2017 European Bowling Tour


European Tenpin Bowling Federation announces preliminary schedule for 2017

18th season features 14 tournaments in 10 countries including 3 Platinum, 3 Gold, 3 Bronze and 5 Satellite tournaments offering total prize fund of approx. 736.000 Euro

2017EBTLogo_small.jpg The European Tenpin Bowling Federation has announced the preliminary schedule for the 2017 European Bowling Tour. Heading into the 18th consecutive season since the inception in the year 2000 the EBT will consist of 14 tournaments in 10 countries including three "Platinum" events, three "Gold", three "Bronze" and five "Satellite" events. The 14 tournaments offer total prize fund of approximately 736.000 Euro, an average of 52.500 per tournament.



Class of 2016 inducted into USBC Hall of Fame

2016USBCHallOfFameClass_small.jpg The United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame welcomed five new members and celebrated their accomplishments at The Orleans Hotel and Casino on Thursday evening. The 2016 USBC Hall of Fame Class includes Kim Adler and Mike Durbin in the Superior Performance category; Steve Kloempken or Outstanding USBC Performance; Harry Sullins in the Veterans category; and Joan Romeo for Meritorious Service.



Rocio Restrepo, Francois Lavoie are PABCON Champion of Champions

2016PCCOCRocioRestrepoFrancoisLavoie_small.jpg Rocio Restrepo of Colombia and Canadian Francois Lavoie emerged as Masters champions in the 4th PABCON Champion of Champions tournament which concluded Monday at Noria Pro Bowling in Puebla, Mexico. Both championship matches in best-of-three games format went the distance. Restrepo came back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Stefanie Johnson, United States, 2-1. Top-seeded Lavoie secured a 2-1 victory over Chris Via, United States, with a 235-191 win in the decider.

USBC Collegiate


Emily Eckhoff, Daniel Hanson capture 2016 Intercollegiate Singles titles

2016ISCDanielHanson_small.jpgHastings junior Emily Eckhoff and Robert Morris-Illinois freshman Daniel Hanson captured individual titles Saturday at the 2016 Intercollegiate Singles Championships. Eckhoff (l.) defeated Fairleigh Dickinson's Morgan Brown, 227-222, to become the first player in ISC history to repeat as champion, while Hanson (r.) defeated San Jose State's Darren Tang, 203-174.

USBC Collegiate


McKendree men, Webber International women claim ITC titles

Jessica Mellott of McKendree and Jake Rollins of William Paterson named tournament's Most Valuable Players

2016ITCMcKendreeMen_small.jpg2016ITCWebberWomen_small.jpg The McKendree men and the Webber International women claimed titles Saturday at the Intercollegiate Team Championships. McKendree (l.) defeated William Paterson, 3-2, in the best-of-five title match to capture the program's first ITC title. On the women's side, Webber International (r.) knocked off Wichita State, 3-1, to raise the Kerm Helmer Cup.

2016 ISBT #2


Martina Beckel, Steven Jeeves capture titles in 50+ Euro Bowling Open

2016ISBT02MartinaBeckelStevenJeeves_small.jpgGermany's Martina Beckel and Steven Jeeves of England captured the women's and men's title in the 50+ Euro Bowling Open, the second stop on the International Seniors Bowling Tour (ISBT), Sunday, April 3, at Euro Bowling in Deurne, Belgium. In the title match, Jeeves (right) defeated Laurent Quittelier of France, 182-165, while Beckel (left) flew past Maria Grazia Locatelli of Italy, 262-193. It was the seventh ISBT title for Beckel and the first for Jeeves.



Lucas Wiseman, the main voice of BowlTV, leaves USBC after 13 successful years

2014WCAbuDhabiLucasWiseman_small.jpgUnited States Bowling Congress Public Relations and Social Media Manager Lucas Wiseman has left USBC and will be moving into a new career outside the bowling industry later this month. Wiseman, who worked at USBC for 13 year and was the main voice of BowlTV, covered his last event at the 2015 World Bowling Women's Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this week. As a pioneer of BowlTV's live streaming, Wiseman helped usher in a new era of bowling fans being able to watch the sport.

2015 WWC


Korea's Jung Dawun wins Masters gold at Women's World Championships

2015WWCMastersTop4MohdAlQubaisi_small.jpgJung Dawun of Korea outlasted Liz Johnson, United States, 256-183, in the title match to conclude the 2015 Women's World Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with victory in the Masters competition Sunday at Khalifa International Bowling Center. Dawun won the third gold medal of the Championships for Korea. In the semi-finals, Dawun eliminated competriot Jeon Eunhee, 208-193 and Johnson took down fellow countrywoman Danielle McEwan, 238-213.

2015 BWC Recap


Stats, records and more stuff on the 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

2015BWCWuSiuHongClaraJulianaGuerrero2_small.jpgThe 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, which was held at the 56-laner inside Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, Nev., United States, concluded after five days of competition Thursday, November 19, with the stepladder finals and the victory banquet. Wu Siu Hong of Hong Kong, and Clara Juliana Guerrero of Colombia emerged as World Cup champions. The 52nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be held October 14-23, 2016, at Hao's Bowling in Shanghai, China.



Don't get too angry on the lanes

MikaelKanoldonYouTube.com.jpg Mikael Kanold is a young talented Swedish bowler, a member of the Swedish youth national team, and not known for becoming angry very often. His compatriot Martin Larsen, World Doubles champion and Jason Belmonte, the High Roller champ from Australia brought this video to our attention. It shows why all bowling center proprietors teach their customers NOT to cross the line between the approach and the lane. Actually it gives the expression 'foul line' a new meaning. Enjoy.

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