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USBC head lane man Eric Pierson on the Open Championships lane pattern
Monday, March 5, 2012 12:00 pm
One of the biggest positive changes in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in recent years is the open posting of tournament lane patterns. What once was a mystery and information...
How tough is the Open Championships condition?
Friday, March 2, 2012 4:53 pm
Like many United States Bowling Congress Open Championships competitors, I took the time to watch an awesome group of bowlers take to the lanes in Baton Rouge on Thursday for the first official...
Some midweek dates not available for 2013 Open Championships
Friday, March 2, 2012 3:28 pm
While the online registration system for the 2013 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships has been working smoothly so far, some Facebook and message board users did discover a fact that...
USBC Open Championships online registration system working smoothly
Thursday, March 1, 2012 3:58 pm
Thursday was the first day to register for the 2013 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships and with an expected high demand for the 11 a.m. minors squad over 7 a.m. or 10:30 p.m., I...
A first effort on the 2012 Open Championships pattern
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 4:50 pm
I had my first experience bowling on the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships pattern on Sunday at the Greater Iowa Bowling Association tournament at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo,...
USBC not behind survey about combined Open/Women’s Championships at permanent site
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 11:57 am
There is an interesting open survey popping up all over the Internet that references a possible combined United States Bowling Congress Open Championships and Women’s Championships in a...
May 18 could be an action-filled night in Baton Rouge
Saturday, February 25, 2012 11:00 am
One United States Bowling Congress news release that serious Open Championships competitors and fans look forward to every year is the list of "notable bowlers." USBC's Matt Cannizzaro put out the...
Mo Pinel's provocative views on the USBC Open Championships lane pattern
Saturday, February 18, 2012 9:30 pm
If you have not listened to Mo Pinel's interview on Above180.com and you bowl in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, you probably will want to go here and listen to it....
USBC finalizes webcast schedule for Open Championships
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress had previously announced that all defending champions would be webcast when they competed in the 2012 Open Championships in Baton Rouge. On Tuesday, USBC released...
A great on-site report from opening day of the Open Championships
Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships started on Saturday at the Baton Rouge River Center with the usual hoopla. In addition to the...
Open Championships records look safe in 2012
Friday, February 10, 2012 7:00 pm
With the huge "but" that this is coming solely off of looking at the lane pattern numbers and not actually bowling on it, I'd predict the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will...
Open Championships changes for 2013 include $30 entry fee hike, fresh oil for all squads, USBC announces
Friday, February 3, 2012 1:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will see some major changes in 2013, but not one that had been a hot rumor in recent days: opening up the tournament to all USBC...
Pierson, Hall among guests on Open Championships kickoff webcast
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 12:45 am
At least one person either got hoodwinked or was playing a joke on Tuesday when they posted what they said was the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Open Championshps lane pattern on Facebook....
A truly open Open Championships?
Thursday, January 26, 2012 1:30 am
Could the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships become truly open, with even top pros like Chris Barnes and Norm Duke and Pete Weber and many others eligible? That seems to be a hot...
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....

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• 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)