Formats

 LIGBt Formats 

PLEASE NOTE TOURNAMENT FORMATS, ENTRY FEES, AND GUARANTEES MAY BE CUSTOMIZED FOR A SPECIFIC EVENT. PLEASE SEE TOURNAMENT FLYER FOR EXACT INFORMTION.

4-game mini-marathon house shot events
SCRATCH OR HANDICAP CASH Entry Fee: $90 

*PLEASE NOTE ALL ENTRIES PAID WITH A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD WILL INCUR A $4 CONVENIENCE FEE

  • Singles event with everyone bowling 4 games across 8 lanes
  • 3 different events will run at the same time: 2 handicap and 1 scratch (open tournament.) The 2 handicap events will be created by dividing the handicap field in half by that day's average of all handicap entries.
  • Handicap prize list will payout using a 1 in 4 ratio (minimum $100.) Occasionally, a finals will be added, with 1 in 10 advancing and the squad leader seeded directly into the final shootout. Each handicap event will have it's own finals. The scratch event usually does not include a final
  • Top prizes will pay $1,000 & $500 with 50 entries per event
  • The total of the 4 scratch games will determine final cashing position in the scratch event (no finals.)
  • Eligible bowlers may compete in both scratch and handicap and will receive a $10 discount off the combined entry fee.
  • The tournament pattern used will be the house shot or a recreational pattern.
  • Brackets (scratch and 2 sets of handicap brackets (open and 50 & over), pots, and eliminator will be available.

 SPORT SHOT EVENTS
CASH ENTRY FEES: $80-1ST ENtry*/$70 re-entry 

*PLEASE NOTE ALL ENTRIES PAID WITH A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD WILL INCUR A $3 CONVENIENCE FEE

  • Singles event with everyone bowling 3 games across 6 lanes
  • Each squad is its own separate qualifier with 1 in 8 advancing and 1 in 4 cashing (minimum $80)
  • Both squad leaders will earn 1 bye and skip the first round of the finals
  • The highest 6-game series (must bowl both squads) by a non-finalist will be added to the finals (wildcard bonus)
  • 1 in 8 women, from both squads combined, are guaranteed to advance to the finals
  • One senior (age 50+) is guaranteed to be in the final shootout and compete for the $1,000 top prize
  • Prize list position is determined by adding the 3 game scratch total, handicap (90% of 210), & bonus pins earned. 
  • Finals are 1 round with the top 50% advancing to the final shootout and joining the squad leader. 
  • Lanes will be stripped and oiled prior to the first squad using an announced sport shot pattern.
  • LIGBT sport shot events are open to amateur bowlers that have a 2-year composite average of 230 or less.
  • Handicap pots, handicap eliminator, and $5 handicap brackets will be offered.