2024 Rules

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  1. No tipping of pin setters will be allowed. Any tipping of promise of a tip prior to finishing the game will automatically disqualify the team from receiving any team or individual prizes.
  2. All teams are comprised of 4 persons.
  3. Minimum age for participation in the event is 18 years of age.
  4. The entry fee for each game is $32.
  5. Each team must have a name. If a team does not provide a name, event management will assign a name for the team.
  6. Each game is comprised of four frames, the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th
  7. Handicaps are not used in this event. All scores are scratch.
  8. All bowlers will bowl on ice, foul line infractions will be enforced.
  9. All teams must check in at the registration desk a minimum of 30 minutes in advance of the scheduled game start time. All members must be present to register.
  10. Early registration deadline is March 14, 2024. Onsite registration will be available.
  11. SBLF makes available bowling balls of various weights and sizes, use of SBLF equipment is at the risk of the participant.
  12. All lanes are of regulation length, regulation pins are used.
  13. Pins struck and knocked down after the ball strikes the hay bales do not count. The pins will be reset to their original position. No strike frame prizes will be awarded.
  14. No Skates, spikes, cleats or other apparatus intended to prevent slipping may be used.
  15. Ice Bowling Tournament Director, Randy Ingels will have the authority to decide all protests. Protests must be filed before the start of the next shift. Protests concerning the last shift of the day must be presented within 15 minutes after the last bowler has finished.
  16. In the event of a tie for individual prizes, a bowl off will take place Sunday March 15 at 10:00 AM. Bowlers will be notified via phone using the team captain information provided during registration after the last scheduled shift of the event. Ice Bowling cannot be responsible if the team captain does not inform the bowler. Bowlers not present at the scheduled bowl off time will forfeit.
  17. SBLCF is not liable for injury or loss of property. All participants bowl at their own risk.
  18. Event management reserves the right to refuse anyone who is not in condition to participate for the protection of themselves and other participants with no refund.