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Special Auction to Feature U.S. Open Memorabilia

Final major championship of the season to produce dozens of unique products

SEATTLE, Wash. (April 3, 2009) – Bowling fans will find a treasure chest filled with unique memorabilia when the special 66th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open online auction begins this week and runs through April 8.

From autographed scoring recaps to bowling balls used in U.S. Open competition, shoe bags to pin sweeps, jerseys worn by some of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour’s top stars all the way down to their shoes, the special U.S. Open auction will include eight or more new items every day.

The PBA online auction program, developed by Fans Depot, is easy to use. Just visit the home page and click on the “Auction” link at the top right of the page. The link will take you to the auction site where you can review products, sign up to become a bidder, and then join in on the auction fun.

About the PBA

The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) features the best bowlers in the world competing in National, Regional and Senior Tour events and will award over $4.3 million in prize money during the 2008-09 Lumber Liquidators PBA National Tour. The organization has more than 4,000 members spanning 13 countries, and nearly one million viewers tune-in to watch the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour every Sunday on ESPN throughout the season. PBA sponsors include Bayer, Brunswick, CLR, Denny's, Etonic, Flomax, GEICO, Go RVing, H&R Block, Lumber Liquidators, Motel 6, Pepsi-Cola and the USBC, among others. For more information on the PBA, log on to This season marks the 50th Anniversary of the PBA Tour.