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54th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup is going back to Fabulous Las Vegas


It was fabulous in 1999 and 2015 and it will surely be fabulous again in 2018. The QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup is going back to Las Vegas and back to the superb Sam’s Town center from November 5th to 11th.

Sam’s Town becomes the first center to host the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup three times. This will be the 54th edition of the most prestigious international bowling tournament.

“The facilities at Sam’s Town are ideal for us,” said the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup manager, Anne-Marie Board.

“The management and the staff at the 56-lane center are so helpful and so well trained to help run a tournament like this that it is a real pleasure to know we will be back with them. The size of the center means that play finishes quite early so all competitors, coaches and guests can take advantage of the other facilities or catch the shuttle bus to the Strip and enjoy the amazing night life.”

“A warm Las Vegas welcome is awaiting all our bowlers and guests this November,” said John Sou, Sam’s Town Vice President and General Manager. “We are excited to welcome back this great event.”

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In 2015 Hong Kong won their first ever title when Wu Siu Hong beat long-time leader Francois Louw of South Africa.

In the women’s section, Clara Juliana Guerrero of Colombia became the fourth player to win back to back titles when she beat the USA’s Shannon Pluhowsky who herself had already won the title twice (2002 and 2004). There was only one 300 game in 2015 – from Keira Reay of England. Will we get more this year?

Pat Ciniello, Chairman of the Board for QubicaAMF said: “I wonder if anyone realized, way back in 1965 when the Bowling World Cup started, just how prestigious the event would become. QubicaAMF is proud to have organized this tournament for 54 years and we look forward to our commitment continuing well into the future.

“This year we are looking forward to welcoming the bowlers of the world to another amazing event. Viva Las Vegas!”

About QubicaAMF Worldwide
QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider in the world with 600 employees worldwide. We build and modernize more bowling entertainment centers than any other company in the industry, and have an installed base of more than 10,000 centers in 90 countries. The company has a sales and distribution network with worldwide reach and maintains the largest R&D team for electro-mechanical products, software, electronics and entertainment systems in the industry.

QubicaAMF has over 100 years of experience and can provide the perfect combination of bowling equipment, products and services for new or existing bowling entertainment centers, FECs, Cinemas or any other facility in the hospitality, retail or restaurant industry.

Our ongoing mission is Making Bowling Amazing. We are convinced that bowling has so much more potential to attract and entertain even more people. With our products, we will help our customers fully unleash that potential.

QubicaAMF is the organizer of the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, the largest annual sporting event in terms of the number of participating countries, which promotes bowling on a global level. The company celebrated the historical 50th anniversary of the tournament in 2014.

The company has U.S. headquarters in Richmond, Virginia and European headquarters in Bologna, Italy.

Herbert Bickel

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