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News source fakes bowling center approval as an April Fools joke…and to prove a point

An independent California news outlet, Turlock City News, used April Fools Day as a platform to make a stand. The online news outlet ran a story on Monday, April Fools Day, about a long desired bowling center finally breaking ground, a plan for the city with a population of over 69,000 that has been in development […]

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Adults must now pay to enter 2014 Junior Gold Championship

Adults will now pay an event pass fee to enter the 2014 Junior Gold Championships in Buffalo, NY. 18 and under spectators will still be able to attend at no charge. Proceeds from the pass will benefit the Youth Education Services Fund (YES), which supports youth bowling initiatives. A one-day pass will cost $10 per […]

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Bowling Center Proposal on Martha’s Vineyard Sparks Heavy Debate

An attempt to build the first bowling center on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in over a decade has been met with mixed public opinion. Sam Reed, a local architect who developed the Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard Haven, has proposed the demolition of unused property on Uncas avenue and build a bowling center with a […]

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USBC to add National Mixed Championships in 2015

The United States Bowling Congress plans to introduce a new national tournament, the USBC Mixed, in 2015. The new tournament will debut next to the 2015 USBC Women’s Championships at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada. This is in an attempt to attract bowlers of all ages and abilities. The Mix will feature four-player […]

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Former President George W. Bush will be the keynote speaker at this year's International Bowl Expo luncheon

Former President George W. Bush to keynote speak and new options added to the 2014 International Bowl Expo

The Bowling Proprietor’s Association of America (BPAA) has added a few new features to this year’s registration package for the International Bowl Expo Xtreme 2014. This year’s event will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida, from June 22-26. These ideas came from bowler feedback and previous Bowl Expo surveys. This […]

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Michael Ducat to be honored with the 2014 Victor Lerner Memorial Award

BPAA President, Cathy Desocio, announced during the BPAA Bowling Summit Industry Update and Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday that that former BPAA president Michael Ducat will be honored with the 2014 Victor Lerner Memorial Medal and induction into the BPAA Hall of Fame. Ducat, owner of Ducat Investments LLC and co-owner of Pincurean Entertainment Group, has been a member of the BPAA […]

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Family Holds Funeral At Bowling Alley

There have been many creative ways people have decided to honor loved ones as they cross over to the afterlife. From spreading ashes across baseball fields, to dumping remains in the oceans. However, one family decided that the only way to properly memorialize a bowling lover was to hold a funeral at…a bowling alley! TLC’s […]

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HCC Specialty becomes newest member of the BPAA Smartbuy program

HCC Specialty, the specialty insurance underwriting company, announced it’s new partnership with the Bowling Proprietor’s Association of America (BPAA). HCC Specialty will join the BPAA’s Smartbuy program, which allows members to benefit from the same purchasing power normally reserved for Fortune 500 companies. As part of the SmartBuy program, member centers will have access to HCC […]

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ESPN and the PBA nailed it Sunday during the annual World Series Bowling competition

The PBA returned Sunday afternoon with the airing of the Cheetah Championship, held at the at South Point Hotel, Casino and Bowling Center on ESPN. As a part of the World Series of Bowling and for the first the first time in history, the world was able to see what some of the world’s best bowlers – including […]

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PBA plans to introduce blue dyed lanes during upcoming ESPN telecast

On Dec. 1, the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) will make it’s annual debut on ESPN, and it plans on making the occasion a historic experience. A blue dye will be added to the lane conditions for ESPN’s telecast of five World Series of Bowling championship events. The PBA teamed up with Brunswick – its official […]

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