Bulletin No. 1 is out for 2nd World Seniors Championships

    01/02/15

    2015 WSrC

    Sam' Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas, Nev., USA (Aug. 23-30, 2015)

    2011WTBALogo.jpgThe World Tenpin Bowling Association has released Bulletin No. 1 for the 2nd World Seniors Championships which will be held Aug. 23-30, 2015 at 56-lane Sam' Town Bowling Center inside Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

    To participate in the second edition of the championships for men and women 50 years of age and above, players must be born December 31st, 1965 or before.

    Bulletin No. 1 contains information on the preliminary schedule, Sam's Town Hotel, Gambling Hall and Bowling Center, Various Facilities and Services, Various Fees and Forms and Deadlines.

    Click here to download Bulletin No. 1 (PDF file).

    Maximum four men and four women per country will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, four-player Teams, All-Events and Masters in the six-day competition (Aug. 25-30).

    Singles, Doubles and the Team event include six games of qualifying before the field is narrowed to the top four for the semifinals. The winners bowl for gold and silver, the losers share the bronze medals. The top 3 players in All-Events (combined scores in Singles, Doubles and Teams) earn the medals. The top 24 advance to the Masters finals.

    2015 WSrC Schedule at a glance
    • Sunday, Aug., 23, 2015 Ball Registration / Last day of arrival, Team Managers' Meeting
    • Monday, Aug., 24, 2015 Official Practice and Opening Ceremony
    • Tuesday, Aug., 25, 2015 Men's Singles - Squads A & B, Semi-finals, Finals, Medal Presentation
    • Wednesday, Aug., 26, 2015 Women's Singles - (one squad; in case more than 108 women will participate the schedule will be revised), Semi-finals, Finals, Medal Presentation; Men's Doubles Squad A
    • Thursday, Aug., 27, 2015 Men's Doubles Squad B, Semi-finals and Finals; Women's Doubles Qualifying, Semi-finals and Finals; Medal Presentations
    • Friday, Aug., 28, 2015 Team event - Men & Women first Block
    • Saturday, Aug., 29, 2015 Team event - Men & Women second Block, Semi-finals, Finals, Medal Presentations
    • Sunday, Aug., 30, 2015 Men's & Women's Masters; Medal Presentation for All Events and Masters; Farewell Banquet

    2014WorldBowlingLogo.jpgThe World Seniors Championships is contested every two years. The inaugural edition was held August 10-16, 2013 at Red Rock Lanes in Las Vegas, Nev., United States and drew 213 players, 123 men and 90 women, from 33 countries.

    The United States led the medal tally with six gold, three silver and six bronze medals. Sweden won three gold, five silver and five bronze medals. Mexico (1/0/1) was the only other country which brought home a gold medal.

    World Bowling provides governance to international bowling and is made up of 134 bowling international federations. For more information on World Bowling, click here.