Tell me more about the Storm Open Festival of Bowling featuring the National Mixed Tournament

The Open Festival of Bowling featuring the National Mixed Tournament is a multi-event competition designed for the entire family and comprised  of two separate tournaments - the Open Festival of Bowling Tournament and the National Mixed Tournament

What is the Open Festival of Bowling Tournament?

The Festival of Bowling Tournament are additional events a bowler may enter.  Unlike the National Mixed Tournament Mixed Doubles/Singles event bowlers may enter each event separately.

Festival of Bowling events include:

  • Storm Open Team - 4 Bowlers per team (any combination men & women - 820 team avg max)
  • Eldorado Open Doubles - 2 Bowlers per team (can be any combination men & women)
  • Eldorado Open Singles - Separate prize funds for men & women
  • Silver Legacy Senior Doubles - 2 Bowlers per team (must be 50 yrs and over - any combination men & women)
  • Silver Legacy Senior Singles - Separate prize funds for men & women 50 yrs and over
  • Festival All-Events - Scores bowled in the Open Team, Open Doubles or Senior Doubles & Open SInglse Singles or Senior Singles events will be combined for a prize fund.Separate prize funds for men & women
  • Storm 6-Game Scratch Singles - 6 Games Across 6 Lanes - Scratch Prize Fund only
  • Circus Circus Adult/Youth Doubles - 1 Adult & 1 Youth Bowler per team - Prize money is paid in the form of scholarship money to the youth bowler.
  • Circus Circus Youth Singles - Second event for youth bowlers - Additional chance for youth to win scholarship money

What is the National Mixed Tournament?

The National Mixed Tournament consists of four events: Mixed Team, Mixed Doubles, Mixed Singles & All-Events

  • Mixed Team Event - 4 bowlers per team (must be 2 men & 2 women)
  • Mixed Doubles - 2 bowlers per team (must be 1 man & 1 woman)
  • Mixed Singles - Bowled at the same squad time as Mixed Doubles.  Bowlers will move to a new pair of lanes to bowl Mixed Singles event.  There is a separate prize fund for men & women.
  • Mixed All-Events - Scores bowled in the Mixed Team, Mixed Doubles & Mixed Singles events will be combined for a prize fund.  There is a separate prize fund for men & women.

Special Note:  Bowlers must enter both Mixed Doubles & Mixed Singles events

 

How many times can I enter an event?

You may enter each event a maximum of three times with the exception of the Mixed Doubles/Mixed Singles event.  If you enter an event with the exact same partner(s) you may only cash once in that event.

 

What events count towards Festival All-Events and Mixed All-Events?

The Festival All-Events consist of the first time you bowl in Open Team, Open Doubles or Senior Doubles and Open Singles or Senior Singles.  The Mixed All-Events consist of the first time you bowl in Mixed Team and Mixed Doubles/Singles events.

 

If I enter Senior Doubles can I enter Open Singles?

Yes, each event in the Open Festival of Bowling Tournament is a separate event.  If you enter Senior Doubles this does not mean you have to enter Senior Singles.  You may instead enter Open Singles.

 

How many events can I bowl during a squad time?

In the National Mixed Tournament you will only be scheduled for either Mixed Team event or Mixed Doubles/Mixed Singles during one squad time.  You may schedule two Open Festival of Bowling Tournament events during the same squad time with the exception of the 6-Game Scratch Singles event.  The doubles event will always be bowled first in the squad if a doubles and a singles event is scheduled for the same squad time.  A bowler may bowl 2 Doubles events, 1 Doubles & 1 Singles event, 2 Singles events if you desire in the Open Festival of Bowling Tournament during the same squad time.