2018-19 Schedule

  • May 5 - Don Carter Lanes : Traditional Event

4007 E. State St. Rockford Illinois 61108 ( 815)399-0314


  AGE DIVISIONS: BASED ON BIRTH DATE:                

    U12 -  AUGUST 1, 2006 TO CURRENT DATE                                                                                              

    U15 - AUGUST 1,  2003 TO JULY 31,  2006

    U17 - AUGUST 1,  2001 TO JULY 31,  2001                 

  U20 - AUGUST 1,  1998 TO JULY 31,  2001  


 

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(only use if you DO NOT want to order online)


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND FILL OUT JUNIOR GOLD MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

ALL BOWLERS BOWLING FOR JUNIOR GOLD SPOT MUST HAVE A CURRENT JUNIOR GOLD MEMBERSHIP

Follow these easy instructions to complete the application

  1. Click the above link to be directed to the application
  2. Fill out the application in full
  3. Save the completed form to your computer
  4. Use the "Upload Junior gold Membership Form" button on the entry form
  5. Select the completed form you just saved to your computer
  6. Click "Open"
  7. Finish filling out the online entry form

Check-In: 8:00 am - 8:45 am

Warm-Up: 9:05 am - 9:15 am 

Bowling Starts: 9:20 am 

Traditional event. All bowlers will bowl 5 Qualifying games. Skipping lanes after each game. U12 Youth will be on their own lanes. U15, U17, U20 bowlers will bowl together, but will compete in separate divisions on paper during qualifying. After qualifying, each division will have Semi-Finals/ Finals depending on # of bowlers per divisions. Jr Gold Spots are awarded based on the 5 Qualifying games, and are awarded after qualifying block is completed. SMART Scholarships are awarded to all bowlers making the last scholarship round. All bowlers are competing for SMART Scholarships, but not all bowlers are competing for Gold Spots. Qualifying scores do not carry over to the semi final/final round. 

Dress code:  See website under rules.  USBC JR Gold Tournament dress code applies.

THIS IS A JR GOLD QUALIFIER:  

            3 codes will be next to bowlers names on the roster: 

  • Y= Yes bowling for Gold Spot
  • N= Not bowling for Gold Spot
  • AQ= Already Qualified for JR Gold

Jr Gold Spots are awarded on a ratio of bowlers competing for Gold Spots:

  • U12- 1:4
  • U15- 1:5
  • U20- 1:6

4-9 bowlers: Top 4 bowlers advance to semi finals

(Top 4 scholarship round)

Semi Finals: Top 4 bowlers bowl 2 games: total pin fall advances to finals 

                          Format: 1 vs 4, 2 vs 3 on 4 lanes. Bowlers will be given 10 mins of 

                          practice and can move between all four lanes for practice. 1 vs 4 will 

                          start on 1 pair of lanes and 2 vs 3 will start on an adjacent  separate pair of lanes. 

                          Bowlers will switch pair of lanes after 1 game.  

                         Top 2 will advance to finals. Semi final score do not carry over to finals. 

Finals:  1 game elimination/ Match play. Finals will be on left pair of semi final lanes. 


10-24  bowlers: Top 8 bowlers advance to semi finals

Semi Finals: Top 8 bowlers bowl 2 games: total pin fall advances to finals 

                          Format: 1 vs 8, 2 vs 7,3 vs 6, 4 vs 5 on 4 lanes. Bowlers will be given 10 mins of 

                          practice and can move between all four lanes for practice. 1 vs 8 , 2 vs 7 will 

                          start on 1 pair of lanes and 3 vs 6, 4 vs 5  will start on an adjacent but separate pair of lanes. 

                          Bowlers will switch pair of lanes after 1 game. 

                         Top 4 will advance to finals. Scores do not carry over. 

(Top 4 Scholarship round)

Finals:  1 game elimination/ Match play. Finals will be on left pair of semi final lanes.

              Format:  4 vs 3, advancer vs 2, advancer vs 1 to determine the winner. 

              Next bowler waiting to bowl next may start practice on extra lanes when the match

              before them starts, giving the bowler a full game of practice if needed. 

               

25+  bowlers: Top 12 bowlers advance to semi finals

Semi Finals: Top 12 bowlers bowl 2 games: total pin fall advances to finals 

                          Format: 1 vs 12, 2 vs 11,3 vs 10, 4 vs 9, 5 vs 8, 6 vs 7 on 4 lanes. Bowlers will be given 10 mins of 

                          practice and can move between all four lanes for practice. 1 vs 12 , 2 vs 11, 3 vs 10 will 

                          start on 1 pair of lanes and 4 vs 9, 5 vs 8, 6 vs 7  will start on an adjacent but separate pair of lanes. 

                          Bowlers will switch pair of lanes after 1 game. 

                         Top 6 will advance to finals. Scores do not carry over. 

(Top 6 Scholarship round)

Finals:  1 game elimination/ Match play. Finals will be on left pair of semi final lanes.

              Format:  6 vs 5, advancer vs 4, advancer  vs 3, advancer  vs 2, advancer  vs 1, to determine the winner. 

              Next bowler waiting to bowl next may start practice on extra lanes when the match

              before them starts, giving the bowler a full game of practice if needed. 


Entry Fee:  

U12 and U15  GLJGT member : $18 Lineage, $10 Misc/Awards, $12 Scholarship = $40.00

U12 and U15 non member: add $15

U17 and U20 GLJGT member: $18 Lineage, $10 Misc/Awards, $17 Scholarship = $45.00

U17 and U20 non member: add $15

 

Jr Gold Options: 

U12- 1:4 ratio = extra $25.00

U15- 1:5 ratio = extra $30.00

U17- 1:6 ratio = extra $33.50

U20- 1:6 ratio = extra $33.50

Jr gold membership required to bowl for a Jr Gold spot:      U12= extra $10 /  U15-U17-U20 = extra $30 

GLJGT membership fee: $35.00 (option)                      


 Total run time is 8 hrs from start of bowling time. Lanes are assigned by check in. Want to bowl with friends, check in together. Bowlers will keep their own scores. Opponent will verify score with initials of their name. Some divisions will end earlier depending on number of advancing bowlers. This is just a guide line time frame: 

8:00 - 8:45 check in

8:45 - 9:00 Announcements

9:00 - 9:05 National anthem

9:05 - 9:15 Warm Up/practice

9:15 - 1:15  5 games of qualifying

1:15 - 2:00 Scores collected, added, and verified

2:00 - 2:15   scores posted/ Jr Gold Advancers announced  

2:15 - 2:30 Announce semi final advancers and lane assignments. 

2:30 - 2:45 set up semi finals

2:45 - 2:55 practice 

2:55 - 4:30 semi finals 2 games

4:30 - 4:45 announce advancers to finals

4:45 - 5:30 Finals 1 game elimination 


May 5 - Don Carter Lanes : Traditional Event

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