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#76771 - 01/23/09 12:54 PM Fight the Decline in league bowling
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I have been a bowling proprietor for over 25 years and have watched league bowling and USBC membership decline year after year. I have also seen big growth in open play, cosmic rock and bowl, birthday parities, companies, food sales, etc. But league bowling is still the backbone of the sport, and this industry, and nationally it is still in decline. There are a lot of reasons for decline, most of them are social, and the Internet is one of the reasons. We have been working on combining league bowling with the internet as way to put a little more relevancy and excitement in league bowling, something to help fight the decline. To make this concept work the format (handicap, verification, bowlers on a team, etc.) of the leagues should be developed from the input of bowlers from around the country. I put up a post about online leagues earlier today looking for thoughts and bowler input. I just looked back and the post has been removed, I suppose by someone who thought it was an advertisement, I can see how they might think that, but it was not the intent. As the last post said, “Just looking for ideas” to help Fight the Fight.

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Fight the Decline in league bowling shotcat 01/23/09 12:54 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Dennis Michael 01/23/09 02:56 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling leftykev 01/23/09 03:20 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling VFF57 01/23/09 03:43 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Scott Gannon 01/23/09 05:00 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling TheDemolitionMan 01/24/09 12:53 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Calvin Pistorio 01/24/09 01:32 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling shotcat 01/24/09 06:21 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling leftykev 01/24/09 06:40 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling shotcat 01/24/09 07:23 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling CoachJim 01/24/09 07:49 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling shotcat 01/24/09 08:01 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling CoachJim 01/24/09 09:15 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Lefty 01/26/09 07:11 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Atochabsh 01/26/09 10:25 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Dennis Michael 01/26/09 10:49 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Calvin Pistorio 01/24/09 09:50 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling BIGHMW 01/25/09 11:15 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Anonymous 01/25/09 11:24 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Calvin Pistorio 01/25/09 12:30 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling cgeorg 01/25/09 12:31 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling BIGHMW 01/25/09 02:22 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling cgeorg 01/25/09 02:45 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling BIGHMW 01/25/09 03:07 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling cgeorg 01/25/09 08:19 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling shotcat 01/24/09 07:36 PM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling CoachJim 01/26/09 05:46 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Dennis Michael 01/26/09 07:18 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling Dennis Michael 01/26/09 07:22 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling VFF57 01/26/09 09:00 AM
Re: Fight the Decline in league bowling shotcat 01/26/09 11:52 AM

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