WTBA extends entry deadline for 2015 Women's World Championships until November 1st


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    28 of the 123 member federations of World Bowling have registered for the Dec. 5-14 event


    The 2015 Women's World Championships will be held from Saturday, December 5 to Monday, December 13, at Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Bulletin No. 1 was released in April 2015.

    As of today, only 28 of the 123 member federations of World Bowling have registered for event. Therefore the World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) and the host Emirates Bowling Federation (EBF) have extended the entry deadline until November 1st.

    All WTBA member federations, who are currently paid up members of the WTBA and their respective zone (PABCON, ETBF and ABF), are allowed to participate in this championships.

    Maximum six women per country will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, five-player Teams, All-Events and Masters in the seven-day competition (December 7-13).

    For the complete information download 2015 WWC Bulletin No. 1.

    The deadline for nominations to WTBA President and Vice Presidents was September 15. WTBA has received the following nominations:
    WTBA President: Kevin Dornberger, United States
    Sheikh Talal Mohammad Al-Sabah, Kuwait

    WTBA 1st and 2nd Vice President:
    Pekka Korpi, Finland
    Mike Seymour, Australia
    Mario Nicolaides, Cyprus
    Suwalai Satrulee, Thailand
    Ulf Sjöblom, Sweden

    The WTBA Congress will be held immediately after the conclusion of the Women's World Championships December 15-16, 2015 in Abu Dhabi.


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    2015 Women's World Championships - Preliminary Schedule at a glance

    Thursday, December 3, 2015 - unofficial practice
    Friday, December 4, 2015 - unofficial practice
    Saturday, December 5, 2015 - last day of arrival; unofficial practice; team manager's meeting
    Sunday, December 6, 2015 - Official Practice (three squads); opening ceremony

    Monday, December 7, 2015 - Singles Squads 1-3 (longer oil)
    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - Trios Squads 1-2 Block 1 (shorter oil); Trios Squads 1-2 Block 2 (longer oil)
    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - Singles Semifinals, Finals and Medal Ceremony; Trios Semifinals, Finals and Medal Ceremony; Doubles Squad 1 (shorter oil)
    Thursday, December 10, 2015 Doubles Squads 2 & 3 (shorter oil); Doubles Semifinals, Finals and Medal Ceremony
    Friday, December 11, 2015 - Team Squads 1 & 2 Block 1 (longer oil)
    Saturday, December 12, 2015 - Team Squads A & B Block 2 (shorter oil), Team Semifinals and Finals; All-Events and Team Medal Ceremony
    Sunday, December 13, 2015 - Masters competition and Medal Ceremony; Victory Banquet

    Monday, December 14, 2015 - Departure; FIQ/WTBA Executive Board meetings
    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - FIQ Congress; WTBA Congress
    Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - WTBA Congress; extra FIQ Congress (if necessary)