U.S. Open

United States

06/23/11

Record-setting Bowling’s U.S. Women’s Open gets underway Friday June 24th

Nearly 290 players from 16 countries registered for the $200,000 event; stepladder finals on June 3Ăź to be staged at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas; if a competitor in the championship match rolls a 300, she will win $1 million

2011USWOLogo2_small.jpg The 57th edition of Bowling’s U.S. Women’s Open, sponsored by the Brands of Ebonite International, sztarts next Friday, June 24, featuring a record field of 287 players and total prize fund of $200.000. The top five will determine the champion in a stepladder final on June 30 to be staged on the biggest stage possible for their sport: the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. BowlingdigitalBanner_mini.jpgBowlingdigital will cover the Open live all the way through to the arena finals.

2011 U.S. Women's Open

05/23/11

Jonquay Armon wins Columbia 300 Indiana Women's Open

Jan A. Schmidt also qualifies for U.S. Women's Open

20110522JonquayArmon_small.jpgJonquay Armon (pictured) of Roselle, Ill. started the day with a 268 game and never looked back in capturing the Columbia 300 Indiana Women's Open at Olympia Lanes in Hammond, Ind. by 106 pins over Caryn Evitts of Waukegan, Ill. The Columbia 300 Indiana Women's Open was the fifth and last of five U.S. Women's Open qualifying tournaments sponsored by the brands of Ebonite and organized by Lisa Vint, Publisher of the Windy City Bowling News.

2011 U.S. Women's Open

04/26/11

Sports history to be made at Bowling's U.S. Women's Open

One million dollar payout for a 300 game in the championship match

2011USWOLogo_small.jpg The BPAA, the leading non-profit trade organization and voice of the bowling industry, today issued a major announcement that will set new ground for the revitalized sport. In what is a defining moment for bowling, the BPAA announced the details surrounding what will be a game-changing 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open that will set new standards for the industry to follow and forever catapult the Women's Open into the chronicles of professional sports lore.

United States

03/28/11

Liz Johnson averages 254 to win Robby's Vernon Hills Women's Open

Fourth-placed Joey Biondo earns paid entry into the U.S. Women's Open

20110327LizJohnson_small.jpg20110327JoeyBiondo_small.jpgLiz Johnson (l.) of Cheektowaga, N.Y., averaged 254 to win the Robby's Vernon Hills Women's Open at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn with 3,208 total pins including match play bonus pins. She received $1,250, a custom-made jewelry set from Matt Cole and an EFX performance bracelet. As a national titlist Johnson was not eligible for the paid entry into the U.S. Women's Open so it was subsequently awarded to Joey Biondo (r.) of Carpentersville, Ill., who finished fourth.

United States

02/14/11

Nikki Lunsford captures the title in Track Wisconsin Women's Open

Second-placed Terysa Wojnar receives paid entry into the U.S. Women's Open

20110214NikkiLunsfordTerysaWojnar_small.jpgNikki Lunsford (l.) of Plainfield, Ill., captured the Track Wisconsin Women's Open dedeating Terysa Wojnar (r.) of Chicago by 90 pins at AMF Bowlero Lanes. Lunsford, who had a 3-3 match play record and a 2,896 12-game total including match play bonus pins, received $1,100, a custom-made jewelry set from Matt Cole and an EFX performance bracelet. She also earned a paid entry into the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open, but declined, so it was subsequently awarded to Wojnar.

USBC News

02/05/11

Bowling's major women's events to air in high definition on ESPN2

2011USWOLogo_small.jpgUSBCQueensLogo_small.jpgWomen's bowling will be featured in high definition on ESPN2 for the first time when the USBC Queens and Bowling's U.S. Women's Open take place later this year. The Queens will be shown live on April 27 from the Oncenter Complex in Syracuse, N.Y., while the U.S. Women's Open finals will be taped June 30 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

United States

01/03/11

Patti Schultz captures title in Ebonite Joliet Women's Open

20110102PattiSchultz_small.jpgPatti Schultz of Braidwood, Ill., captured the Ebonite Joliet Women's Open at Town & Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. by 26 pins over Brandi Branka of Momence, Ill. Schultz received $750, a paid entry into the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open, a custom-made jewelry set from Matt Cole and an EFX performance bracelet. The third event of the five-tournament series will be the Track Wisconsin Women's Open at AMF Bowlero in Wauwatosa, Wis., on Feb. 13, 2011.


2011 U.S. Women's Open

12/02/10

Tracy Luncsford wins U.S. Women's Open qualifying tournament in Rockford, Ill.

20101128TracyLuncsford_small.jpgTracy Luncsford of Des Plaines, Ill., captured the Hammer Illinois Women's Open Sunday Nov. 28 at Don Carter Lanes in Rockford, Ill. to earn a spot in the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open. Luncsford defeating Plainfield's Nikki Lunsford, 275-255, in the position round match to seal the victory. Luncsford received $750, a paid entry into the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open to be held June 24-28 in Euless, Texas, a custom-made jewelry set from Matt Cole and an EFX performance bracelet.


2011 Women's U.S. Open

12/02/10

BPAA announces Gatorade G2 as an official sponsor of 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open

Signs groundbreaking agreement for women's bowling with PepsiCo

2011USWOBPAAGatoradeG2Logo_small.jpgThe Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) has announced today the signing of a landmark agreement with PepsiCo that will make Gatorade G2 both an official sponsor of the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open and the "Official Thirst Quencher of the Bowling's U.S. Women's Open." As part of the sponsorship agreement, G2 will receive prominent branding including on-site visibility during match play rounds and qualifiers leading up to the June 30 finals at Cowboys Stadium. 

BPAA News

10/22/10

Kegel signs as a promotional sponsor of the historic 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open

BPAA inks exclusive arrangement with the premier lane maintenance supplier

2011USWOLogo_small.jpg2010MWCKegelLogo_small.jpgThe Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) has signed Kegel as a promotional sponsor of the prestigious 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open. The partnership will give the Lake Wales, Fla. company exclusive rights as supplier of lane maintenance for the historic event to be telecast from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Column

09/15/10

AMF Euless to host U.S. Women's Open early rounds ahead of finale at Cowboys Stadium By Mark Miller

Republished courtesy of Dallas Bowling Examiner (Sept. 13, 2010)

MarkMillerExaminer_small.jpgPractice, pro-am, qualifying and match-play competition in the 2011 U.S. Women's Open will be conducted at AMF Euless Lanes prior to the live televised finals at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. The event begins June 24 with open practice and pro-am squads. The main event begins the next day with the first of three eight-game qualifying blocks. The top five players will compete in the 7 p.m. CDT championship round June 30 at Cowboys Stadium. Kelly Kulick is the defending champion.

BPAA News

09/03/10

Dexter inks promotional sponsorship of the historic 2011 U.S. Women's Open

2010BPAALogo_small.jpgThe BPAA has agreed to have Dexter Bowling become a promotional sponsor of the prestigious 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open. As part of the agreement, Dexter captures the bowling shoe product line exclusivity for all marketing aspects of the historic event and the qualifiers leading up the finals. The 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open, sponsored by the Brands of Ebonite International, is open to all female youth and adult bowlers in the U.S. and their international counterparts.

BPAA News

08/25/10

Turbo becomes Promotional Sponsor of the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open

2010BPAALogo_small.jpgThe Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) has inked a deal to have Turbo Bowling Accessories become a promotional sponsor of the prestigious 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open. As part of the agreement, Turbo captures product line exclusivity to all marketing aspects of the historic event and the qualifiers leading up to the finals. The 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open, sponsored by the Brands of Ebonite International, is open to all female youth and adult bowlers in the United States and their international counterparts.

2011 Women's U.S. Open

07/01/10

BPAA strikes landmark deal for 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open

Inks sponsorship agreement with Ebonite to broadcast from Dallas Cowboys Stadium

2011USWOLogo_small.jpgMarking a historic achievement for women's athletics, the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America brokered an agreement for the 2011 Bowling's U.S. Women's Open to be hosted on-site at the  Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys and host of the 2011 Super Bowl. Bowling's U.S. Women's Open will be held on June 30, 2011 in conjunction with the 2011 International Bowl Expo and will be sponsored by The Brands of Ebonite International.

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