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2021 Open Championships near 8,000 teams, Women's Championships opens with more than 2,700 teams, USBC says

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, April 23, 2021 9:00 pm
The traditional mass first ball at Friday's opening day of the 2021 USBC Women's Championships at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada. Photo by USBC.
The 2021 Open Championships has nearly 8,000 teams registered as its May 1 opening date nears and the 2021 Women’s Championships opened with more than 2,700 teams, USBC reported. On page 3 of the 2021 Open Championships program, USBC states that “more than 39,000 bowlers are expected to be in town to give it their best effort.” (The tournament program is so large I cannot add the PDF to the bottom of this story.) At five players per team, 39,000 bowlers equates to 7,800...