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The 11th Frame: 2020 Open Championships now on pace for 9,600 teams, membership declines another 3.5%, USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy says in '2019 Recap, 2020 Preview'

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020 8:00 pm

On Halloween 2019, USBC reported that entries for the 2020 Open Championships at the newly renovated National Bowling Stadium in Reno already had surpassed the 8,063 teams that competed at the Stadium in Reno in 2016 and were projected to surpass 2016 by at least 17%, which would be at least 9,434 teams. I analyzed the increase and possible reasons for it in this story. On Monday in his “2019 Recap, 2020 Preview,” USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy said that entries for the 2020...

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