The USBA Tournament Flight Series
for all USBC Youth of ALL Abilities!
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Cost Per Event
Membership Fee $20.00
No Averages or Handicaps Required
Paid to 40% of Field
Junior Gold Qualifiers
The tournament series will be run by the United States Bowling Academy. Each tournament shall be USBC sanctioned and is open to USBC Youth sanctioned bowlers. Non-USBC Youth members may qualify by paying an associate fee.
All bowlers will complete an initial four games to determine the flight positioning. Bowlers will be grouped in flights of 10 bowlers with the final flight a minimum of 7 bowlers and a maximum of 16 bowlers.
Once flights are determined all bowlers will bowl an additional two games to determine final positions within the flight. The six game total will determine the final qualifying scores within each flight.
The top three bowlers in each flight will advance to a stepladder finals based on the six games of qualifying. The third place qualifier will bowl a one game match against the second place qualifier with the winner advancing to bowl a one game match against the tournament leader. Matches will be bowled in a match play format alternating frames. The higher qualifier in each match will have choice of starting lane.
Flights with higher qualifying scores will be guaranteed higher paybacks. The person finishing fourth in the flight above, will receive a higher scholarship than the person finishing first in the flight below.
All scoring is done on a scratch (no handicap) basis.
Entry into each tournament shall be $45.00 (ENTRY FEE BREAKDOWN: $25 scholarship fund, $10.00 lineage, $8.00 expenses, $2.00 All Stars). A $20 membership fee is required for each bowler.
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