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|Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:52 pm Post subject: 2012 13TH SINULOG OPEN JAN. 19 TO 22, 2012
| Dear Fellow Bowlers,
On behalf of the BOWLINGPLEX TENPIN ASSOCIATION ( BTA-CEBU ), we are cordially inviting you and your association / bowling club to take part in the 13thBTA SINULOG OPEN 2012and1st NATIONAL BOWLING TOURon January 19 to 22, 2012at GaisanoBowlingplex, Banilad, Cebu City.
This is a Philippine Bowling Congress (PBC) sanctioned tournament and we are inviting you to come, feel and experience the Post-Week Sinulog Celebration of the City of Cebu and enjoy then the sprouting nightly activities of this Queen City of South. Be one with the Cebuanos as they enjoy this world class festivity.
Moreover, the main objective of this tournament is to establish good camaraderie and friendship among the bowlers from the different bowling associations and clubs affiliated with the Philippine Bowling Congress.
For further details and / or reservations you may contact the following:
Dr. Bede Ilano – 0917-3284706
BelSuelto, Jr. – 0905-8240556
Or you may e-mail us at or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you and we’re looking forward to your happy weekend celebration in our City.
Very truly yours,
Dr. Bede Ilano
13thSinulog Open 2012
1st NATIONAL BOWLING TOUR
Gaisano Bowlingplex, Banilad, Cebu City,
January 19 to22, 2012
TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
GaisanoBowlingplex, Banilad, Cebu City. Tel. Nos. 32-2311481 Loc. 303 or 513, Telefax. No. 032-2327170
a) This Tournament is sanctioned by the Philippine Bowling Congress (PBC).
All duly registered members of the Philippine Bowling Congress may participate in this tournament.
The average score of each participant will be based on the following order of priority.
III.1 Latest available PBC list of averages.
III.2 Association or Club average duly certified by its President or Tournament Director with corresponding list or tabulated association or club scores.
III.3Bowlers without PBC averages shall submit an average certification from theirrespective
association attested by the association President or Tournament Director.
Male bowlers without certified averages shall be classified as Class O bowlers
with an average of 200 both for male and ladies.
The tournament committee shall reserve the right to reclassify/amend any participants handicap as the situation may demand.
Average Men Women
196– above 0 5
189 – 195 5 10
182 – 188 10 15
175 – 181 15 20
168 – 174 20 25
161– 167 25 30
160 & below 30 35
Senior bowlers 60 yrs. old & above +5 (proof shall be submitted)
NOTE :Bowlers without PBC average shall get an average certification from their respective Associations signed by their President or Secretary, otherwise they will have an average of 200. The averages are subject to review and approval by the tournament organizing committee.
1. TEAM EVENT – Three (3) Player Team
a.) Three (3) players shall compose a team (any combination of male and female
bowlers may compose a team)
b.) The Team shall play a four (4) game series. Two (2) lane movement after two (2) games.
c.) The winner shall be determined by the total number of pin falls plus handicap
2. SINGLES EVENT
a.) The singles shall play a six (6) game series.Two (2) lane movement after two (2) games.
b.) The winner shall be determined by the total number of pin falls plus handicap
3. MASTERS EVENT – Top 48 Bowlers
The top 47Bowlers excluding the 2011 champion Tony Ynoc shall consist of 23 bowlers from the local and 24 bowlers from out of town. The Masters Event qualifying will be based on the ten (10) games played (4 from the team event and 6 from the singles event).
Finals:The top 48 bowlers will play a total of 10 game series. This is based on total pinfalls plus handicap to declare the winners. There will be two (2) lane movement after two(2) games. Registration is P1,500.00 per bowler.
Team Event Singles Event
1st - P9,000.00 1st - P5,000.00
2nd - 6,000.00 2nd - 3,000.00
3rd - 3,000.00 3rd - 1,000.00
Masters Event - Winners will receive cash prizes and trophies as follows:
Champion - P50,000.00+trophy
1st Runner Up - P25,000.00 +trophy
2ndRunner Up - P10,000.00 +trophy
3rdRunner Up - P 5,000.00
4th Runner Up - P 3,000.00
5thRunner Up - P1,000.00
6th to 11th place - P 500.00 each
Special Prizes: (Prizes will be announced during the tournament)
1. Top 3 Senior Citizens
2. Top 3 Lady Bowlers
3. Highest single game (scratch)
Registration fee is P6,000.00 per team (inclusive of lane fees). Registration shall be on a first-come first-served basis. There will be no refund of registration fees after it has been paid.
IX CHECK-IN TIME
All participants must check-in at the tournament counter at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time. The Gaisano Bowlingplex time shall be the official time of the tournament.
X PERFECT GAME
P50,000.00will be given to the bowler who bowls a PERFECT GAME (scratch) plus one (1) unit refrigerator. The refrigerator unit shall be awarded only to the 1st bowler who will make a perfect game.In the case of the P50,000.00 cash reward, when more than one bowler achieve the perfect game during the tournament, the award shall be shared proportionally amongst the bowlers involved, based on the number of perfect games bowled as follows: 2 bowlers-60:40 and if 3 bowlers-50:30:20. In case of more than 3 perfect games, the 1st perfect game bowler will get the lion’s share of 50% of the given price and the remaining 50% will be divided equally by the rest of the perfect game achievers. It is the bowler's responsibility to inform the tournament officials that he/she has achieved 9 consecutive strikes from the first frame. Similar announcement on every subsequent strike will be made.
XI SCHEDULE(Note: There will be lane movement in every game)
Day 1 January 19 – Thursday 6:00pm Registration
Team Event 7:00pm 4 games (Locals)
Day 2 January 20– Friday 6:00pm Registration
Team Event 7:00pm 4 games(Out of town)
Day 3 January 21- Saturday
NBT Masters Event 9:00AM
Singles Event 2:00pm 6 games(Out of town)
7:00pm 6 games (Locals)
Day 4 January 22- Sunday
Masters Event 9:00AM -Registration
(10 Games series) 9:45 AM- Call on Reserves
9:50AM- Shadow Bowl
10:00AM - Roll-Off
XII PLAYING AREA
Other than the players and official individual/team coaches, only tournament officials including scorers and bowling center lane personnel shall be allowed to enter the playing area.
XIII TIE BREAKING
At the end of the qualifying rounds, the least difference between the highest and lowest games series shall prevail. If a tie occurs in the final round, the 9th and 10th frame shall be played and repeated until the tie is broken.
XIV LATE COMERS
Late comers will be given 0 pinfallsfor every frame missed but will still be allowed to play the remaining frames. However, bowlers who arrived after the first game has been completedshall no longer be allowed to play the remaining games.
Official score sheets must be signed by the bowlers after each game to acknowledge his/her score. If the bowler fails to sign his/her score sheet, it is presumed that his/her scores are correct and no protest on such basis shall be entertained. Errors in the scoring or calculation ina tournament play must be corrected by a tournament official immediately upon the discovery of such error. Questionable errors shall be made declared/decided by the tournament committee. Any player who deliberately tampers his/her score sheet shall be disqualified immediately from participating in the tournament.
XVI NO OPEN BOWLING
Upon the start of the tournament, participants shall not be allowed to play open or practice bowling, regardless of lane availability.
XVII MISSSING OR DOWN PIN (S)
Frame with missing pin(s), once the ball is rolled shall be treated as good ball, frame with fallen or down pin(s) on the pin deck must be rebowled. All bowlers are enjoined to monitor and abide by this rule. Bowlers are not allowed to reset the pins, only lane attendants, tournament official and official scorers are allowed.
XVIII LANE BREAKDOWN
Should a single pair of lanes be rendered unusable for more than 20 minutes before or during the game, the tournament committee reserves the right to assign any available lanes provided by the bowling center to affected participants. An interrupted game or series must resume from the point (frame) of interruption. No shadow bowling will be allowed.
In the event that the score of games(s) being erased and cannot be recalled or traced due to power failure or computer breakdown, the bowler concerned will required to bowl a new game. However, all scores of completed games that have been recorded on the official score sheet will remain unchanged.
During the finals, whenever a player chooses to discontinue his/her game, a pacer maybe designated by the tournament committee.
XX FOUL LINES
Bowlers must at all time observe foul lines while playing. If the automatic foul device becomes temporarily inoperative, the following procedures shall be instituted in calling fouls:
a. The tournament committee shall assign marshals to act as foul judge. Official scorers are likewise designated to monitor fouls committed by bowlers.
b. Spectators are not permitted to interfere with the calls of the duly designated foul judge.
c. Bowlers who step on the channel division/ball return channel shall be declared foul.
Protest must be done in writing addressed to the tournament committee not later than 24 hours after the game in which the infraction was committed or prior to awarding of prizes, whichever comes first. Otherwise such protest shall not be entertained.Each protest under this rule shall be specific in itself and this rule shall not be constructed to cover a similar or previous violation.The decision of the tournament committee is deemed final and not further appeal of protest will be accepted.
Bowlers are advised to wear proper playing uniform during the tournament proper Wearing of sleeveless and collarless T-shirt shall not be allowed. No short pantsallowed for
Uniform oiling will be used throughout the tournament. New oiling will be made at the start of every squad.
XXIV BOWLING ON WRONG LANE
When the bowler(s) bowl(s) on the wrong lane(s) and the error is discovered before another bowler has bowled, a dead ball shall be declared and the bowler(s) will be required to re-bowl on the correct lane(s). If the error is not discovered until the opposing bowler has bowled, the score shall be counted and the bowler shall be required to bowl his
subsequent frame(s) on the correct lane.
XXV LOSS OF SCORE DURING BLACK-OUT/POWER FAILURE
In the event of power failure/TV monitor black out in the progress of the game and game scores could not be traced after power supply resumes, bowler(s) concerned have to re-bowl that particular game. However, previous games where the score have been duly recorded shall stand unchanged.
XXVI INTERPRETATION OF RULES AND REGULATIONS
The tournament committee reserves the right to make the final interpretation in any of the rules and regulations mentioned above and to decide any matters not covered by the aforementioned rules and regulations and its decision shall be considered final.
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