• Purpose

    Sport Professional Category

    is a tiered structure of performance based on proven performance levels (greater financial potential)

    • Competition Formats

      • Standard Showcase Format
        • Qualifying (Exempt field only) is to challenge players performance level during tournament competition. To accomplish this we will use BowlU's "Clear the Deck World Ranking" format. This is a continuous scoring format (no set number of frames). Competitor score concludes after their 3rd Open frame or 1 hour of competition time, whichever comes first. Each player is allotted 2 Mulligans per set (To be used at their discretion). Each competitor will bowl a total of 6 sets. (2 sets a day over a 3 day period). There is a prize fund distribution after qualifying and then the The Top 32 bowlers will advance to the Match-Play finals. 
        • Match-Play (Top 32 bowlers from Qualifying) This is a 32 Man Double Elimination Bracket competition. Matches are based on seedings determined during Qualifying. Each match is a race to 2 Sets. Each set is a race to 5 games. Each game uses 9th and 10th frame  Traditional scoring format. 
        • TV Finals - is a televised viewing of the last rounds of competition.


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      • 3-Man Baker Team Competition (Standard Showcase Team Competition)
        • Qualifying uses Standard Showcase competition (Clear the Deck)  with a 3-Man Baker format. Top 16 Team advance to Match-Play
        • Match-Play is a 16 team Double Elimination Bracket competition. Matches are based on seedings determined during Qualifying. Each match is a race to 2 sets. Each Set is a race to 5 games (For Team competition we use a match-play record of the 3 players for each game), Each game uses 9th and 10th frame Traditional scoring format
        • TV Finals - is a televised viewing of the last rounds of competition.


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      • Traditional Total Pins (Special Events Format)
        • Qualifying is 3 rounds of 10 games per round on 10 different pairs over a 3 day period. Prize fund distribution after qualifying. Cut to the finals is to Top 24.
        • Finalists will bowl 4 rounds of 10 games per round over a 2 day period. All pins carry over.
        • TV Finals is a televised viewing of the last round of competition.


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      • Traditional Match-Play (Special Events Format)
        • Qualifying is 2 rounds of 10 games per round (total of 20 games) on 10 different pairs on the first day of competition. There is a prize fund distribution after qualifying. Top 16 advance to Match-Play 
        • Match-Play is Best of 7 Double Elimination Bracket format. over a 4 day period
        • TV Finals is a televised viewing of the last rounds of competition


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      Sport Professional Exempt Field