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PWBA’S 2018 SCHEDULE INCLUDES 6 NEW VENUES

Six new venues will be part of the 14-event schedule during the Professional Women’s Bowling Association’s 2018 season. The 2018 PWBA Tour will begin April 26-28 in Las Vegas, and conclude with the 16-player, invitation-only PWBA Tour Championship from Aug. 29-Sept. 2. Along with nine standard events, four major championships will be contested in 2018, including […]

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All-American Family Bowling Tournament to receive $50,000 in guaranteed scholarships

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America and International Bowling Campus Youth Development project, All-American Family Bowling Tournament, will receive $50,000 in guaranteed scholarships. The premiere annual bowling event, set to start in Chicago next summer, is to showcase the more recreational side of bowling. The event, which we highlighted back in June, will include one adult […]

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PWBA accepting applications for host centers, unveiled new logo

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) Tour will officially relaunch next summer and is already underway accepting applications for host centers as well as unveiling their new official logo. It’s been more than a decade since the last PWBA Tour and it will kick off with a nine-event tour and an updated image. With a […]

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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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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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Keith Oliver wins National Bowling Foundation’s Teacher of the Year award

Incorporating the sport of bowling into his student’s physical education modules has earned Shalimar Elementary school teacher, Keith Oliver, the BPAA’s National Bowling Foundation’s Teacher of the Year this May. Oliver was picked out of 55 applicants spanning across 44 states. The award is given to an educator who has made an exceptional contribution by exposing […]

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USBC Mixed Tournament to debut at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada

The first ever USBC mixed national tournament will debut at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada, taking place alongside the 2015 Women’s Championships. The event will feature four-player mixed teams, mixed doubles and singles open competition. Bowlers will be divided into four team and six doubles and singles divisions to match up with bowlers of […]

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Frank DeSocio steps down as President of Strike Ten Entertainment

Earlier this year, we ran a piece announcing Frank DeSocio, owner of Strike Ten Entertainment, as the new Executive Director of the BPAA. It has now been announced (and expected) that he will now step down as President of Strike Ten Entertainment. STE is a Wichita-based network of 2,100+ of the most progressive bowling proprietors […]

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