We are pleased to announce the much awaited dates for the 26th Edition of the National Tenpin Bowling Championship!!! (It was unfortunate that the Event could not be held last year due to technical issues).
The Event will be held at PVR BluO, Bangalore from 30th November, to 5th December --2015
Important Changes / Modifications, included this year are:
1)Increase in Number of Participants:
A)In the Men's Category, the number has been increased from 88 of last Edition to 112 this year.
The Federation will be conducting conducting Selection Trials in :
New States and New States where there are no State Units
States where the Affiliated State Units are Inactive.
Top 16 Finishers of Last Edition will get Direct Entries.
Wild Card Entries --- 4.
76 Participants will qualify through State Ranking Events or Selection Trials to be conducted by the Federation.
B)Overseas Venues: We will be conducting Trials in 2 overseas Venues this year
C)Qualifying Round: The Federation, WITH A VIEW TO ENCOURAGE ALL BOWLERS, will be conducting Qualifying Rounds at PVR BluO,Bangalore, from 23rd to 27th November, 2015.
16 Bowlers will qualify through these Qualifying rounds .
Incase if any Trials could not be held in any of the States either by the Affiliated Unit or by the Federation, or in case of failure to submit Entries on time , Number of slots ( other than Confirmed Direct Entries ) allotted to that/those State/s will be added to the Centralised Qualifying Round to be held in Bangalore .
Total Number of Bowlers to qualify through Centralized Qualifying Rounds will not Exceed 24 .
Eligibility Criteria : Qualifying Rounds will be OPEN TO ALL MEN BOWLERS WHO HAVE NOT QUALIFIED THROUGH STATE RANKING EVENTS OR TRIALS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE STATES held in India and ALL OVERSEAS BASED INDIAN BOWLER ,including those who could not qualify in the Overseas Trials.
In the Men's Category the only Change is the number of bowlers who will be qualifying to Round 2.which has been increased from 32 of Last Edition to 48 this year!!
In the Women's Category, the Championship will be held in Open Format and the participants can compete in the event directly.
Total Prize Money for Men and Women's Championships has been increased to Rs 7,50,000 (Rs Seven Lacs and Fifty Thousand) this year .
Top 48 Men Bowlers will be getting Prize money, as compared to 32 of Last Edition.
4)Entry Submission Date: Last date for Submission of Entries will be :19th November,2015
5)Entry Fees: Entry Fees will be Rs 2,500 per participant.