Each tournament will host two separate winners. Handicap
(APH) and Scratch (OPEN).
Must possess a MSCBA Card. Card cost is $15.00 with
15 free games. Card makes you eligible for both Handicap
and Scratch prizes.
$40.00 (10 strings) $30.00 (5 strings)
When entering an event you must declare if you are
bowling APH, OPEN or BOTH. If both then you must pay
an additional $17.00 at tournament site. This can
not be changed once tournament has started.
APH - OPENS: Pays 1 out of 6 entries
- Average will be based on 140
and 40 strings are needed for finals.
| Vacationland B.C.
|Big 20 Bowling Ctr
|Good Time Lanes
Lisbon Falls, ME
|Hobbs Lucky Lanes
|Mar. 29,30 Apr. 5,6
||Pearson Classic (10 stings) HDC
||Good Time Lanes
Lisbon Falls, ME
10 string events
Sundays 9:00am & 1:00pm
5 person team events
1. Tournaments are Handicap only
2. Cost is $25.00
3. Event List: Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles –
all 5 strings
4. In House scores will be combined to form interhouse
Held at Bangor-Brewer Lanes,
Dates: Apr. 19, 20, 27
1. Each tournament will be Handicap
Classic Singles, Doubles, Mixed
Doubles, Mixed Teams & Teams will be Open finals.
Winners of each event will be Open State Champions
if the bowler involved declared they are in fact competing
in the "Open division".
Held at Good Time Lanes,
40 Strings are required to qualify for the Open eliminations
plus the $25 entry fee must be paid to the home lanes
proprietor. The home lanes proprietor must forward
this information to the MSCBA statistician before
the Classic Singles in October. If a bowler misses
one of the regular Classic events, the bowler may
use the 2 person or 3 person team event as a make
up. Low 2 5 strings or low 10 string will be dropped
if the bowler bowls more than 40 strings. Tie breaker
for Open All Events positions will be high 10 string
total. Top 12 Open men & women will qualify.
Lisbon Falls, ME
Dates: Apr. 25-27
May 2-4, 9-11, 16-18
Must bowl a minimum of 40 strings in the MSCBA Classic.
$40.00 (10 strings) $30.00 (5 strings)
4. Event List:
Singles - 10 strings
Doubles - 1- strings
Mixed Doubles - 10
Mixed Teams - 5 strings
Teams - 5 strings
APH FINALS ELIMINATION-
$20.00 must be paid at time of 1st Spring Final Event
May 30, 31, June 1, 2008
3. Top 12 men & women qualify
4. Format: Top
4 receive bye in first
round, matches before final are 5 strings. Final match
is 10 strings.
Tournament reservations must be called in by bowler's
- All scheduled tournaments
shall be administered by designated directors selected
by the M.S.C.B.A. as its Tournament Director. The
Tournament Director shall be the chief supervisor
and representative of the M.S.C.B.A. for all sponsored
- These tournaments are open
to any bowler who has a current membership card in
the M.S.C.B.A. and must be shown upon request of the
Tournament Director. Cost of the membership card is
$15.00 and shall be payable upon signing up for your
- The Tournament Director reserves
the right to refuse any entry which does not abide
by the rules and regulations stipulated by the M.S.C.B.A.
- All bowlers must name their
home lanes when buying their M.S.C.B.A. card. Bowler’s
must bowl at least one Adult League in that house.
You must compete on a league and complete two-thirds
of the season. All Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Mixed Teams
and Teams will come from the same house for the tournament
- All Tournaments will be
governed by the existing rules in the I.C.B.A. Rule
Book. Foul line referees may be waved if automatic
foul detecting devices are available and in working
condition. Position of referee will be optional. Lob
balls will be called.
- PROPRIETOR’S ARE RESPONSIBLE
FOR ALL BOWLERS CALLED IN. Cancellations can be made
no later than Monday prior to the scheduled event.
If a cancellation has not been made by that time,
the bowler owns that spot and must pay the full amount
of entry fee if he/she does not show up. If the spot
can be filled by the Tournament Director prior to
the scheduled event, the bowler will then be relieved
of the responsibility of paying for that spot. The
Director shall maintain a Stand-By list.
- Each house will allow 10
minutes of free warm up before the tournament. It
is mandatory that all bowlers arrive at the site one
half hour before the tournament starts.
- Once a lane has been drawn
by a bowler, there will be no changing of lanes. NOTE:
Lane drawings will be held ½ hour before scheduled
flight time. If a bowler is not on hand for drawing
, a lane will be assigned to late bowlers.
- LATE COMERS: Bowlers failing
to show up before the Director fills in the open slots
by moving bowlers around prior to starting, must forfeit
their entry fee unless an opening is available on
another flight. Late bowlers can not bowl once a ball
has been rolled in that flight.
- Flight scheduling will be
done on a “First Come, First Serve” basis.
- All prize money will be
mailed out by the Treasurer to the winners upon verification
of all scores.
- Handicaps shall be based
on 95% of 140 for men and women. Effective in the
upcoming season all new bowlers handicap shall be
based on the highest known league average. Computer
Handicaps shall be used for all bowlers that have
at least 15 strings in the previous season.
- No fees will be returned
after entries have been received and the flight time
assigned, except in dire emergency such as fire, accident,
- If a tie occurs for any
reason, the tie will be broken by the highest single
and prize money will be given to the person or team
with the highest single.
- Prize money shall be distributed
according to the amount of entries in each event.
Prize schedules shall be posted at all tournament
- Multiple participation in
any one event is prohibited. You can only bowl ONCE
in any tournament.
- Flights may be added or
cancelled depending upon the number of entries at
the discretion of the Tournament Director.
- 40 tournament strings are
needed to participate in the Spring APH Finals. These
can be Open, APH and or Senior combined.
- Participating bowlers on
the current flight are the only ones allowed to keep
score unless the Tournament Director designates a
person or persons as scorekeepers.
- SANDBAGGING: For computer
information, any bowler scoring less then 80 pins
of his/her average for a ten string tournament or
40 pins for a 5 string tournament will be credited
for that tournament with his computer average minus
the above pins.
- A Junior bowler who participates
in any events during the year will not be eligible
to participate in Adult events in that same year.
Any person that has reached their 17th birthday and
has not participated in a Junior event during that
current tournament season may enter all the M.S.C.B.A.
Inc. Sponsored event as long as they qualify according
to all M.S.C.B.A. Inc. Rules and regulations.
- A new bowler entering a
tournament for the first time must have at least 30
strings in a member house.
- SPORTSMANSHIP CONDUCT: Any
participant attempting to damage any bowling equipment
by his/her action or conduct that is disruptive to
the proper administration of any event sponsored by
the M.S.C.B.A. shall receive a warning on the first
offense, and a zero shall be given for that frame.
If bowler commits second offense of the above, he
or she shall be pulled from the event and suspended
and a zero shall be given for that frame. A dummy
score (Average minus ten) shall be used on all Teams
for the suspended bowler. Third offense will receive
a written warning and inability to bowl in the next
stop. In any case where damage occurs by the results
of the above to any equipment in the host lanes, full
restitution must be made by the bowler for all damages.
Bowlers failing to make appropriate restitution shall
be suspended from bowling any M.S.C.B.A. Sponsored
event until restitution is made.