A large sports competition hits Henderson later in August and will start its weekend with a kickoff event in Green Valley.
Henderson will host the World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) World Championships from August 16-30. Its opening celebration will take place on August 16 at the Henderson Pavilion, and is free and open to the public. The event begins at 8 p.m.
The 2013 WTBA World Championships will occur at the Strike Zone Bowling Center inside Sunset Station Hotel & Casino. Admission to the tournament is $10 daily or $75 for the two-week event.
In 2011, Henderson was chosen over Abu Dhabi and Munich, Germany to host the WTBA World Championships.
For more information, visit HendersonLive.com. For ticket information, call Sunset Station’s Strike Zone Bowling Center at 547-7467.