Bowling Tournament Rolls Into Reno

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The world's largest women's bowling tournament
begins a 100-day run in Reno on Saturday, an event Nevada tourism
officials say will pump an estimated $40 million into the local economy over the next 12 weeks.

It marks the sixth time the National Bowling Stadium in Reno will host the Women's Championship run by the United States Bowling Congress.

Ellen Oppenheim, president of the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, says as many as 60,000 bowlers, family and friends are expected to visit before the tourney wraps up on July 5.

The purse for the Women's Championship is expected to exceed $2

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 41938692 -
Gray Television, Inc.