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2 BRUNSWICK EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTORS TO JOIN FORCES

Valcke Bowling — Brunswick Bowling’s exclusive distributor in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, parts of Switzerland and many African countries — has acquired Hoops-The Bowling Company. Hoops has represented Brunswick in Germany, Austria, Luxemburg, and parts of Switzerland for decades. “We’re excited about this positive development for the Hoops family and Valcke […]

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BPAA ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Applications are being accepted for the Board of Directors of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America. One regional director, Abby Sieler, has completed her first term and is eligible for a second. She represents the Midwest Region (Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Wyoming). Anyone with a minimum 5% ownership of a BPAA-member center in that region may […]

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2 SOUTH CAROLINA CENTER OPERATORS HONORED

Two member proprietors of the BPA of the Carolinas and Georgia recently were honored by the South Carolina USBC. Linda Gamble of Paradise Lanes in Spartanburg, S.C., received the Daniel Wetmore Memorial State Proprietor/Manager of the Year award, while Larry Nowack of Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Bowl was inducted into the South Carolina USBC Hall of […]

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NEW SCHOLARSHIP COMING FROM NEBRASKA STATE BPA

The Nebraska State BPA has introduced a new youth scholarship offering. Beginning in January of 2023, applications will open for the inaugural Donna Hogan Youth Scholarship Award, valued at $1,000. The winner of this award will be announced at the 2023 NSBPA Annual Meeting. The criteria and timelines will be announced in the coming months.

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SMART PELL GRANT MATCH GROWS BY $750,000

The United States Bowling Congress Scholarship Management and Account Reporting for Tenpins program is making an additional investment earnings allocation up to $750,000 in 2022 to provide additional scholarships for youth bowlers in support of the SMART Pell Grant Match program. In February, SMART announced $1.2 million in funding for the new SMART Pell Grant […]

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VENTOLA TO INSTALL LED LIGHTING AT NEW MONSTER GOLF LOCATION

Ventola Projects has secured another project through its Las Vegas-based distributor, Kool Amusements, with a leading family entertainment franchise, Monster Mini Golf. The new Monster facility, near Charlotte, N.C., will have Ventola’s VAvR LED lighting solution installed, much like its sister locations across the U.S. Monster Mini Golf offers a plethora of entertainment options for […]

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International Application – 38th Annual Design Awards

Click the link below to download the INTERNATIONAL application for the 38th Annual Bowling Center Architecture and Design Awards Competition.

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Domestic Application – 38th Annual Design Awards

Click the link below to download the DOMESTIC application for the 38th Annual Bowling Center Architecture and Design Awards Competition.

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Products & Services – October 2022

STELTRONIC SCORINGSteltronic has released a new version of its online reservation booking in conjunction with Focus automatic scoring. Customers can book birthday or corporate parties, as well as individual lanes, from their mobile device, tablet or any computer via an easier and improved process. Leagues and prior bookings will not be in conflict with any […]

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