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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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October Is National Learn To Bowl Month!

October is National Learn To Bowl Month and BPAA member centers have an opportunity to introduce new people to the sport, as a part of a national endeavor to help advance fall league membership, and earn a chance to win a share of $10,000 in cash and prizes! This October, every member center is encouraged […]

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$100,000 “Extreme Bowling Center Makeover” goes to Choptank of Cambridge, Maryland

Last year, we published a post about a once-in-a-lifetime prize opportunity for bowling proprietor’s of a $100,000 upgrade to their facility. Choptank Bowling Center of Campbridge, Maryland is the recipient of that award. It was announced in June at the International Bowl Expo (IBE), that the center would receive the monetary prize as well as […]

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Sign-ups ongoing for 2014 USBC Open Championships

Sign-ups are still going for the 2014 Women’s USBC Open Champions in Reno, Nev. The 2014 USBC Open Championships will be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno and run from Feb. 28 until July 12. The Women’s Open Championship will held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The entry fee is $55 per event, per bowler. […]

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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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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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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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