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BOWLAND, BOWLMOR AMF OFFER HURRICANE RELIEF

More stories of bowling center owners stepping up to help with hurricane relief — in both Texas and Florida — are demonstrating bowling’s unique place in American society. Two specific examples: The efforts of Bowlmor AMF and Bowland centers. Bowlmor AMF sent out an email detailing the company’s relief initiative. It asked customers to make […]

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8 QUALIFYING CENTERS FOR U.S. OPEN NAMED

The USBC and BPAA will introduce a special direct-qualifier program for the 2018 U.S. Open, which will be held at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan. The operation of the U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Open is a collaborative effort by USBC and BPAA and jointly funded by the two organizations. The 2018 U.S. Open will […]

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INTERESTED IN SERVING YOUR INDUSTRY?

Applications for the USBC Board of Directors and the International Bowling Campus Youth Committee for the 2018-19 season are due in just a few days — Oct. 1. The USBC Board consists of a diverse group from a cross-section of the sport. Together, the board sets the strategic direction for the future of the organization. […]

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SIXLETS RETURNS AS USA BOWLING SPONSOR

Sixlets Brand Chocolatey Candies will return as presenting sponsor of the USA Bowling National Championships in 2018, and the opportunity to qualify for the event starts in October with the first of 16 regional events. The Sixlets Brand became a sponsor this year, when the USA Bowling National Championships Presented by Sixlets took place in […]

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H5G ALIGNS WITH YOUTH TOUR, SIGNS ASBATY

H5G has been named the official jersey of the Elite Youth Tour and has signed EYT co-founder Diandra Asbaty as a spokesperson and member of the company’s high-profile staff of champions, H5G President Todd Molbeck has announced. The Elite Youth Tour, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was founded in 2012 by Asbaty and Jason Belmonte. The […]

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BVL TOPS $1 MILLION IN DONATIONS FOR 2016-17

For the first time since 2001, bowling’s own, oldest and most successful charity, the Bowlers to Veterans Link, has cleared the million-dollar mark, raising $1,069,779.75 going into the organization’s 75th Anniversary year. “We’re absolutely delighted that we have broken that million-dollar mark,” said BVL Executive Director Mary Harrar. “These monies were raised in small towns and […]

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KEEGAN TO STEP DOWN AS HEAD OF MAIN EVENT

Main Event Entertainment has announced that Charlie Keegan has resigned as President & Chief Executive Officer of the company. Keegan will step away from his day-to-day duties on Nov. 24, and has agreed to remain available in a consulting capacity for an 12 months after that. Keegan has led Main Event since October 2006, when […]

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PINS WILL FALL AGAIN AT CLOSED MILITARY BASE

Like other shuttered military bases around the country, Fort Monmouth in New Jersey is being redeveloped by a state agency. But unlike at other facilities, the base bowling center will be part of the redevelopment, thanks to Keith Dougherty, who has formed a limited liability company called Fort Monmouth BEC. Dougherty, who also owns Circle […]

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WOODLAND TO HOST 60th ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis, the only bowling center that has hosted every PBA major championship tournament over the years, has been selected as the site for a new event that will celebrate the organization’s 60-year history: the GoBowling! PBA 60th Anniversary Classic. The tournament, which will be open to all PBA members, will be held […]

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