TBA Classic Cup

INFORMATION

The TBA Classic Cup finals is scheduled for Thursday the 5th August 2021.

Open to male bowlers with an entering average of 199 or lower and female bowlers with an entering average of 189 or lower. 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 Thursday 5 August.

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 with averages of 199 and under for males and 189 and under for females. 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 in any three (3) game singles, doubles or team event.

The top fourteen (14) male and female qualifiers, plus the defending champions (if eligible under the average rules) will compete in the matchplay finals. If the
defending champion spots are not taken, they will be returned to the qualifying pool accordingly. In the event of a tie for 15th place or lowest qualifying positions excluding automatic qualifiers, 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- Included in squad entry fee
  • Finals – $140 (defending champions, if eligible, have a free entry)

PRIZE MONEY – MALE & FEMALE (GUARANTEED)

1st- $600 plus Trophy
2nd- $300 plus Trophy
3rd- $200 plus Trophy
4th- $150
5th- $150


TBA CLASSIC CUP CHAMPIONS

YearMenWomen
1975Ron Powell (Vic)Ruth Guerster (Vic)
1976George Podins (Qld)Mary Bonney (SA)
1977David Frost (NSW)Maureen Armstrong (SA)
1978Miles Knowlson (Qld)Barbara Ward (NSW)
1979Eric Thompson (Vic)Ruth Guerster (Vic)
1980John Deem (NSW)Sue Cassell (NSW)
1981Ian Hughes (Qld)Sharon Gowing (NSW)
1982Graham Smith (SA)Lorraine Gaskin (SA)
1983Len Hogg (Vic)Doreen Dockery (Vic)
1984Tom Kury (Qld)Doreen Dockery (Vic)
1985Peter Selakovic (Vic)Doreen Dockery (Vic)
1986Eric Thompson (Vic)Ursula Ramsay (ACT)
1987Michael Kennedy (Vic)Margaret Condon (Qld)
1988Trevor Hopkinson (ACT)Patricia Kourtesis (WA)
1989G. Bowness (NSW)Aila Leo (NSW)
1990John Bushell (WA)Aila Leo (NSW)
1991Graham Smith (SA)Patricia Kourtesis (WA)
1992M. Georgiades (NSW)Patricia Kourtesis (WA)
1993Richard Bailey (WA)Doreen Dockery (Vic)
1994Allan Atkins (Qld)Doris Flanagan (Qld)
1995John Ford (NSW)Patricia Kourtesis (WA)
1996Adrian Judd (NZ)Kathleen Bew (NSW)
1997Ron Rowland (NSW)Sharon Murray (WA)
1998Michelle Cleggett (SA)
1999Michael Newport (SA)Alison Burany (Qld)
2000Michael Newport (SA)Michelle Tonks (NSW)
2001Michael Newport (SA)Liana Batty (NSW)
2002Kim Morris (NSW)Denece Jones (Vic)
2003Tyson Jones (Qld)Denece Jones (Vic)
2004Reg Gooch (ACT)Cheryl Bast (Vic)
2005Steven Smith (Tas)Ingrid Coburn (Vic)
2006Steven Smith (NSW)Susanne Jack (NSW)
2007Chris Kirwin (NT)Brenda Kirkwood (WA)
2008Chris Kirwin (NT)Susanne Jack (NSW)
2009Rhyss Jones (Qld)Brenda Carr (Qld)
2010Rhyss Jones (Qld)Brenda Carr (Qld)
2011Kim Tung Leung (ACT)Brenda Carr (Qld)
2012Chris Thomas (ACT) Kate Pilkington (Qld)
2013Rick Aitchison (NSW)Leanne Nastasi (Qld)
2014Dennis Rigney (VIC)Melissa-ann Fisher (NSW)
2015Fabricio Delgado (NSW)Melissa-ann Fisher (NSW)
2016Brodie Hunt (NZ)Lauren Tait (ACT)
2017Derek Adams (QLD)Jess Allen (QLD)
2018Chris Kirwin (NT)Cushla Burns (NZ)
2019Martin Roughsedge (SA)Amanda Chamberlain (QLD)


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