Southland Bowling League Announces 2020 Championship Site

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – The Southland Bowling League (SBL) will take its 2020 championship to a new location in Conroe, Texas, the league announced Tuesday. The three-day championship will take place Friday, March 20 through Sunday, March 22 at Time to Spare bowling alley.Entering its sixth season, the SBL has hosted its previous two championships at USA Bowl in Dallas, Texas. Since its inception in the 2014-15 season, the league has produced three national champions, including Vanderbilt (2018) and Stephen F. Austin (2016, 2019). The winner of the SBL Championship receives an automatic bid to the NCAA National Championship at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich., April 9-11, 2020.  “We are excited to bring the 2020 Southland Bowling League Championship to Conroe,” said Executive Director Thomas Samuel. “The SBL looks forward to working with Time to Spare and (General Manager) Kim Raska as we continue to host the most competitive NCAA college bowling league championship in the country.”“We’re really looking forward to hosting our first collegiate tournament, especially with it being the Southland Bowling League Championship,’ said Raska. “I think this will be a great opportunity to help grow bowling as a sport within the area.”The 2019-20 season begins in October for all eight member schools: Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin, Tulane, Valparaiso, Vanderbilt and Youngstown State. Sam Houston State will look to defend its Southland Bowling title March 20-22.last_img read more