WTBA releases Bulletin No. 1 for 1st World Senior Championships


    2013 WSrC

    Red Rock Lanes in Las Vegas, Nev., USA (Aug. 10-16, 2013)

    2013WSrCLogo.jpgThe World Tenpin Bowling Association has released Bulletin No. 1 for the 1st World Senior Championships, which will be held Aug. 10-16, 2013 at 72-lane Red Rock Lanes inside the famous Red Rock Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

    To participate in the first edition of the championships for men and women 50 years of age or above, players must be born December 31st, 1963 or before.

    Bulletin No. 1 contains information preliminary schedule, the official hotel, the bowling center, various facilities and services, various fees and forms and deadlines.

    Click here to download Bulletin No. 1 (MS document).

     "This will be the first opportunity for senior bowlers to win world champion medals," WTBA President and CEO Kevin Dornberger said. "Red Rock is one of the most stunning bowling centers in the entire world, and we look forward to them hosting the best senior bowlers in the world."

    The format on the World Senior Championships will pattern after the WTBA World Youth Championships, with four men and four women eligible from each country. The competitors will face off for medals in Singles, Doubles, Team, All-Events and Masters.

    WSrC Schedule at a glance
    Saturday, Aug., 10, 2013 Ball Registration / Last day of arrival, Team Managers' Meeting
    Sunday, Aug., 11, 2013 Official Practice, Opening Ceremony
    Monday, Aug., 12, 2013 Singles - Men & Women
    Tuesday, Aug., 13, 2013 Doubles - Men & Women
    Wednesday, Aug., 14, 2013 Team - Men & Women first Block
    Thursday, Aug., 15, 2013 Team - Men & Women second Block
    Friday, Aug., 16, 2013 Masters - Men & Women, Farewell Banquet

    Red Rock Lanes opened in 2007 to much fanfare as one of the most expensive bowling centers ever built. Red Rock Vice President Bryan Lindsey said they look forward to hosting the World Senior Championships.

     "When the top senior bowlers in the world descend upon Las Vegas for the World Senior Championships, they will have a world-class experience at Red Rock Resort," Lindsey said.

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    "Red Rock Lanes is second to none with cutting edge technology, sharp decor and one-of-a-kind VIP lanes. In addition to bowling, Red Rock Resort offers more than a dozen dining options ranging from a quick bite to upscale, state-of-the-art gaming, movie theaters and stunning pool area. This will be more than a competition, it will be a complete travel experience for competitors and their guests."

    The World Tenpin Bowling Association, which is made up of 115 bowling federations, governs the sport throughout the world. For more information on WTBA, go to WorldTenpinBowling.com.


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