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ST. JOE VALLEY USBC
YOUTH TOURNAMENT

Tournament Details

DATES & TIMES

TEAM EVENT

February 24, 2024

First Squad Start: 9:30 AM

Second Squad Start: 2:00 PM

SINGLES & DOUBLES

February 25, 2024

First Squad Start: 9:00 AM

Second Squad Start: 2:00 PM

LOCATION

Parkway Lanes

1504 Chestnut Street

Mishawaka, IN 46545

COST

$35 per bowler for ALL events

Tournament Standings

Tournament Rules

  1. No tobacco, drinking, playing of electronic games, use of cellular telephones or unnecessary delay of game will be tolerated during the tournament.

  2. All bowlers will use their highest current league average with a minimum of 9 games completed as of December 15, 2023.

  3. Bowlers who do not have at least 9 games completed may use their current league average, provided the bowler brings to the Tournament Director a certification of average from their coach. If not, the bowler must bowl SCRATCH.

  4. All entrants MUST be a certified member of the USBC and the St. Joe Valley Association.

  5. Proper attire must be worn at all times. Shirts must be worn. NO SHIRTS OR EQUIPMENT WITH OBSCENE ADVERTISING, LIQUOR OR SMOKING ADVERTISEMENTS WILL BE ALLOWED. NO HALTER TOPS, HAT AND/OR SHORT SHORTS WILL BE ALLOWED. The Tournament Officials will decide questionable attire. All necessary undergarments must be worn. Any breach of these standards will result in the loss of bowling privileges.

  6. THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES AND FEES WILL BE JANUARY 6, 2024 @ 5 PM.

  7. Teams shall consist of 4 bowlers (boys, girls or co-ed). Doubles shall consist of 2 boys, 2 girls or co-ed.

  8. Falsification of any entry will result in automatic disqualification from the tournament and loss of entry fees.

  9. After the official scorer and individual contestant have turned in a score sheet, it cannot be changed except where this is an obvious error in scoring (changes such as this can only be done by a tournament official). Score sheets cannot be recopied. All corrections must be on the original score sheets. NO BLIND SCORES WILL BE PERMITTED.

  10. Coaches must check in their bowlers at the tournament office NO LATER THAN 30 minutes before their scheduled start time.

  11. Bowlers arriving late must start bowling in the frame the shift is bowling in at the time he/she is ready to bowl. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO CATCH UP MISSED FRAMES.

  12. No switching dates, times or line-ups after the schedule is set up. In case of an emergency, it will at the Tournament Officials discretion to make any changes.

  13. Handicap is based on 100% of the difference of the bowlers average and 210.

  14. Handicap award and only 1st place scratch awards will be given in each division. Scholarships and a plaque will be awarded in scratch all events only. Awards will be given to all top finishers based on 1 to 10 entry ratio.

  15. You will bowl singles first then doubles events. Multiple entries will be accepted.

    1. No more than 2 of the same bowlers on a 4 person team.

    2. A bowler must change partners to bowl doubles again.

    3. A bowler may re-enter in the singles & doubles division. Only the highest score will be awarded prizes.

    4. A bowlers first set in each event will make up his/hers all events.

  16. FOOD AND DRINKS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BOWLERS CIRCLE!!

  17. Only persons with official tournament business will be allowed in the bowler’s area.

  18. This tournament will be conducted using the unisex format.

  19. NO FLASH CAMERAS MAY BE USED DURING THE TOURNAMENT.

  20. No refunds will be allowed.

  21. APPEALS MUST BE FILED WITHIN 24 HOURS OF PARTICIPATION TO THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR.

 

All fees must accompany entry application or entry will be returned.

COACHES: Include a league standing sheet with bowler’s current averages dated 12/15/23 with tournament applications.

Tournament date/times are on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Make checks payable to: SJV USBC

Mail Entries to: SJV USBC, PO Box 10038, South Bend, IN 46680

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