Monday, June 21, 2010

24th East Asian Pacific Championship declared open in Tamuning, Guam

Honorary President Akagi announces that bowling will be part of the 2013 East Asian Games

2010EAPCKyoheiAkagi.jpg2010EAPCParticipants.jpgThe 24th East Asian Pacific Championship will be held from June 7-13 at Central Lanes in Tamuning, Guam. Chinese Taipei, Japan, Korea, Macau, Saipan and the host country of Guam (pictured right) will participate in the Championship. 

The opening ceremony on Tuesday started with a bang as Honorary President and co-founder Kyohei Akagi, Japan (left), announced during his address that tenpin bowling will be included in the 6th East Asian Games which will be held in Tinjin, China in 2013. 

2010EAPCRichardBorja.jpg2010EAPCSargeEclavea.jpgThe ceremony was emceed by one of the island's top singers. Richard Borja (right), who sang the national anthem which was played on an electric guitar bySarge Eclavea (left). 

Retired Col. Joe Mafnas, Vice President of the Guam Bowling Congress, delivered the welcome address and Tournament Executive Chairperson Joey Miranda IIIdeclared the championship open. 

The competition will kick off Wednesday at Central Lanes with the Singles event. The women will start their preliminaries at 9:00 a.m. Guam time with the men immediately following at 1:00 p.m. The playoff for the top four competitors will also be played on Wednesday.

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