TBA21 Australian Masters

INFORMATION

The TBA21 Australian Masters finals are scheduled for the 26th July 2021

Open to all male and female bowlers who are under 21 years of age as at 1 January 2021. Qualifying in any three (3) game qualifying event. Finalists must check in by 7.30am (males), 10.30am (females) on Monday 26 July.

This is a Nationally Ranked Event for both Open and Women’s divisions. National Ranking Points will be allocated to all players registered for ranking points in both the male and female divisions of this event.

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 21 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 qualifying attempt bowled during the TBA21 Masters Qualifying Squads until completion of the 4.30pm squad on Sunday 25 July.

The top twelve (12) male and female qualifiers will join the list of automatic qualifiers below to make up the maximum of 20 male and female qualifiers who will compete in the semi-finals. State and Territory TBA21 Masters Champions cannot be eliminated by virtue of their qualifying score. In the event of a tie for 20th place or lowest qualifying positions excluding automatic qualifiers, a 9th & 10th frame playoff will be played until the tie is broken.

Automatic Qualifiers

The following bowlers will receive automatic entry into the finals section;

• The eight (8) Male and Female State and Territory TBA21 Masters Champions

State and Territory TBA21 Masters Champions cannot be eliminated by virtue of their qualifying score. In the event of a tie for 20th place or lowest qualifying positions excluding automatic qualifiers, a 9th & 10th frame playoff will be played until the tie is broken.

SEMI FINALS

All players will bowl a single six game block, moving pairs after every second game. The top fifteen (15) male and female players will progress to 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- Included in squad entry fee
  • Finals – $140

PRIZE MONEY – MALE & FEMALE (GUARANTEED)

1st- $1,800 plus Trophy
2nd- $1,200 plus Trophy
3rd- $1,000 plus Trophy
4th- $600
5th- $400


TBA21 MASTER CHAMPIONS

Prior to 2021, the event was formally known as the National Youth Cup.

YEARMENWOMEN
2003Jason Belmonte (NSW)Toni Woodcock (WA)
2004Brandon Qualischefski (Qld)Clair Johnston (SA)
2005Michael Zentveld (Qld)Michelle Halprin (NT)
2006Christopher Barratt (WA)Jayde Flanagan (NT)
2007Glen Loader (Vic)Clair Johnston (SA)
2008Christopher Barratt (WA)Cassie Staudinger (Vic)
2009Andrew Tonkin (Vic)Lexi Nicoll (NSW)
2010Kevin McRae (NSW)Lexi Nicoll (NSW)
2011Michael Craig (ACT)Rebecca Whiting (Vic)
2012Sam Cooley (NSW)Rebecca Whiting (Vic)
2013Paul White (Vic)Nicole Williams (WA)
2014Jarrod Langford (Qld)Sarah Terry (NSW)
2015Lachlan Merchant (VIC)Xin Yi Oh (SING)
2016Blayne Fletcher (Qld)Rebekah Commane (Vic)
2017Jarrod Langford (Qld)Rebekah Commane (Vic)
2018Owen Wong Wen Fei (SSS)Jodie Kos (ACT)
2019Jordan Dinham (NSW)Chloe Jones (QLD)
2020Callum Borck (WA)Chloe Jones (QLD)


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