The Core is an exciting new community for bowling enthusiasts and super fans of the sport. It includes access to unique coverage at major bowling events, behind the scenes look into some key areas of the bowling industry, as well as the opportunity for access to special events and offers.
The Core is a yearly subscription, providing you access to all of the content and experiences that come with The Core will be for each year of your subscription. There are two levels of The Core, the Digital only version and the Premium version. Below is a summary of all the fantastic offerings you’ll receive as being part of The Core Digital.
• Coverage from major bowling events that can’t be found anywhere else, delivered to your computer
• Engage with the community and be the first to know about breaking industry news via the invitation-only Facebook group
• Quarterly newsletter with key content and industry information
• New bowling ball approvals
• Industry announcements
• Event highlights and behind the scenes event footage
• Receive surprise gifts, messages, and recognition from top athletes and bowling personalities via social media
• Recap and share the event access experiences via USBC social and video channels; reward the community with recognition
• Use testimonials as a “15-minutes of fame” on social channels—will also serve to promote the product.
What do I get when I subscribe to The Core Premium?
In addition to all the access and content in The Core Digital, Premium subscribers receive a collector’s kit with everyday use items branded with The Core, a custom Perpetual Plaque and experiential opportunities at bowling’s biggest events!
The Core Kit
Just a few days after subscribing to The Core Premium, you’ll receive a shipment of collectables and bowling-themed products, branded with The Core logo will be delivered to your home
• A Padfolio journal
• 8GB thumb drive
• Bag tag
• Bowling towel
• A collectible coin featuring a bowling great
• The 2016-2017 USBC rule book
The Core Perpetual Plaque
Once you enter your accomplishments from the 2015-2016 season, you will receive The Core Perpetual Plaque, which will recognize the following achievements each year you’re a subscriber for the next five years:
• High average
• High game
• High series
Throughout the year, Premium subscribers of the community will have the opportunity to win “USBC Event Experiences” at the professional tournament of their choosing (Queens, Senior Queens, Masters, Senior Masters, PWBA Players Championship, PWBA Tour Championship, U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open).
• Two tickets to the final day of match play and to the televised finals
• “Behind the scenes” access pass for a view of the set and tour of the host bowling center
• Interact with the players for photo opportunities and autograph
• Receive an event merchandise gift pack compliments of USBCBowlingStore.com
Affinity and Charity
Show the strength and generosity of the bowling community with the option to contribute $5 of your purchase price to the bowling-related and partner charity of your choice:
• Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL)
• Bowl for the Cure (BFTC)
• International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame
• Team USA
• Special Olympics
• IBC Youth Bowling
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