ASHWAUBENON, WI (WTAQ) - Some of the world's best bowlers will visit the Green Bay area in 2015.
The United States Bowling Congress Championship Series will take place July 17 through August 11 at Ashwaubenon Bowl.
"We really want to come to cities that have a great bowling heritage and a great bowling culture," says Stu Upson, Executive Director of the United States Bowling Congress. "Out of all the places we talked to, Green Bay was the best."
USBC, in cooperation with the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau, will bring six separate events together for the first time ever.
The events include two of USBC's flagship events, the USBC Masters and USBC Queens, with the finals of both events broadcast. Other events include the Senior Masters, Senior Queens, Summer Team USA Trials and Senior Championships.
"We have been discussing this event with USBC for over a year, and we are very excited to have the opportunity to have this new series of events in our community," says Brad Toll, President and CEO of the Greater Green Bay CVB. "Greater Green Bay has hosted many USBC state championships. We have a long outstanding relationship with USBC and look forward to setting the bar high with an amazing experience at the inaugural USBC Championship Series."
The events are expected to bring in more than 2,000 visitors to the region with an economic impact estimated to be over $1.4 million.
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