Friday, Dec. 11 - 2015 Women's World Championships Team Preliminaries Block 1


    2015 WWC

    All teams start at 9 a.m. Gulf Standard Time (GST) with the first block of three games on long oil (43 ft. Tokyo); second block on short oil (36 ft. Los Angeles) and the medal round to follow on Saturday


    The picture above shows the defending world team champion Korea.



    2015WWCLogo.jpg The 2015 Women's World Championships will be held from December 5-14 at Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    147 players from 30 countries will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, five-player Teams, All-Events and Masters in the seven-day competition.

    In accordance with the WTBA Playing Rules, the 2015 Women's World Championships will be contested on two lane conditioning pattern, the 36 ft. Los Angeles pattern and the 43 ft. Tokyo pattern.

    Schedule for Friday, December 11, 2015
    09:00 - 13:30 Team Block 1 on long oil (43 ft. Tokyo)
    13:30 - 14:30 Seminar 1 (Lane inspection and Technical Delegate issues) by Marios Nicolaides
    Seminars for all who are interested (officials, players and others). No fees, but register that you want to participate.

    Schedule for Saturday, December 12, 2015
    09:00 - 13:30 Team Block 2 on short oil (36 ft. Los Angeles)
    13:00 - 14:00 Lane Maintenance
    14:00 - 17:00 Team Semi-Finals and Final
    17:15 All Events and Team Medal Ceremonies

    2015WWCPressRoomHerbertBickel.jpg BowlingdigitalBanner.gif will provide onsite coverage of the 2015 Women's World Championships from Khalifa International Bowling Center in Abu Dhabi including reports, photos and results.

    Pictured left is Herbert Bickel, owner/editor-in-chief of

    Onsite coverage commences Sunday, December 6 with the Opening Ceremonies and concludes with the Masters finals on Sunday, Dec. 13.

    2014BowlTVLogo_small.jpg 2015WWCMattCannizzaroLucasWiseman.jpg Bowling fans around the world will be able to watch all qualifying rounds, semifinals and finals live on BowlTV.

    Pictured right (l-r) are commentators Matt Cannizzaro and Lucas Wiseman of USBC Communications, who will be doing the live streaming in Abu Dhabi.

    BowlTV Live Schedule:
    (All times Eastern; subject to change)
    12/07/2015 12:00 AM - 08:00 AM - Singles Qualifying
    12/08/2015 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Trios Qualifying
    12/09/2015 12:00 AM - 01:00 AM - Singles Medal Round
    12/09/2015 02:00 AM - 04:00 AM - Trios Medal Round
    12/10/2015 12:00 AM - 08:00 AM - Doubles Qualifying
    12/10/2015 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Doubles Medal Round
    12/11/2015 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM - Team Qualifying Day 1
    12/12/2015 12:00 AM - 04:00 AM - Team Qualifying Day 2
    12/12/2015 05:00 AM - 08:00 AM - Team Medal Round
    12/13/2015 12:00 AM - 05:15 AM - Masters Rounds 1-2
    12/13/2015 05:45 AM - 07:00 AM - Masters Medal Round


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