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Posted On: September 21, 2016


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4th Annual Sandy Catalano Open

Posted On: September 21, 2016

September 21, 2016

New Hyde Park, NY: Pinacle Events is teaming up with the Catalano Family and Herrill Lanes to produce the 4th annual Sandy Catalano Open. This 2-day scratch event will be held at Herrill Lanes in New Hyde Park, NY on the weekend of November 5 & 6. Top prizes are guaranteed to pay, regardless of entries; $5,000-1st, $2,500-2nd, $1,500-3rd, $1,000-4th. The incredible guarantees are possible due to the Catalano Family and Herrill Lanes adding $3,000 to the prize fund.

The Sandy Catalano Open is one of the richest scratch tournaments on Long Island. Sandy Catalano, who passed away in 2009, was a talented bowler who dedicated a tremendous amount of time to high school bowling. Sandy was just inducted into the Long Island Bowling Hall of Fame for his bowling accomplishments and time he dedicated to giving back to the game he loved.

The format for the tournament will be 7-games of qualifying on Saturday with the top 32 advancing to a best two-out-of-three match play finals on Sunday. There will be 2 qualifying divisions; 55 & under/56 & over giving all ages a chance at winning the event. There will be a 1 in 4 cashing ratio with last place earning $250 and all finalists guaranteed a minimum of $300. This USBC sanctioned event will feature a very playable lane pattern: USBC White #2.

The entry fee for the Sandy Catalano Open is only $200 if paid by October 15 or $250 for entries paid between October 16 and November 1. Walk-in entries or re-entries will not be allowed and the tournament will have a maximum entry count of 160 bowlers. There a 3 ways to enter;

  • Enter on line at,
  • Mail your entry to Pinacle Events
  • Call the tournament office at 516.637.5955.