2018 USBC Open Championships
March 24-July 7 (last day of team competition)
Oncenter Convention Center
800 S. State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

The USBC Open Championships widely is recognized as the largest participatory sporting event in the world. Consisting of team, doubles, singles and optional all-events competition, the Open Championships is held in an arena or convention-center setting each year.

In 2018, the USBC Open Championships heads east to Syracuse, New York, for its 115th edition. To participate in this prestigious and historic event, all you have to do is become a USBC member. Experience superior competition bowling in an arena-like atmosphere, while exploring everything Syracuse has to offer.

There are three divisions based on skill level: The Regular Division, for those who average 210 and above, the Standard Division for those with averages from 181-209 and the Classified Division, for bowlers who average 180 or below.

Team times are 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Doubles and singles will be held at 7 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. 

Register for the 2018 Open Championships | REGISTER NOW
*Click here for step-by-step instructions for the registration system. Please note, we recommend using the desktop version to register your team(s).

You may mail, fax or phone in your registration. A $25 processing fee per team applies to all registrations. Click here for the form.

Mail entries to: USBC Open Championships 621 Six Flags Drive Arlington, TX 76011 For questions or concerns, please call: 800-514-2695

Click here to view the 2018 Open Championships rules. 

Side Events/Practice
The 2018 Bowlers Journal Championships presented by USBC and team/VIP practice sessions will be held at AMF Strike and Spare Lanes.




Tournament Information

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

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


2018 - Syracuse, N.Y.
2019 - Las Vegas
2020 - Reno, Nev.
2021 - Las Vegas
2022 - TBD
2023 - Reno, Nev.
2024 - Las Vegas
2025 - Baton Rouge, La.
2026 - Reno, Nev.