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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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Extreme Makeover Bowling Edition: BPAA to award $100,000 at International Bowl Expo

The BPAA announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for proprietors who will be attending the 2013 International Bowl Expo this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada. The industry’s premiere trade organization announced plans to award a $100,000 bowling center “makeover” – an incentive available to all domestic participating BPAA member centers. Proprietors can enter for the chance to win a […]

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BPAA announces Lipton Iced Tea as offical title sponsor of 2013 Bowling’s U.S. Open

Title Sponsorship of Preeminent Bowling Tournament Will Include In-Event Branding, Prominent Brand Exposure During Tournament and On-Site Sampling Last week, the BPAA announced its official title sponsor for this year’s Bowling’s U.S. Open will be Lipton Iced Tea. This historic announcement marks the first time that a title sponsor has been named for Bowling’s U.S. […]

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2013 Bowling’s U.S. Open sponsors announced

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA), the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) and Strike Ten Entertainment (STE) have collaborated on an unprecedented new venture, 2013 Bowling’s U.S. Open. The event, which will be held in Columbus, OH beginning July 20, combines Men’s and Women’s tournaments. Last week, the BPAA […]

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Florida Man Breaks Guinness World Record; Bowls Nine Strikes in 60 Seconds

. Chad McLean may not be on the PBA Tour, covered by ESPN in the coming months, but he is making a name for himself in bowling history. Last week, the Florida native recently set a Guinness Book of World Records achievement by knocking down 9 separate strikes in just one minute. The record was previously held by […]

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Thanksgiving, football and bowling

America has unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving. Whether families gather to eat and watch the NFL or it’s playing board games, people are getting more creative with every season that passes by. But not everyone has the same advantages on this holiday and for one Charter School, the charitable creativity bar has just been moved […]

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Did Andrew Bynum Make Bowling Off Limits for Current Pro Athletes?

Bowling is a favorite pastime for many current and former pro athletes. In the NBA especially, many of today’s current stars are fond of bowling. LeBron James installed bowling lanes in his home. Chris Paul hosts bowling events, was involved with USBC promotions and regularly hits the lanes with top pros. And former Laker, current […]

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Bowling center technology news: Mobile apps

. . Mobile Marketing Solutions Why Bowling  Centers Should Use Text Marketing Video BPAA members can now enroll into a mobile marketing through 3Seventy, a leading provider in mobile marketing solutions. The application will allow independent bowling centers throughout the United States the ability to provide low-cost, high end text message marketing and mobile websites through. Each center will be […]

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“Godfather of Bowling” Joe Schmidt Passes Away

Condolences go out to the family of Joseph Schmidt, the crowned “Godfather of Bowling” in the New York area. Schmidt, or “Smiling Joey,” as he was known by close friends and family, passed away Saturday morning. Schmidt was best known for organizing the Capitol District Junior and Pro-Scoring League and being a charter member for […]

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