NATIONAL BOWLING ASSOCIATION TO HOLD 71ST ANNUAL CONVENTION AND 69TH CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT IN ORANGE COUNTY
The National Bowling Association (TNBA), the world oldest bowling organization, will be holding its 71st Annual Convention and 69th Championship Tournament in Orange County, California, May 20 through May 30, 2010. The Hyatt Regency Orange County along with Keystone Lanes, Cal Bowl, Cerritos Lanes, Fountain Bowl and Forest Lanes will host the events.
Four Regional bowling champions who competed in the Bill Rhodman Classic will be competing in several divisions, to determine the overall champions. Bill Rhodman Classic is TNBA's annual tournament that honors the late Bill Rhodman. Mr. Rhodman was a pioneer among Black Bowlers. Rhodman, from Detroit, has been inducted into the American Bowling Congress (ABC) Hall of Fame. TNBA's National Junior Roll will also be featured.
Other events that week include:
* TNBA Hall of Fame Induction and Annual Awards Banquet, Tuesday, May 25th
* Margaret S. Lee National Battle of the Sexes Scholarship Tournament, Thursday, May 27th
* Joe Thomas King and Queen Coronation Ball, Friday, May 28th