Thousands of bowlers have been pouring into the Biggest Little City for the past few months, and it all comes to a head this week with the finals - which believe it or not will happen right under the Reno arch.
"Anything to help the community. Sure I think it's kind of awesome to see something like this outside," says Greg Wilson from Morro Bay, California.
Crews from Brunswick Bowling are working around the clock to build four bowling lanes right on Virginia Street under the famous Reno arch.
Two lanes will serve as practice lanes, and two will host the finals of the U.S. Women's Open and Senior Open Tournament.
Organizers will also set up bleachers which will hold about 500 fans.
Bowlers from 16 countries will be competing.
This is the first time a women's bowling finals has been held outside, and of course the first time bowlers have competed under the arch.
One bowler we talked to is thrilled about how reno is rolling out the lanes on Virginia Street.
"I think that's awesome. Bring it ouside to the street and get more people interested and it's awesome to see," says New Jersey bowler Melissa Hertenberger.
Opening festivities for the bowing finals are scheduled for 5pm on Wednesday, so save the date.
And in the meantime, if you're thinking about driving in this part of downtown, you might need to find an alternate route.
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