2008 PABCON Senior Championships gets underway with "Seminar on Lane Play"

    09/08/08

    Dominican Republic

    Cibao Bowling Center in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (Sep. 6-14, 2008)

    2008PABCONSCLogo.jpg 20080907KegelClinic.jpg The 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation (PABCON) Senior Championships started on Sunday, September 7, with a "Seminar on Lane Play" organized by Kegel and PABCON that was held by 2-time PBA champion and USBC gold level coach Del Warren.

    This seminar, which was held in English and Spanish, was free of charge for all persons (bowlers, coaches, delegates and leaders) involved in the championships.

    CibaoBowlingCenter.jpg The competition begins on Monday with the technical meeting, the Opening Ceremonies, the official practice and a Welcome Party, all at Cibao Bowling Center (pictured), a 24-laner in Santiago de los Caballeros, the second largest city (after Santo Domingo) in the Dominican Republic located in the North-central region known as Cibao valley.

    10 countries - Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, United States, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic - with maximum four men and four women will compete in Singles, Doubles, Trios and four-player Team event (six games each) from Sep. 9-12.

    The 2008 PABCON Senior Championships will conclude on Saturday, Sep. 13, with the men's and women's Masters finals.

    2008 PABCON Senior Championships - Schedule

    2008 PABCON Senior Championships - Bulletin No. 1

    2008 PABCON Senior Championships - short oil pattern (35 feet)

    2008 PABCON Senior Championships - long oil pattern (43 feet)


    Participating Countries and Players


    Dominican Republic
    Men: Julio Goris, Hilton Nuñez, Victor Richards Sr., Arnaldo Mercado
    Women: Liliana Sebelen, Demaris Almonte, Marina
    Mendez, Carmen Checo

    Ecuador
    Men: Mauricio Proaño Bastidas, Eduardo Gallo Diaz, Lauro Torres Carrillo, Luis Castro Alarcon

    El Salvador
    Men: Francisco Zelaya, Jorge Trigueros
    Women: Margarita Pinto

    Guatemala
    Men: Miguel Aguilar, Ronaldo Gabriel, Atilio Garcia, Noe Rivera
    Women: Lizdette De Castillo, Anita De Garcia

    Mexico
    Men: Alfonso Rodriguez Saavedra, Agustin Camarillo Alva, Rigoberto Fernandez, Juan Guillermo Lopez Gonzalez
    Women: Guadalupe Garza, Fransuesa Sacre, Ma. Eugenia Ambrosi

    Panama
    Women: Ely De Bennett

    Puerto Rico
    Men: Antonio Santa, Jaime Almendro, Carlos Benitez, Jose Velez
    Women: Ashie Gonzalez, Edna Marcial, Vivian Noble, Myrna Flores

    Uruguay
    Men: Julio Sosa

    United States
    Men: Edward Roberts, Harry Mickelson, Rudy Moreno, Phil Prieto

    Venezuela
    Men: Leopoldo Ritter, Rogelio Felice, Pedro Cardozo, Alvaro Galindo
    Women: Milda Dos Ramos, Trina De Andrae, Ibette Gonzalez, Suzanne Algernon