Weber Cup XX
From: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
To: Friday, June 21, 2019
Mandalay Bay Resort
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Tickets at Mandalay Bay Resort
MANDALAY BAY RESORT TO HOST WEBER CUP XX
The 2019 Weber Cup will make its debut on American soil at Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas from Tuesday, June 18 until Friday, June 21, Matchroom Multi Sport is pleased to announced.
The 20th staging of the annual transatlantic tenpin tussle will see America as defending champions against a European team who will still be reeling after suffering a first Weber Cup defeat since 2012 when they went down 19-10 to USA in Milton Keynes in June.
The tournament will be played over four sessions, one per day, from June 18-21 with ticket details to be available in January. News on the captains and team selection process for the 2019 Weber Cup will be announced shortly. Matchroom Multi Sport will work in partnership with the PBA Tour to ensure a successful American debut for one of bowling’s biggest tournaments.
BARNES BACK TO LEAD TEAM USA
Highest American on 2019 PBA Points List (calculated through the 2019 USBC Masters) to earn automatic qualification to the team
Chris Barnes will return to captain Team USA at the 2019 Weber Cup, as the PBA Tour Points List will be used for the first time to determine one of the four players to make up the team.
Barnes made his comeback as American captain in 2018 after a four-year absence, and immediately reversed his team’s fortunes as he led USA to a 19-10 victory, their first since Cup triumph since 2012.
Beginning in January, PBA members will compete in a schedule of 13 PBA Tour events contributing to the PBA Tour Points List, concluding with the USBC Masters which ends on April 1st. After this event the leading American player on the PBA Tour Points List will earn automatic qualification to Team USA for the Weber Cup, with the remaining two players to be chosen as wildcards.