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Junior Orange Bowl Tournament Rules - 2004


Adult/Junior Handicap Doubles

  1. The Adult/Junior Doubles will be sanctioned with the ABC/WIBC/YABA through their local associations, and governed by their rules.

  2. Entry fee shall be $25.00 for the Adult/Junior Doubles ($10.00 lineage, $13.00 scholarship fund and $2.00 expense fee).

  3. Adult/Junior Doubles shall bowl 3 games on the same pair of lanes, handicap totals will determine division winners.

  4. The Adult/Junior Doubles shall consist of 5 squads with three (3) divisions. The tournament will be held on Friday, November 26, 2004. Squad times are: 9:00am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 5:00pm, and 8:00pm. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to squad. Re-entry is allowed in the following manner: same partner, only cash once, different partner, cash up to five times. All refunds must be approved by tournament director.

Junior Handicap & Scratch Singles

  1. The singles event will be sanctioned with the YABA through it’s local association, and governed by it’s rules.
  2. There will be four (4) divisions including those listed below, plus Division D - scratch.
  3. Entry fee shall be $25.00 ($10.00 lineage, $13.00 scholarship fund and $2.00 expense fee). The top 5 in each division will receive a memento and scholarship funds (to be determined after all entries close).
  4. Entrants will bowl 6 games, moving one pair to the right after each game. The top five (5) in each division shall advance to a PBA –TV style finals format on Sunday morning 10:00am.
  5. The first squad shall begin with check-in at 8:30am, Saturday, November 27, 2004. Paddock will be held at 8:45am. ALL ENTRANTS MUST BE CHECKED–IN PRIOR TO OPENING CEREMONIES! Opening ceremonies shall commence promptly at 9:00am. Competition will begin at 9:30am. Tournament second squad shall begin with check-in at 1:30pm, Saturday, November 27th, 2004. Paddock will be held at 1:45pm. Competition will begin at 2:00pm. Re-entry is allowed, but entrant may only cash once.

Joint Rules

  1. Both tournaments shall be divided into age groups based on the participating child’s age: Division A - up to 11 years old; Division B - 12 to 15 years old; Division C - 16 years old and up. Contestants age as of 8/1/04 shall determine division.
  2. Early entry deadline is November 19th, 2004 midnight. Entries received after that date, but postmarked by that date shall be accepted. Late entries shall be taken up to 15 minutes prior to squad time, however a $1.00 late fee will be assessed.
  3. Awards will be returned on a one in 7 ratio or major fraction thereof. Junior bowlers will receive an award and scholarship money (based on the number of entries in that division) and adults will receive an award. All allotted scholarship money, in both tournaments, will be returned 100% to the bowlers.
  4. Averages will be determined in the following order: a.) ABC/WIBC/YABA highest current yearbook of 21 or more games; b.) ABC/WIBC/YABA highest current sanctioned league average as of November 19th, 2004, of 21 or more games, (standing sheet and verification must accompany entry); c.) ABC/WIBC/YABA highest summer 2004 average of 21 or more games, whichever of B or C is higher (Local association secretary must verify); if none of the above, entrant MUST bowl scratch. ABC/WIBC rules 319c, 319a-2, and 319a-3 shall be enforced. Falsification of average will result in disqualification. The handicap for both tournaments will be 90% of 220.
  6. Awards presentation for the singles and the doubles will take place immediately following the TV Style finals on Sunday morning.
  7. Proper attire is required! No shorts, halters, tank tops, hats, chains, or clothing with objectionable pictures/words will be allowed.
  8. Early entrants will receive confirmation.
  9. Non-YABA members must purchase a card at the tournament site and will follow the rules stated above for average requirements. Non-ABC/WIBC members may purchase a participation card for a $5.00 fee and will follow the rules stated above for average requirements.
  10. Any rule not covered by these rules, are covered by ABC/WIBC/YABA.

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