PAY ONLINE: Credit Card or Bitcoin is accepted. Online entries open until Friday April 22 5pm central time. Credit Cards accepted on site but will require additional time for processing.
$295.00 - First Entry with EBI Bowling Ball
$225.00 - First Entry without Bowling Ball
$195.00 - Re-Entry
PAY BY MAIL: Send Money Order to: InsideBowling.com Attn: Mike Flanagan 381 E 3575 N North Ogden, UT 84414 - NO CHECKS. All mailed entries must be sent prior to April 10th.
MULTIPLE SQUADS: Reserve & Pay for as many squads as you want. If you bowl a score you are satisfied with, and wish to not enter other paid squads, you may receive a refund from the tournament office. You must inform the office within 30 minutes of refundable squad or your entry could be forfeited with no refund. PLEASE let us know ahead of time so we can accommodate as many bowlers as possible.
CANCELLATIONS: If for some reason you have to cancel, a cancellation fee of $15 will be accessed on your refund. You have 48 hours before your squad time to CANCEL. All cancellations must be done through phone call to 314-324-0335 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRAVEL: The tournament begins Friday April 22nd at 7PM and will conclude on Sunday April 24th at 9PM. If you are traveling in from out of town, we suggest booking your flight for Monday in case you make the live TV finals. Tropicana Lanes is located near the Galleria Shopping Mall at 7960 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63117.
BOWLING CENTER INFO: Tropicana Lanes is a 52 lane split bowling center with 26 lanes on each side. All qualifying blocks will consist of 4 games bowled on each side of the center. Lane surface at Tropicana is AMF HPL with AMF machines. Some front panels have been replaced over the years with AMF SPL panels.
LANE PATTERN: Pattern will be released at least one week before the event on InsideBowling.com and IB's social media platforms.
DRESS CODE: We have a very relaxed dress code. You will be part of a live broadcasted bowling tournament and we suggest you wear a shirt with your name on the back. Support our sponsor Logo Infusion and order a jersey at LogoInfusion.com. We do not allow sleeveless shirts, profanity on shirts, or any shirts/pants with holes. We want you to be comfortable.
FORMAT: All squads will use up to 52 of the lanes at Tropicana. There will be no more than 4 bowlers on each pair of lanes. After all squads are completed, 32 bowlers will return Sunday morning at 8AM for four additional games with pin-fall carrying over. Match play will begin after the morning squad on Sunday with the top 12 bowlers bowling 12 games of round robin match play with 30 bonus pins for each win. The 12th game will be position round. The top 5 will then advance to the online webcasted finals which will begin at 7PM CST on InsideBowling.tv.
PRIZE FUND: Top prize will be $10,000 for first (based on a minimum of 225 entries) with last place receiving $500. Cash ratio is 1 out of every 5 entries. You may only cash once in the tournament.
BRACKETS: $10 brackets will be available during qualifying rounds. Brackets will be available across all games in three separate groupings. Grouping 1 will consist of brackets starting games 1 & 2. Grouping 2 will consist of brackets starting games 3 & 4. Grouping 3 will consist of brackets starting games 5 & 6. When you decide upon a grouping, the bracket program will evenly distribute your entries into each game in the grouping. For example, if you get in 20 brackets in grouping 2, you will have 10 brackets starting in game 3 and 10 brackets starting in game 4.
ALL OTHER: Any additional rulings will be handled by Tournament Director Jerry Anderson. This event is USBC sanctioned and will default to USBC rules accordingly.