IDM Bucharest International Bowling Open

8th Edition, 30 September – 8 October 2017

Approval status
Approved by The national federation, ETBF and WBA
Classification WBA Tournament
Tournament on the web
Website 1 www.ibibo.ro
Website 2 www.bowling.ro
Tournament information
The tournament is open for Athletes from World Bowling’s member federations
Tournament organiser IDM Club, Bucharest Romania
Centre IDM Club Bucharest Romania
City Bucharest
Federation Romania
First day 30 September 2017
Last day 8 October 2017
Tournament delimitations
Category Open
Event Singles Mixed
Woman handicap 8 pins per game
Max woman scratch game 292
Tournament contact
Contact person Marius Briciu
Cotocu Jan
Mobile +40722454273
Email ibibo2017@idm.ro
Registration www.ibibo.ro
Centre address
Address IDM Club Bucharest
Splaiul Independentei 319B, Sector 6
Bucharest
Romania
GPS coordinates: N 44.434286oE 26.04896o
Phone +4072BOWLING
Fax +4021 316 09 63
Email ibibo2016@idm.ro
Website www.ibibo.ro
Centre specifications
Number of Lanes 14 lanes divides as follows:
6 lanes in sector A
8 lanes in sector B
Approaches Brunswick Anvilane Glow Pro
Surface Brunswick
Pin desks Brunswick
Pin setters Brunswick GS-X
Pins Brunswick Max
Score system Brunswick
Dressing specifications
Oil Machine Kegel Kustodian Plus
Oil Kegel Fire
Cleaner Kegel CX4S
Pattern prepared by Kegel – Sivissidis Bowling
Dressing done by IDM Club
Prize money specifications
Prize fund status Fixed
Tax on Prizes Yes
Tax rules As a cosequence of the Romanian Tax Regulations, there will be a tax on prize money, paid by the organizer. The taxes 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 the tax authorities.

 

Prize money expressed in EUR
Position Group A Group B
Position 1 3500 EUR* 350 EUR*
Position 2 2500 EUR* 300 EUR*
Position 3 2000 EUR* 250 EUR*
Position 4 1500 EUR* 200 EUR*
Position 5-8 700 EUR* 150 EUR*
Position 9-16 400 EUR*
Position 17-28 250 EUR*
Position 29-40 150 EUR*
Dimitrios Karetsos
(highest score)
150 EUR*
Total 20.450 Euro* 1.700 Euro*

*) equivalent in RON according to Romanian National Bank’s exchange rate

 

Tournament format
Qualifying Step
The following 37 athletes will qualify:
A. Top 4 players from a separate standing for squads conducted from Saturday to Tuesday
B. Top 33 from the general standing, not already qualified from A

The 37 qualified athletes will be sorted according to their best 6-games series and then seeded 1-37.
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 she/he 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 a athletes is registered for Category B, but his score qualifies him in top 37 players of Category A, he will qualify to the final step and will in addition also earn the prize for Category B.

Desperado Squad

1 game
Top 3 will qualify to the final steps, seeded 38-40

Final Step 1
Athletes seeded 17-40 will play 4 games starting from scratch
Athletes positioned 1-12 are qualified to the Final Step 2
Athletes positioned 13-24 will be ranked 29-40

Final Step 2
Athletes seeded 5-16 + athletes qualified from step 1 will play 4 games, starting from scratch
Athletes positioned 1-12 are qualified to the Final Step 3
Athletes positioned 13-24 will be ranked 17-28

Final Step 3
Athletes 1-4 _ athletes qualified from step 2 will play 4 games, starting from scratch
Athletes positioned 1-4 are qualified to the Final Step 4
Athletes positioned 9-16 will be ranked 9-16

Final Step 4
8 athletes will play 4 games with the pin fall from the Final Step 3 carried forward
Athletes positioned 1-4 are qualified to the Final Step 5
Athletes positioned 5-8 will be ranked 5-8

Final Step 5 – oiling only before first match
There will be 3 stepladder matches

Stepladder match 1
The athlete seeded 4 and the athlete seeded 3 will play one-game match
The loser of the match will be ranked 4

Stepladder match 2
The winner of the match 1 and the athlete seeded 2 will play one-game match
The loser of the match will be ranked 3

Stepladder match 3
The winner of the match 2 and the athlete seeded 1 will play one-game match
The loser of the match will be ranked 2
The winner of the match will be ranked 1

Tournament tie rules
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.
Desperado Squad
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 assignments and lane movements
Lane draws Lane draws will be done by the organiser
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-Four 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 Athletess 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 policies
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 6-7 October.
Booking restriction during Maximum six non played entries
Total number of squads played No limit
Booking Cancellations Possible
Booking priority number Priority number = played squads.
The waiting list it is orderes by priority number.
If priority number is equal first subscried, first served.
Registration deadline 30 minutes prior each squad
Qualification squads and fees in Eur
Squad Day Date Time Spots Entry-fee Re-entry fee
Squad 01 Saturday 30-Setp 10:00 28 40
Squad 02 13:30 28 40 30
Squad 03 17:00 28 40 30
Squad 04 20:30 28 40 30
Squad 05 Sunday 01-Oct 10:00 28 40 30
Squad 06 13:30 28 40 30
Squad 07 17:00 28 40 30
Squad 08 20:30 28 40 30
Squad 09 Monday 02-Oct 13:00 16 (B) 40 30
Squad 10 16:30 16 (B) 40 30
Squad 11 20:00 16 (B) 40 30
Squad 12 Tuesday 03-Oct 13:00 16 (B) 40 30
Squad 13 16:30 16 (B) 50 40
Squad 14 20:00 16 (B) 50 40
Squad 15 Wednesday 04-Oct 13:00 16 (B) 50 40
Squad 16 17:00 28 60 50
Squad 17 21:00 28 60 50
Squad 18 Thursday 05-Oct 09:30 28 60 50
Squad 19 13:30 28 80 60
Squad 20 17:30 28 80 60
Squad 21 21:30 28 80 60
Squad 22 Friday 06-Oct 09:30 28 80 70
Squad 23 13:30 28 80 60
Squad 24 17:30 28 80 60
Squad 25 21:30 28 80 60
Squad 26 Saturday 07-Oct 09:30 28 80 60
Squad 27 13:30 28 80 60
Squad 28 17:30 28 80 60
Squad 29 21:30 28 80 60
Desperado 00:30 16 (B) 30
All prices are in EUR*

*) equivalent in RON according to Romanian National Bank’s exchange rate

Schedule for the final steps
Sunday
08-Oct
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
Stepladder
Final
20:00 Sector A
lanes A3 – A4
Award ceremony 21:30
Hotels provided by the organizer
Yesterday Hotel – http://hotel.yesterday.ro
Ambiance Hotel – http://www.ambiance-hotel.ro
Other information
The ETBF Constitution Chapter 8 and World Bowling’s Regulation and Playing Rules will apply