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SEP 2017

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September 2017 12 www.sportseventsmagazine.com dbu patriot cross country opener Saturday, September 2, 2017 920 North Holland Road Michael L. Skinner Sports Complex Mansfield, TX 76063 patriots DBUPatriots.com Thank You DBU Patriots Cross Country For your ongoing support of junior high, high school and college athletics in Mansfield, TX VISITMANSFIELDTEXAS.COM hockey and Kraft's com- mitment to this program is making a significant impact," NHL Chief Brand Officer and Executive Vice President Brian Jennings said. "Congratulations to Belle Vernon and to all of this year's Kraft Hockeyville USA participants. The over- whelming response from cities nationwide is proof positive of the local commitment to ice rinks and the youth hockey players, coaches, parents and volunteers that call it home." Events USBC Women's Championships Return to Chicago in 2021 DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. — The 2021 United States Bowling Congress Women's Championships return to Chicago for the first time since 1935. The event will be cohosted by Stardust Bowl of Addison and the DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau (DCVB). "Participants have asked us to take the Women's Championships to venues through the country, partic- ularly the Midwest, and we will make that happen over the next four years," said USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy. "Stardust Bowl knows what it takes to deliver a successful event and, along with the DuPage CVB, will be gracious hosts when the Women's Championships hit the Chicago area." With 84 lanes, Stardust Bowl is the largest bowling center in Illinois. During the past five years, the 2016 U.S. Women's Open, 2015 Junior Gold Championships and other intercollegiate, national and youth events have been hosted at the Stardust Bowl, generating an estimated economic impact of $26 million with more than 25,000 competitors. The 2021 Women's Championship will set the bar even higher for Stardust Bowl and the DCVB begin- ning that April and running continuously through the end of July. More than 32,000 competitors and fans are expected to visit the area during the championships. DuPage is 15 miles west of Chicago and 12 miles from O'Hare International Airport, providing easy access to hotels, amenities and enter- tainment. "We're thrilled to host an event that has such a great history," said Stardust Bowl owner Henry Barber. "I know the competitors in the 2021 Women's Championships will have a great time in DuPage County and our staff will be excited to wel- come women bowlers from throughout the country to our center." For more information, visit www.bowl.com/women schamp or www.discover dupage.com. n t SPORTS Talk

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