The IBF Super world Championships Dubai 2021 takes place between November 6 and November 15 at the Dubai International Bowling Centre.
The first of three major international events in the region during November, the “Super World’s” are joined by the IBF Para Bowling World Championships and the IBF Masters World Championships 2021.
Bowlers are invited to compete in the regular disciplines of singles, doubles, trios and teams/mixed teams, but with the additional opportunities to earn both the most Most Valuable Athlete and Most Valuable Federation trophy’s as well:
- Singles (Maximum four athletes per gender per federation)
- Doubles (Maximum two doubles per gender per federation)
- Trios (Maximum one trios per gender per federation)
- Team (Maximum one team (4 athletes) per gender per federation)
- Mixed Team (Maximum two mixed teams per country (2 female +2 male per team))
- Most Valuable Athlete Medal per gender
- Most valuable Federation Trophy per gender
- Most valuable Federation Trophy (combined female and male)
Team England are pleased to confirm the four athletes who will be representing in Dubai, accompanied by Team Manger Ronald Griffin, who provides these insights on the team:
Dominic Barrett is England’s greatest ever male bowler, with multiple UK domestic titles, 13 EBT (European Bowling Tour) titles, 8 PBA titles(including 2 major titles) and is number one in the all time UK Tenpin Hall of Fame rankings. He bowls professionally in America and has won in all the bowling zones. He is also a former World Bowler of the year in three different years and the captain of Team Europe in the Weber Cup.
Richard Teece bowls on the American PBA tour and has also won multiple UK domestic titles alongside a professional PBA Shark Championship title and a second place in the PBA League, with Team Las Vegas High Rollers. Richard can also boast five wins on the European Bowling Tour, a silver medal for Team England in the 2013 European Champions Cup and of being a valuable ‘rookie’ member of the 2021 European Weber Cup winning team.
Verity Crawley is flying up the UK Tenpin rankings and is the only English woman to win a PWBA title in the USA. A winner for Junior Team England and former BTBA bowler of the year, Verity completed University at the famous Webber University in Florida and continued in the USA to coach and compete. She has just had her best year yet on the professional tour.
Isabel Allen is already a four-time Gold medalist for Team England at Junior level and a Youth World’s Bronze Doubles medalist and has recently finished a successful first year at University in the USA, winning titles with the McKendree Bearcats alongside claiming the 1st ETBF Tenpin Cam Tournament Gold medal for Junior Team England in 2021.
Where to watch the event?
We intend to provide summary insight of our athletes during the event here in this report, whilst the main newsfeed will be via the Team England facebook, linked below. More detailed international news and updates will as usual be provided by Talk Tenpin, linked below (see Further Media).
Definitive informations on how and where to watch the event are filtering through – this is what we have currently:
“The International Bowling Federation and NAGRA Partner to Launch StrikeCloud, the Ultimate Digital Experience to Unify the World of Bowling” – full press release here..
** Note **
The livestream and updates has had some niggles and has been moved to: https://app.sporfie.com/company/strikecloud
In addition, regular announcements, news, insights and updates will be available over on our official Team England facebook channel throughout the event (with daily summaries added here on the website). Although significant information may also be shared on the official BTBA facebook channel we do recommend that you click on and follow the Team England Facebook channel above.
We will tweet news and updates on the official BTBA twitter channel (search @thebtba) and plan, should there be sufficient media and insights, to mark the event in pictures on the official BTBA instagram channel (again, search @thebtba). To search generally for news on social media for the event use the official hashtag #IBFWC21. StrikeCloud are also using their hashtag #StrikeCloud. Note:- Hashtags can always be entered and used in lowercase.
As always our friends at Talk Tenpin are covering the event, including a more international-wide coverage as well as domestically. Do show your support by visiting their website here and more specifically following their IBF Super World Cup 2021 report here.