TBA Australian Under 14 Junior Masters

INFORMATION

The TBA Australian Under 14 Junior Masters finals are scheduled to begin on Friday the 23rd July 2021.

Open to all male and female bowlers who are under 14 years of age as at 1 January 2021. Qualifying in any three (3) game singles, doubles or team event. AN ALL EVENTS ENTRY IS NOT REQUIRED TO QUALIFY FOR FINALS. Finalists must check in by 11.30am on Friday 23 July.

ELIGIBILITY

This tournament is open to all TBA members in good standing and all non-resident bowlers who are a member of an affiliated federation who are under 14 as at 1 January 2021. Australian residents must show their current TBA membership cards and affiliated federation members must show their proof of federation membership at check-in. There will be a male and female division and all rules apply to both divisions.

QUALIFYING

Qualifying series will be the highest three (3) game singles, doubles or teams attempt bowled during the Junior Championship until completion of the 9.30am squad on Friday 23 July. The top fifteen (15) male and female qualifiers will compete in the matchplay finals. In the event of a tie for 15th place a 9th & 10th frame playoff will be played until the
tie is broken.

MATCH PLAY FINALS

Male and female players will complete seven (7) games in a Tri-Matchplay format with 30 pins for a win and 15 pins for second being awarded. At the conclusion of seven (7) games the top three (3) male and female players will progress to the stepladder finals. In the event of a tie for 3rd place a 9th & 10th frame playoff will be played until the tie is broken.

STEPLADDER FINALS

The third and second placed male and female players will play a single game match to determine the winner. In the event of a tie, a full game will be replayed to determine the winner. If there is a second tie, a Golden Strike will determine the winner with the highest placed bowler deciding whether to start or follow. Bowlers will play one frame at a time, alternating lanes, until one bowler strikes in a frame when the other doesn’t to determine the winner.

The winner of this match will play the first placed player and will play a single game match to determine the champion. In the event of a tie, a full game will be replayed to determine the champion. If there is a second tie, a Golden Strike will determine the champion with the first placed player deciding whether to start or follow. Players will play one frame at a time, alternating lanes, until one player strikes in a frame when the other doesn’t to determine the champion.

ENTRY FEES

Qualifying- No charge
Finals- No charge

AWARDS – MALE & FEMALE

1st- Trophy
2nd- Trophy
3rd- Trophy


This is the first running of the TBA Australian Under 14 Junior Masters


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