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Reno has deal for USBC tourneys for 2019-2030, Reno paper reports
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:00 pm
At least 10 United States Bowling Congress championships tournaments would come to Reno from 2019-2030 under a deal being considered by the Reno City Council, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported in...
Stadium for USBC championships at South Point in Las Vegas a hot topic but apparently not a done deal
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 5:00 am
Reporters learn quickly that where there’s smoke there’s often fire. And where there’s a lot of smoke, there’s almost always fire. I’ve received a lot of electronic...
USBC lane pattern designer Pierson talks Open Championships on Above180.com
Monday, May 28, 2012 6:00 am
Eric Pierson has one of the toughest and most thankless jobs in bowling: designing the lane patterns for the United States Bowling Congress. So many do not understand that lane pattern design is...
All fresh oil at the Open Championships, here we come — thankfully!
Sunday, May 20, 2012 8:00 am
The inequity of not having fresh oil for all minor events squads at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships slammed our Turbo 2-N-1 Grips teams with full force on Saturday at the Baton...
No regrets after Open Championships team event
Saturday, May 19, 2012 7:45 am
Our Turbo 2-N-1 Grips group came into Friday night’s team event at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships as confident as we have ever been, I believe. We felt our game plan,...
Technical issues remain biggest hurdle for on-demand webcasting of Open Championships
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 5:00 am
With the biggest stretch of webcasting at the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships starting Thursday, it’s a great time to cover a popular issue: on-demand webcasting....
In wake of blogger’s report, ‘nothing new’ on Orlando, USBC says
Monday, May 14, 2012 9:30 am
A blogger’s report is causing a bit of a stir in cyberspace regarding a stadium in Orlando, Fla., that could be used for the USBC Open Championships and Women’s Championships, but it...
Aiming for history at the Open Championships
Monday, May 14, 2012 6:30 am
In the 109-year history of the American Bowling Congress Tournament/United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, just one team has won consecutive team titles. The Detroit team known as...
Open Championships VIP program sells out; 2013 reservations open
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 4:00 am
When the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships VIP program was announced before this year’s tournament, I wrote that I thought it was a decent value. Apparently I wasn't alone, as...
USBC surveying bowlers about possible side events at National Bowling Stadium
Friday, May 4, 2012 12:45 pm
The United States Bowling Congress is surveying Open Championships bowlers about possible side events to be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, where the tournament will be in 2013 and...
Brunswick Slide Stone an answer to an old bowling problem
Friday, May 4, 2012 11:30 am
Update: This blog has been updated to reflect information I received from many people on a product that has been around for years — I'd just never seen it unti last summer. Thanks to everyone...
Gibbons 7th, 8th, 11th in Open Championships events
Monday, April 30, 2012 4:00 pm
Chris Gibbons has made several runs at Eagles over the years at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships (formerly the American Bowling Congress Tournament). His closest calls were a...
How Matt McNiel made history at the Open Championships
Sunday, April 29, 2012 9:00 pm
In the 109-year history of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships (formerly the American Bowling Congress Tournament), no one has ever had a three-year run like what Matt McNiel capped...
McNiel and Lakers, Dunham and DV8 Indianapolis highlight big night at Open Championships
Saturday, April 28, 2012 3:00 pm
The strikes came in bunches at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships on Friday night. The headliners were a man who is becoming known as Mr. Open Championships in his debut year with...
Zimmerman, Blanchard vault into Open Championships doubles lead with 1,464
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:00 am
Jimmy Zimmerman and Roger Blanchard of Syracuse, N.Y., vaulted into the doubles lead at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships with 1,464 on Tuesday. Zimmerman blasted 781...

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Upcoming Tournaments
• 2017 - Open in Las Vegas, Nev.; Women's in Baton Rouge, La.
• 2018 - Open in Syracuse, N.Y.; Women's in Reno, Nev.
• 2019 - Open in Las Vegas, Nev.; Women's in Wichita, Kan.
• 2020 - Open in Reno, Nev.; Women's in Las Vegas, Nev.
• 2021 - Open in Las Vegas, Nev.; Women's in Mobile, Ala.
• 2022 - Open in (to be determined); Women's in Reno, Nev.
• 2023 - Open in Reno, Nev.; Women's in Las Vegas, Nev.
• 2024 - Open in Las Vegas, Nev.; Women's (to be determined)
• 2025 - Open in Baton Rouge, La.; Women's in Reno, Nev.
• 2026 - Open in Reno, Nev.; Women's (to be determined)