This Qualifying Round is 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 bowlers based Indian bowlers, including those who could not qualify in the Overseas trials.
These Qualifying Rounds will be held at Pepsi BluO, Orion Mall, Bangalore, beginning from 23rd Nov – 27th Nov 2015. The schedule, format, entry fee, rules and contact information are provided in the sections below.
Last date for submission of Entries: On or before 20th Nov, 2015
Please submit your entries by sending an email to:
Note: One more batch will be added, if required, for Round I, subject to the number of entries exceeding 72.
Ø All bowlers will play 2 blocks of 6 games each.
Ø First block of 6 games will be played on Medium Oil, on 24th November.
Ø Second block of 6 games will be played on Short Oil, on 25th November.
ØTop 32 bowlers based on total pin fall of 12 games will qualify for Round II.
Ø Top 32 qualifiers will play 2 blocks of 6 games each.
Ø First block of 6 games will be played on Medium Oil, on 26th November.
Ø Second block of 6 games will be played on Short Oil, on 27th November.
Ø Top 16 bowlers based on total pinfall of 24 games will qualify to participate in 26th NTBC – 2015. [In addition to those who qualified through State Ranking Tournaments / Trials / Wild Cards]
Number of bowlers who qualify from the above mentioned Qualifying Rounds will be minimum of 16.
The number can go up to maximum of 24 [based on Surrender / Forfeiture of the slots allotted to different States]. The exact number of bowlers to qualify through Qualifying Rounds will be announced on 20th Nov, 2015.
ENTRY FEES: 1800 /- per bowler to be paid at the venu
Last date for giving entry is 20th NOV 2015
Allocation of Batches will be on first come first served basis.
All games will be in league format.
Rules other than the ones specifically mentioned in the Rules section will be in accordance with WTBA playing rules.
Use of Powder on the lanes or shoes is not allowed.
Out Of Turn Play
In case a bowler bowls on the wrong lane or out of turn that frame will not be considered regardless of whether it is a strike or a split. The bowler must re-bowl the frame on the correct lane or turn.
Late to the event
When a bowler arrives after the start of the league he loses the number of games or frames that have been completed by the bowlers in his lane.
Ex: If a bowler arrives after his allocated co-bowler has completed 1 game and 5 frames in the second game, he will start bowling from 5th frame of that game.
Lane maintenance will be done before the start of every batch
Medium Oil : Seoul pattern [39 feet]
Short Oil : Los Angeles pattern [36 Feet]
Tie breaking rules
Tie for all ranking positions will be decided on the highest score in last game of the last block
All the bowlers must wear collared tee shirts.
All members should strive to conduct themselves in a mature and sportsmanlike manner.
Kicking ball returns, chairs, etc. and loud profanity will not be tolerated. A member consistently displaying this type of unsportsmanlike behaviour will be given a code of ethics violation.
All the bowlers are requested to voluntarily bring to notice incidents like jump ball, out of turn play etc. to the lane master.
In case of any disputes, the Federation will resolve the disputes.
Please see attachments also for downloading the Oiling Pattern.
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.
TBF(I) organized the inaugral Junior National Tenpin Bowling Championship for bowlers under 21 years of age in September 2011. We would like to thank the media for giving encouraging coverage for the event.