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TITLE OF TOURNAMENT SPORTECXCEL – NSC – MILO – MTBC MALAYSIAN TENPIN BOWLING JUNIOR CIRCUIT 2010 OBJECTIVE To promote the sport of Tenpin Bowling amongst the youth in Malaysia and to give them more tournament exposure. LEGS # DATE 1 Penang/Kedah 2 Perak 3 Melaka/N.Sembilan 4 Kuala Lumpur 5 Pahang 6 Johor 7 Selangor 9 Sarawak 10 Sabah 11 GP Finals
LEG Feb 5‐7 Mar 5‐7 Apr 2 ‐4 Apr 30 – May 2 May 28‐30 July 2 ‐4 August 6 ‐ 8 TBC TBC September 24 ‐ 26
VENUE Ampang Superbowl, Sungai Petani Ampang Superbowl, Ipoh Melaka International Bowling Center Megalanes Kuala Lumpur Megalanes Kuantan Ampang Superbowl, Johor Bahru Sunway Megalanes, Bandar Sunway TBC TBC TBC
CATEGORIES There will be 4 categories in all contested. They are as listed below: ‐ 1. Boys Open 2. Girls Open 3. Boys Graded 4. Girls Graded ELIGIBILITY 5.1 All bowlers born in the year 1991 and after. 5.2 Open Category Bowlers who have an MTBC average of 181 and above for boys and 171 and above for girls. Graded Category Bowlers who have an MTBC average of below 181 for boys and below 171 for girls. All bowlers must be a paid‐up member of a state association. Each bowler is allowed to bowl in only one category. All National Youth bowlers have to bowl in the Open Category. A bowler shall remain in his/her category throughout the circuit.
5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 FEES 6.1
Graded and Open Category A fee of RM75.00 per bowler shall be collected upon registration. (RM60 for games fees, RM15 for registration fees)
SCHEDULE The schedule for each leg is subject to change due to availability of lanes and the number of participants.
Revised December 9, 2009
RANKING SYSTEM & QUALIFICATION FOR THE GRAND PRIX FINALS 8.1 Ranking System POSITIONS Champion 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th POINTS 155 125 105 95 85 75 65 55 POSITIONS 9 – 12 13 – 16 17 – 20 21 – 24 25 – 36 37 – 48 Participation POINTS 40 35 30 25 20 15 5
Grand Prix Finalist 8.2.1 Total number of bowlers to qualify for the GP Finals will be based on their total ranking points. The number of top bowlers from each category are as follows: ‐ DIVISION BOYS OPEN GIRLS OPEN BOYS GRADED GIRLS GRADED TOTAL WEST MALAYSIA 13 10 17 14 54 EAST MALAYSIA 3 2 3 2 10 TOTAL 16 12 20 16 64
8.2.2 8.2.3 8.2.4 9. The top 13 Boy's Open plus 3 from the East Malaysia rankings, top 10 Girl's Open plus 2, top 17 Boy's Graded plus 3, top 14 Girl's Graded plus 2, based on the rankings will qualify for the GP Finals. Bowlers (West Malaysia only) must compete in a minimum of 4 circuit legs to be eligible to qualify for the Grand Prix Finals. If a qualified bowler for the Grand Prix Finals does not show up or can’t bowl, there will be no call for a reserve.
FORMAT OF COMPETITION 9.1 Round 1 9.1.1 All bowlers in the Graded and Open divisions will bowl a total of 8 games. 9.1.2 The top 48 bowlers in the Boys Graded, top 28 bowlers in the Girls Graded, top 20 bowlers in the Boys Open and top 16 bowlers in the Girls Open will proceed to Round Two(2) 9.1.3 Bowlers will change lanes every 2 games. 9.1.4 If there is a tie on the last qualifying position, then the bowler who has the higher last game score will be placed higher. If the last games are still tied, then the bowler who has the higher 2nd last game score will be placed higher etc. 9.2 Round 2 9.2.1 The top 48 bowlers in the Boys Graded, top 28 bowlers in the Girls Graded, top 20 bowlers in the Boys Open and top 16 bowlers in the Girls Open will bowl a total of 6 games. 9.2.2 No reserves will be called. 9.2.3 Their score from Round 1 will be brought forward and added to the 6 games. 9.2.4 The top 8 bowlers in all divisions will proceed to the Knock‐Out Round. 9.2.5 Bowlers will change lanes every 2 games. 9.2.6 If there is a tie on the last qualifying position, then the bowler who has the higher last game score will be placed higher. If the last games are still tied, then the bowler who has the higher 2nd last game score will be placed higher etc.
9.3 Knock‐Out Round Quarter Final 9.3.1 Each category (Boys Open, Girls Open, Boys Graded, Girls Graded) will feature the top 8 bowlers from Round Two(2). 9.3.2 Top 2 bowlers in each category will be seeded as 1 and 2 respectively. 9.3.3 Bowlers No. 3, 5 & 7 will bowl against each other in Group One and bowlers No. 4,6 & 8 will against each other in Group 2. 9.3.4 Each bowler will bowl 2 games. 9.3.5 The bowler with the higher total pinfall of 2 games will be declared the winner. In the event that there is a tie in total pinfalls after 2 games, a 1 ball throw will decide the winner. 9.3.6 Loser in this round will only drop a maximum of 2 position only. 9.3.7 Lane allocations of the Knock‐out Round will be determined by the organizers. Semi Final meet 9.3.8 Winner from Group One (3,5 & 7) will meet seeded bowler 2 and winner from Group 2 will seeded bowler 1 in a 1 plus 1 match play. 9.3.9 Seeded bowler wins the first game will then proceed to the final. If seeded bowler lost in the first game then one more ‘sudden death’ game to decide the winner to the final. 9.3.10 In the event that there is a tie in total pinfalls in the ‘sudden death’ game, a 1 ball throw will decide the winner. Final 9.3.11 The final will be played on a best of 3 games format. 9.3.12 Bowler who wins 2 games straight will be the champion. 9.3.13 Bowler each wins 1 game, then third and last game to decide the champion. Seeded bowler 2 Bowler 2 Group 1 winner Bowler 3 GROUP 1 Bowler 5 Bowler 7 Champion Winner
Seeded Bowler 1
Bowler 1 Group 2 winner
Bowler 4 GROUP 2 Bowler 6 Bowler 8 Winner
GRAND PRIX FINALS There are no game fees during the Grand Prix Finals. All grand prix finalist will be given food and hotel allowances. Transport allowances will be given to the West Malaysia qualifiers. East Malaysia qualifiers will be reimbursed air‐ ticket. 10.1 Open & Graded Category 10.1.1 First Round • All bowlers will bowl a total of 12 games over 2 blocks of 6 games each. • Bowlers will change lanes after every game. • The top 8 bowlers from each category will qualify for the Knock‐Out Round. 10.1.2 Knock‐Out Round See rules and regulations in 9.3.
ATTIRE • Jeans and round neck t‐shirts are not allowed. • Boys are not allowed to wear shorts. PRIZES 12.1 Graded & Open Category • The top 4 bowlers in each category will receive medals and Milo products sponsored by Milo. • The top 8 bowlers in the knock‐out round in each category will receive incentives according to their position at the end of the tournament. The incentives are as follows: ‐ • Bowlers who lose in the quarter‐finals will receive RM60. • Bowlers who lose in the semi‐finals will receive RM100. • Bowlers who lose in the finals will receive RM200. • The champions will receive RM300. 12.2 Grand Prix Finals 12.2.1 The top 4 bowlers in each category will receive trophies and Milo products sponsored by Milo. 12.2.2 Bowlers positioned 5th – 8th will receive Milo products sponsored by Milo. 12.2.3 The top 4 bowlers in the knock‐out round in each category will receive prize money. The prize money list is as follows:‐ • Boys Graded and Boys Open The Champions will receive RM600. The 1st runners’ up will receive RM400. The 3rd and 4th placed winners will receive RM200 each. • Girls Graded and Girls Open The Champions will receive RM400. The 1st runners’ up will receive RM300. The 3rd and 4th placed winners will receive RM200 each. 12.2.4 The Boys and Girls Open Champion will be fully sponsored to represent Malaysia in 1 International Tournament. Perfect Game Award • A perfect game award of RM1000.00 per leg including the GP Finals will be awarded to the first bowler who shoots a 300 game. In the event of more than 1 bowler hitting a perfect game, the award will be shared equally amongst them. • Announcements will be made after a bowler has achieved 7, 10 and 11 consecutive strikes in a row.