NHLBC hosted some of the best bowlers in Southern California and the U.S. The format of this tournament was somewhat unique, with team requirements including novices and bowlers of both genders, thereby giving the maximum opportunity to combine experienced talent with fresh enthusiasm.
The committee for this tournament was comprised solely of Newport Harbor members: Chris and Debby Gaal, Jan and Tom Hargraves, Cathy and John MacDonald, Phil Luth, and Ted Farfaglia.
Corporate sponsors for the event include Dog Republic, Pedego Electric Bikes and Openers Plus. In addition to these sponsors, the following families underwrote this event: Farfaglia, Gaal, Hirsch, Luth, Mulvaney and Wysopal.