Badger Queens

The 2022 Badger Queens Tournament was held in Wausau at Dale's Weston Lanes on Sunday May 1, 2022. Qualifying started at 9:00 AM and Queen Lauren Sammel was crowned at 4:00 PM. We started with 84 ladies and 6 games of qualifying. We then cut the field to the top 21 scores (+84) and bowled another 3 games. After those 9 games we cut to the top 5 for a step ladder final. It took +207 to make the finals. When the dust settled we had a new Queen. Lauren took home the top prize of $1200.00, the coveted tiara and first place trophy. She will also receive an entry into the 2023 USBC Queens Tournament and a free entry into the 2023 Badger Queens Tournament.

Lauren Sammel  2022 Badgers Queen's Champion

Queen Lauren Sammel with Wisconsin State USBC President Doug Sleaford and director Pam Hornung. Lauren bowls in the madison area at Bowl-A-Vard and at Dream Lanes and had an average of 214 from last season. Originally from New York, she has been in the Madison area for 20 years.

Queen Lauren Sammel and her court!

From left to right; Wisconsin State USBC Association Manager Don Hildebrand, Nicole Burt, Lauren Sammel, Stephanie Zagar, Ashley Oleniczak and State President Doug Sleaford.

2nd place  Stephanie Zagar

3rd place  Nicole Burt

4th place  Ashley Oleniczak

5th place  Nicole Kleutgen

Past Tournament Results