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PWBA Tour re-launching with backing of USBC, BPAA

With the help of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) and the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), there will be a Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) Tour in 2015. This also includes a three-year financial commitment from both entities. Equal investment from both the USBC and BPAA will be required for the initial framework […]

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USBC President pressed as mass layoffs affect USBC and BPAA employees alike

12 employees at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas have been laid off as of Wednesday, September 17, according to Bowlers Journal International. The effect spread throughout the bowling world as members of the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) and Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) were also affected. It has been speculated that this […]

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Bowlmor AMF Completes Acquisition of Brunswick’s Bowling Center Business

Bowlmor AMF has complete it’s acquisition of Brunswick’s Corporations bowling center business. From PRNewswire: NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Bowlmor AMF announced today that it has formally completed its acquisition of Brunswick Corporation’s bowling center, further solidifying Bowlmor AMF’s position as the world’s largest bowling center operator.  Bowlmor AMF announced on July 17 […]

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October is National Learn To Bowl Month and proprietors can earn a chance at winning $10,000!

National Learn To Bowl Month is underway this month! This promotion is a part of a national effort to introduce new people to bowling and develop new league bowlers using the Bowling 2.0 learn to bowl program. Bowling proprietors can also earn a chance to win $10,000 in cash and prizes! Most bowling centers in […]

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Casio LampFree® projectors light up BowlMor AMF facilities

The largest bowling center operators in the world, Bowlmor AMF, sought out to increase the overall customer bowling experience by enhancing its visual technology. So the bowling center conglomerate teamed up with the leading manufacturer in projector technology, Casio America, Inc.. What they have created is a complete transformation of its bowling centers with Casio LampFree® projectors. […]

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Bowlmor AMF buys Brunswick Corporation’s bowling center business for $270mil

AMF, now merged with Bowlmor, has come a long way since we reported their filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2012. In one of the biggest acquisitions in bowling history, Bowlmor AMF, the world’s largest bowling center operators, agrees to acquire Brunswick’s bowling center inventory of 85 locations in the U.S. and Canada for $270 […]

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New tournament allows families to compete together on the lanes

Since it’s origin, bowling has always been a family activity. However, a new national tournament being developed will take that to another level. The International Youth Bowling Development and Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America have collaborated on an effort that will allow families to now compete together on the lanes, the All American Family Tournament. […]

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USBC and BPAA join forces to save Bowling’s US Open

Two of the biggest entities in bowling, The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) and the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), have joined forces to save bowling’s biggest traditions since 1971. Bowling’s US Open. The two have agreed to a three-year deal that will allow the USBC to operate the Bowling’s US Open through 2017. Also, […]

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Frank Desocio in as new BPAA Executive Director

After a six month search, Frank Desocio has been named the new Executive Director of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA). This announcement was made after the last BPAA board of directors meeting, held at the Eldorado Hotel and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Desocio will replace previous Executive Director, Steve Johnson, who resigned last […]

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Stars collide in PBA50 Tour

Norm Duke, Tom Baker, Pete Weber, Parker Bohn III, and Walter Ray Sr.. Sounds like a roll-call for Hall of Fame inductees. On Tuesday, it was the stepladder finals of the PBA50 United Healthcare Sun Bowl, held at the Spanish Spring Lanes in The Villages, Fla.. The five Hall of Fame bowlers have a combined […]

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