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USBC offering discounts for open February squads for Open Championships
Friday, January 6, 2012 11:30 pm
I've said and written many times that the United States Bowling Congress is not transparent enough and often is too fearful of putting itself out there, so to speak....
USBC president resigns in wake of taking Reno bowling promotion position
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 11:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress announced in a Tweet on Wednesday morning that "President Jim Sturm has resigned from the USBC Board of Directors."...
USBC's Matt Cannizzaro starts new Facebook site for Open Championships
Thursday, December 22, 2011 3:00 pm
Matt Cannizzaro is the main PR guy at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, handling news releases, player interviews, webcasts, etc. And he just started a new personal Facebook fan...
USBC to release 2012 Open Championships lane pattern in live webcast Feb. 10
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 1:00 am
The lane pattern for the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will be released and discussed in "Open Championships Kickoff 2012" — a live webcast on BowlTV from the Baton...
Baton Rouge facility renovated before USBC Open Championships
Thursday, December 15, 2011 1:00 am
Construction started this week on the bowling facilities for the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships at the Baton Rouge River Center....
USBC president takes Reno bowling promotion position
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 1:30 am
Jim Sturm, who was elected president of the United States Bowling Congress in July, has been named executive director of bowling operations for Circus Circus Hotel & Casino, the Eldorado Hotel...
USBC to test new live YouTube system with webcasts
Saturday, November 19, 2011 9:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has made a deal with YouTube to be a tester of the new YouTube Live webcasting system. USBC Tweet'd the...
Update: Bill Hall will be instructor for VIP package for USBC Open Championships
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 1:30 am
Update: USBC Tweet'd on Nov. 15 that "The official instructor for the lessons in the Open Championships VIP Tournament package will be Bill Hall."...
Update: USBC says it's talking to both Reno and Orlando for future USBC tournaments
Saturday, October 29, 2011 1:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress and Reno are working on a long-term deal that would have USBC's main tournaments returning to Reno through 2032, Reno city council member Dwight Dortch told...
Update: El Paso, Texas, chosen as site of 2015 USBC Open Championships
Friday, September 9, 2011 2:00 am
El Paso, Texas, has been selected as the site of the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, USBC announced on Friday in this news release....
Update: USBC offers more details on Open Championships prize list differences
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 8:00 pm
Almost as soon as the final standings and prize winnings for the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships were posted on BOWL.com, the questions started....
USBC faces big decisions on Open, Women's Championships
Thursday, July 7, 2011 5:00 pm
Update: Here is a story the Reno Gazette-Journal posted late Friday. It includes new quotes from officials from Reno and Orlando. It references this...
'One for the thumb'
Sunday, July 3, 2011 12:20 am
Update: Full results are now posted with prize money. Here is the USBC news release on the tournament. Although none of the winning scores were records, in many respects 2011 was the highest...
USBC Hall of Fame induction makes for the night of a lifetime
Saturday, July 2, 2011 9:00 am
Friday night was the culmination of a lifetime obsession with bowling for me, which I'm sure is pretty much what every person inducted into any Hall of Fame could say about their sport. As you can...
San Antonio also bidding for 2015 USBC Open Championships, report says
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 11:30 pm
Update Sept. 9, 2011: San Antonio recently dropped out of the bidding, according to this story from last month in the San Antonio Express. The story...

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