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FAQs Regarding FloBowling Partnership With PBA

FAQs Regarding FloBowling Partnership With PBA

Frequently Asked Questions: PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling.com.

Jun 14, 2018 by FloBowling Staff
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Frequently Asked Questions: PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling.com 

What is FloSports?

  • FloSports is a 100 percent digital sports media company based in Austin, Texas, with a network of 20+ sites focused on live and on-demand video coverage, original content, breaking news and more. Each site has free and premium content, including live events and more. Premium content can be accessed via PRO subscriptions.

  • Visit FloSports.tv and follow FloSports on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn for additional information.

What is FloBowling?

  • PBA Xtra Frame will live exclusively on FloBowling.com, which will offer fans access to live professional competitions, breaking news, highlights, original documentaries, results and more.  PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling is the next evolution in live streaming of the greatest bowlers and bowling events in the world.   

  • Visit FloBowling.com and follow FloBowling on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube for additional information.

Does PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling offer anything that Xtra Frame on NeuLion didn’t?

  • PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling will provide all the live and on-demand action you’re accustomed to, but with enhanced production value.

  • PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling will offer more ways to watch, across all screens with the FloSports Roku, Apple TV 4 and iOS apps.  

  • PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling will also have international rights for all Xtra Frame linear events

  • FloBowling subscribers will also have PRO access to more than 20 channels across the FloSports network at no additional cost.

How will this grow the sport of bowling?

  • The partnership between FloSports and the PBA means there will be more year-round live coverage of bowling across all levels of competition more than ever before. PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling will provide live and on-demand coverage of more than 40 professional events each year, including Go Bowling! PBA Tour, PBA50 Tour and select PBA Regional Tour events. 

  • In addition, PBA Xtra Frame will live exclusively on FloBowling.com and produce original content including interviews with PBA’s top stars and emerging talents, instructional features and insights from many of the bowling industry’s leading advisors, coaches and pro tour representatives.

  • Fans and the bowling community can expect transformative coverage that will elevate the users viewing experience to new heights in the years ahead. 


What does a PRO subscription on FloBowling mean?

  • A PRO subscription is how FloSports refers to its subscription level. PRO subscribers (either monthly or yearly) on FloBowling.com will gain access to premium content not only on PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling.com but also on every other site in the FloSports network. This includes access to more than 10,000 live sports events per year, original documentaries, rankings, technique and training videos, and more.

How much does PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling cost?

  • PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling has two PRO subscription options—monthly or annual. A monthly PRO subscription is $30/mo., while annual PRO subscriptions are $150/yr. ($12.50/mo. prorated). Both monthly and annual PRO subscriptions on FloBowling.com unlock access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Subscribers can use their same log-in credentials across the sites.

Do I need to subscribe to PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling if I'm already subscribed to Xtra Frame?

  • No. Xtra Frame subscribers will soon have their monthly or yearly subscriptions automatically transferred to the equivalent FloBowling PRO subscription at no cost. Subscribers will continue to pay their current rates. Until then, all upcoming events scheduled to be broadcast on Xtra Frame will continue to be available on Xtraframe.tv.

Will the price of my subscription to Xtra Frame increase or decrease?

  • All current subscribers to Xtra Frame will be grandfathered in to the equivalent monthly or annual PRO subscription on FloBowling.com at their existing rates. If you cancel your subscription and re-subscribe to FloBowling.com, the previous prices will no longer apply.

Where do I watch upcoming events that I expected to see on Xtra Frame?

  • Events will be available on Xtraframe.tv until June 29. After that date, Xtra Frame subscribers will soon have their monthly or yearly subscriptions automatically transferred to the equivalent FloBowling PRO subscription at no cost.

    Existing subscribers to Xtra Frame will continue to be able to log-in to Xtraframe.tv to watch events until their subscriptions are transferred to FloBowling.com. There will be notifications sent to subscribers ahead of the transfer date.

Where do I watch archived events that I used to access on Xtra Frame?

  • We're working on transferring many of the archived videos from mid-2015 to present that formerly lived on Xtra Frame. You should be able to access most of those videos on FloBowling by the end of July.

  • Xtra Frame subscribers will still be able to access archives on the Xtra Frame platform until July 5th if they have an active subscription as late as June 29 at 11:59PM ET. 

What will happen to Xtra Frame?

  • Once existing Xtra Frame subscribers are transferred to FloBowling, all future tournaments and content will live exclusively on FloBowling.com, and XtraFrame.tv will be shut down. Once the transfer date is determined, subscribers will be notified ahead of time.

What else will PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling provide besides live streaming of events?

  • PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling will have a mixture of free and premium content, including rankings, podcasts, player profiles, exclusive interviews, and more.

  • Video-on-demand streaming of Go Bowling! PBA Tour telecasts one week after they air on their respective networks, including CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports, and FS1.

Where can I see the upcoming schedule of events?

  • Visit FloBowling.com to view the schedule and check back often as more events are added.

Is there a FloBowling iOS app?

  • Yes, you can watch PBA Xtra Frame on FloBowling on your iOS mobile devices by downloading the FloSports iOS app. The FloSports app includes access to all sites in the FloSports network. You can also watch FloBowling on your big screen via the FloSports app on Roku and Apple TV 4.

Is there a FloBowling app for Android devices?

Not at this time. Stay tuned.

How can I contact FloBowling and FloSports?

About FloSports

FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Rugby, Basketball, MMA, Football, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics, Cycling, and more.


About the PBA

Now in its 60th year, the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) is an organization of more than 3,000 of the best bowlers from 27 countries who compete in Go Bowling! PBA Tour, PBA International Tour, PBA50 Tour, and PBA, PBA50 and PBA-PWBA Women’s Regional events. In 2018, the PBA celebrated its 59th consecutive year of nationally-televised competition, reaching bowling fans around the world who follow PBA activities through the PBA Network which includes Xtra Frame, the PBA’s exclusive online bowling channel, FOX Sports, FS1 and CBS Sports Network, and the PBA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. PBA sponsors include Barbasol, Brunswick, Ebonite International, GEICO, GoBowling.com, HotelPlanner.com, MOTIV, 900 Global, PBA Bowling Challenge Mobile Game, Storm Products and the United States Bowling Congress, among others. Learn more at www.pba.com.