52nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup
World Cup goes to Shanghai, China

20th November, Las Vegas: QubicaAMF is delighted to announce that the 52nd Bowling World Cup in 2016 will be held in Shanghai, China, from October 14th to 23rd. The announcement was made at the victory banquet after this year's tournament in Las Vegas and followed a dance by Chinese dragons.

This most modern of cities - China's largest in terms of population - has plenty to offer visitors, from the traditional Chinese decoration of the Yu Garden to the amazing television tower, the tallest building in China.

Located on the banks of the Yangtze river, Shanghai has an interesting history and many cultural destinations. A "must see" is the Bund - the waterside area in the centre of the city.

Hao's Bowling opened in September 2015 and is one of the Chinese Bowling Association's (CBA) National Training Centres for junior bowlers. It has already hosted the CBA's Men's Chinese Championships for South China.

The 24-lane centre is equipped with QubicaAMF's latest Bowler Entertainment System (BES X) ensuring a smooth running tournament with fast results and live on-line scoring. Hao's Bowling is situated in the downtown area, with lots of opportunities for shopping.

The bustling Shanghai city by night

Our host and the Hao's centre proprietor, Mr Shun Wei Zhu, was at the victory banquet and told all the bowlers and guests "Welcome to Shanghai" before showing a video about the city.

David Chiang, QubicaAMF's distributor in China, said: "This is the second time the Bowling World Cup will be held in China and I know everyone will just love the vibrant city of Shanghai."

Anne-Marie Board, QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Manager, commented: "I visited Shanghai and the Hao's centre earlier this year and I was very impressed by everything the city and the bowl has to offer, I know our players and guests will have a wonderful trip."

QubicaAMF Worldwide is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of bowling and mini bowling products. With worldwide headquarters near Richmond, Virginia and European headquarters in Bologna, Italy, the company offers a complete line of high-quality, innovative solutions for new and existing bowling and entertainment centers.

QubicaAMF has over 75 years of experience, an installed base of more than 10,000 centers worldwide and can provide the perfect combination of bowling equipment, products and services to build a traditional bowling center, an FEC or entertainment facility to suit any budget. The company has sales offices in 10 countries, a distributor network with worldwide reach and maintains the largest R&D team for software, electronics and entertainment systems in the industry.

QubicaAMF is the organizer of the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, the largest annual sporting event in terms of the number of participating countries, which promotes bowling on a global level. The company celebrated the historical 50th anniversary of the tournament in 2014. Additional information about QubicaAMF is available at www.qubicaamf.com.

Photos courtesy of QubicaAMF.

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