264 South Pine St. Burlington, WI 53105
Just a reminder that with any extended house tournament, T&C has up to thirty (30) days to review, compile, and distribute prize checks to winners.
The 30 days starts upon the completion of the final squad for affected tournaments. All winners will receive their winnings by US Mail; therefore, it is important that we have your CORRECT ADDRESS on file. Please verify this with the tournament office prior to bowling!
Second Annual One-Day Scratch Tournament Series Sponsored by Miller Lite
Open Division event Completed
50 & Over Division bowls Sunday, April 8th at 11:00 AM Sharp
50 & Over Division allows bowlers of at least 50 years of age as of 11/19/17.
(The WOMEN'S DIVISION was cancelled due to low entries.)
Registration starts 60 minutes prior to tournament start.
You will draw for bracket seed at check-in.
Practice starts 10 minutes prior to squad time listed.
Cost: $80 per bowler. Breakdown of cost listed on entry blank (see below).
Projected First Place Prize
50 & Over: $600 (based on FULL FIELD of 32 bowlers)
NOTE: A MINIMUM of 24 bowlers is needed in order to conduct the event.
All prizes paid out at a ratio of 1 out of 4, and is pro-rated based on division entries.
(The prize fund has been reworked from 2016 in order to pay more on the bottom.)
All bowlers start with a three-game match against the same bowler.
Higher total pinfall in each individual match advances to the winners bracket; lower total pinfall advances to the losers bracket.
After the initial match, all subsequent head-to-head matches will be one game.
One you lose TWICE, including the initial 3-game match, you are eliminated.
We will NOT be re-oiling between matches. There will be no practice between games. During matches where another bowler has a bye, there will be a pair made available for shadow balls.
Oiling pattern to be used will be "Beaten Path".
To Register: Download & print an entry blank (new screen, two-page PDF file) and submit that (with your entry fee) to T&C. (Entry on first page, rules [including modifications from last year] on second page.)
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2018 Annual Towne & Country Lanes 9-Pin Tap Tournament
When: April 7th, 2018 through May 26th, 2018, with entries closing at 4:00 PM on May 26th, 2018
(PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU RECEIVED AN ENTRY IN THE MAIL, IT HAS AN INCORRECT END DATE OF THE 28TH OF MAY, WHICH IS MEMORIAL DAY. T&C IS CLOSED ON MEMORIAL DAY.)
Bowl as often as you wish. You may cash once within the top ten positions, but can cash multiple times from positions #11 and lower
Based on 500 entries, potential First Place prize can be $500. Less than 500 entries, prize list will be pro-rated and adjusted accordingly.
Cost: $30.00 per bowler, per entry. Men and Women bowl together and compete for the total prize (no separate divisions).
Squad leaders of a squad of 18 paid bowlers will receive a free entry. To confirm a squad reservation a deposit of $30 must be made.
This is a 9-Pin Tap tournament:
A Strike is a Strike
A 9-count on the first ball is a strike
All other counts get thrown for a spare as usual.
Handicap is 80% of 215, using 2016-17 highest average for 21 games minimum.
Without an average from last season, use highest 2015-16 average, or current average.
Still no average? Men use 180, women use 150
Bowlers having averages of 125 or less shall use 125 for handicapping purposes.
Fifteen-pin rule applies.
A score of 900 is considered the maximum score allowed.
One out of every ten bowlers will cash.
Entry blanks due into tournament office at least one week prior to squad.
To Register a SQUAD: Download and print BOTH PAGES of the entry form (page one) (page two) here.
(Page ONE has the Squad Times listing & rules. Page TWO is the actual entry blank for the squad.)
Return them in person, or through FAX at 262-763-3231, or by US mail at:
Towne & Country Lanes
264 S. Pine Street
Burlington, WI 53105
(Please allow at least seven days for the US mail to process. Not responsible for lost or misdirected entries).
To Register as an INDIVIDUAL: Call us at 262-763-7333, stop in, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individual bowlers will be fit in to open squad spots as available.
46th Annual Towne & Country Lanes Handicap Team Tournament
When: April 6, 2018 through May 26th, 2018, with entries closing at 7:00 PM on May 26th, 2018
High Roller Squad is Friday, May 11th at 7:00 PM SHARP (PAID Entries only will guarantee a spot for this squad)
Team captains check-in is 45 minutes prior to each shift start
IMPORTANT FOR 2018: Handicapping and Entering Average requirements HAVE CHANGED for 2018, so please be sure to print & read BOTH PAGES of the entry blank.
First place Team prize is $4000.00 guaranteed
Second place Team prize is $2000.00 guaranteed
Cost: $150 per team, per entry ($30 per bowler)
Handicapping is 90% of 225
Average shall be taken from 2016-17 highest USBC average (21 games minimum); if none, then from 2015-16 (21 games minimum).
If still none, then highest current USBC average for minimum of 21 games.
If still none, then those affected bowlers will bowl scratch with a 225 average base.
For average base, the HIGHEST average will be taken from the following:
(1) Standard USBC League
(2) Sport or Challenge leage converted average using USBC conversion chart, minimum 21 games
(3) USBC Open and/or USBC Women's Open Championship converted average, minimum 27 games
Fifteen pin rule (where current average is 15 or more pins greater than previous book average) shall use current average over any previous book averages.
USBC Sanction Cards need to be shown at time of bowling
Associate & Special participation USBC memberships can be purchased on-site (see rules)
Team Prize ratio is 1 out of every 5 teams cashing
Anyone organizing a FULL squad of six teams or greater will receive $50
Special squad times available upon request
Brackets available upon request for organized squads
To facilitate the check-in progress, entry blanks are due in to the tournament office SEVEN DAYS (one week) prior to bowling. (This allows squads to start on time)
Tournament dates are not guaranteed unless completed entry blanks with prize fees are returned to the tournament office seven days (one week) prior to time of bowling.
Prize fee, part of the $150 entry fee mentioned above, is $75/team.
OPTIONAL SINGLES EVENT
Optional Singles will be available as a separate add-on event for $5 per bowler, per entry. Entry must be purchased PRIOR to squad start.
Multiple entries are allowed on Optionals. Cash ONCE within the top ten positions, and multiple times from positions 11 and lower.
Separate Optional events for Men and Women.
Prize ratio for Optionals is 1 out of every 10 cashing, within each event.
USBC Parental Consent Rule #13 applies for minor bowlers, and must be obtained prior to squad start. Failure to comply will result in Team disqualification.
To Register: Download BOTH PAGES of the entry blank and print them on your computer here (Page One) (Page Two). Complete and return to Towne & Country with applicable fees.
To HOLD a spot: CALL us at 262-763-7333 or email at email@example.com. Your completed entry blank will still be required prior to bowling.
Remember PAID ENTRIES will be automatically given reservation preference. ALL entries on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sending a completed entry via FAX?
Mailing in an entry?
Towne & Country Lanes
264 S. Pine Street
Burlington, WI 53105
Not responsible for lost or misdirected entries. Please allow seven days for the US Mail to reach us