PBA League Draft 2020

Two New Teams for the 2020 PBA League! See who gets drafted to the Brew City Ballers & Las Vegas High Rollers during our Virtual LIVE Draft May 17th 7pm ET/4pm PT on FloBowling.

RESEARCH PROMPTS USBC TO PROPOSE ADJUSTED SPECIFICATION FOR BOWLING BALL HARDNESS

Terry BighamApril 22, 2020 2020 HARDNESS RESEARCH REPORT ARLINGTON, Texas – After conducting research and performing field tests on bowling balls used in competition, the United States Bowling Congress proposes adjusting the specification for ball hardness to 73D for all models. As part of the proposed specification change, USBC proposes eliminating the use of field tests […]

USBC CANCELS 2020 CONVENTION; MCDANIEL ELECTED USBC PRESIDENT

Terry Bigham April 21, 2020 2020 CONVENTION CANCELLATION FAQ ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors approved a special resolution to cancel the 2020 USBC Convention and postpone the Annual Meeting until 2021 because of COVID-19 public health restrictions. The resolution was enacted to ensure a proper governance process under USBC Bylaws […]

IBMA ANNOUNCES 2020 STORM BOWLING COLLEGIATEBOWLERS OF THE YEAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31,2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:  Brian Hirsch Operations Manager, International Bowling Media Association (IBMA) Email: operations@bowlingmedia.org IBMA ANNOUNCES 2020 STORM BOWLING COLLEGIATE BOWLERS OF THE YEAR   ARLINGTON, Texas – Caitlyn Johnson, a Senior at Webber International University, and Tommy Hankey, Jr., a Sophomore at Webber International University, were announced today as the Storm […]

USBC SUSPENDS TEAM USA PROGRAMS FOR 2020

April 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Terry BighamUSBC Communications817-385-8379terry.bigham@bowl.comOn the Web: BOWL.com USBC SUSPENDS TEAM USA PROGRAMS FOR 2020 ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress has suspended the Team USA and Junior Team USA programs for the remainder of 2020 because of uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the postponement of international competitions to 2021. […]

IBC YOUTH CANCELS 2020 JUNIOR GOLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, OTHER YOUTH SUMMER EVENTS

April 16, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Terry BighamIBC Communications817-385-8379terry.bigham@bowl.comOn the Web: BOWL.com FAQ: IBC YOUTH NATIONAL EVENTS POSTPONEMENTS IBC YOUTH CANCELS 2020 JUNIOR GOLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, OTHER YOUTH SUMMER EVENTSARLINGTON, Texas – International Bowling Campus Youth Development has canceled its national youth championships events, including the Junior Gold Championships presented by Hammer, scheduled for July in Las Vegas.The cancellation […]

900 GLOBAL Production Moving to Utah

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the executive orders of the Governor of the State of Texas, Global Manufacturing, the makers of 900 Global bowling balls, has ceased production. The production of 900 Global bowling balls will move from the San Antonio, Texas facility to Storm Products, Inc. in Brigham City, […]

BETVICTOR WEBER CUP POSTPONED

The 2020 BetVictor Weber Cup, scheduled to take place at Morningside Arena, Leicester this June 5-7, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New dates will be announced in due course.Matchroom Multi Sport has been monitoring Government, World Health Organisation and travel advice in the UK, Europe and USA and has taken this decision […]

USBC Not Extending Eligibility for College Bowlers Whose Seasons Were Cut Short by COVID-19

by Terry Bigham, USBC Communications   NOTE: USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy discussed this topic with BJI during his March 27 appearance on The Bowlers Journal Podcast. Listen to that conversation here: https://soundcloud.com/user-658733792/chadedit ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress Collegiate Division will not extend eligibility for student-athletes who had their 2019-2020 bowling postseason cut short because of COVID-19 public health concerns. The decision by USBC […]