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The 11th Frame: USBC hikes fee for online registration for 2014 Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, February 1, 2013 4:00 am

The United States Bowling Congress took a lot of grief last year for charging fees of 2 percent for registering for the 2013 Open Championships online and 5 percent offline. For example, I paid $1,836 to register our two teams online — $1,800 in entry fees at $180 per bowler plus the 2 percent fee of $36. The online system worked flawlessly for me in it inaugural year, as I blogged here. If I had registered our teams offline (phone, email and regular mail), it would have been $1,890...

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