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Bowling’s U.S. Open and “Battle Of The Sexes” will make history in Columbus, OH starting July 20th

History will be made in Columbus, OH on July 20th. Bowling’s U.S. Open will take over the city and professional bowling’s elite will do battle in an unprecedented “Battle of the Sexes” competition. This will mark a significant time in sport’s where each gender will compete on the same platform,  in a one-game bowl-off between the […]

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Andrew Cain re-elected as USBC President

Andrew Cain, three-time member of Team USA (2002, 2003, 2005) and member of Junior Team USA in 2001, was re-elected as President of the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) and its Board of Directors. As well, Frank Wilkinson of Staten Island, N.Y., will serve as vice president of USBC for the 2013-2014 season. Cain, a long-time bowler […]

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USBC selects Green Bay for 2015 Open Championships

Green Bay, Wisconsin will be the epicenter of bowling during the 2015 Open Championships. The city will be hosting the multi-week summer series for the first time ever July 17-Aug. 11 at Ashwaubenon Bowl in Green Bay. According to Bowl.com, the USBC, in cooperation with the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau, will bring six […]

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Turn occasional bowlers into regular customers with Perka!

The BPAA and Perka, a Smart Buy loyalty program based in Portland and NYC, have come up with an idea to turn the casual bowler into a regular bowler with a new customer rewards program. By giving customers the satisfaction of being recognized with increasing tiers of “perks,” and in turn providing real, meaningful intelligence to […]

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History Made at 2013 USBC Open Championships

Craig Szplett of Beecher, IL can add his name to another historic mark. The right-hander bowled three 300-games on the USBC Open Championship lanes, held this year at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada. This marks the first ever bowler to roll three 300’s ever on the Open Championships lanes. This was three of […]

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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO, Indra Nooyi delivered keynote speech to 2013 International Bowl Expo attendees

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the bowling industry’s premier trade organization, received PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi as keynote speaker at the 2013 International Bowl Expo. The International Bowl Expo (IBE) is the world’s premiere industry event, which hosts thousands of bowling proprietor’s and industry leaders from around the world annually. PepsiCo has been the […]

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2013 BPAA Service Industry Award Winners Announced

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the bowling industry’s premier trade association, announced the recipients of the 2013 Annual Service Industry Awards. These honors will be recognized during the BPAA’s annual meeting June 24 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. “Each year the Awards committee is challenged with many candidates in each category […]

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PBA’s first 900 three-game series goes to Joe Scarborough of Charlotte, N.C.

Cross off another historical mark for the PBA this season. Joe Scarborough of Charlotte, N.C. bowled the league’s first 900 three-game series at the PBA50 event in The Villages, Fla., opening with 37 straight strikes. Scarborough broke the record for most consecutive 300’s in a senior event, highest three-game series and tied the mark for most 300’s in […]

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Tyson Foods Product Recall – BPAA Members Alert

Credit: Brett Woodside From BPAA Foodservice website Sysco Quality Assurance received notification that TYSON FOODS is conducting a voluntary product RECALL of UNCOOKED ORIGINAL BREADED CHICKEN TENDERS. *Please be aware that receipt of this communication is NOT confirmation that you have received affected product. This correspondence has been distributed as a courtesy to Sysco customer corporate contacts as a notification […]

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BPAA Smart Buy: Big Tray “Big Savings”

The Bowling Proprietor’s Association of America and food service giant Big Tray have created a Smart Buy partnership with the “Big Savings” program. The premiere online restaurant dealer has teamed with the BPAA to offer members 5% off all equipment and 10% off all small wares. Brands available include: Vulcan, Traulsen, Cambro, Metro, and more. Orders in excess of $250 receive […]

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