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|Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:15 am Post subject: 17TH PTBA-CROWN PIPES OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS JULY 6-14, 2019
| 17th PTBA-Crown Pipes Open Championship
July 6 to July 14, 2019
Playdium Bowling Center, Quezon City
RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. ORGANIZATION & ELIGIBILITY
This 17th PTBA-Crown Pipes Open Championship is organized by the Playdium Tenpin Bowling Association (PTBA) and duly sanctioned by the Philippine Bowling Federation (PBF) and is open to all PBF members in good standings. This tournament is he 11th Stop of the 2019 PBF Regional Circuit. WB playing rules and regulations shall apply on matters not covered herein.
2. AVERAGES & DIVISIONS
Average will be based on the latest PBF lists of averages. Bowlers without established averages shall furnish a copy of their average certification from their respective association signed by their President or Secretary; otherwise they will be classified as Class O bowlers with an average of 196 for male and 186 for female. The Tournament Committee has the right to assign or change bowler’s classification with questionable average.
There are 6 divisions & Bowlers are classified according to the latest PBF listing of averages. Classifications are as follows:
Mixed Open Masters (Class O) 196 & above (M) / 186 & above (L)
Men’s Graded Masters (Class A) 181 – 195
Men’s Associate Masters (Class B) 161 – 180
Mixed Ladies Masters (Class A & B) 161 – 185
Mixed Rookie Masters 160 & below
Mixed Senior Masters 50 yrs old & above (born in 1969 & earlier)
The handicap below will be used for the following events:
1. Mixed Ladies Masters Event
2. All members of National & Youth Pool (Male) will get “0” hdcp, National & Youth Pool (Female) will get “8” hdcp and will be automatically upgraded to Mixed Open Division.
Average Handicap (Ladies)
Class A 171 – 185 0
Class B 170 & below 8
3. Mixed Seniors Masters Event (Born in 1969 & before)
The handicap below will be used for the Mixed Seniors Masters Events:
For Mixed Senior Division, bowlers will be given a BONUS handicap as follows:
For Senior whose ages from 61-70 will be given +4 on top of his handicap (as of 1958 to 1949)
For Senior whose ages from 71& above will be given +8 on top of his handicap. (as of 1948 or lower)
Proof of Identification must be presented for authentication. (Senior Card, Driver’s License, etc.)
Average Handicap (Men) Handicap (Ladies)
181 & above 0 8
176 – 180 2 10
171 – 175 4 12
166 – 170 6 14
161 – 165 8 16
156 – 160 10 18
151 – 155 13 21
150 & below 16 24
4. Mixed Rookie Masters Event
The handicap below will be used for the Mixed Rookie Masters Event:
Average Handicap (Men) Handicap (Ladies)
156 – 160 0 8
151 – 155 4 12
146 – 150 8 16
141 – 145 12 20
140 & below 16 24
All entries shall be duly accomplished, and the corresponding payments shall be submitted to the PTBA Registration Table at the Playdium Bowling Center, except those entries which are on “CHARGE ACCOUNT,” All entries shall be subject to the availability of lane and squad. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to accept or reject entry, as well as adjust the playing schedule as the need arises or the situation warrants.
6. 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.
Bowlers are required to wear proper bowling uniform except sleeveless shirt. Shorts are not allowed for male participants. Every bowler is expected to be properly dressed for bowling. The Tournament Committee shall not allow a participant to bowl without the required uniform.
There will be six (6) divisions for the events: Mixed Class O, Men’s Graded, and Men’s Associate, Mixed Ladies, Mixed Senior, Mixed Rookie Master Division.
a. Master Qualifying (MQ) – consists of a 3-game series plus handicap (Ladies/Senior/Rookie Division). Best of two (2) sets shall be considered to qualify for the master’s championship in any division. Any bowler may play as many sets as he/she wants to try for their best qualifying games. Double entries are allowed provided that this has been declared with the Secretariat prior to the start of the squad and corresponding fees will be charged.
Maximum Score is “300” including handicap.
9. MASTERS EVENT
a. Mixed Open Masters – this is open to all male and female bowlers. Top 24 qualifiers (5 qualifying slots reserved for female and the Defending Champion) shall play a 12-game series with handicap with lane movement every game and positioning on the last game. Female bowlers will be given a handicap of +8. Top 4 bowlers after 12 games will be declared winners. Special Prize for the Top non-winning female bowler in case the Top 4 is all male bowlers. All members of National Youth Pool (Boys & Girls) will be automatically upgraded to Mixed Open Division
b. Men’s Graded Masters – this is open to male bowlers with an average not exceeding 195. Top 24 qualifiers shall play a 10-game series with lane movement every game and positioning on the last game. Top 4 bowlers after 10 games will be declared winners.
c. Men’s Associate Masters – this is open to male bowlers with an average not exceeding 180. Top 40 qualifiers shall play an 10 game series with lane movement every game and positioning on the last game. Top 4 bowlers after 8 games will be declared winners.
d. Mixed Senior Masters – this open to male and female bowlers whose age are 50 years old (born in 1969) shall be allowed to play. Top 40 qualifiers shall play 10 game series with lane movement after every game and positioning on the last game. Top 4 bowlers after 10 games will be declared winners.
e. Mixed Ladies Masters – this is open to all female bowlers with an average not exceeding 185. Top 15 (5 graded (171-185)/5 associate (161 -170)/5 mixed) bowlers shall play 8 game series with lane movement every game and positioning on the last game. Top 4 bowlers after 8 games will be declared winners.
f. Mixed Rookie Masters – this is open to all male and female bowlers with an average not exceeding 160 and who have not been Champion in any PBF Sanctioned regular Masters Events. (e.g. Rookie, Associate, Graded, Open Masters). Top 15 qualifiers shall play 8 game series with lane movement every game and positioning on the last game. Top 4 bowlers after 8 games will be declared winners.
10. TIE BREAKING PROCEDURE
When a tie occurs in any position of the qualifying and the master’s event, the bowler with the lower handicap shall occupy the higher position. In case of another tie, least difference between the highest and the lowest game (including handicap) of the series shall occupy the higher position.
11. BOWLING BALLS
Bowling balls used in the tournament must comply with legality rules. Markers of any kind, except inherent marks on the ball itself, are not allowed. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to examine the ball used by the participant. Use of illegal balls is a ground for disqualification of a participant from the tournament and the erring bowler shall stripped off of all his/her winnings, position or standing. Altering the surface of bowling ball during games is not allowed.
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. For team and doubles event, the designated captain must sign the score sheets. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. LANE ASSIGNMENT
Games shall be played in a pair of lanes immediately adjacent to each other as determined by drawing of lots.
16. LANE BREAKDOWN
If a single pair of lanes becomes unusable for more than twenty minutes before or during the squad games, any available lanes provided by the bowling center shall be assigned to affected participant(s) or shall wait for the next available squad. In case of machine breakdown during finals, vacant lanes shall be assigned to unaffected finalist. An interrupted game or series must resume from the point (frame) of interruption. No shadow bowling shall be allowed.
When a player chooses to discontinue his/her game during the finals, a marshal may designate a pacer if requested by the remaining player.
18. 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. Oiling Pattern 45th HK ITNL OPEN 42 FEET
20. SLOW BOWLING
Bowlers, who are in readiness to step on the approach to deliver a ball, shall have the following rights and obligations.
a. They may claim right of way over anyone moving to the approach or preparing to bowl on the lane immediately on their left.
b. Players ready to bowl when it is their turn should not delay to go to the approach, if a lane immediately adjacent to them on both sides is clear.
c. One lane courtesy.
Protest must be done in writing and addressed to the Tournament Committee not later than 24 hours after the game in which that infraction was committed on or prior to the awarding of prizes, whichever comes first. Otherwise such protest shall not be entertained. Under this rule, protest shall be specific in itself and the decision on the protest shall not be construed to cover a similar or previous violation. The decision of the Tournament Committee is final and cannot be appealed.
22. RESTRICTIONS AT BOWLER’S AREA
a. Other than the registered players, tournament officials and coaches of players/team shall be allowed to enter the bowler’s area.
b. Only one registered coach shall be allowed for each bowler.
c. When leaving the playing area during the competition, the bowler is requested to ask permission from the marshal or any tournament official.
d. Smoking, eating and drinking alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the bowler’s area are strictly prohibited.
e. Bowlers are not allowed to use powder or any other substances to enhance slides in the lanes. Bowling shoes must be wiped off before one attempts to start bowling.
23. INTERPRETATION OF RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Tournament Committee shall be the sole interpreter of these rules and regulations. Its decision shall be final.
24. TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE
Chairman: Benny Dytoc
Date 11AM 12NN 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
July 6 Sat Opening Ceremonies MQ MQ MQ MQ OILING MQ MQ MQ MQ
July 7 Sun MQ MQ MQ MQ MQ OILING MQ MQ MQ MQ MQ
July 8 Mon MQ MQ MQ MQ MQ OILING MQ MQ MQ MQ
July 9 Tue MQ MQ MQ MQ MQ OILING MQ MQ MQ MQ
July 10 Wed MQ MQ MQ MQ MQ OILING MQ MQ MQ MQ
July 11 Thur MQ MQ MQ MQ MQ OILING MQ MQ MQ MQ
July 12 Fri MQ MQ MQ MQ Men’s Associate Masters Finals
Reg. 6pm Call on Res 6:45pm Roll Off 7pm
July 13 Sat Mixed Open Masters Finals
Reg. 12nn Call on Reserves 12:45pm Roll Off 1Pm Mixed Ladies & Mixed Rookies Masters Finals
Reg. 7pm Call on Res 7:45pm Roll Off 8pm
July 14 Sun Mixed Senior Masters Finals
Reg. 11am Call on Reserves 11:45am Roll Off 12nn Men’s Graded Masters Finals
Reg. 6pm Call on Res 6:45pm Roll Off 7pm
Divisions Date Registration Call on Reserves Roll Off
Men’s Associate July 12 (Fri) 6:00 PM 6:45 PM 7:00 PM
Mixed Open July 13 (Sat) 12:00 NN 12:45 PM 1:00 PM
Mixed Ladies July 13 (Sat) 7:00 PM 7:45 PM 8:00 PM
Mixed Rookies July 13 (Sat) 7:00 AM 7:45 AM 8:00AM
Mixed Senior July 14 (Sun) 11:00 AM 11:45 AM 12:00 NN
Men’s Graded July 14 (Sun) 6:00 PM 6:45 PM 7:00 PM
Registration 3,300.00 includes (2 sets of Qualifying)
All Division 600.00
Note: Bowlers can also include their Qualifying in the Seniors Division at the same time by paying additional P300.00 only.
Mixed Open Division 3,500.00
Men’s Graded Division 3,300.00
Men’s Associate Division 3,300.00
Mixed Senior Division 3,300.00
Mixed Ladies Division 2,500.00
Mixed Rookies Division 2,500.00
5. AWARDS AND PRIZES
MASTERS CHAMPION 1st Runner-Up 2nd Runner-Up 3rd Runner-Up 4th Runner-Up 5th Runner-Up
MIXED OPEN 50,000.00 25,000.00 12,500.00 6,000.00 n/a n/a
MEN’S GRADED 40,000.00 20,000.00 10,000.00 5,000.00 n/a n/a
MEN’S ASSOCIATE 40,000.00 20,000.00 10,000.00 5,000.00 2,500.00 2,000.00
MIXED SENIORS 40,000.00 20,000.00 10,000.00 5,000.00 2,500.00 2,000.00
MIXED LADIES 20,000.00 10,000.00 5,000.00 2,500.00 n/a n/a
MIXED ROOKIES 20,000.00 10,000.00 5,000.00 2,500.00 n/a n/a
SPECIAL PRIZE: (Mixed Open Division only) P5,000.00 will be given to the Top Female Bowler finisher in case all Top 4 winners are male bowlers.
PERFECT “300”GAME PRIZES
1ST PERFECT GAME P5,000.00
2ND PERFECT GAME P5,000.00
3RD PERFECT GAME P5,000.00
4TH PERFECT GAME P5,000.00
5TH PERFECT GAME P5,000.00
For inquiries, please call:
Playdium Bowling Center - (632) 732-0289 / 732-0304 / 742-6217 / 414-2734
- (0995) 991-3487 GLOBE (0922) 367-7467 (SUN)
Benny Dytoc - (0917) 128-1118 GLOBE
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