Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017

IBSA Tenpin Bowling 2017 World Championships

The Japanese Paralympic Committee and Blind Bowling Congress Japan will host Fukuoka 2017 IBSA Tenpin Bowling World Championships August 22-30. (Official invitation)

First entries are due on January 31. Entry fee per person with double occupancy is 140,000 Yen.

First Entry Form

Competition Rules

As of January 1, 2015, all IBSA athletes must be registered on the ISAS database and have a current ISAS Administration System (ISAS) license number for 2017 which must be presented in the final entry form due April 20, 2017.

IBSA is offering classification to all athletes in this competition. A medical diagnosis form should be completed and uploaded to the ISAS database six weeks before the actual classification on August 23-24. Contact Sally Wood-Lamont at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with any questions on classification.

Tentative Event Schedule:

August 22: Arrival
August 23: Classification, Ball registration, Team Managers Meeting, Non-official practice
August 24: Classification, Ball registration, City Tour, Non-official practice
August 25: Official Practice, Lane draw, Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception
August 26: Singles Competition, Preliminaries and Finals
August 27: Doubles Competition, Preliminaries and Finals
August 28: 3 Players Team Competition, Preliminaries and Finals

August 29: 4 Players Team Competition, Preliminaries and Finals

30th August: Departure

Contact IBSA Tenpin Bowling Chairperson, Toshiaki Aomatsu, with any questions at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Dec 03, 2017 - Dec 04, 2017

2017 USABA Marathon National Championships sponsored by Hanson McClain

The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) is pleased to host the 9th Annual USABA National Marathon Championships in partnership with the Sacramento Running Association, which will be held in conjunction with the California International Marathon (CIM), December 3, 2017. This year's event will once again be sponsored by Hanson McClain. Participants can run the full marathon or a portion of the course as a four-person relay team. Scholarships and travel stipends are available for those who qualify. Contact Richard Hunter, Volunteer Coordinator, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information. Visit for more information on the California International Marathon.

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