The United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships will undergo a major change in 2014 by shifting to four-player teams, new divisions and a new format. In addition to the change to four-player teams, from the traditional five, the USBC Women’s Championships will return to an all-scratch format.
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Posted by roabowling on February 5, 2013
During the Veteran’s Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetary, the BVL presented a check for close to $800,000.00 to Eric Shineski, Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The check represents the amount raised by the BVL during the past season to provide recreational and therapeutic programs and services for veterans in care at the nation’s VA hospitals. More information and photos are available at the BVL web site.
Front row (seated), left to right: Karen Jost, USBC Director NACAUSBC, Kathy Smestad – Alleghany-Bath USBC, Robbie Thomas – Alleghany-Bath USBC, Christy Blankenship – Appomattox River USBC, Phyllis Hicks – Appomattox River USBC, Diana Paulus – Appomattox River USBC.
Back Row: 3 Representatives – Thunder Lanes, Philadelphia, PA, Marci Williams – USBC & BVL Board, Peter Hamilton – CEO, Brunswick , Wally Hall – BVL Board, Darlene Baker – USBC & BVL Board, John Walker – CEO, Qubica/AMF Bowling, Libby Fletcher – USBC & BVL Board, Elaine Hagan – BVL Board, Mary-Ann Keyes – Appomattox River USBC.
Posted by roabowling on November 13, 2012
The club decided yesterday (November 4, 2012) at their annual meeting after the 2012 tournament to continue on for another year! Next year’s tournament will be held at Holiday Bowl in Chester, VA on the 3rd weekend in October (19 &20). Mark your calendars!
Posted by roabowling on November 5, 2012
The sport of bowling once again confirmed its collective commitment to our nation’s service men and women by joining forces and increasing annual contributions to the Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL). During the 2011-2012 season, leagues, associations, bowling centers, and bowling’s corporate partners donated almost $800,000 to BVL.
The Nation’s Capital Area USBC ranked 3rd in local association contributions, and the state of Virginia ranked 2nd in state contributions overall.
The complete news article is available from the BVL Web Site.
Posted by roabowling on October 18, 2012