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|Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:24 pm Post subject: 10TH ATBA OPEN BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS MAY 19-27, 2012
| 10th ATBA OPEN BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
May 19 - 27, 2012
4/F Starmall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. ORGANIZATION AND SANCTION:
The 10th ATBA Open Bowling Championships is organized by the Alabang Tenpin Bowling Association (ATBA) and is sanctioned by the Philippine Bowling Congress (PBC). FIQ/WTBA playing rules and regulations shall apply on matters not covered herein.
All duly registered members of the PBC and in good standing are eligible to play in this tournament.
The average of each participant will be based on the following order of priority.
3.1. Latest available PBC listing of averages.
3.2. Association or Club average duly certified by its President or Tournament Director with corresponding
list or tabulated association or club scores.
3.3. Bowlers without PBC averages shall submit an average certification from their respective 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 196 and above and 186 and above for
Ladies. The Tournament Committee has the right to check and assess the average of bowler with a
All players are required to wear their association / club bowling uniforms during the games. Sleeveless and collarless shirts will not be allowed. No short pants either will be allowed for male participants.
5. CLASSIFICATION & HANDICAPS:
GROUP I – OPEN MIXED DIVISION
Average Handicap (male) Handicap (female)
2011-12 RP Team, 200 & above 0 8
195 – 199 4 12
190 – 194 8 16
185 – 189 12 20
180 – 184 16 24
175 - 179 20 28
174 & below 24 32
GROUP II – CLASSIFIED MEN’S DIVISION
184 – 188 0
179 – 183 4
174 – 178 8
169 – 173 12
164 – 168 16
159 – 163 20
158 & below 24
GROUP III – ALL LADIES DIVISION with PBC average of 185 and below ONLY
Note: RP Youth Team / RP National Pool are not qualified.
181 – 185 0
176 – 180 4
171 - 175 8
166 – 170 12
161 – 165 16
156 – 160 20
151 - 155 24
146 - 150 28
145 & below 32
6.1. Registration of all entries duly accomplished and with corresponding payments shall be accepted at the ATBA Registration Table at Astrobowl Bowling Center.
6.2. Entries shall be accepted subject to lane availability and squad time.
6.3. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to accept or reject an entry, postpone, add or cancel any squad time.
7. CHECK-IN TIME:
All participants must check-in at the tournament counter at least fifteen (15) minutes before the scheduled squad time. The Bowling Center Time shall be the official time of the tournament.
8. TOURNAMENT FORMAT:
8.1. All games shall be a Single Classic Open Tournament.
8.2. Rules apply on all Divisions unless stated otherwise.
8.3. Qualifying games consist of a 3-game series plus handicap.
8.4. Bowler needs his/her best of 2-sets of 3-games or a total of 6-games series in order to be qualified to the Masters Event.
8.5. No bowler is allowed to upgrade to a higher division unless he/she finished his/her specified division.
9. MASTERS EVENTS:
To qualify for the masters events, qualifiers should play at least 2-sets of 3-games. Qualifiers will be ranked based on their best 2 sets of 3-games played during the qualifying period. Last day of qualifying for a specific division will be the day before the scheduled division’s master finals.
Group I – OPEN (MIXED) DIVISION
The Champion from MEN’S DIVISION of the 9th ATBA Open 2011 will be seeded in the finals and can play only in GROUP I together with the top 10-Males, top 5-Females and top 20-Mixed, who are qualified based on their best 2-blocks of 3 games scored (total of 36 finalists).
Group II – MEN’S CLASSIFIED DIVISION
Top 36 bowlers based on their 2-sets scored are qualified in the Masters Events of Group II – Men’s Division.
Group III – ALL LADIES DIVISION
The Champion from the LADIES DIVISION of the 9th ATBA Open 2011 will be seeded in the finals together with the top 23 bowlers who are qualified based on their 2-sets scored to complete the 24 finalists of the Masters Events of Group III – All Ladies.
9.1. Seeded bowlers or champions from 9th ATBA Open are required to play 2-set of 3-games in order to be qualified in the Masters Events.
9.2. Masters Events shall be composed of Ten (10) games for the Group I-Mixed Open Division, Ten (10) Games for Group II - Men’s Classified Divisions and eight ( games for Group III – All Ladies Division.
9.3. There will be lane transfer after every game during the elimination round.
9.4. For Mixed Open and Men’s Classified Divisions, shoot-out for games 9th and 10th shall be applied. Ranked no. 1 after the 10-game series shall be declared as MASTERS CHAMPIONS for MIXED OPEN and for MEN’S CLASSIFIED DIVISIONS of the 10th ATBA OPEN.
9.5. For All ladies Divisions, shoot-out for games 7th and 8th shall be applied. Ranked no. 1 after the 8-game series shall be be declared as MASTERS CHAMPIONS of ALL LADIES DIVISION of the 10th ATBA OPEN.
10. SCHEDULE OF GAMES:
10.1. Qualifying round ( May 19, 2012) Saturday
Lane Dressing 12:00pm
Opening Ceremonies 1:00pm
1st Squad – roll off 1:30pm
2nd Squad – roll off 3:00pm
3rd Squad – roll off 5:00pm
Lane Dressing 6:00pm
4th Squad – roll off 7:00pm
5th Squad – roll off 8:00pm
6th Squad – roll off 9:00pm
10.2. Qualifying round (May 20 - 25, 2012) Sunday to Friday
Lane Dressing 10:00am
1st Squad – roll off 11:00am
2nd Squad – roll off 12:00pm
3rd Squad – roll off 1:00pm
4th Squad – roll off 3:00pm
5th Squad – roll off 4:00pm
6th Squad – roll off 5:00pm
7th Squad – roll off 7:00pm
8th Squad – roll off 8:00pm
9th Squad – roll off 9:00pm
10th Squad – roll off 10:00pm
10.3. Qualifying round (May 26, 2012) Saturday
Lane Dressing 7:00pm
1st Squad – roll off 8:00pm
2nd Squad – roll off 9:00pm
3rd Squad – roll off 10:00pm
10.4. MASTERS EVENTS - FINALS
Group III - Ladies Division May 26,2012, Saturday
Registration & Lane Dressing 9:00am
Call for Reserves 9:30am
Roll-Off (Center Time) 9:45am
Group II – Men’s Classified Division May 26, 2012, Saturday
Registration & Lane Dressing 2:00pm
Call for Reserves 2:30pm
Roll-Off (Center Time) 2:45pm
Group I – Mixed Open Division May 27,2012, Sunday
Registration & Lane Dressing 10:00am
Call for Reserves 10:30am
Roll-Off (Center Time) 10:45am
Awarding of Winners will be done immediately after each Masters Events.
11. TIE BREAKING RULES:
QUALIFYING: The bowler with the least difference between the highest and the lowest game (including handicap) of his/her series shall occupy the higher position.
MASTERS: If the tie occurs during the step ladder match, it will be broken in a 9th & 10th frame roll off
If the tie occurs during the elimination rounds in the 1st to 5th standings, the bowler with the least difference between the highest and lowest game (including handicap) shall occupy the higher position.
12.1 The bowler must pay all fees before playing any event unless prior arrangement is made with the organizing committee.
12.2 FEE'S are as follows:
12.2.1 Entry Fee – P 2,600.00 – one-time fee which includes 2-blocks of 3-games.
12.2.2 Re-try - P 650.00 per bowler ( 1-block of 3-games ).
12.2.3 Upgrade - P 500.00 – one-time fee, but still need to bowl 2-blocks of 3-games.
12.3 MASTERS EVENTS FINALS FEE
12.3.1 Group I - Mixed Open Division – P 2,800.00 (10-games)
12.3.2 Group II – Men’s Classified Division – P 2,500.00 (10-games)
12.3.3 Group III – All Ladies - P 2,200.00 (8-games)
Reservations to play in a particular squad are allowed on a first-come first-serve basis provided the corresponding fees are paid upon reservation.
No refund of fees will be made after the payment has been accepted. Participants who failed to show up on time for their scheduled squad, all fees for this entry will automatically be forfeited. The tournament committee or any appointed official/s on duty, reserves the right to sell, allocate or reassign such forfeited entries.
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 sheets, it is presumed that the score is correct and no protest on such basis shall be entertained. A tournament official immediately upon discovery of such error must correct errors in scoring or in calculation in the tournament play. Questionable errors shall be declared/decided by the Tournament Committee. Any player who deliberately tampers his/her score sheet shall be disqualified immediately from further participation in the tournament.
16. OPEN BOWLING:
When the tournament has started, participants shall not be allowed to play open bowling regardless of lane availability in the venue of the tournament.
17. MISSING OR DOWN PIN(S):
A frame with missing pin(s), once the ball is rolled shall be treated as a good ball, a frame with fallen or down pin(s) on the pin deck must be reset. All bowlers are entrusted to monitor and abide by this rule. Bowlers are not allowed to reset the pins; only lane men, tournament officials and official scorers are allowed.
18. LANE ASSIGNMENT:
Games shall be played in a pair of lanes immediately adjacent to each other as determined by drawing of lots.
19. LANE BREAKDOWN:
The tournament directors or his duly appointed officer of the day may authorize the transfer of the game to another pair of lanes due to equipment failures. An interrupted game or series must resume from the points or frames of interruption without practice bowling.
20. FOUL LINES:
Bowlers must at all times observe foul lines. If the automatic foul device becomes temporarily inoperative, the Tournament Committee shall assign Marshall to act as a foul judge. Official scorers are also designated to monitor fouls committed by bowlers and spectators shall not be permitted to interfere with the calls of the duly designated foul judge.
Uniform oiling shall be used throughout the tournament.
All protests must be done in writing and be addressed to the Tournament Committee within 24hrs. Otherwise, no protest shall be entertained thereafter. The decision of the Tournament Committee shall be final.
23. INTERPRETATION OF RULES AND REGULATIONS:
23.1 The Tournament Committee shall be the sole interpreter of these rules and regulations. Its decision
shall be final.
23.2 World Tenpin Bowling Association and PBC rules shall apply to matters not covered by these rules.
24.1. MASTERS EVENT FINALS
Group I – OPEN (MIXED) Division
Champion P 60,000.00 plus trophy
1st Runner-Up P 25,000.00 plus trophy
2nd Runner-Up P 12,000.00 plus trophy
Group II – Men’s Classified Division
Champion P 40,000.00 plus trophy
1st Runner-Up P 18,000.00 plus trophy
2nd Runner-Up P 9,000.00 plus trophy
Group III – All Ladies Division
Champion P 30,000.00 plus trophy
1st Runner-Up P 12,000.00 plus trophy
2nd Runner-Up P 6,000.00 plus trophy
24.2. SPECIAL PRIZES
24.2.1. Perfect Game (PhP 10,000)
If more than one Perfect Gamer, 50% shall be allocated for the 1st.
Remaining 50% shall be divided equally among succeeding perfect gamers.
Full amount shall be given to the 1st Perfect Gamer if there will be no other perfect gamers.
24.2.2. Best Squad - All Division
Bowlers with the highest block (1 set of 3 games) series per division shall receive P6000 each.
For inquiries & reservations, please feel free to call any of the following Tournament Committee:
DONNE ENRIQUE TINIO – 09327670981 ZALDY NACIONAL – 09209581021
President – ATBA Vice President, - ATBA
ALVIN CALDERON - 09274037479 DENIS JALANDOON - 09175239080
Tournament Director - ATBA ATBA Technical Committee, Chairman
RON SY – 09171234567 ARCHIE PERTEZ – 0918-9291426
ATBA Technical Committee, Member Tournament Support Group
Email address: email@example.com
JHUN GELLA – 09178736225
ATBA Technical Committee, Member
StarMall (Metropolis, Alabang) Bowling Center – Bowling Center ( 02 ) 809-9120 / Telefax: 809-9130
c/o Ms. CARMEN MAGTIBAY
Center Manager, Astrobowl
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