Jim Bailey of Terra Ceia won the World Singles Competition held Oct. 14-18 at Zephyrhills Betmar.
Bailey, who plays out of Bradenton Shuffle Club, is the president of the Florida Shuffleboard Association.
Other Southwest Coast players at Betmar were Dwayne Cross (fourth), Jerry Curwin (fifth) and Joan Curwin (20th).
Eight nations sent players to this International Shuffleboard Association event. Next year the ISA competition will return to team play in Germany, host nation for the first time.
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n SWCD P-3 at Bradenton, Open Doubles M/L, Oct. 15-17 — Men Main: 1. Jim Miller-Larry Taylor, 2. Paul Miller-Dave Minnich, 3. Joe Carpentier-HarryMcCormack, 4. Dan Coughlin-Clare Mitchell; Consolation: 1. Faren VanDeGrift-Freeman Gingerich, 2. Grant Childerhose-Don DeHart, 3. Al Wegner-Don Moore, 4. Don Hendrickson-Mike Marquis; Ladies Main: 1. Marlene Coburn-Jane O. Bird, 2. Sue Daidone-Linda Wallingford, 3. Alice Barlow-Judy Taylor, 4. Joyce Marquis-Joan McCurdy; Consolation: 1. Dorothy Wagasky-Shirley Jones, 2. Letha DeVries-Adriana Cramton, 3. Carolyn Bailey-Glenedi Tice, 4. Juliette Lennon-Pat Tomko.
n FL P-3 at Clearwater, Oct. 19-20, Open Mixed Doubles — Main: 1. Jim Bailey-Judy Taylor, 2. Ann Wedel and Walt Wedel, 3. Dick Whitaker; Consolation: 1. Faren VanDeGrift-Shirley Riopelle, 3. Betty Lovens, 4. Stan and Flo Kowalewski.
n SWCD P-4 at Tri-Par, Restricted Draw Doubles, Oct. 22-24 — Ladies Main: 1. Erika Berg-Joyce Marquis, 2. Mae Kase-Letha DeVries, 3. Marlene Slosser-Betty Lovens, 4. Adriana Cramton-Jane O. Bird; Consolation: 1. Marlene Coburn-Linda Wallingford, 2. Evelyn White-Ione Fowler, 3. Shirley Riopelle-Barbara Duggan, 4. Sue Daidone-Lois Wegner; Men Main: 1. Ben Coy-Don Hendrickson, 2. Ed Leonard-John L. Brown, 3. Dave Gatchell-Gerry Curwin, 4. Joe Stanwick-Jim Miller; Consolation: 1. Don DeHart-Ken Hartlage, 2. All Nuttall-Ron McCurdy, 3. Peter Berg-Leon Kwitowski, 4. John Jandovitz-Dan Coughlin.
n SWCD A-1 District Amateur Any Doubles, Oct. 23 at Tri-Par — Main: 1. Bonnie Walker-Wayne Green, 2. Juliette Lennon-John Roberson, 3. Gerald Wynn-Phil Booher, 4. Claudia Kellogg-Gloria Hollander; Consolation: 1. Jack Haley-Bud Stanley.
n FL P-4A at Lee County, Oct. 26-27, M/L Doubles — Men Main: 1. Faren VanDeGrift-Jim Miller; Consolation: 1. John L. Brown-Jerry Curwin, 3. Jim Bailey, Ladies Main: 1. Betty Lovens-Marty Reiter, 2. Pat Whitaker, 3. Judy Taylor; Consolation: 1. Joyce Marquis-Joan McCurdy, 3. Joan Curwin.
n FL P-4B at Betmar, Oct. 26 — Consolatation: 1. Dave Minnich.
n Today is the second day of FL P-5 National Singles Non-Walking at Trailer Estates and the first day of Walking Singles. Also, today is the second day of FL A-1 at Clearwater, Any Amateur Any Doubles.
n Thursday, SWCD P-6 at Bradenton, Restricted Doubles M/L.
n Friday at Bradenton, SWCD District Amateurs Any Doubles.
n Monday, FL P-6A at Deland and P-6B at Port Charlotte. FL A-2 at Lakeland, Any Doubles.
n Nov. 12, SWCD P-7 at Trailer Estates, at least one District Amateur on each team, 16 frames or 75 points.
n Nov. 16, FL P-7A at Bradenton, P-7B at Tropical Haven Melbourne. FL A-3 at Sebring, AnyAmateurs, Any Doubles.
John Brown, can be reached at 756-8548.