Congratulations to Paula Landis of Riverton, Wyoming for winning the 2024 United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships.

Paula was tied for the lead after a string of strikes in the 2024 tournament.

Her strategy is to NOT watch the scores but to just bowl each frame well.

“I don’t pay attention to the scoreboard at all,” Landis said. “There’s less pressure not watching, especially when we come here to have fun.”

Paula hopes to share the title at the end of the 2024 event.

This is her 24th appearance at the Women’s Championships this year and her best performance yet.

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You can follow the USBC Championship at this Facebook link.

There are videos to watch on their YouTube page.

“I am flabbergasted. I was not expecting that, and I didn’t even think I bowled that well,” Landis said.

“I’m just pretty happy. Singles and doubles were OK, but doubles was better than singles.

I was over average 99% of the time, so I was really happy.”

The Ruby Division features bowlers with entering averages of 156-175.

Participants earn their spots primarily through invitations based on their on-lane performances during the previous year.


Players also can earn their spot through a pre-tournament qualifier before the start of the tournament.

Did you know that Wyoming has a statewide bowling league?

USBC Wyoming can be found at

They offer men's, women's, and junior leagues.

There are even scholarships for the kids.

Their Facebook page is filled with league information and standings.

Now you know that your local bowling alley is just for characters from The Big Lebowski

Chili & Pie Eating Contest, Chugwater Chili Festival 2024

Laugh at the messy faces of the pie-eating contest.

Be shocked at the carnage of the hot chili pepper eating contest.

It's the annual Chugwater Chili Festival in Wyoming and this year was no disappointment.

Some of the best moments in these epic battles were captured for your enjoyment.

Gallery Credit: Glenn Woods

Douglas Wyoming's Best Car Show Ever

Each year Douglas Wyoming hosts Jackalope Days.

Food, music, arts and crafts, and one of the best car shows in the state.

Their 2024 car show was the largest ever with some of the best show cars seen in the state.

They even had a category for semi-trucks.

There were many more cars in the show then were were able to show here.

Gallery Credit: Glenn Woods

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