In the IGBO Online Library, you can access the documents for the operations of IGBO and member resources. Every attempt is made to keep this library up to date, but should you find any outdated information on a document you need, please contact the IGBO Secretary and an updated document will be sent to you.
Pending Implementation for July 1, 2023
Please review the following documents. The Bylaws were voted in at the 2022 Annual GMM in Rochester and the Policies & Procedures were approved by the Board during the 2022 Mid-Year Board Meeting in Washington, DC. Following review by membership, these documents will become effective July 1, 2023. If you wish to suggest changes to either of these documents, please use this Bylaw/P&P Change Request Form.
IGBO Member Handbook
This handbook is provided to each IGBO representative for his or her benefit. It should be passed on to your successor to provide him or her a valuable indoctrination into IGBO and especially to help him or her understand the individual responsibilities of each IGBO representative.
Section C: Introduction (PDF) Revised May 21, 2014
Section D: Organization (PDF) Revised Nov. 2013
Section E: History (PDF)Revised December 12, 2022
Section F: Board Responsibility (PDF) Revised November 13, 2011
Section H: Policies & Procedures (PDF) Revised May 25, 2017
Section I: Committees (PDF) Revised May 22, 2015
Section J: Newsletter (PDF) Revised November 2013
Section K: Tournament Bid Process (PDF) Revised June 2022
Section L: Membership (PDF) Revised November 2006
M - IGBOTournamentHandbook (Revised 04-2018).doc Revised 2018
Other Documents / Procedures
IGBO Rep Resources
This section contains documents to help IGBO Reps understand their duties, track their responsibilities, and understand the scope of their jobs.
Running a tournament can be intimidating when you are a new director. These documents will help you with your duties so that you can put on the best tournament possible.
TAD – Reporting Instructions
This document instructs tournament statisticians on how to report to IGBO Tournament Average Database (TAD) administrators scratch pinfall for all bowlers and all events, including scratch masters events as well as awards. This information can take a number of formats and should be accompanied by bowler information.
Tournament Average Tracking
This spreadsheet helps you, the bowler, track your tournament averages based on USBC Rule 319. Use this tool to report averages when registering for various tournaments throughout the year.