Doubles (Mixed Doubles will follow Doubles)
Transplant Recipients, Living Donors, Corneal & Tissue Recipients,
Bone Marrow Recipients, and International
Youth, Women, and Men- Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles
**Division 1 and Division 2 athletes can only play with other athletes in their same division for regular doubles. Example: a solid organ recipient has to partner with another solid organ recipient. Mixed doubles is where a division 1 athlete can partner with a division 2 athlete.
1. Partners must be from the same team. Competitors are restricted from partnering with a different team member.
2. We are not responsible to find competitors partners for them. Competitors must supply their partner on their own or with their team managers help.
3. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Doubles and mixed doubles are classified as events. Therefore, athletes may not compete in more than one age division for doubles or mixed doubles.
4. The age category of competition for doubles and mixed doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners the day of Opening Ceremony – August 3, 2018.
1. There will be a three game series in both the singles and the doubles competition.
2. The highest combined score in each competition is the winner.
3. One category will have the highest gross score overall and the second category will be the highest score based on handicaps (USBC handicaps need to be provided).
4. If a player doesn’t have a USBC handicap then their handicap will be created using the following formula: 90% of the difference of the bowler’s average and a base score of 220.
The United States Bowling Congress rules apply (www.bowl.com). With some modifications.
Once an event is completed and results are available, bowling staff must record all competitors and scores to the appropriate system/documents. When electronic scoring is being utilized a manual backup system must be in place to record results.
When available, during the course of competition, sports directors may post results (identified as preliminary) for public and competitor review.
Upon conclusion of the day’s competition, sports directors must submit final results for each event. Manual documents must be signed and dated by the appropriate staff member. Results will be reviewed for accuracy and posted in the TGA Village.
1. Designated team captains will submit doubles team names at check-in. Doubles team competitors must be pre-registered to compete in the event.
2. Team captains may NOT submit doubles participants that are not pre-registered for scheduled doubles event.
3. Bowling staff will be responsible for queuing competitors and directing them to the appropriate lanes.
4. Children 10 and under will use gutter pads.
5. Awards will be presented to the top three gender finishers for each event within each athlete division and age category.
**Rules and format are subject to change and may be modified based on each competition.