Gary Gordon (813) 838-6870
Tournament Director

Champion Profiles

Brett Childress

Brett Childress (Brandon, FL) End of Summer Classic IX - Elite Division

#6 ranked Brett Childress won his 8th Elite Bowlers Tour title this afternoon after he hung on to win the 9th Annual End of Summer Classic at AMF Lakeland Lanes.  Bowling on the forgiving, but tricky EBT 40' Milky Way, Brett secured the top spot when he put up four high scoring 200 games, and hung on in game 5 to lock it up shooting a 1083 series with a high of 247.  Brett has beaten up on almost all of the EBT patterns and will look to make it nine championships at the 2017 COTY!

Brandon Hott (St. Petersburg, FL) End of Summer Classic IX - Classic Division

What's important is how you finish!  #9 ranked Brandon Hott did a literal bowling driving by when he used his bowling ball as a deadly weapon against the pins.  Shooting a 1005 series and a high game of 264!  But despite his tremendous bowling, he barely survived the constant barage from the 2nd place spot but was able to hang on for the win.  This is Brandon's first EBT title and his exemption into the 2017 COTY.  Brandon is quite the competitor and looks to make it back-to-back titles.

Elite Bowlers Tour Past Champions

*****9 Time Champions (1)*****

Chris Polizzi (2015 & 2016 COTY Champion)


8 Time Champions (1)

Brett Childress


7 Time Champions (0)


6 Time Champions (0)


5 Time Champions (2)

Antonio Brooks, Jason Mahr


4 Time Champions (2)

Jarrod McComas (2010 & 2011 COTY Champion), Catherine Sargent (2013 COTY Champion)


3 Time Champions (3)

Thomas Bosquez, Joey Mondeau, Jr., Doug Ribelin


2 Time Champions (30)

Troy Abe (2012 COTY Champion), Daryl Bonds, Joe Brannon, Russ Calabrese, Anthony Caso, Alison Cassel, Jean Cheshier, Wayne Dalton, Alexis Dombrowski, Tri Duong, James Gibbs (2013 COTY Champion), Hugh Hall, Joseph Heinke, Larry Hofacker, Kevin Hoeppner (2011 COTY Champion), Hal Kee, Armanda Kelly, Scot Leighly, Ken McMaster, Cory Misura, Dustin Ochoa, Brandi Pena, Sean Riccardi, Arthur Rosian, Khaleel Thomas, Matthew Thomaskovich, Randy Whitehead, Walter Ray Williams, Jr. (2014 COTY Champion), Danny Wynn, Jason Zook

Champions (62)

Daniel Aponte, Jonathan Appleton, James Babson, Rich Bavilacqua, Michael Beal, Hayley Beavis, John Bell, James Brady, Cynthia Brice (2015 COTY Champion), Matt Burthay, Braulio Castillo, Jim Cheshier,Brenton Christy, Ken Combs (2014 COTY Champion), Don Daugherty, Wilfredo Figueroa, Dale Franklin, Gary Gordon, Jake Hallwas, Richard Hazelmyer, Jeffrey Heath, Dan Holdridge, Brandon Hott, Brian Huther, Steve Imhoff (2016 COTY Champion), Seth Jorden, Jason Keith, Adam Kilpatrick, Shawn Knowles, John Martin, Tracy McCoy, Wade McCullum, Teresa McGee, Earl McNeil, Ralph McNeil, Joshua Mitchell, Joey Mondeau, Sr., Matthew Montgomery, Frank Notar, Bill Noyes, Jason Orr, David O'Sullivan, Eric Otero, Jacob Paavilainen, Jeff Pennell, Vernon Peterson, Clarence Pinckney, Terrance Reeves, Lucy Sandelin, Austin Sargent, Tyler Selmont, Jeff Sherwood, Donna Shoen, Andrew Shultz, Brandon Sweeney, Dave Tessman, Lawrence Thomas, Pat Trudeau, Willie Vargas, Clarence Walker, Shay Weeks, Richard Wilt, Jordan Yancy

Championship Shirt Colors (Design may vary by season)

1st Championship Shirt:      Choice of either Blue  /  Purple  /  Orange  /  Pink

2nd Championship Shirt:     Green  

3rd Championship Shirt:      Yellow

4th Championship Shirt:      Gray

5th Championship Shirt:      Red

6th Championship Shirt:      White

7th Championship Shirt:      Black

800 Series Club

Barbara Martin - 824 series 02/07/2010, John Griffin - 811 Series 04/18/2010, Chris Polizzi - 816 Series 07/31/2016

300 Game Club

Eugene Ramsay 07/12/2009, Andrew Shultz 08/30/2009, Luis Padilla 01/17/2010, James McEachern 02/07/2010, Steve Ragan 04/10/2011, Chris Polizzi 07/31/2016