May 16, 2022
Huge congratulations go out to the Pro League Teams that made playoffs, Next Gen with the Runner-Up finish and the Dream Crushers taking down the inaugural Title!
Heritage Traditional Open set a new WCBT record for entries at 300!!! A great run by Brett Mapstone of Edmonton to come second while Derek Orne of Winnipeg wins his first Major Cash tournament!! Congratulations to all the finalists and winners on an amazing weekend.
April 4, 2022
The 5PU Team Pro League regular season has come to an end! Play-offs start this Sunday, check out all the stats and latest info here.
Regina Classic with another amazing tournament with 260 Entries, great turn out and support for this staple in the WCBT schedule. Len Anseth battled Regina's own Jon Moens in the final with Lenny taking his 2nd Regna Classic trophy home!
December 10th, 2021
133 Entries for the Manitoba Open, an amazing start to a tournament that has been dormant for a number of years. St. James put on an amazing event and the local Dwayne Gelardi taking down the trophy against WCBTour Champion Greg Degrazia!. A great start to their bid to become a WCBT member event on the schedule for next season.
November 8th, 2021
278 Entries!!!! TPC @ Sherwood has done it again, smashing entry records and producing another stellar tournament. Mikayla Juricic at 14 years old rolling a perfect game, Tyler Tygat winning the $1000 Invitational and Tracy Smith capturing the Ladies Invitational title, Derek Gall taking down his 2nd Cash tour title and Sylvain Bercier with another amazing run finishing Runner-up.
What a weekend, hope to see you all at the 2021 Manitoba Open in December!
October 16, 2021
Finally the 2021-2022 WCBT season has begun! 211 entries at this years 48th Annual Autumn Open held at Paradise Lanes, amazing competition, Randy Main throwing a perfect game, also with Cary Snyder taking the title this year by 45 pins over our very own founder Karie Kreutz.
See you all at the TPC @ Sherwood in November!
December 31st, 2020
The qualifying round for the 8 Gamer is now complete, see the Top 24 here, playoff round to follow once COVID restrictions are reduced and all bowling centres are open for play.
December 4th, 2020
We are happy to announce a new event that starts December 6th and runs qualifying till December 30th! Check it out here: https://www.5pinuniverse.ca/singles-8-gamer
October 14th, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE #3
The TPC @ Sherwood 2020 is postponed, the WCBT and TPC committees are hoping to run the event later in the 2020-2021 season.
September 15, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE #2
The Autumn Open 2020 is postponed, the WCBT and Autumn committees are hoping to run the event later in the 2020-2021 season.
July 27th, 2020
April 15th, 2020
The Heritage Traditional Open has postponed to August 6th - 9th, 2020.
We hope that these changes will help manage the COVID-19 pandemic and help bring closure to the WCBT's 2019-2020 season!
February 24th, 2020
With just the TPC @ Sherwood breaking the entry record of 266 the Regina Classic steps up and has an amazing amount of entries at 268! Unbelievable, with the outstanding amount of players the Top prize was worth $10,000, the former WCBTour Champion Tyler Tytgat ended up taking the 2020 Regina Classic trophy and the top prize! Taylor Michel was runner-up also having an amazing performance.
See you all in Red Deer for the Heritage Traditional Open in May!
November 11th, 2019
After a record breaking 266 entries at the 2019 TPC @ Sherwood we are left with our jaws dropped at the level of play it took to compete at this level. TPC Invitational was won by Danny Baer, Ladies Invitational winner Jennifer Devenney, Doubles event Champions were Parker Anderson and Bailey Lawson and the Main Event Champion is Jordon Schuss who was able to take down Dexter Wiseman, the hottest player on Sunday!
October 14th, 2019
Congratulations to Bryan Hirst winning the 2019 Autumn Open in one of the largest fields the tournament has seen in the recent history, 200 Entries! Also congrats to NEB's Fun World at an amazing 184 entries and Mitch Davies claiming his 3rd Club Tour title.
October 9th, 2019
Now that the last Episode of the 2019 WCBTour Championship has aired, we send our congratulations too Adam Weber for taking the title! Also huge applause goes the Matthew Harms for making it to the finals after qualifying 14th and making the most of an opportunity due to 2 players unable to attend the season ending tournament.
Watch all the episodes: WCBT Videos
May 15, 2019
The Heritage Traditional Open capped off an amazing season! This season seen Champions getting back to the winning circle and one newly crowned one, but something special is said for the first 2 time winner of the Traditional, Victor Fobert. Who fended off the running hot Erik Kjos, who was looking for back to back WCBT Titles and also trying to take down Adam Weber's Player of the Year trophy.
Amazing bowling by all that made the cut and now the final 12 is set found at the WCBT website.
February 26th, 2019
A very successful 2019 Regina Classic lifts a brand new Champion in Erik Kjos! Erik played phenomenal all weekend and was even able to hold off 5 Pin Universe's Ranked #1 Adam Weber in the Semi Final and was able to take down former Classic Champion Brad Moens in the Final!
Regina Classic hit it's all time high in entries at 214, the WCBT is strong! See you all @ Red Deer in May!
November 5th, 2018
Lonny Akers is crowned as the 2018 TPC @ Sherwood Champion! Defeating Bradly Tytgat in a very exciting final. Dwayne Gelardi threw a perfect game, and Adam Weber once again dominates qualifying and ran up both sides of the brackets on the Sunday of the championship.
The TPC had an amazing 239 entries! highest entries since the beginning of the WCBT era.
October 25th, 2018
October 9th, 2018
So lots to cover since the last update, we will start out with the WCBTour Championship, Tyler Tytgat the younger brother of former WCBTour Champion Bradly, took the Title down and hoisted the 3rd Tour Championship! Defeating Dexter Wiseman in the final. Watch on the WCBT YouTube page.
Next the 2018 Autumn Open, Dexter Wiseman with the itch since being denied the title in August decides to take down the Autumn Open and grab the trophy for himself! Dexter's second title only 2 years after his twin brother Tim Wiseman winning the 2016 Edition.
Now the 5 Pin Universe rankings, Adam Weber was able to take 5th in the 2018 Autumn Open while previous #1 Karie Kreutz finished 12th and slid to #2 on our rankings. Congrats to the new #1 and will wait till the TPC @ Sherwood if there will be another shake up.
May 14th, 2018
Huge shout out to Kevin Holdsworth winning his 4th career Major Cash Tournament win, but his first WCBT title since it's inauguration in 2015, Adam Weber is the runner up and locked down the WCBT Player of the Year!!
5 Pin Universe Rankings are up to date as of the 2018 Heritage Traditional
The WCBT Top 12 is set and can be seen at www.wcbtour.ca, TOUR Championship to be played August 11th, 2018.
February 27th, 2018
Another great weekend at the 2018 Regina Classic comes to an end.
Matt Schultz grabs his 2nd Regina Classic title! With Greg Degrazia bowling phenomenal all day. Also Bob Beaucage rolls a Perfect game in Sundays finals.
With another cut above 2200, amazing bowling.
Congrats to all!
November 8th, 2017
Adam Weber finally takes down another title! The 2017 TPC @ Sherwood, he defeated the always strong Mitch Davies from Hamilton, Ontario.
Dexter Wiseman also conquered the TPC Invitational that kicked off the 2017 event.
October 10, 2017
Congratulations go to Karie Kreutz on winning the 2017 Autumn Open, making it his 3rd Tiltle and also his 2nd in a row! He defeated a very tough 16 with 2 very young talented bowlers nipping at his heels Sam Gelardi and Tyler Tytgat.
Also the 5 Pin Universe rankings are updated, there was quite the bit of moving around. Some player fell due to losing a large amount of points from a few years ago.
5 Pin Universe Rankings is a 5 year depreciation scale based on WCBT points system:
Last 20 Events
2017 Autumn Open - 100%
2017 Heritage Traditional - 100%
2017 Regina Classic - 100%
2016 TPC @ Sherwood - 100%
2016 Autumn Open - 75%
2016 Heritage Traditional - 75%
2016 Regina Classic - 75%
2015 TPC @ Sherwood - 75%
2015 Autumn Open - 50%
2015 Heritage Traditional - 50%
2015 Regina Classic - 50%
2014 TPC @ Sherwood - 50%
2014 Autumn Open - 25%
2014 Heritage Traditional - 25%
2014 Regina Classic - 25%
2013 TPC @ Sherwood - 25%
October 2nd, 2017
With the Autumn Open only 4 days away and the WCBT's 3rd Season in view, the WCBT has been releasing professionally produced episodes of their 2017 WCBT Championship. The first 3 episodes have been amazing!
With all this going on we are also adding more blogs to out content here at 5 Pin Universe. Please check out the latest from a friend on the east coast!
September 15th, 2017
Congrats to Brandon Tibbs winning the first NBT Challenge!
May 15th, 2017
We would like to congratulate Karie Kreutz on winning the 2017 Heritage Traditional, after a long day on the lanes he was able to take down the up and coming Tyler Tytgat in the final! A strong representation from Ontario again in the Top 4 with Mike Herbert and Mitch Davies.
February 27th, 2017
Congratulations to Mitch Davies on collecting his first win on the Western Canadian Bowling Tour the 2017 Regina Classic, Mitch defeated Mike Herbert in the Final, a very exciting match between the two Ontario natives.
November 7th, 2016
We extend our congratulations out to Steven Medhurst on successfully defending his Title at the 2016 TPC @ Sherwood! With Mike Lacoursiere the runner-up this year.
The 2016 TPC Invitational was won by Freddie Tofflemire with runner up Mark Johnstone 2 years in a row.
As well as Erik Kjos throwing a Perfect Game which is his first in the fourth shift of Qualifying. For more details visit WCBTour.ca
October 13th, 2016
Congratulations to Tim Wiseman on winning the 2016 Autumn Open, the first stop on the WCBT 2016-2017 Season!
August 26th, 2016
We apologize for the length the website was not active, we have refocused the direction the site is going. We are focusing on Blogs and following the Pro Circuit of the WCBT. The ranking system was developed based on many different rankings from several sports and we feel best reflects the strength of the active players.
Hope you enjoy the site as we head into the new season!
Congratulations to all the winners last season! We will all see you on the lanes this season!
October 16th, 2015
Congratulations to Shae Landvas on winning the 2015 Scottsdale Classic and to Bradly Tytgat on winning the 2015 Autumn Open
5 Pin Universe Rankings
Up-1 1. Dexter Wiseman - 808 pts
Dn-1 2. Tyler Tytgat - 763 pts
------- 3. Adam Weber - 686 pts
------- 4. Bradly Tytgat - 573 pts
Up-3 5. Sylvain Bercier - 538 pts
Dn-1 6. Karie Kreutz - 537 pts
Dn-1 7. Mitch Davies - 520 pts
Dn-1 8. Greg Degrazia - 508 pts
------- 9. Len Anseth - 461 pts
------- 10. Tim Wiseman - 381 pts
------- 11. Erik Kjos - 364 pts
Up-7 12. Jordon Schuss - 352 pts
Up-1 13. Mark Miller - 347 pts
------- 14. Dwayne Gelardi - 308 pts
Up-31 15. Derek Orne - 295 pts
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