This was announced during a press conference cum luncheon held at Regal Hong Kong Hotel by the host, Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress. A total of 40 boys and 20 girls, comprising of 15 teams from Kuwait, Macau, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong.
Hong Kong will be represented by two boys team - Alex Yu, Ivan Tse, Nicolas-Michael Brent and Ip Chun Him of Team A and Mark Siu Ki, Nixon Chan, Chan Shun Yin and Li Xing Jian of Team B. The teams will be assisted by coaches, Bill Hoffman, Mike Seynour, Nicholas Bohanan and Kent Li. Ms Christine Chan has been appointed the team manager.
The championships, which will be hosted by Hong Kong for the fifth time, is also held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR and will be conducted in accordance with the World Bowling Statues and Playing Rules.