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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

U.S. High School Bowling Foundation

2016
.U.S. High School Bowling
. National Championship
TM

 
BJI July '16 National Championship article July 30-31, 2016 -***- Ft. Lauderdale, Florida  

HOME....... HOTEL information

ALL Team entries are open ..... ALL Singles entries are open ..... SCHEDULE

 

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Friday, July 29th

Sawgrass Lanes has lanes available all day for practice until 5:30 p.m.

3 to 5:30 p.m. - Practice special of $1 per game available

6 p.m. - Non-required Coaches Meeting at about 6 p.m. to go over the tournament basics (maybe 1/2 hour)

6 to 8 p.m. - Lane rental available for $14 per hour
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SINGLES - Saturday, July 30th

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Check in ...also for late arrivals

8:30 to 8:45 a.m. - Opening ceremonies

9 a.m. - Practice

9:15 to 12:30 p.m. - All Singles bowlers play four games (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 1)

12:30 - Break for lunch and to re-oil

1:15 - Practice starts for Survivor Round 1 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 2)

2 p.m. - Practice starts for Survivor Round 2 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 3)

2:30 - Practice starts for Survivor Round 3 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 4)

3 p.m. - Practice starts for Survivor Round 4 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 5)

3:30 - Practice starts for Survivor Round 5 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 6)

4 p.m. - Practice starts for Survivor Round 6 - Singles Championship Matches


TEAM - Sunday, July 31st

8 a.m. to 8:30 - Check in for Teams

8:45 - Opening announcements

9 a.m. - Practice

9:15 to 1:30 p.m. - All Teams play three regular + three Baker games (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 1)

1:30 - Break for lunch and to re-oil

2:15 - Practice starts for Survivor Round 1 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 2)

3 p.m. - Practice starts for Survivor Round 2 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 3)

3:45 - Practice starts for Survivor Round 3 (top half of scores advance to Survivor Round 4)

4:30 - Practice starts for Survivor Round 4 - Team Championship Matches


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Day 1 - "SINGLES" U.S. High School Bowling National Championship
TM

Boys "Singles" Division & Girls "Singles" Division
(Number of bowlers advancing is based on an estimated field of 120 per division)

  • QUALIFYING ROUND: All bowlers play 4 games of regular bowling, moving lanes after each game.
    The top half (60 bowlers) with the highest four-game total pinfall in each division will advance to Survivor Round 1.. Total pinfall for each bowler will carry over into the next round.
  • SURVIVOR ROUND 1: All bowlers in the top-60 will play 1 additional game of regular bowling..
    The top half (30 bowlers) with the highest five-games of total pinfall in each division will advance to Survivor Round 3..
    Total pinfall for each bowler will carry over into the next round.
  • SURVIVOR ROUND 2: All bowlers in the top-30 will play 1 additional game of regular bowling.
    The top 15 bowlers with the highest six-games of total pinfal in each division will advance to Survivor Round 4..
    Total pinfall for each bowler will carry over into the next round.
  • SURVIVOR ROUND 3: All bowlers in the top-15 will play 1 additional game of regular bowling.
    The top 8 bowlers with the highest seven-games of total pinfall in each division will advance to "Elite Eight" Survivor Round.
    . ALL PINFALL IS DROPPED FOR THE 'ELITE EIGHT' ROUND.
  • "ELITE EIGHT" SURVIVOR ROUND: All bowlers play 1 game of regular bowling.. The top four (4) scores in each division will advance to the "Final Four" Survivor Round.. ALL PINFALL IS DROPPED FOR THE 'FINAL FOUR' ROUND.
  • "FINAL FOUR" SURVIVOR ROUND: All bowlers play 1 game of regular bowling.. The top two (2) scores in each division will advance to the "Championship" Survivor Round.. ALL PINFALL IS DROPPED FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.
  • "CHAMPIONSHIP" SURVIVOR MATCH: All bowlers play 1 game of regular bowling.. The highest
    game in each division will be declared the winner of their respective divisions.
    . The individual boys and girls winners will be the 2016 Boys "Singles" U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionTM and 2016 Girls "Singles" U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionTM.. Both "Singles" National Champions also win National Championship "Singles" RINGS.

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Day 2 - "TEAM" U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM

Boys "Team" Division & Girls "Team" Division
(Number of teams advancing is based on an estimated field of 16 teams per division)

  • DUAL QUALIFYING ROUND: All bowlers play three (3) regular games each of team bowling and three (3) BAKER games, moving to a new pair of lanes after each game.
    The top 12 teams with the highest eighteen games (15 regular & 3 Baker) of total pinfall in each division will advance to BAKER Survivor Round 1.
    . In the event of a tie for the 12th place team total, a one-game BAKER roll-off will take place to determine the 12th place team qualifier. . Total pinfall for each team will carry over into the next round.
  • BAKER SURVIVOR ROUND 1: All teams in the top-12 will play three (3) additional BAKER games on a new pair of lanes.. All three (3) BAKER games will be played on the same pair of lanes.
    The top 8 teams with the highest twenty one games of total pinfall in each division will advance to "Elite Eight" BAKER Survivor Round 2.
    . In the event of a tie for the 8th place team total, a one-game BAKER roll-off will take place to determine the 8th place team qualifier.. Total pinfall for each team will carry over into the next round.
  • BAKER SURVIVOR ROUND 2: All teams in the top-8 will play three (3) additional BAKER games on a new pair of lanes.. All three (3) BAKER games will be played on the same pair of lanes.
    The top 4 teams with the highest twenty four games of total pinfall in each division will advance to "Final Four" BAKER Survivor Round 3. In the event of a tie for the fourth place team total, a one-game BAKER roll-off will take place to determine the fourth place team qualifier.. ALL PINFALL IS DROPPED FOR THE FINAL FOUR.
  • "FINAL FOUR" BAKER SURVIVOR ROUND 3: All teams in the top-4 will play three (3) BAKER games on a new pair of lanes.. All three (3) BAKER games will be played on the same pair of lanes.
    The top 2 teams with the highest 3-game BAKER total in each division will advance to "Championship Match" BAKER Survivor Round 4.. In the event of a tie for the second place team total, a one-game BAKER roll-off will take place to determine the second place team qualifier for the championship match.. ALL PINFALL IS DROPPED FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH.
  • "CHAMPIONSHIP" BAKER SURVIVOR MATCH 4: All teams in the top-2 will play three (3) BAKER games on a new pair of lanes.. All three (3) BAKER games will be played on the same pair of lanes.. The highest Boys Team 3-game BAKER total and highest Girls Team 3-game BAKER total will be declared the winner of their respective divisions.. Each bowler on the winning "Boys Team" and winning "Girls Team" of the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM also win National Championship "Team" RINGS
               
2016
U.S. High School Bowling National Championship
TM
- TOURNAMENT INFORMATION -
 
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DATES:....... July 30 & 31, 2016

VENUE:...... Sawgrass Lanes. (56 lanes)
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8501 N. University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
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(954) 722-2700.. www.sawgrasslanes.com
............ ........... Click for directions from FLL airport to Sawgrass Lanes

............ ............OIL PATTERN: . House Shot
............ ............LANE SURFACE:.. Brand new synthetics (installed Feb. '16)
............ ............APPROACHES: . Wood (excellent condition)

ELIGIBILITY #1:..Must have qualified in the most recent high school bowling State Championship, State Finals, etc. or its equivalent.. All State high school bowling programs are eligible to compete in the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.. School teams must be made up only those who were listed on the submitted school team roster submitted to their respective State high school bowling tournament organization. .This INCLUDES graduating/graduated Seniors, as they were a part of this current 2015/16 State Championships, Finals, etc. .See tiered entry timeline below for availability.

ELIGIBILITY #2:..Any bowler or team that set a new State or National RECORD during the current season automatically earns eligibility to enter the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM tournament, regardless of whether they do or do not qualify for their most recent State Championship, State Finals, etc. or its equivalent.

*DISQUALIFICATION:. ANY Singles entry and/or school team found to have one or more bowlers competing in the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM that did not participate is their most recent high school bowling State Championship, Finals, etc. or its equivalent will be DISQUALIFIED from the competition and will forfeit their entry fee, standing in the tournament, and any prizes they may have received.

<--------------------- ALL 2015/16 STATE FINALISTS ARE INVITED TO ENTER --------------------->

- Tier 1 -

January 1 to March 31, 2016

ENTER NOW
(Top 2 Boys teams / Top 2 Girls teams)

BOYS & GIRLS
State Team Champions

BOYS & GIRLS
State Team Runner-Up

Maximum Field
56 Teams / 280 Singles

- Tier 2 -

April 1 to April 30, 2016

ENTER NOW
(Top 4 Boys & Girls teams)

BOYS & GIRLS
State Team Champions
State Team Runner-Up
State Team 3rd Place
State Team 4th Place

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Maximum Field
56 Teams / 280 Singles

- Tier 3 -

After May 1, 2016

ENTER NOW

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ALL bowlers that participated in their high school STATE Finals during the 2015/16 season are eligible to enter.

ALL bowlers from team state finalists are eligible to enter the "Singles" national championship on Saturday, July 30th, if their team is not able to attend.

ENTRY FEE:..$250 - TEAM..ALL teams entries are open
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$50 - SINGLES. ALL singles entries are open
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TEAM Event - Rules/Requirements/Restrictions

  • Teams will consist of schools with a roster of their bowlers; traditionally, boys only and a girls only team. However, a boys team may include girls (aka, unified team) provided that is how that school team participated during their respective State Championships.
  • No additions to a school teams roster from how they registered and participated in their respective State Championship is permitted during the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM. *See DISQUALIFICATION regarding violations of this rule.
  • There is no minimum number of bowlers on a school team's roster. However, a score of zero (0) will be scored in any frame for absent or missing bowlers during any BAKER Game.
  • Each bowler entered in the "Team" Event are automatically eligible and entered into the previous day's "Singles" Event. Participation and/or completion of the "Singles" event is not required, though it is encouraged. Five (5) singles entries are paid with the Team Entry Fee.
  • ROSTER - Team rosters will consist of five starting bowlers and the option of having up to three reserve players; with a maximum of eight bowlers per school team.. A team will have no more than five active bowlers during the team event at any given time.
  • RESERVE PLAYERS - Each team is allowed to have a maximum of three reserve bowlers on their roster.. All reserve bowlers are permitted to participate in the "Singles" event for an additional entry fee of $20 per bowler, provided that space is available.
  • TEAM UNIFORMS: ALL bowlers are required to wear matching school/team uniforms during all competition events during the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • No hats, t-shirts, tank tops, shorts, cutoffs, jeans are permitted during competition of the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • All bowlers will bowl scratch.
  • All other USBC rules will apply.

SINGLES Event - Rules/Requirements/Restrictions

  • ANY bowler that participated as a "Singles" entry in this season's State Championship, or equivalent, is eligible to participate in the "Singles" Event ONLY of the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • Any individual that participated with their school team in this season's State Championship, or equivalent, is eligible to participate in the "Singles" Event ONLY if that individual's team was unable to participate as a school team during the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • Any individual bowler that equals or establishes a new State or National scoring record will earn eligibility status into the the "Singles" Event ONLY of the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • No additions to a school's team or individual roster from how they registered and participated in their respective 2015-16 State Championship is permitted in the "Singles" event.
  • SINGLES UNIFORM: ALL bowlers are required to wear his or her school 'colors' during the "Singles" Event of the 2016 High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • No hats, t-shirts, tank tops, shorts, cutoffs, jeans are permitted during competition of the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM.
  • All bowlers will bowl scratch.
  • All other USBC rules will apply.

HOST:.......... U.S. High School Bowling Foundation
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6687 NW 110 Way
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Parkland, Florida 33076

CONTACT:... Michael Nyitray, Tournament Director
........................... (954) 816-1394 --- worldmike@aol.com

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>>> NEXT YEAR <<<

2017 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM
Nashville, Tennessee
June 24-25, 2017

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U.S. High School Bowling Foundation's policy regarding All-Star and Postseason contests

  • All future U.S. High School Bowling National Championship competitions will only be scheduled during the summertime; between the calendar dates of June 1st and July 31st, so to not interfere with class time during the regular academic season.
  • Consistence with the principle of a culminating event, the U.S. High School Bowling Foundation will only schedule one (1) U.S. high school bowling national championship per year/season.
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The NFHS can neither grant nor refuse permission for any high school to attend any event. That function is not within the organizationís jurisdiction. Inquiries regarding permissibility should be directed to the schools themselves, and to their respective state high school associations.

The NFHS is not affiliated in any way with the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National Championship, nor does it sanction or support this competition in any way.

Michael Nyitray is a USBC Gold Certified Coach, view his website at: www.worldmike.com