Scott Banks Memorial

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The Scott Banks Memorial Trios started in 1999. Popular bowler Scott had been selected for the National team in the World Championships but tragically died in a motoring accident in 1998.

Scott’s family and friends also started a charity to help young people under the age of 24 who lived in the Yorkshire area to support and enable them to improved the sport of Tenpin Bowling.

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The Memorial trios held over the May Bank holiday weekend included a Big Night Out on the Sunday and held at the famous Leeds United Football ground in the banquet suite. Live bands, DJ and auctions were on offer and a chance for bowlers to relax and celebrate Scott’s life.

The tournament attracted a sell out list of the countries top bowlers joining a strong local family and friends group to make this event the highlight of the bowling year for many.

The link below details all the winners and what a list of winners it was in the 15 editions. Thirteen were held at Merrion Bowl, Leeds with two later incorporated into the Just Outside” Yorkshire Trios inc Scott Banks & Sam Hargreaves Memorial at Firth Park Sheffield.