Rules Of The
Mega Tournament

4 Bowlers On A Team

All USBC Bowlers Are Eleigible

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A Tournament Created
By Bowlers For Bowlers

MEGA Tournament Rules

1. The MEGATournament will be a handicap tournament featuring Team (4 bowlers), Doubles, Singles and All-Events .
2. Any bowler with a current USBC card may participate.
3. All games will be bowled on the same lanes.
4. This tournament will begin on Memorial Day Weekend (May 23) and will continue through Labor Day Weekend (September 7).
5. Handicap for the tournament shall be 80% of 230 for men (minimum average 150) and 90% of 230 for women (minimum average 120).

6. Entry fee is $400 (handicap) or $560.00 (handicap and scratch) and enters all 4 bowlers into team, doubles, singles and all events. ($15.00 fee will be assessed when entry is paid by via credit or debit card)
7. Credit Card entries for the MEGA Event MUST BE PREPAID. All payments (for optional events) paid at the tournament site MUST BE CASH ONLY.
8. Bowlers entering online and paying by check have 2 weeks to mail their entry payment to the tournament office.
9. Early Bird Entries, Bowling Clubs or Squads Organizers with 10 teams or more can reserve a block of lanes between December 16th and January 1st without paying first, but must have that block paid for by
April 1.
10. Bowlers may re-enter any event after they have bowled the main event, but cash once with the same partner or team. Only the highest cash score will count for singles entries.

11. Payout Ratio is 1:6
12. Any bowler entering this tournament must have an established USBC Average or they will be entered at a 230 average. Entering averages for the tournament shall be as follows:

>> Highest 2018-2019 or 2019-20 Winter USBC Average
>> Adjusted averages from Sports Condition or PBA Experience Leagues will only be used if a Standard USBC average is not available.

>> If none, the bowler will use 230

13. The 10-pin drop rule will not be used.
14. Bowlers must submit averages from all 2019-20 leagues not yet updated to the USBC's website (www.bowl.com) at the time of registration. Unverified averages will not be accepted.
15. The tournament management reserves the right to re-rate any bowler’s entering average. USBC Rule 319c shall be applied. This shall be done prior to bowling, and re-rated bowlers who choose not to bowl in the tournament shall be eligible for a full refund.
16. Prize monies and squad organizer's bonuses will be awarded 30 days after the completion of the tournament by mailed check.
17. Bowlers shall be allowed 10 minutes of practice on their initial pair of assigned lanes.
18. The tournament management shall be the final authority in the event of all disputes.

19. Bowlers may also bowl the Summer Doubles at the same time as they bowl Doubles and Singles in the MEGA Event.

NOTE: The option to bowl scratch will be available at the tournament site. Make sure you bring cash.


Hosted By

Winks Bowl
1281 Kimmerling Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89460
(google map)

Tournament Begins
May 23rd

Tournament Ends
September 7

Final Day To Enter Tournament
April 30

Squad Times


Saturday

9 AM - Doubles & Singles
1 PM - Doubles & Singles
5 PM - Team

Sunday

9 AM - Team
1 PM - Doubles & Singles
5 PM - Doubles & Singles


Entry Fee Details

$400.00* Entry Pays for Main Event (Handicap Team, Doubles, Singles and All Events for All 4 Bowlers)

$560.0* Entry Pays for Main Event Plus Scratch Option (Team, Doubles, Singles and all Events for ALL 4 bowlers)
*Plus a non-refundable $15.00 Fee If Paid Via A Credit or Debit Card.