2020 Parker Bohn III Junior Doubles Rules

The event is certified by the USBC

REMINDER: Effective August 1, 2020, balance holes are not permitted in USBC certified competition. 

Eligibility

  1. The Parker Bohn III Junior Doubles is open to USBC Youth Members ages 17 and under on or before July 31st, 2020. If you are not currently a USBC Youth member, you may purchase a membership by visiting bowl.com prior to the start of competition or purchase on site.
  2. Bowlers can only bowl one squad with one partner. 

Format

  1. There will be 1 Division. This is a handicap event where teams will receive handicap at a rate of 80% of 440.
  2. There is no average cap and teams averaging over 440 will receive no handicap.
  3. Each squad will be limited to 15 teams per squad and each bowler will receive up to 2 guests. If the maximum capacity in bowling centers increases before the event, teams per squad and guests per bowler are subject to increase.
  4. Teams will start the squad with the Eliminator. The Eliminator is a one ball roll off in which each bowler will throw one shot and the low count is eliminated until a champion is determined. 
  5. The Doubles format will consist of 6 baker games on one lane. After each game, bowlers switch order (Bowler 1 will bowl the odd frames games 1,3 and 5 and Bowler 2 will bowl the odd frames games 2,4 and 6). The Doubles champions will be crowned based on 6 game total with handicap combining all 4 squads.
  6. Squad times will be on Friday (9/4) at 9 AM, 12 PM, 3 PM, and 6 PM. To sign up please visit ParkerBohn3.com and click the “Sign Up Online” button.

Entry Fees

  1. The Entry fee will be $70 and broken down as follows. $10 per bowler for the Eliminator and $50 per team for the Doubles Event.
  2. Cash, credit cards, and paypal will be accepted for walk-in bowlers.
  3. Pre-registered bowlers must check-in 30 minutes prior to start time.
  4. Walk-in entries will be accepted on a first come first serve basis and will cost $70.

Attire

  1. PB3 Dress Code will be in effect during all rounds of competition. Collared, mock, or crew neck bowling shirts are required. Name shirts are preferred, but not required. Males: Dress slacks, pants or shorts are required. Females: Dress slacks, dress shorts, skirts, or skorts are permitted. Skirts, skorts, and shorts must be longer than fingertip length when standing with arms at side. NO JEANS, NO SWEATPANTS, NO LEGGINGS, NO TSHIRTS, AND NO HATS ARE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME DURING COMPETITION. 
  2. NO HEADPHONES WILL BE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME DURING COMPETITION.

Prize Fund

  1. Scholarships will be awarded based on a 1:4 ratio.