Dates, locations for 2012 events announced

2012 Calendar FAQ

The dates and locations for several major bowling events in 2012, including the United States Bowling Congress Convention, the Masters, USBC Queens, Bowling's U.S. Women's Open and other top events have been set.

The USBC Convention is scheduled for April 25-28 in Arlington and the USBC Queens will be held in the area during convention week, allowing delegates the opportunity to attend the live TV show. The Queens will be conducted April 20-25 with qualifying at AMF Euless Lanes and the finals taking place at the International Training and Research Center at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington.

The USBC Masters will be held in suburban Las Vegas at Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center from Jan. 22-29, 2012, and Bowling's U.S. Women's Open will be conducted at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev., from June 22-29.

The complete list of major events in 2012:

* Jan. 2-6, 2012 - USBC Team USA Trials, Texas Station, Las Vegas
* Jan. 22-29, 2012 - USBC Masters, Sunset Station's Strike Zone Bowling Center, Henderson, Nev.
* Feb. 11-July 9, 2012 - USBC Open Championships, Baton Rouge River Center, Baton Rouge, La.
* April 14-July 8, 2012 - USBC Women's Championships, National Bowling Stadium, Reno, Nev.
* April 18-21,2012 - USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships, Sun Valley Lanes, Lincoln, Neb.
* April 20-25, 2012 - USBC Queens, AMF Euless Lanes, Euless, Texas; finals at International Training and Research Center, Arlington, Texas
* April 25-28, 2012 - USBC Convention, Arlington Sheraton Hotel, Arlington, Texas
* May 20-22, 2012 - USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships, AMF Euless Lanes, Euless, Texas
* June 22-29, 2012 - Bowling U.S. Women's Open (in conjunction with Bowl Expo), National Bowling Stadium, Reno
* July 9-10, 2012 - USBC Senior Championships, National Bowling Stadium, Reno
* July 9-14, 2012 - USBC Senior Queens, National Bowling Stadium, Reno
* July 13-29, 2012 - USBC Youth Open Championships, Expo Bowl, Indianapolis
* July 14-20, 2012 - USBC Junior Gold Championships, Woodland Bowl/Western Bowl/Expo Bowl, Indianapolis
* TBD - USBC Senior Masters