Bowl 4 games across 8 lanes in qualifying rounds. This is a
"scratch" tournament there will be NO handicap. There will be 2
qualifying rounds at & . Lanes will NOT be "oiled" between
qualifying rounds. Re-Entries ARE allowed. However, only highest
qualifying score will count. A bowler may only hold one qualifying
The number of bowlers to advance to the Match Play Finals round
will be determined by the number of entries (including Re-Entries).
Bowlers with the highest qualifying scores may receive "byes" in
the Match Play Finals based on the number of bowlers advancing to this
round. All bowlers advancing to the Match Play Finals will
"cash" in the tournament. Ties will be broken with a two frame
"roll-off". The breakdown for
qualifiers will be as follows:
0-19 Entries 4 QualifiersNO byes
20-29 Entries6 QualifiersThe
top 2 will receive a bye in round 1
30-39 Entries8 QualifiersThe
top 2 will receive a bye in rounds 1 & 2
positions 3 & 4 will receive a bye in round 1 only
QualifiersThe top 6 will receive a bye in
QualifiersThe top 4 will receive a bye in round 1
QualifiersThe top 4 will receive a bye in rounds 1 & 2
positions 5 – 10 will receive a bye in round 1 only
Match Play Finals will begin directly after the Qualifying Squad and will consist of
ONE-game SINGLE-elimination matches. Lanes WILL be
"oiled" before the start of the Match Play Finals. Bowlers
advancing to Match Play will be "seeded" into the Match Play
Bracket based on qualifying scores. The bowler with the Highest Qualifying
score will start the match. The match will begin with the starting bowler
bowling the 1st frame only on the left hand lane then bowlers
will bowl 2 frames each until the match is completed. Ties will be broken
with a 2-frame "roll-off".
Any apparent alteration of a qualifying score sheet will result
in Disqualification. ANY changes/corrections must be initialed by a
Brackets will be available to all bowlers in each qualifying
round. Each qualifying round will have it’s own
set of brackets. Brackets will cost $5.00 each and will be paid out at the
completion of the round, $25 for first and $10 for second (for each full
bracket). Ties will split first and second place prizes.
Side Action will be avail each Qualifying round and will cost
$10.00 ($8.00 to side action pot and $2.00 to administration cost). Side
action is for each game if less than 20 entries only one place is to be
paid each game if more than 20 entries 2 places will be paid each game at
a 60/40 ratio. Example if we have 20 side action entries each game would
pay $24 for high game and $16 for second high game.
The final tournament of the year will have $200.00 added to the
Prize Fund. You must meet one of the following conditions to be able to
bowl in this tournament.
Be a past Maine Scratch Champion in any
Bowled in at least 5 tournaments THIS
Have at least 6 paid entries or re-entries THIS
Format for this tournament will be the same as all others with the only
exception being that regardless of the number of entries there will be at least
Bowler Of The Year – each participating bowler will receive
Bowler Of The Year points based on the following schedule:
Each Entry = 7 Pts.
Each Re-Entry = 4 Pts.
Qualify for Match Play = 18 Pts.
Each victory in Match Play = 15 Pts.
High Qualifying Score = 9 Pts.
Tournament Won = 10 Pts
The Bowler of
the Year Award will only be counted for the first 10 tournaments and the award
will be presented at the Final Tournament of the Year before the 1130 squad.
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