and the San Antonio LGBTQIA community, we welcome you to the River City of San Antonio, Texas for the 39th IGBO Annual Meeting and Tournament.

Explore the Alamo City
IGBO-Fiesta Style!

Take a journey through the amazing culture, natural beauty and wide range of activities you’ll find in San Antonio.

Connect with IGBO Annual 2019

Get all you Fiesta details online: Our Website | Facebook | Twitter

Welcome IGBO Bowlers to San Antonio!

On behalf of the San Antonio IGBO Annual 2019 Executive Board and Committee, the Alamo City Tournament Board of Directors, Jans Rainbow Bowling League and the San Antonio LGBTQIA community, we would like to welcome you to the River City of San Antonio, Texas for the 39th IGBO Annual Meeting and Tournament. Our committee and community look forward to hosting this annual event, and we are very confident in our ability to run a successful tournament. So, grab your bowling balls, shoes, sombreros and maracas, and head on down to San Antonio, TX for IGBO Annual 2019.

In Unity, Fellowship and Communication,

Your IGBO 2019 Co-Directors

INTRODUCING

Let's taco-bout our love for all things San Antonio.

There is so much to do in San Antonio! Check out this video courtesy of the Travel Channel!

DESTINATION

Come Explore San Antonio!

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The Alamo

Established 1718 as Mission San Antonio de Valero, the mission now known as the Alamo has been a crossroads of history...

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Tower of the Americas

Located downtown, the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas provides guests the most spectacular view of the Alamo City...

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Missions National Historical Park

Located downtown, the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas provides guests the most spectacular view of the Alamo City...

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Natural Bridge Caverns

The Natural Bridge Caverns are the largest known commercial caverns in the U.S. state of Texas....

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San Antonio River Walk

The San Antonio River Walk (also known as Paseo del Río or simply as The River Walk) is a city park and network of walkways...

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Six Flags: Fiesta Texas

Six Flags Fiesta Texas is an amusement park built by Gaylord Entertainment and now owned and operated by Six Flags...

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SeaWorld: San Antonio

No-to-be-missed SeaWorld San Antonio is a 250-acre marine mammal park, oceanarium, and animal theme park...

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San Antonio Botanical Garden

The Garden is a top San Antonio attraction that serves as a museum of plants, a tranquil escape, a living classroom, ...

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Japanese Tea Garden

The Japanese Tea Garden reopened in March 2008, with fanfare that included a serenade of Japanese songs...

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San Antonio Gay Strip

From dancing to drag shows and leather to chill bars, the San Antonio Gay Strip has it all...

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Are You #DTF?

Down to Fiesta - Enjoy all kinds of fun during IGBO 2019 including our world-famous Hospitality Suite, our festive Host Bars in San Antonio and an IGBO Awards Banquet for the ages!

ABOUT

IGBO Annual 2019 Basics

Below are quick facts about IGBO 2019
If you have further questions, contact us.

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Entry Fee
Each bowler must register and pay $110 USD entry fee by April 23, 2019. Entries submitted April 24, 2019 or later are assessed a $10 late fee. All entries must be submitted online and paid in full via Pay Pal credit card by May 8, 2019. Guest passes available for an extra fee.
Tournament Rules
IGBO 2019 follows standard ruleset with few exceptions. Tournament limited to the maximum of 320 bowlers. Once reached, no more entries will be accepted.
Schedule
We have a week full of activities for IGBO Members, IGBO Reps, and their guests. Tournament includes three Singles/Doubles shifts and three Team shifts.
Online Registration
IGBO will only accept entries submitted online and paid via Pay Pal. Online registration opens January 2019. Register early. This tournament will sell out!
Bowling House
All tournament bowling events will occur at Astro SuperBowl In San Antonio.
Host Hotel
Holiday Inn San Antonio Airport will be our host hotel. Tournament registration, membership meetings, awards banquet, and Hospitality suite will take place there. Reserve your room now!

IGBO Annual 2019 Bowling Center

3203 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78209  
(210)-824-6348

Astro SuperBowl:

  • 44 Synthetic Lanes
  • Full-Service Bar
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Wait Service
  • Alexander's Pro Shop
  • 10-15 min Drive from Hotel

Tournament Shuttle Service

IGBO Annual 2019 will offer free shuttle service to all bowlers and paid guests to and from the bowling center. Also, we will offer a shuttle service on Saturday night to the San Antonio Gay Strip, and to the bar where the IGBO Annual Drag Show will be held.

SCHEDULE

IGBO ANNUAL 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Before Tournament
Online Registration Opens January 2019
Late Entry Fee $10 April 24, 2019
Final Entry Deadline May 8, 2019
Wednesday, May 22
IGBO Board Meeting Hotel – Board Room 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
IGBO Board Dinner TBA 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 23
IGBO Board Meeting Hotel – Board Room 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tournament Registration Hotel – Registration Room 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Team Shift 1 (T-1) Astro SuperBowl 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Bidding City Hospitality Suite Hotel – Hospitality Suite 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Friday, May 24
Tournament Registration Hotel – Registration Room 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
IGBO General Membership Meeting Hotel – Banquet Room 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Singles/Doubles 1 (SD-1)
IGBO Reps Cannot Bowl This Shift
Astro SuperBowl 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Team Shift 2 (T-2) Astro SuperBowl 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Singles/Doubles 2 (SD-2) Astro SuperBowl 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Hospitality Suite Hotel – Hospitality Suite 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Saturday, May 25
Tournament Registration Hotel – Registration Room 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Team Shift 3 (T-3) Astro SuperBowl 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Singles/Doubles 3 (SD-3) Astro SuperBowl 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bowlers Night Out On the Town Shuttle from Hotel to Local Bars 9:00 PM – 2:30 AM
IGBO Annual 2019 Drag Show TBA 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Sunday, May 26
Scratch Masters Check In Astro SuperBowl 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Scratch Masters Competition Astro SuperBowl 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
AIDS Memorial Quilt Art Viewing Hotel 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tournament Directors Forum Hotel - Board Room 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Cocktail Hour Hotel – Veranda 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Annual 2019 Awards Banquet Hotel – Banquet Room 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hospitality Suite Hotel – Hospitality Suite 8:00 PM - ???
Monday, May 27
IGBO Board Meeting – Wrap Up Hotel – Board Room 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
HOST HOTEL

IGBO Annual 2019 Host Hotel


Holiday Inn San Antonio - Int`L Airport

 

 

 

 

77 N. E. Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78216  
(210) 349-9900

Room Rate: $89/Night

(up to 4 People)

To receive discount, click the button above. Do not reserve your room through hotel or other travel web site. Also, please attempt to reserve room on a PC/Mac computer and not a mobile phone.

  • Parking: FREE!
  • Pool/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness Center
  • Full-Service Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Wired & Wifi Internet
  • Free Shuttle Service (3-Mile Radius)
  • Business Center

Hotel Shuttle Service

Our host hotel offers free shuttle service to any guest with in a 3-mile radius. They will take you to such destinations as North Star Mall, North Park Shopping Center and San Antonio International Airport.

Connect with Us

For timely Fiesta updates and to join the IGBO 2019 conversation,
follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Richard Hernandez
Co-Director, Hotel Operations
Dustin Pyatte
Co-Director, Bowling Operations
Michael Rendon
Co-Director, Bowling Administration
Cindy Diaz
Secretary
Hector Flores
Treasurer
Our Crew
Host Committee & Volunteers
The San Antonio Bowling Community has consistently stood behind IGBO and the Alamo City Tournament. We have a group of talented, focused and determined individuals ready to assist and ensure that IGBO Annual 2019 will be remembered for years to come!