The 2020 USBC Open Championships is suspended until Sept. 12, 2020, due to COVID-19 safety concerns. All teams will have the option to reschedule, roll their entries to the 2021 event or receive refunds.

News release Frequently Asked Questions 
Sept. 12 - Nov. 21 (last day of team competition)
National Bowling Stadium
Reno, Nevada

In 2020, the USBC Open Championships returns to Reno, Nevada, for its 117th tournament. The only prerequisite for participating in this prestigious and historical event is being a USBC member. Competitors will experience superior competition bowling at the newly renovated National Bowling Stadium, while exploring everything Reno has to offer.  

An ongoing renovation project at the NBS previously included the addition of the Kingpin Club and bowling lanes on the ground floor, along with a satellite version of the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame, plus a new squad room. The recent phase of the makeover includes an expanded settee area and concourse redesign.  
There event includes three divisions based on skill level: The Regular Division, for those who average 176 and above, the Standard Division for those with averages from 156-175 and the Classified Division, for bowlers who average 155 or below.

*Squad schedule for 2020: Team times are 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. (the two late team events will take place on alternating days). Doubles and singles squads are held at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. (every other day) and 9:30 p.m. Note: Teams included five players, and there will be one team per pair of lanes during team competition.

Register for the 2020 Open Championships |  REGISTER NOW |  MANAGE NOW (Click here to make payments, add bowlers or information, adjust rosters, set doubles pairings, etc.)  

*Click here for step-by-step instructions for the registration system. Please note, we recommend using the desktop version to register your team(s).

For questions or concerns, please call: 888-910-2695. 


Click here for more information regarding the Bowlers Journal Championships presented by USBC, The Forty Frame Game, and Practice Sessions at the USBC Open Championships.

New for 2020, squad times for the Bowlers Journal Championships are scheduled separately from practice session times.  

Bowlers Journal squad times for 2020 are: 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Practice session times are: 8 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Details and squad times for The Forty Frame Game will be posted as soon as they become available.


March 6 - July 17 (last day of team competition)
South Point Bowling Plaza
Las Vegas

Click HERE for information on the 2021 Open Championships.


Tournament Information

Open Championships Tournament Office:
Phone: 888-910-2695

Media Relations
Matt Cannizzaro
Email: matt.cannizzaro@bowl.com


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