Guam Youth Bowler of the Year 2017

Schedule of Events

To be held one day of every month at the Central Lanes Bowling Center, Tamuning as scheduled below. Date changes may occur, but shall be presented in the News media two weeks in advance. Postponements due to natural occurrences shall be bowled two weeks after the occurrence.

Day, Date and Time   

  • Sunday, January 08, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, February 05, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, March 05, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, May 07, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, August 06, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  
  • Sunday, September 03, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  
  • Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  
  • Sunday, November 05, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  
  • Grand Finals:  Sunday, December 03, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

There shall be only one division for this event which will be open to bowlers 21 years of age and below as of January 1, 2017. Each competitor shall bowl four (4) games.

Boys and Girls shall compete in separate divisions based on handicapping system of 75% of 190. Handicap will change monthly based on their current tournament totals. Handicap will initially be based on tournaments bowled prior to the start of the event or GBC Book Average, whichever is higher.

The top 4 bowlers from the field of each division will proceed to bowl in a one game elimination format finals including handicap as follows:

  • Quarter Final Round: 3rd place vs. 4th place
  • Semi Final Round: winner of Quarter Final Round vs. 2nd place
  • Final Round: winner of Semi-Final Round vs. 1st place

Monthly Awards shall be in the form of medals:

  • 1st place shall be presented with a gold medal
  • 2nd place will be awarded a silver medal
  • 3rd place will receive with a bronze medal

Entry Fees shall be $10.00 per person per monthly tournament. Bowlers will be awarded points based on their monthly placements as follows:

  • 1st place finish: 30 points
  • 2nd place finish: 20 points
  • 3rd place finish: 15 points
  • 4th place finish: 10 points
  • 5th place finish: 5 points
  • 6th place finish: 5 points
  • 7th place finish: 5 points
  • 8th place finish: 5 points
  • 9th place finish: 5 points
  • 10th place finish: 5 points
  • Participation Points: 2 points

The monthly winners will receive an invitation to complete in the Grand finals which will be held according to the above schedule.

Youth Bowler of the Year Grand Finals:

The Grand Finals shall consist of 24 bowlers. Monthly winners will earn an automatic berth to the Grand Finals. The remaining slots shall be filled based on the points system. The grand finalist shall bowl six (6) games inclusive of handicap and bonus points. Bonus points will be awarded to each competitor who beats the total of their respective opponent.

Each game won will be awarded 10 points; each tie game shall be 5 points. Non-winners of each game will not be awarded points.

Lane assignment shall be based on luck of the draw system.

Entry Fee for the Grand finals shall be $15.00.

The bowlers will then proceed to a final match play for the top 4 participants as follows:

  • Quarter Final Round: 3rd place vs. 4th place
  • Semi Final Round: winner of Quarter Final Round vs. 2nd place
  • Final Round: winner of Semi-Final Round vs. 1st place

Trophies shall be awarded to the top four finishers from the Grand Finals.