USBC Extends Lane Maintenance Partnership with Kegel | Sports Destination Management

USBC Extends Lane Maintenance Partnership with Kegel

Jan 15, 2024

The United States Bowling Congress has extended its long-standing agreement with Kegel as the official lane maintenance provider for USBC Championship Tournaments and a USBC Gold Product Partner.Kegel has provided lane maintenance equipment and supplies for USBC events since 2006, while also serving roles in technical and on-site support for short- and long-duration tournaments.Kegel also supports lane maintenance for the Professional Women’s Bowling Association, which is supported by the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America and USBC.“We’re excited to continue our partnership with USBC and work with their team to ensure quality through our lane maintenance products and procedures for some of the biggest events in the world,” Kegel CEO Chris Chartrand said. “Kegel shares USBC’s commitment to providing a first-class environment for competitive bowling, and we’re proud of our partnership as the official lane maintenance provider for these great competitions.”At events like the USBC Open and Women’s Championships, Kegel provides the USBC staff with the latest lane machines, oils and cleaners to conduct the tournaments, as well as training and support throughout the duration of the events.For many of USBC’s short-duration events and on each national stop during the PWBA Tour season, Kegel provides equipment while collaborating with USBC staff to manage on-site oiling of the lanes for competition.  Nick Hoagland, who has led oil pattern development for USBC Championship Tournaments since 2016, and the USBC staff also work alongside the team at Kegel in preparation and execution of each tournament’s lane maintenance plan and schedule.“USBC and Kegel have a common goal to provide tournament bowlers with a quality experience, and we are thrilled to continue this partnership with their team,” USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy said. “We appreciate Kegel’s continued support of USBC Championship Tournaments and the company’s commitment in providing excellence for our USBC tournament bowlers.”Founded in 1981, Kegel is based in Lake Wales, Florida, and features a 74,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility and 12-lane training center.For more information on USBC Championship Tournaments, visit To learn more about Kegel, visit

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