IDM Bucharest International Bowling Open
12th Edition, 28 October – 5 November 2023
|Approved by||The national federation, EBF|
|The tournament is open for||Athletes from IBF’s member federations|
|Tournament organiser||IDM Club, Bucharest Romania|
|First day||28 October 2023|
|Last day||5 November 2023|
|Woman handicap||8 pins per game|
|Max woman scratch game||300|
|Contact person||Marius Briciu
|Mobile||+40 722 454 273|
|Address||IDM Club Bucharest
Splaiul Independentei 319B, Sector 6
|GPS coordinates:||N 44.434286oE 26.04896o|
|Phone||+40 72BOWLING (+40 722695 464)|
|Fax||+4021 316 09 63|
|Number of Lanes||14 lanes divides as follows:
6 lanes in sector A
8 lanes in sector B
|Approaches||Brunswick Anvilane Glow Pro|
|Pin setters||Brunswick GS-X|
|Score system||Brunswick Sync|
|Oil Machine||Kegel Kustodian Plus|
|Pattern prepared by||Kegel, Sivissidis Bowling|
|Dressing done by||IDM Club|
|Prize fund status||Net. Fixed.|
|Tax on Prizes||They are already paid by the organizer|
|Tax rules||As a consequence of the Romanian Tax Regulations, the tax on prize money will be paid by the organizer and will not be deducted from the net prizes.
All participants will be obliged to fill in a form provided by the organizer (to meet the needs of GDPR, tax authorities, etc).
|Position||Group A||Group B||Specials|
|Position 1||2500 EUR||300 EUR|
|Position 2||2000 EUR||250 EUR|
|Position 3||1500 EUR||225 EUR|
|Position 4||1000 EUR||200 EUR|
|Position 5-8||600 EUR||150 EUR|
|Position 9-16||400 EUR|
|Position 17-32||250 EUR|
|Position 33-48||200 EUR|
|First under 14 years||125 EUR|
|First above 60 years||200 EUR|
|First above 70 years||200 EUR|
|Total||19.800 Euro||1.575 Euro||825 Euro|
|The total net prize fund is 22.200 EUR.|
The following 46 athletes will qualify:A. Top 40 from the general standing.B. Top 2 unqualified from a separate standing for squads conducted on Saturday and Sunday, 28-29 October.C. Top 2 unqualified from a separate standing for squads conducted on Monday and Tues-day, 30-31 October.D. First junior (under 18 years at the moment of tournament’s beginning) unqualified.E. First woman unqualified.The 46 qualified athletes will be sorted according to their best 6-games series, in order A-B-C-D-E and seeded 1-46.For Category B, the rankings will be made according to positions of the B-athletes in the general qualification standing.Athletes must inform the organizing committee of the Category in which he/she plays is playing. For Category B, all athletes must provide a document from their national federation, proving their annual average to be less than 180.All the scores count for Category A. If an athlete is registered for Category B, but his score qualifies him in top 46 players of Category A, he will qualify to the final step and will in addition also earn the prize for Category B.
All the athletes from category A and category B qualified in the history of our tournament will become a Category A athlete (without Desperado).
All the athletes who played in our tournament history at category A will play automatically for A category.
Top 2 will qualify to the final steps, seeded 47-48.
Fresh oil before every squad and every final step.
Final Step 1
Final Step 2
Final Step 3
Final Step 4
Final Step 5 – oiling only before first match
Stepladder match 1
Stepladder match 2
Stepladder match 3
|Qualification and the Final Step 1-4
In case of a tie, the highest ranked athlete will be the athlete with the highest last game in a step. If a tie still exists the highest ranked athlete will be the athlete with the highest second last game in a step etc.
|Final Step 5
In case of a tie in a mach, a one ball roll off on a full set of pins will be played, repeated until the tie is broken.
In case of a tie in the Desperado Squad, a one ball roll on a full set of pins will be played, repeated until the tie is broken.
|Lane draws||Lane draws will be done by the organizer.
For squads and steps conducted in Sector A and B, the draw will decide in which sector of the centre the athletes are playing.
|Athletes per pair in squads||Two-Five depending on the squad sizes.|
|Frequency of movement||After two games in the qualification.
After one game in the Final Step 1-4.
No movement in the Stepladder Final.
|Movement method||Athletes from the even numbered lanes will move two lanes on the right.
Athletes from the odd numbered lanes will move two lanes on the left.
|Number of lanes to move||Two|
|Booking restriction before||A maximum of four squads can be booked before the tournament starts and maximum two of the bookings can be for squads on Friday and Saturday 3-4 November.|
|Booking restriction during||Maximum six non played entries.|
|Total number of squads played||No limit|
|Booking priority number||Priority number = played squads.
Second priority = distance
The waiting list it is ordered by priority number ascending.
|Registration deadline||30 minutes prior each squad|
|Waiting list opens||10 minutes prior each squad|
|All prices are in EUR*|
*) equivalent in RON according to Romanian National Bank’s exchange rate
|Final Step 1||09:30||Sector A&B|
|Final Step 2||12:30||Sector A&B|
|Final Step 3||15:00||Sector B|
|Final Step 4||17:00||Sector B|
lanes A3 – A4
|Ambiance Hotel – http://www.ambiance-hotel.ro|
|Yesterday Hotel – http://hotel.yesterday.ro|
|Rules in effect
The EBF rules Chapter 8 and IBF’s Regulation and Playing Rules will apply
All games will be broadcasted live on Youtube.com
The final will also be broadcasted live on Facebook.com
|Average prices in Romania
– accommodation: 50 Eur per night.
– a dish cost around 8-10 Eur.
– a beer, around 2 Eur.
– UBER available.