Entry deadlines are nearing for state tournaments conducted by the Florida State Bowling Association and the Florida State Women's USBC Bowling Association, so prospective entrants should be making plans to compete.
Entry fee is $25 per person per event, with an optional all-events fee of $5. In addition, optional scratch competition is available at $10 per event, plus $5 all-events, but those competing for scratch prizes must also enter the handicap (90 percent of 240) events.
The tournament will conclude on the weekend of June 29-30, and squad times on each of the dates will be at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Entrants may bowl only once in doubles and singles, but multiple participation is allowed in team event, provided that no more than three members of a team bowl together on a subsequent squad.
The final entry deadline is March 30, and all entries must be submitted no later than the closing date. Official tournament entry blanks are available at most Florida bowling centers.
In addition, you may view or download the official entry blank by clicking on any of the following links: For the cover page, click here. For Page 2, which includes the tournament rules, click here. For Page 3, click here. And for Page 4, click here.
In addition, should you desire, you may contact tournament director Bob Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 women's state tournament to be conducted in Orlando area
The Florida State USBC Women's Bowling Association will conduct its 2013 state championship tournament in the Orlando area for five consecutive weekends, beginning May 4-5.
The four-player team competition will take place at Aloma Bowling Center in Winter Park, and the singles and doubles events will be held at Colonial Lanes in Orlando.
All tournament entrants must be a current member of a local USBC association and the Florida women's association, or they must have a current USBC unattached membership card.
Entry fee is $25 per woman per event, plus optional scratch and handicap (100 percent of 220) all-events available at $5 each. However, with the preliminary Feb. 1 entry deadline already passed, entries submitted prior to the "late deadline" of March 1 must add a $20 late fee with the entry blank.
Competition will be in one division, and handicap is 100 percent of 220. Team squads will be at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. and noon Sundays, while singles/doubles squads will be at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days.
Complete rules and information are contained on the official entry blank, and to view or download it, click here.