The 2018 Christmas Bowling Tournament Rules
Official iBowlStrikes | Bowling200.com $10,000 Christmas Bowling
Tournament Rules 2019
To bowl in this tournament you must be a current USBC Member with Card-ID# (You may be asked to show Regular ID)
2. This is
a Handicap Doubles Bowling Tournament with Optional Open Scratch Singles, Optional Open Handicap Singles, Optional Women's
Handicap Singles, Optional Scratch Doubles, Senior HDCP Singles, and Optional Women's Scratch Singles
3. Handicap ratio: 90% of 210 - Highest USBC
2018/19 book average of 21 games or more. If no USBC 18/19 book average, we may consider using your current
2019/20 winter highest average of 21 games or more (or a composite of your current averages if you need 21 games
in)—Please bring a league standings sheet as proof). We may also consider using a re-rated established
average from another tournament, or if you've bowled games in our past tournaments. Everyone bowls on their highest 2019 average.
Please bring proof with latest standings. If you have been rerated YOU MUST
REPORT TO US.
- Bowlers who do not meet the
above requirement will bowl scratch. - Sports Leagues or Sports Shot averages are
not allowed. If you have a Sports Bowling League average, Please inform us and we
will adjust the submitted average according to the USBC Average Adjustment Scale at Bowl.com
- At the tournament
director's discretion, we may re-rate bowlers that have increased their average 15 (or more) pins in the
last year. We may also re-rate bowlers that have bowled in other Bowling200.com tournaments in past years
who have consistently averaged 10-15 or more pins over their book average We do not re-rate bowlers based on earnings, but
on consitant performance of bowling higher than book average. Bowlers that have been re-rated by other tournaments
may have to use their re-rated tournament average - at the director's discretion. Please inform us if you have been re-rated for a tournament.
4. A Doubles Team may be any combination of male or female bowlers.
Handicap per game: 40 for men | 50 for women
5. There is No
Max Team Cap (or Alibi TeamMax Team Cap), which means any bowler may bowl with any other bowler. All Scratch Bowlers
can bowl together as a team.
6. Important: The Maximum Handicap score per game by a single bowler allowed is 300.
(This includes Sidepots, Brackets, Singles, and Doubles participation)
7. Prize fund for Doubles Entry will be returned 100%. Itemized $35 Entry; $23
Prize fund & Squad prizes, $7.50, Lineage, $5.50 Expenses. For $30-$25 Entry: $18-$14 to Prize fund
8. Bowlers may re-enter the tournament and cash more than once, but may
only cash 1 time with the same partner.
may only win 1 (one) place in side pots or SINGLES for each division - Handicap and Scratch.
10. It is the bowler's responsibility to verify the accuracy of his or her own average. Failure
to use proper average shall disqualify scores if the submitted average is lower than the actual average.
11. The tournament directors may add or
alter squad times of additional Squads during the course of the tournament as deemed necessary.
12. We ask that Bowlers do not record their own scores. Opposing team bowlers or
Staff at your pair of lanes can record your scores. If you are unsure, please contact tournament staff or bowling center
13. Profanity, Cheating or abuse of equipment is not
14. Tournament Directors reserve the right
to re-rate or reject any entry
15. Decisions of the
Tournament directors shall be final
16. PBA or PWBA Members
/ Cardholders are not permitted to bowl in this tournament. National or Regional Title Holders are not allowed to bowl
in this tournament. If you have ever participated in any PBA Bowling Event and came in 1st Place in that Pro Bowler's Event,
you are not eligible to bowl in this tournament, unless if all happened before 2015.
17. 1 in 10 Team Entries will cash in Handicap Doubles
18. Should the 2019
iBowlStrikes / Bowling200.com Christmas Bowling Tournament event be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control such
as weather, or any other circumstance(s) beyond the tournament's control, the Bowling200.com Tournament will endeavor
to set new dates for the event to make up for any possible lost tournament days or squads.
shall be the Bowler's responsibility to inform the Tournament Directors if his or her average has been re-rated or adjusted.
YOU MUST CHECK IN TO INFORM US. The re-rated and/or adjusted average may be used during the tournament.
Failure to inform the tournament directors of re-rated averages may result in a disqualification. Bowlers are responsible
for verifying his/her average whether submitted by the bowler, the team or others. If the submitted average is lower than
required and results in lower classification or more handicap, the bowlers scores are disqualified.The tournament managers or directors reserve the right to reject any entry or re-rate any bowler. The decision
of the tournament directors shall be final. If the bowler does not accept the re-rate average, the entry fee shall be refunded.