World Bowling Announces Host Cities for Championship Events

The  World  Tenpin  Bowling  Association  Executive  Board  has announced  the  host  cities  for  the  World  Bowling  Championship  events  for  the years 2017-­2020.

The  decision  to  elect  the  following  host  cities  was  announced  today  in  Abu  Dhabi,  where  the Executive  Board  has  met  following  the  completion  of  the  World  Men’s  Championship  event.

The  following  events  will  take  place  in  the  indicative  host  cities:

2017  World  Championship  –  Kuwait  City,  Kuwait

2017  World  Senior’s  Championship  –  Munich,  Germany

2018  World  Men’s  Championship  –  Hong  Kong

2018  World  Youth  Championship  –  Detroit,  USA

2019  World  Women’s  Championship  –  South  Point,  Las  Vegas,  USA

2019  World  Senior’s  Championship  –  South  Point,  Las  Vegas,  USA

2020  World  Single’s  Championship  –  Tokyo,  Japan

World  Bowling  President,  Mr  Kevin  Dornberger  commented  “We  are  thrilled  to  see  such  a diverse  range  of  cities  interested  in  hosting  our  Championship  events,  we  are  pleased  that we  could  accommodate  for  all  the  bidding  cities  and  I  believe  this  reflects  on  the  global reach  of  our  sport.”

Additional  details  on  all  events  will  be  announced  at  a  later  date.  

For  a  full  schedule  of  World  Bowling  Championship  events  please  visit  worldbowling.org.

About  World  Bowling

World  Bowling  is  the  official  trade  name  for  FIQ,  recognized  by  the International  Olympic  Committee  as  the  world  governing  body  for  the  sport  of  Bowling. World  Bowling  is  autonomous  in  administering  the  sport  and  is  responsible  to  promote  the development  of  bowling  throughout  the  world,  promote  the  Olympic  movement,  contribute to  the  achievement  of  the  goals  set  forth  in  the  Olympic  Charter,  establish  rules  for  the uniform  practice  of  bowling  throughout  the  world,  and  ensure  that  official  bowling  activities meet  the  requirements  of  the  Olympic  Charter.
                 
For  further  information,  please  contact:

KEVIN DORNBERGER
PRESIDENT
Mobile: +1 414 803 9188
Email:President@worldbowling.org

WORLD BOWLING SECRETARIAT
Tel: +852 2808 0970
Fax: +852 2808 0843
Email: Secretariat@worldbowling.org

VIVIEN LAU, BBS, JP
SECRETARY GENERAL
Mobile: +852 9090 9919
Email: Secgeneral@worldbowling.org