The World Bowling Championships, the most pretigious event of the 2017 bowling calendar, returned to Las Vegas, Nevada, United States which was previously hosted in 2013. Eleven World Bowling member federations from the American Zone (PABCON), 13 federations from the Asian Zone (ABF) and 18 federations from the European Zone (ETBF) make up the 42 countries.
The team officials attended the managers' meeting, chaired by Mr Michael Seymour, Tournament Director with Mr Kevin Dornberger, CEO of World Bowling, Mr Marios Nicolaides, Technical Delegate, Ms Megan Tidbury, PR and Marketing Director of World Bowling and Dr Danny Santos, Tournament Administrator.
The meeting went through some of the various aspects of the competition, including highlighting important issues to the rules and regulations, ball registration, official practice and lane draws. The Jury of Appeal was also announced comprising of HRH Sheikh Talal M. Al-Sabah, President World Bowling, Mr Kevin Dornberger and Mr Ulf Sjoblom, 1st Vice President of World Bowling.