The United States Bowling Congress awarded the 2015 edition of the USBC Open Championships to El Paso, Texas. The tournament will be held at the El Paso Convention Center.
The first USBC Open was in Chicago in 1901, and it has been held twice in Louisville (1906 and 1980).
The 2012 tournament will be held in Baton Rouge, La., and the 2013 and 2014 tournaments are to be played in Reno, Nev.
■ The closing date for entries to the 56th Kentucky State Bowling Tournament to be held at Joyland Bowl in Lexington is Oct. 23.
The tournament will be held the weekends of Nov. 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20. The entry fee is $25 per bowler per event. Entry forms are available at all area bowling centers.