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The Skilled Bowlers Affiliation Pronounces Inaugural PBA All-Star Weekend

Phoenix, AZ – February 22, 2024 – At the moment, the Skilled Bowlers Affiliation (PBA) declares the debut of its inaugural All-Star Weekend; a three-day occasion that may captivate sports activities followers throughout the nation. The debut of this first-of-its-kind, weekend-long occasion additional demonstrates the group’s objective to make use of new and thrilling initiatives for followers and gamers alike, resembling with the announcement of the PBA Elite League season growth.

Happening stay from March 6-8 at Phoenix’s iconic Phoenix Raceway, PBA All-Star Weekend guarantees to be a mid-season landmark occasion for the PBA. It’s a true collaboration between the PBA, Skilled Ladies’s Bowling Affiliation (PWBA), NASCAR and GoBowling – a proud sponsor of Phoenix Raceway and the PBA.

“The primary-ever PBA All-Star Weekend can be a groundbreaking second in bowling historical past,” stated PBA Commissioner Tom Clark. “The weekend guarantees to be a celebration of ability, custom and innovation, bringing collectively the PBA’s finest bowlers, iconic legends and a few of NASCAR’s high expertise for a showcase of all that makes bowling nice.”

“That is simply one other instance of how collectively we’re rising the partnership between NASCAR and bowling by reaching and unifying two passionate fan bases,” stated John Harbuck, President of Strike Ten Leisure. “Along with the GoBowling PBA NASCAR Invitational, we’re increasing by including two PBA All-Star occasions to spherical out the weekend with three, participating and entertaining nationally televised sporting occasions.”

Along with followers having the chance to attend PBA All-Star Weekend occasions in-person March 6-8, the weekend contains of three televised reveals airing March 15-17 on both FS1 or FOX – highlighting the expertise, legacy and charisma of the PBA and its community of athletes:

  • PBA ALL-STAR SKILLS SHOWDOWN: Airing March 15 at 6 pm ET on FS1, this thrilling occasion shows the distinctive skills of the PBA’s best athletes. Three groups {of professional} bowlers, together with Kyle Troup, Packy Hanrahan, EJ Tackett and extra, will characterize high bowling product producers, resembling Storm, Brunswick and Motiv as they showcase their putting prowess, spare-shooting experience and trick-shot creativity.

  • PBA LEGACY CUP: LEGENDS AND RISING STARS: Corridor of Famers and future superstars take heart stage within the Legacy Cup on March 16 at 1pm ET on FS1. The PBA’s previous, current and future collide for this occasion as legendary bowlers Pete Weber, Norm Duke, Parker Bohn III and Walter Ray Williams Jr. be part of forces with rising stars like Cortez Schenck and Anthony Neuer – with 4 PBA All-Stars decided by a fan vote. To shut the evening, legends and at present’s stars will go head-to-head in a shoot-out competitors with added particular visitor, PBA Corridor of Famer Mike Aulby.

    Voting for the PBA All-Star representatives is stay now at https://www.pba.com/all-star-weekend and can stay open by way of Feb. 27. Followers can every vote for one PBA Tour participant within the high 10 on the 2024 PBA Tour factors checklist as of the conclusion of the PBA Pete Weber Missouri Traditional. The 4 gamers with the best variety of votes will compete within the PBA Legacy Cup.

  • GOBOWLING PBA NASCAR INVITATIONAL: All-Star Weekend concludes March 17 at 1pm ET on FOX with the PBA/NASCAR Doubles occasion. This occasion options 4 doubles groups, every pairing one PBA or PWBA participant with one NASCAR driver, who will compete in a bracket-style event. Defending champions Kyle Troup and Aric Almirola will face off in opposition to rivals just like the PBA’s Darren Tang, NASCAR’s Chase Briscoe and the PWBA’s Daria Pajak and Lindsay Boomershine. Moreover, the occasion incorporates a particular “Checkered Flag Conflict,” the place NASCAR expertise will compete in a single-elimination format.

For extra details about easy methods to attend these occasions stay in-person, go to www.phoenixraceway.com/gobowling. Please additionally go to https://www.pba.com/ or comply with the PBA Tour on Instagram @pbatour to remain updated on the most recent PBA Tour information and upcoming occasions.

Concerning the PBA:

The Skilled Bowlers Affiliation (PBA) is the world’s preeminent group devoted to the game of bowling and its skilled competitors, with 1000’s of members and tens of millions of followers all through the world. The PBA performs host to bowling’s largest tournaments, together with the PBA Tour, PBA Regional Tour and PBA50 Tour. The PBA has launched a certification program titled, The PBA League Bowler Certification program. This program gives league bowlers entry to statistics, digital awards, guidelines and laws, and new tournaments, together with The PBA LBC Nationwide Championships.  Different PBA membership packages embrace PBA Pinsiders, a membership program for the game’s most enthusiastic followers and PBA Jr., a membership for elite youth bowlers underneath the age of 17 that has grown exponentially prior to now two years. For extra data, please go to PBA.com.

About Phoenix Raceway:

Residence to NASCAR Championship Weekend since 2020, Phoenix Raceway has been the premier motorsports venue within the Southwest since 1964 and hosts two NASCAR race weekends every year. In 2024, the spring occasion weekend, March 8-10, kicks off the race season at Phoenix Raceway and options the NASCAR Cup Collection, NASCAR Xfinity Collection and ARCA Menards Collection. Phoenix Raceway will as soon as once more host NASCAR Championship Weekend, November 8-10. In the course of the action-packed, three-day occasion, champions can be topped within the NASCAR Cup Collection, NASCAR Xfinity Collection, NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Collection and ARCA Menards Collection West. Phoenix Raceway additionally hosts quite a lot of occasions all year long, together with concert events, company conferences and conferences, charity occasions, weddings, vacation occasions, sport and endurance competitions, driving faculties and Segway excursions. For extra data, go to www.PhoenixRaceway.com and obtain the brand new NASCAR Tracks App at www.phoenixraceway.com/nascar-tracks-app/.


The Nationwide Affiliation for Inventory Automobile Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning physique for the No. 1 type of motorsports in the USA and proprietor of 16 of the nation’s main motorsports leisure amenities. NASCAR sanctions races in three nationwide sequence (NASCAR Cup Collection™, NASCAR Xfinity Collection™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Collection™), 4 worldwide sequence (NASCAR Brasil Dash Race, NASCAR Mexico Collection, NASCAR Pinty’s Collection (Canada), NASCAR Whelen Euro Collection), 4 regional sequence (ARCA Menards Collection, ARCA Menards Collection East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) and an area grassroots sequence (NASCAR Advance Auto Elements Weekly Collection). The Worldwide Motor Sports activities Affiliation™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports activities automobile sequence. NASCAR additionally owns Motor Racing Community, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based mostly in Daytona Seashore, Florida, with workplaces in eight cities throughout North America, NASCAR sanctions greater than 1,200 races yearly in 12 nations and greater than 30 U.S. states. For extra data go to www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and comply with NASCAR on Fb, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

About Strike Ten Leisure and GoBowling.com:

Headquartered in Arlington, Texas, Strike Ten Leisure is the centralized sponsor-activation and informal bowling advertising arm of the Worldwide Bowling Campus (IBC) which incorporates the USA Bowling Congress (USBC) and the Bowling Proprietors’ Affiliation of America (BPAA). Strike Ten Leisure serves the whole IBC by coordinating the sponsorship gross sales and informal bowling advertising initiatives. GoBowling.com is the vacation spot for bowling shoppers and fanatics in search of information and details about one among America’s favourite pastimes and the nation’s primary participatory sport. Shoppers go to GoBowling.com day by day to search out bowling facilities of their communities, be taught new suggestions and strategies to enhance their recreation, and to entry bowling promotions out there at greater than 1,700+ family-friendly bowling facilities throughout the nation. For added data please go to www.STEMarketing.com or name 1-817-385-8444.

For PBA/Bowlero Corp:

PBA, PR@pba.com 

Bowlero, bowlero@thedooronline.com

For Phoenix Raceway:

Matt Humphrey

NASCAR Communications



For Strike Ten Leisure / GoBowling.com:

John Harbuck

Strike Ten Leisure



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