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THE 2007 LAS VEGAS MAIN EVENT
A national scholarship tournament for junior bowlers of all ages and all averages, to be held
December 26-28, 2007 at Texas Station Bowling Center
2101 Texas Star Lane, North Las Vegas NV, 89032, (702) 631-1000
presented by our title sponsor Ebonite International, and supporting sponsors Etonic & UPS,
GUARANTEED MINIMUM SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES & ENTRY FEES:
Open Scratch Singles Girls Scratch Singles Handicap Singles Scratch Doubles
1st- $5,000 1st- $1,500 1st- $2,000 1st- $1,000 / team
2nd- $3,000 2nd- $1,000 2nd- $1,500 Entry Fee: $40 / team
3rd- $2,000 3rd- $750 3rd- $1,000 Handicap Doubles
4th- $1,500 4th- $600 4th- $900 1st- $1,000 / team
5th- $1,000 5th- $500 5th- $800 Entry Fee: $40/team
24th- $100 10th- $100 18th- $100
Automatic Squad Leader Scholarship Bonuses: Open: $100; Girls: $50; Handicap: $75
Entry Fee- $100 Entry Fee: $100 Entry Fee: $80
Pre-Paid re-entry (max 1) in all 3 singles divisions: $60
Unlimited On-Site Re-Entries allowed in Doubles
Singles (all divisions):
- Bowl 8 games qualifying across 16 lanes in any of five squads
- A MAXIMUM of one re-entry is allowed; your highest 8-game total counts
- The top 78 Open Scratch, top 30 Girls Scratch, top 66 Handicap 8-game totals advance to semifinals
- Semifinalists (December 28th, 9 AM) bowl six games of matchplay
- The top 16 Open Scratch, top 16 Handicap, and top 8 Girls Scratch bowlers advance to the finals.
- Finalists (December 28th, approx. 1 PM) bowl a unique stepladder finals to determine our winners!
Doubles (both divisions):
- Bowl 3 team games on the same pair of lanes in any of seven squad times
- The top 1:6 teams receive scholarships!
- Unlimited re-entries are allowed on-site as space permits
December 26: 8 AM or 1 PM (Sold Out) or 6 PM
December 27: 8 AM or 1 PM
December 26: 8 AM, 10 AM, 12 PM, 3 PM, 5 PM (Sold Out), 7 PM (Sold Out), 9 PM
December 27: 2 PM, on-site entry only IF space is left after singles entries are taken
December 28: 9 AM
December 28: 1 PM (approx.)
PLUS ALL THESE GREAT EXTRAS:
- Optional Singles Brackets!
- Ebonite Staff on site all tournament long!
- Ebonite Ball Raffles all tournament long!
- Videotaped title matches!
- Great JBT / Main Event merchandise available!
- much, much, much more!!!
Over $120,000 has been awarded to bowlers of all ages and averages the last three Main Events- enter early, spread the word, and get in on the fun!!!
LAS VEGAS MAIN EVENT RULES-
please read VERY carefully!
1. This tournament is open to any male or female bowler age 21 or under as of August 1, 2007 who has NEVER played in any bowling competition where cash is awarded, aside of USBC rule 400 compliant adult events. Tournament mangement reserves the right to refuse any entry for any reason.
Entries are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Field size is limited in each qualifying squad and varies from squad to
Entry fee: The entry fee is $100 in Open Scratch and Girls Scratch
Singles ($30 linage, $61 prizes and awards, $9 expenses).
The entry fee in Handicap Singles is $80 ($30 linage, $41 prizes and
awards, $9 expenses). Singles re-entries in all divisions are $60 ($20
linage, $40 prizes and awards, $0 expenses).
Doubles entry fees are $40 per team ($13.50 linage, $25 awards, $1.50
expenses). Awards fees returned
100%. Full entry fee must accompany
your entry form to guarantee your entry. New
this year, you may prepay for your one singles re-entry squad, which is the only
way to guarantee your re-entry.
Walk-in entries ARE permitted until each squad’s starting time.
One re-entry maximum is allowed in singles.
Unlimited re-entries are allowed in Doubles as space permits.
First-time entries have priority over re-entries in all squad times,
until 15 minutes prior to start time. At
that time, any remaining spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve
basis. Squads are expected to sell
out in advance, especially in doubles, so we recommend mailing your completed
entry form as soon as possible. We
strongly encourage handicap bowlers to send in payment prior to sending in your
average verification, so that you may reserve your squad choice.
Average verification (see rule 15) may later be sent by fax to
1-602-795-8337, or email to email@example.com.
Prepaid bowlers MUST check in at least 15 minutes prior to squad starting
time or risk losing your spot.
Personal checks from non-JBT members are only accepted until December 5,
2007. Entries postmarked after that
time, or walk-ins, must be paid by cash or bank check.
Returned checks are subject to a $30.00 fee.
Please do not mail any entries postmarked after December 15 to ensure we
There are three singles divisions: Open Scratch (boys/girls may compete),
Girls’ Scratch, and Handicap (boys or girls).
There are two doubles divisions, Scratch and Handicap. Handicap is 90% of
difference between bowlers average and 200 in singles, 90% of 400 in doubles. Bowlers may only compete in one division in singles.
Doubles teams may be any combination of bowlers from any division.
Team average may not be greater than 399 in handicap division.
Unless you hear from us, your entry has been accepted for the squad you
requested. Confirmed entries will
also be posted on our website, www.bowljbt.com, which we encourage you to visit often.
An optional Junior Gold qualifier will be held 6 PM 12/27 (or after the 1
PM squad finishes).
Entry fee is $38 ($25 Gold spot, $13 linage, $0 expenses) and bowlers must be a 2007-08 Gold member.
Cards will be available on-site. 1:6
entries will advance to the 2008 JNGC finals in Detroit, MI. More information on the qualifier will be available at the
tournament site, and on the website.
Qualifying: Bowlers in all
divisions will roll 8 games across sixteen lanes in the qualifying round.
Bowlers who re-enter will use their highest 8-game score.
The top 78 Open Scratch, top 30 Girls Scratch, and top 66 Handicap
bowlers will qualify for the semifinals. These
numbers are an equal ratio based on 2006 entries, and are adjusted on a yearly
Semifinals: Bowlers will roll 6 additional games of matchplay.
Bowlers receive a 30 pin bonus for each win, and 15 for each tie.
All scores from qualifying carry forward.
The top 16 scores in Open Scratch and Handicap, and the top 8 scores in
Girls Scratch after the semifinals advance to the finals.
Finals: In our modified stepladder, bowlers roll one-game
elimination matches. In round one
the #10,12,14, and 16 seeds all play each other with the winner advancing, and
the #9,11,13, and 15 seed all playing, with the winner advancing.
The winners play the (#5 and 7) and (#6 and 8) seeds respectively in
round two. The winners play the #3
and 4 seeds in round three. The winners play the #1 and 2 seeds in round four, and the
winners play the title match (round one is not played in Girls Scratch).
10b. Doubles Format:
All teams roll 3 team games on the same pair of lanes.
This is a “beat the board” event; the highest 3 game doubles total
after the final squad is the winner, with 1:6 teams receiving a scholarship
prize. Unlimited re-entries are
allowed, however teams of two first-time bowlers have first priority, and teams
of one new bowler have second priority. Teams
of the same two members may only cash once in handicap.
Ties: Ties for the final semifinal spot will be broken by a one
game rolloff at 8 AM Dec. 28.. Ties
for the final spot in the finals will be broken by a two-frame rolloff.
Ties in the finals will be broken by a one ball rolloff in scratch
divisions and a two frame rolloff in Handicap division.
Ties for final positions will
split any position prize money.
Attire: Bowlers are requested to wear slacks (slacks or skirts /
skorts for girls), and a collared shirt. “Name
shirts” or shirts promoting your local leagues / tournaments are encouraged.
Shorts are acceptable, provided they are of a khaki material.
No hats, t-shirts or sleeveless shirts, ripped or torn clothing, or
clothing promoting alcohol, tobacco, or drugs may be worn.
“Mock-turtlenecks” are okay. Directors’
decisions are final- if you’re not sure, don’t wear it!
Discipline: Proper behavior is demanded of all bowlers and requested of
all spectators. Any abuse of
bowling center equipment, audible obscenity, or other unbecoming conduct will
result in 1) warning and/or 2) disqualification, subject to the sole discretion
of tournament management. You may
not get caught every time, but if you test us, you’ll get caught eventually.
Parents are expected to set a good example and abide by the same rules.
For questions on the JBT behavior policy, visit www.bowljbt.com or see
14. Scholarships: Scholarships will be awarded to at least 1:10 entrants in each division based on final standings. Minimum amounts in each division are indicated on reverse. Amounts on reverse are based on 2006 entries. They are minimum guarantees but we do hope to beat those estimates. Final results and scholarship statements will be mailed to all participants no later than January 31, 2007. Unofficial results will be posted on the website by January 3, 2008. Scholarships are awarded by the JBT SW Scholarship Fund. Claiming rules may be found on www.bowljbt.com.
Averages: Scratch division bowlers need not submit an average.
All handicap division bowlers (singles OR doubles) must submit 1) their
JBT average as of November 15, 2007; if none, 2) their HIGHEST 2007-08 average
of 21 games or more, as of November 15, 2007, including any traveling
leagues/tours. Bowlers with a
higher average from an uncertified league/tour MUST report this average as well
for possible re-rating. If you mail entry early, be sure to bring proof with you, or
fax it to us. Bowlers whose only
average is in a certified sport league, or PBA Experience league, or other
league using "non-house" conditions must declare such and will be re-rated according to
Any average discovered to be incorrect, inadvertently or not, will result
in that bowlers’ disqualification, forfeiture of all scholarships earned at
the event, and suspension from USBC and/or future JBT events, subject to the
sole discretion of tournament management. Bowlers
who do not provide average proof will not be able to bowl in the semifinal or
not covered herein will be subject first to JBT. then USBC rulebooks. Tournament management reserves all rights regarding the
operation of this event.
HOTEL INFORMATION: Texas Station Hotel is offering special rates of $59 12/23-12/27 and 12-30-12/31, and $89 12/28-29, to bowlers of the Main Event. You must book rooms by December 8 for these rates. Call 1-800-654-8888 and tell them your group is the Junior Bowlers Tour Southwest. These rooms sold out VERY early last year- don't procrastinate! Lots of other rooms for all budgets are available as well.
LAS VEGAS MAIN EVENT ENTRY FORM –
PLEASE PRINT NEATLY AND FILL OUT COMPLETELY
(detach and mail completed entry form with payment and
average verification if applicable. Confirmed
entrants will be posted on www.bowljbt.com)
City___________________________________________________ State_________________ Zip
Year in school: __________ AVERAGE (read rule 15 carefully!):________________ (If it's before the 11/15 average cutoff, we suggest you send in the entry NOW and the average later!)
My singles division is (circle only one):
Open Scratch ($100 entry fee)
Girls Scratch ($100 entry fee)
Handicap ($80 entry fee)
My singles squad time choice is (circle only one): (every squad begins with fresh oil)
8 AM Dec. 26th 1 PM Dec. 26th (Sold Out) 6 PM Dec. 26th 8 AM Dec. 27th 1 PM Dec. 27th
I want to pre-pay for a singles re-entry as well, and that squad is (circle only one, or none):I want to pre-pay for a singles re-entry as well, and that squad is (circle only one, or none):
1 PM Dec. 26th6 PM Dec. 26th 8 AM Dec. 27th 1 PM Dec. 27th
My doubles division is (circleonly one):My doubles division is (circle only one): (This is an optional event; if you don't want to enter right now you don't have to)
My doubles partner is:(you must list a doubles partner to enter; you can always enter doubles later, or even on-site if space permits)
The Doubles squad time we'd like is (circle one): (fresh oil before 8 AM & 3 PM; 'house' conditions)
8AM Dec. 26th 10AM Dec. 26th Noon Dec. 26th 3PM Dec. 26th 5PM Dec. 26th (Sold Out) 7PM Dec. 26th (Sold Out) 9PM Dec. 26th
My check includes:(check all that apply)
$________ for my Singles entry ($100 or $80)
$________ for Doubles (you can pay $20 for your half, $40 for your whole team, or $0 if your partner is paying the full amount.)
$________ for my Singles re-entry (if applicable)($60 in all three divisions)
fee must accompany this form.
Make checks out to JBT/MAIN EVENT.
Mail to: JBT/Main Event, PO Box 33574, Phoenix AZ 85067.
For questions, visit the website, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Jeff
Hemer at 480-748-9299.
See www.bowljbt.com for lots more info and confirmation—spread the
word, see you there!