I. TEAM COMPOSITION
Each team shall be composed of a maximum of (6) players with 3 players to be
fielded per game. Spouses and children of bonafide Rotarians are allowed to
play provided the team fields at least 2 Rotarians in all playing games.
The list of team members must be final. No
substitution or replacement will be allowed thereafter.
Bowler(s) who have played a game in any team
can no longer transfer to another team all through the duration of the league.
Must be a bonafied member of
Rotary District 3810 and / or their spouses and childrens.
III. LEAGUE FORMAT
Three (3) members to play three games every
All games played shall include handicaps,
according to the rules on handicapping.
The league will run for five (5) playing days,
three (3) qualifying games plus one masters’ finals and one (1) positioning /
Player substitution and changing of positions
during a game will not be allowed except after every game.
Tardy players will be allowed to bowl,
provided that the lead bowler of its opposing team has not yet rolled the
first ball on the 4th frame. A blind player shall be given a blind
score of 100 for male and female bowler without handicap.
In case of injury in the middle of the game,
and a bowler decides not to continue, he will be given a score corresponding
to the score on the frame last bowled plus handicaps. Frames not bowled will
be considered zero.
The team with the higher pinfalls plus
handicaps shall receive three (3) points, while the opponent shall
receive one (1) point. The team with the higher total pinfalls for the
series with handicaps, shall receive an additional two (2) points,
while the opponent shall receive no point. A maximum of eleven (11)
points can be earned every playing day.
In case of a tie in the total pinfalls per
game or in the total pinfalls for three games, the number of points being
contested shall be divided equally between the contending teams. In case of a
tie in the total points earned, the team with the higher number of pinfalls
will prevail. In case of a tie in both pinfalls and points, a two frame roll
off will be done.
Lane assignments will be drawn on the opening day to determine team lane
assignments. It will be a positioning format for the duration of the league
except on the first playing day.
All records such as High Game (Scratch / With
Handicap), High Series (Scratch / With Handicap) and High Average shall end on
the 3rd week.
Points earned from the elimination round shall be carried over to the
championship. The championship round will be participated by all the teams
based on rankings and will play three (3) games with handicaps.
IV. COMPUTATION OF
Computation of handicaps will be based on
180 less the entering average
The maximum handicap will be based on the
entering average. However, in no case shall it be more than 40 for men
and 60 for ladies.
Handicaps will be floating, meaning, they will
be computed weekly based on running average. This will continue until the last
playing day which is the championship.
Each bowler’s handicap shall be recomputed after every playing day.
Entering average/handicap for new players shall be 160/20 for men and
150/30 for women.
All team members are required to wear their
official uniform reflecting their team name/logo starting on the opening day.
A member(s) is/are permitted to wear their old uniforms provided that the
team’s logo/name is printed on it.
Bowlers who are not in proper uniforms will
have a deduction of ten (10) pins from his / her team per game played.
VI. SCORE SHEETS
Official score sheets must be
verified and signed by the Team Captain immediately after each game. Failure to
do so would be construed as being in agreement that the scores are correct and
no protest shall be entertained thereafter.
VII. OTHER RULES
NO TEAM OR PLAYER IS ALLOWED TO BOWL ON THEIR
ASSIGNED PAIR OF LANES, THIRTY (30) MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THE LEAGUE
OR RIGHT AFTER THE LANES HAVE BEEN OILED OR CONDITIONED.
There will be no practice bowling in between
games. All team members are hereby enjoined to have their shadow bowling
before the start of the first game. Penalty for non-compliance will be not to
allow that particular bowler to be included in the team’s line-up for that
All protests must be in writing and submitted to the Tournament Committee
within 24 hours after the game in question occurred. After such time, no other
protests will be entertained. The Tournament Committee’s decision(s) on any
protest(s) shall be final. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to make
the final interpretation of any of the rules and regulations from situations
not covered herein.
The Tournament Committee which is composed of
all team captains will serve as head of the tournament and as such, will carry
the function of over-seeing the league, responsible for all technical aspects
of the tournament and will act as the moderator of all its technical
proceedings. It serves the right to decide or promulgate rules on subject
matter not covered herein, in the spirit of fairness, sportsmanship and
dedication for the success of the league. Foul line will strictly be imposed.
Team Captains are held responsible to their
team members on the rules and format of the league.
Using of powder in the lanes/shoes is strictly
Shadow bowl will strictly be at 9:15 a.m. and
roll-off at 9:30 a.m. (center time) on all playing days except for the Masters
Finals which will be announced.
All game postponements will be announced a
week in advance unless caused by circumstances beyond the control of the
Typhoon signal no. 2 and above, as officially
announced by PAG-ASA automatically cancels the games scheduled for the day.
In case of severe flooding, games shall also
It shall be the duty of the team captain to
call up the Bowling Center (556-1533 / 34) or the Tournament Director
(0919-4200128), for confirmation on whether the games have been cancelled.
To qualify, bowlers should have
at least played a minimum of four (4) games. There will be two separate
divisions, the Male and Female Divisions. The top thirty six (36) male and top
twelve (12) female bowlers, with the highest average without handicap will play
six (6) games without handicaps for male and with handicaps for the
female in the masters. However, any qualifier who fails to register or who
arrives late shall automatically be disqualified and shall be replaced. The
first seeded player will qualify to play, and so on and so forth.
IX. TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE
The tournament committee shall
be composed of team captains of all participating teams. The committee shall
police, deliberate and decide on matters involving infractions on the rules and
regulations of this league.
a) Team Awards
Highest Team Game (scratch/with handicap)
Highest Team Series (scratch/with handicap)
b) Individual Awards (Men and Ladies)
High Game (scratch/with handicap)
High Series (scratch/with handicap)
Masters (Men’s Division – 3 Groups)
Mens’ Group Champion
Ladies Division - Champion
For Strict Compliance.
BOYSIE A. CASTILLO
CMT : (0919) 4200128