Bowling

Director: Marlene Stephenson

Assistants: Sue Brooks, Annette Chugg, Donna Jo Judson, Sid Spilseth and Sheri Wood, Karen Foss

Events:
Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Team, Strictly Scratch Singles, All Events-Scratch & Handicap

Schedule:
Monday, Oct. 16, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm - Singles and Doubles Qualifier
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm - Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Qualifier
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm - Singles and Mixed Double Qualifier, Strictly Scratch and Teams play
Thursday, Oct. 19, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm – Team play, Singles and Doubles Finals
Friday, Oct. 20, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm – Singles and Mixed Doubles Finals  
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:00 am - Sport Social and Awards

Venues:
Dixie Bowl - 146 East City Center, St. George
Sunset West Lanes - 1476 West Sunset Boulevard, St. George

Divisions:
Singles: 5-Year Age Brackets
Doubles: 5-Year Age Brackets
Mixed Doubles: 5-Year Age Brackets
Strictly Scratch Singles: Averages (See Below)
Team: No Age Divisons (Based on team averages )
All Events - Scratch and Handicap: 5-Year Age Brackets

Age Divisions: 
Individuals / Partners: 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+, 90+, 95+, 100+
Games officials reserve the right to cancel any event or combine age divisions due to insufficient entries

Sport Fee:
$15 Per Event - Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Team Events
$ 5 All Events-Scratch and Handicap

 Registration Rules:
• The total number of bowlers will be limited to 350 or full squads. Register early!
• Bowling participants may not enter other sports scheduled during their Bowling event(s)
• Tournament is USBC Certified (#04009) – USBC membership is required
• If a participant is not a USBC member, he/she must purchase a Membership card or pay a $5 Participation Fee
• Average will be verified using USBC data
• Participants may enter Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Team, All Events-Scratch and All Events-Handicap, but may enter each event only once
• For doubles and team events, you and your partner MUST be registered before your individual registrations can be finalized and your team/partnership scheduled to compete
• If you need a partner in any doubles or team event, check PartnerFinder on our website for a listing, by sport, of individuals looking for partners. Incomplete partnerships will not be scheduled
• Women with a 160+ average and Men with a 170+ average may also enter Strictly Scratch Singles
• For Doubles and Mixed Doubles, the age division will be determined by the age of the youngest partner
• For Strictly Scratch Singles, the divisions will be:
Women - 160-184 Average
Men - 170-184 Average
Women & Men - 185-199 Average
Women & Men - 200+ Average
• Teams will consist of four people. They may be all men, all women or any combination of men and women. There will be no age divisions but, depending on the number of registrations, teams may be divided into A, B, C & D divisions. Entries will be limited to 90 Teams.

Format / Rules:
• The entering average shall be the highest USBC Certified Book Average of at least 21 games using  the following list of priorities in order (a) through (e):
(a) 2016-2017 Highest USBC Certified Book Average of 21 games or more
(b) 2016 Highest Summer USBC Certified Book Average of 21 games or more
(c) 2015-2016 Highest USBC Certified Book Average of 21 games or more
(d) 2016-2017 USBC Certified Composite Average for all bowlers who do not have 21 games or more in one (1) league
(e) 2015-2016 USBC Certified Composite Average for all bowlers who do not have 21 games or more in one (1) league
• Any bowler with an uncertified average must use an average determined by the Tournament Director with 135 being the minimum average for women and 165 being the minimum average for men
• Rules 319a-2, 319c, 319d and 319e are not in effect. Rule 319a-3 applies - bowlers are responsible
for verifying their own average, whether submitted by the bowler, the team captain or others
• Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles will each have three games of qualifying and three games of finals. The top 25% Scratch and the top 25% Handicap scores of the qualifying series will advance to the Finals but depending on the number of registrations in certain events, the number advancing may be adjusted by the Tournament Director
• Team Event will bowl three games of finals only
• All Events: A bowler MUST bowl (1) of each event as follows: A Qualifying Singles Event, the FIRST Qualifying Doubles Event (Men, Women or Mixed), and Team Finals to qualify for an award in ALL EVENTS
• Strictly Scratch Singles will be one four-game competition, changing lanes for each game
• Participants must present their Huntsman World Senior Games ID Badge and either their 2016-2017 USBC card (or a receipt for purchase thereof) at the on-site check-in desk prior to their first event. Participants will not be permitted to bowl until they show their USBC sanction card. Participants unable to present their USBC Membership card will be required to pay a $5 participation fee. Participants who pay the $5.00 participation fee are not eligible for USBC awards (USBC Rule Book, Rule #300c-1b)
NOTE: Modifications may be made to the event schedule to accommodate the final number of bowlers in the various events. Final events may not be bowled in the same Bowling Center as Qualifying Events

Medals: 
• Scratch takes Precedence over Handicap
• Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles – In each age division, the three highest scratch totals and the three highest handicap totals of the finals competition will win Gold, Silver and Bronze medals (each Medalist will be eligible to receive only one medal per event)
• Team – In each division, the top three scratch and the top three Handicap teams (with no team receiving two awards) will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. Medals will not be awarded by age division
• Strictly Scratch Singles – In each division, the three highest scratch series will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals
• All Events – Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be awarded to the top three women and men in each age division with the highest total scores in the qualifying rounds for Singles, Doubles (or Mixed Doubles if not bowling Doubles) and Team events (each Medalist will be eligible to receive only one medal)
• Overall Champions – Overall Champion medal will be awarded to the woman and man with the most pins-over-average scored in qualifying series in Singles, Doubles (or Mixed Doubles if not bowling Doubles) and Team events
• Special Huntsman World Senior Games Club Pins will be awarded as follows: 
Bowlers with an average of 140 or less will be eligible for 175+, 200+, 225+ and 250 + Game Pins and 500+, 525+, 600+ and 700+ Series Pins
Bowlers with an average of 175 or less will be eligible for 200+, 225+ and 250+ Game Pins and 525+, 600+ and 700+ Series Pins
Bowlers with an average of 176 to 190 will be eligible for 225+ and 250+ Game Pins and 600+ and 700+ Series Pins Bowlers with an average of 191 and higher will be eligible for 250+ Game Pins and 700+ Series Pins. Each bowler is eligible for a maximum of one of each pin. 
• All medals will be awarded at the Sport Social

Sport Social: (ID Badge or Ticket Required)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 21
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Washington County Legacy Park (Fairgrounds), 5500 West 700 South, Hurricane, UT