Format

Categories

The tournament contains two seperate categories. 

  • Adults (open to all bowlers)
  • Youth under 19 years of age

Youth bowlers who haven't reached the age of 19 years at september 1st 2017 are allowed to bowl in the youth category. Youth bowlers are allowed to bowl in the adult category if they want to. Though in that case the adult categorie fees apply. It's also allowed to bowl both adult and youth squads during the tournament. 

Qualifying

Both categories will bowl six games of qualifying, while moving after each game and bowling in the American system. A one lane courtesy is applied during all squads.

Turbo High Game

The Turbo High Game ranking is a seperate ranking for the Highest Game of qualifying. If a player buys the Turbo once it's valid for all squads. The highest, not qualified bowler, will move on to the Kncok-out finals

Elimination roll-off

Each round consists of only one shot. In the first round everyone has to shoot at least seven pins, the second round the number is eight, in the third round it's nine and in the fourth round everyone needs to throw a strike. This will continue till there are six or less bowlers left. They will bowl the final round. They all throw one shot in each round and the lowest count (and ties) are eliminated. The top 2 of the roll-off will move on to the Knock-out finals

How to qualify for the finals?

Adults

  • Top 32 of the general ranking - ranked 1-32
  • Top 4 of the Benelux Bowlers Ranking - ranked 33-36
  • Top 2 of the Turbo High Game Ranking - ranked 37-38
  • Top 2 of the Elimination roll-off - ranked 39-40

Byes

  • Bowlers ranked 1-8 --> Round 5
  • Bowlers ranked 9-16 --> Round 4
  • Bowlers ranked 17-24 --> Round 3
  • Bowlers ranked 25-40 --> Round 2

Youth

  • Top 12 of the general youth ranking - ranked 1-12
  • Top 2 of the Dutch Youth Bowlers Ranking - ranked 13-14
  • Winner of the Youth Turbo High Game ranking - ranked 15
  • Winner of the Youth Elimination roll-off - ranked 16

In case a bowler qualifies via the general (youth) ranking. His or her scores in the other rankings won't count anymore. 

Knock-out Finals

Adults

ROund 2

Bowlers ranked 25-40 will bowl in round 2. There will be 8 matches. A match consists of two games total pinfall. The 8 winners of the matches move on to round 3. The losers will be ranked 33-40. 

ROund 3

Bowlers ranked 17-24 and the winners of round 2 will bowl in round 3. There will be 8 matches. A match consists of two games total pinfall. The 8 winners of the matches move on to round 4. The losers will be ranked 25-32.

Round 4

Bowlers ranked 9-16 and the winners of round 3 will bowl in round 4. There will be 8 matches. A match consists of two games total pinfall. The 8 winners of the matches move on to round 5. The losers will be ranked 17-24

round 5

Bowlers ranked 1-8 and the winners of round 4 will bowl in round 5. There will be 8 matches. A match consists of two games total pinfall. The 8 winners of the matches move on to the quarter finals. The losers will be ranked 9-16

quarter-finals

the winners of round 5 will bowl in the Quarter Finals There will be 4 matches. A match consists of one game. The 4 winners of the matches move on to the semi-finals. The losers wll be ranked 5-8.

semi-finals

The winners of the Quarter-Finals bowl in the Semi-Finals. There will be 2 matches. A match consists of one game. The 2  winners of the matches move on to the Grand Final. The losers will be ranked 3-4

Grand Final

The winners of the Semi-Finals bowl in the Semi-Finals. There will be 1 match. The match consists of one game. The winner will be ranked 1. The loser will be ranked 2.

Youth

Round 2

Bowlers ranked 1-16 will bowl in round 2. THere will be 8 matches. A match consists of two games total pinfall. The 8 winners move on to the Quarter-Finals. The losers will be ranked 9-16.

Quarter-finals

The winners of round 2 will bowl in the Quarter Finals There will be 4 matches. A match consists of one game. The 4 winners of the matches move on to the semi-finals. The losers wll be ranked 5-8.

semi-finals

The winners of the Quarter-Finals bowl in the Semi-Finals. There will be 2 matches. A match consists of one game. The 2  winners of the matches move on to the Grand Final. The losers will be ranked 3-4

grand final

The winners of the Semi-Finals bowl in the Semi-Finals. There will be 1 match. The match consists of one game. The winner will be ranked 1. The loser will be ranked 2.

KEDA Title

Both Youth and Adult champion will receive an official KEDA Tournament title.