International Bowling Championships in Japan back on 2013 World Bowling Tour schedule

    08/19/12

    Japan

    Inazawa Grand Bowl in Inazawa City, Japan (Jan. 15-19, 2013)

     

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    The International Bowling Championships 2013 supported by DHC received the formal approval of the World Tenpin Bowling Association and the Asian Bowling Federation and will be back on the schedule of the 2013 World Bowling Tour.

    With total prize fund of 30.6 million Japanese Yen or approximately USD375,000, the tournament easily fulfils WTBA's requirement for a "WBT Major" (no less than USD200,000 total prize fund). The men's and women's champion will each receive JPY6,000,000 (approx. USD75,000).

    The eight qualifying squads for international bowlers and the main event will be held from Jan. 15-19 at Inazawa Grand Bowl, the biggest bowling center in the world on one floor (according to the Guinness Book of World Records) whose 116 Brunswick Pro Lane™ synthetic lanes span 91,494 square feet without any pillars.

    The venue for the qualifying finals for local bowler is Nagoya Grand Bowl, the biggest bowling center in the world by number of lanes staring 156 lanes on three floors.

    The main event runs from Jan. 17-19. The TV Final will be conducted in an elimination format on temporary lanes installed at Inazawa Grand Bowl.

    BowlingdigitalBanner.gif Bowlingdigital will cover the International Bowling Championships 2013 supported by DHC live from Inazawa Grand Bowl in Inazawa City, Japan, including stories, results and photos commencing Tuesday, Jan. 15 with the international qualifying all the way through to the TV finals on Saturday, Jan. 19.

    For more details and a video of the International Bowling Championships 2012 supported by DHC click here.

     


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