LONG ISLAND & STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. & ATLANTA--(Maple Family Centers, Rab’s Country Lanes and Sports Challenge Network (SCN), the premier provider of integrated social mobile applications and experiences for recreational sports including XBowling, today jointly announced the Zombie XBowl-O-Rama month-long promotion and sweepstakes that began on October 5th and continues through November 4th. Zombie XBowl-O-Rama is being offered at four bowling centers across New York with an array of fun bowling challenges and the opportunity to win special weekly prizes in addition to a grand prize drawing.)--
“Rab’s Country Lanes is pleased to be working with Maple Family Centers and SCN, giving our customers the chance to experience all the fun and excitement of Zombie XBowl-O-Rama in October”
“We have always been dedicated to bringing our customers the best in new bowling experiences, and XBowling opens up a whole new social mobile network of challenges and activities for our bowlers,” said Joe LaSpina, vice president of Maple Family Centers. “Working with Rab’s Country Lanes and SCN gives us the freedom and creativity to offer unique contests and sweepstakes to our bowlers across New York. We can’t wait to watch all the Zombie XBowl-O-Rama action in our centers.”
“Rab’s Country Lanes is pleased to be working with Maple Family Centers and SCN, giving our customers the chance to experience all the fun and excitement of Zombie XBowl-O-Rama in October,” said Frank Wilkinson, owner and operator of Rab’s Country Lanes. “XBowling allows us the opportunity to remove the physical barriers of place and time that typically prevent people from playing and socializing together, ultimately allowing bowlers to improve their game as well as engage in a whole new level of fun and competition.”
To sign-up, simply log-on to XBowling’s Facebook page and click the Zombie XBowl-O-Rama promotion tab or visit any of the participating centers. In order to participate, bowlers must download and activate the free XBowling app on an iOS or Android device and play a minimum of one challenge. XBowling is the bowling industry’s first mobile-based, sports challenge platform that is revolutionizing the sport, offering a multitude of ways to “connect and compete” regardless of skill level and from any location.
The participating New York centers are as follows:
- Farmingdale Lanes in Farmingdale
- Jib Lanes in Flushing
- Rab’s Country Lanes in Staten Island
- RVC Lanes in Rockville Centre
“Joe LaSpina and Frank Wilkinson are two of the leading bowling center operators in the industry," said Tim Minard, founder and CEO of Sports Challenge Network. “Through their centers, Joe and Frank continue to demonstrate their commitment to bringing innovation and new experiences to bowling, including the integration of XBowling, which unites the traditional game with the limitless reach of a social mobile network of players around the globe.”
Available now through November 4th, those who download the XBowling app and XBowl at any participating center will automatically accumulate XBowling points. Each XBowling point is an entry into the Zombie XBowl-O-Rama Sweepstakes, which includes a grand prize and weekly drawings. SCN and the participating centers will conduct the weekly drawings in each center. The grand prize drawing will be held on Monday, November 5th, and Zombie XBowl-O-Rama participants will have until midnight on November 4th to play and collect entries for the grand prize. Prizes include:
- Grand Prize: One iPhone 5 and 10,000 XBowling Credits
- Weekly Prizes: assorted prizes by center and 500 XBowling Credits
No purchase is necessary. Certain other restrictions apply. To learn more or sign-up for Zombie XBowl-O-Rama, visit XBowling’s Facebook page and click the Zombie XBowl-O-Rama tab or register in-person at any of the participating bowling centers.
About Maple Family Centers
Maple Family Centers is a Long Island-based, family-owned chain of six bowling centers stretching from Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Maple Family Centers are actively involved in charity and their events have helped raise more than $500,000 for local charities over the last few years. For more information please visit MapleLanes.com.
Rab’s Country Lanes is a Staten Island-based, family-owned bowling center. In 2013, Rab’s Country Lanes will celebrate its 18th anniversary. As a staple of the Staten Island Community, Rab’s has been recognized by local groups and organizations for its community leadership and charitable functions. Rab's helps raise more than $400,000 for local charities each year. For more information please visit Rab’s Country Lanes.
XBowling is the bowling industry’s first mobile-based, sports challenge platform that is revolutionizing a sport, rich in tradition, that also happens to be the number one participatory sport in the U.S. XBowling offers a multitude of ways to “connect and compete” regardless of skill level and from any location. This experience of “bowling without boundaries” presents an exciting new element to the sport via social mobile technology that allows players to enjoy individual, family, league and tournament competition as well as recreational play both locally and remotely. XBowling is the initial offering of Sports Challenge Network (SCN) and is available on Apple iOS and Google Android devices. More information can be found at XBowling.com, Twitter and Facebook.
About Sports Challenge Network
Sports Challenge Network (SCN) specializes in creating new ways for people to connect and compete in recreational sports through social, mobile-based technology. By developing industry-leading application platforms, SCN is redefining traditional gameplay for some of the world’s oldest sports and games. Timothy J. Minard, founder and serial entrepreneur, has assembled a team of industry veterans with deep experience in sports, games, technology and digital content from Apple, ESPN, Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Motorola. Privately held, SCN maintains corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia and development resources in Silicon Valley. More information can be found at scnlive.com.
The SCN logo, XBowling and the XBowling logo are trademarks, service marks and/or registered trademarks of Sports Challenge Network in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks, service marks and product names are the property of their respective owners.