2008 El Salvador

El Salvador

06/07/08

Team USA, Santiago, Janawicz end PABCON Championship of the Champions with victory in Masters event

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (June 2-6, 2008)

2008PABCONCoCShannonOKeefeJohnJanawicz_small.jpg A day after a heartbreaking defeat in mixed doubles at the 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championship of the Champions, Team USA's Shannon O'Keefe and John Janawicz (pictured left) rebounded Friday to win the gold medal in the mixed doubles Masters. O'Keefe and Janawicz teamed up to defeat Guatemala's Sofia Granda and Mauricio Pinol, 2-0, at Galaxy Bowling to conclude the inaugural Championship of the Champions. Janawicz won his fifth gold medal of the championships in men's Masters, while Jessica Santiago, Puerto Rico, earnd her second gold in the women's Masters. 

El Salvador

06/06/08

Team USA sweeps All Events titles at PABCON Championship of the Champions

Puerto Rico wins gold in Mixed Doubles

2008PABCONCoCFrankieColonJessicaSantiago_small.jpg 2008PABCONCoCShannonOKeefeJohnJanawicz_small.jpg John Janawicz and Shannon O'Keefe (l.), United States, earned gold medals in men's all-events, women's all-events and national all-events Thursday at the 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championship of the Champions. Puerto Rico's Jessica Santiago and Francisco Colon (r.) won the gold medal in Mixed Doubles. Team USA earned silver while Colombia's Laura Fonnegra and David Romero and Mexico's Daniel Falconi and Adriana Perez tied for bronze. 

El Salvador

06/05/08

Team USA sweeps singles at PABCON Championship of the Champions

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (June 2-6, 2008)

2008PABCONCoCShannonOKeefeJohnJanawicz_small.jpg Team USA's John Janawicz and Shannon O'Keefe swept the gold medals in singles Wednesday at the 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championship of the Champions. Janawicz dominated the field, totaling 3,538 for 16 games, an average of 221, and won the title by more than 240 pins. Arturo Hernandez, Venezuela, took the silver with 3,296 and Mark Buffa of Canada won the bronze with 3,248. O'Keefe had a much closer victory, shooting 3,305 to edge Puerto Rico's Jessica Santiago by just 14 pins. Venezuela's Alicia Marcano took the bronze with 3,271.

El Salvador

06/04/08

Team USA's O'Keefe, Janawicz lead PABCON Championship of Champions Singles after Day One

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (June 2-6, 2008)

2008TeamUSAJohnJanawicz_small.jpg 2008TEamUSAShannonOKeefe_small.jpg After struggling through a long, sleepless night thanks to a stomach bug, Team USA's Shannon O'Keefe (l.) wasn't sure what to expect in the first Round of singles at the 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championship of the Champions. As it turns out, her illness didn't slow her down Tuesday as she took the lead at the halfway point of the singles event at Galaxy Bowling with 1,667 eight games total. Fellow Team USA member John Janawicz (r.) of Winter Haven, Fla., leads the men with 1,694.

El Salvador

06/03/08

PABCON Championship of the Champions opens

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (June 2-6, 2008)

2008PABCONCoCJoseGuandique_small.jpg 2008PABCONCoCLogo_small.jpg The 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championship of the Champions kicked off Monday night with the opening ceremonies at Galaxy Bowling in San Salvador, El Salvador. "This is a proud moment for El Salvador," said PABCON President Jose Guandique (r.) of El Salvador. The tournament begins with 16 games over two days in the singles event and then turns to eight games of mixed doubles action. The top eight in singles and top eight mixed doubles teams will then compete in Masters competition.

El Salvador

05/30/08

Venezuela and Canada send their top players from the 2007 season to the PABCON Championship of the Champions

2006FVBLogo_small.jpg CTFLogo.jpg The Venezuelan Bowling Federation (FVB) and the Canadian Tenpin Federation (CTF) will send their best male and female bowlers from the 2007 season to the inaugural Pan American Bowling Confederation (PABCON, formerly American Zone) Championship of Champions which will be held from June 2-6, 2008 at Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador. The Championship serves as the qualifying event for the World Games 2009. 

El Salvador

05/28/08

O'Keefe, Janawicz hope training pays off at championship of the champions

2007MAZCJohnJanawicz_small.jpg 2008ShannonOKeefeStorm_small.jpg For Team USA's Shannon O'Keefe and John Janawicz, spending time in the gym is almost as important as getting in practice time on the lanes. both players will put their training to the test at the inaugural Pan American Bowling Confederation Championship of the Champions from June 1-6 in San Salvador, El Salvador, as they hope to earn spots for Team USA in the 2009 World Games.  In the Championship of the Champions, both players will be tested by the best players in the American Zone.

El Salvador

05/19/08

2008 PABCON Championship of the Champions

Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador (June 2-6, 2008)

2008PABCONCoCLogo_small.jpg The Pan American Bowling Confederation (PABCON) will conduct its 1st Championship of the Champions tournament from June 2 to 6, 2008 at Galaxy Bowling Center in San Salvador, El Salvador. Two players - one woman and one man - from each of the PABCON member federations will bowl on dual lane condition for the titles in Women's and Men's Singles and Mixed Doubles. The 2008 PABCON Championship of the Champions also serves as the qualifying event for the World Games 2009, which will be held in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, July 20-22, 2009.

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