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Scottish Super Series 2017: Information PDF Print E-mail

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BOWLS SCOTLAND’S SCOTTISH SUPER SERIES COMPETITION!

 

What is the Scottish Super Series?

  • An open competition for male and female bowlers of any age or ability
  • Players are invited to enter into an open draw in either a Singles and/or Pairs Competition
  • Players will compete in regional qualifiers in order to reach the Grand Final weekend
  • Players reaching the Grand Final will receive Bowls Scotland ranking points and prize money for the top finishers

 

What is the playing format of the Scottish Super Series?

  • Matches will be played as a knock out competition
  • Singles: Four bowls, 21 shots up, in excess of 21 shots shall not count, with a time limit of two and a quarter hours per match (not including trial ends)
  • Pairs: Three bowls per athlete, 18 ends, with a time limit of two and a quarter hours per match (not including trial ends)
  • Time limit of 2 hours 15 minutes will apply to all games for all disciplines, with the exception of finals

How will regional qualifiers work?

  • Players can choose to enter into ANY of the regional qualifying events
  • The 10 Regional Qualifiers will take place in:

Highlands & Islands, Aberdeenshire, Fife & Dundee, Central, East, West, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Borders & South West

  • The number of entries per region will determine the number of qualifiers
  • A maximum of 32 entries will qualify for the Grand Final Weekends
    • 30 entries from Regional Qualifiers
    • 2 seeded entries in the Singles (Winners from Super Series 2016 Singles (Gents & Ladies) and winners from National Championships 2016 Singles (Gents & Ladies)
    • 2 seeded entries in the Pairs (Winners from Super Series 2016 Pairs (Gents & Ladies) and winners from National Championships 2016 Pairs (Gents & Ladies)
    • If any of the invited seeded players choose not to enter the competition their space will be allocated back to the regional qualifiers.
    • Bowls Scotland reserves the right to amend the Regional Qualifiers.


Grand Final Weekends

  • Played across 2 weekends at National Centre For Bowling, Northfield, Ayr

Competition Dates

Singles Regional Qualifiers:       Sunday 9th July 2017

Pairs Regional Qualifiers:           Sunday 16th July 2017

Pairs Grand Final:                      Saturday 12th & 13th August 2017

Singles Grand Final:                  Saturday 19th & 20th August 2017

How many ranking points can I gain for playing in the Super Series?

MEN’S SINGLES

WOMENS SINGLES

MENS PAIRS

WOMENS PAIRS

Winner

120

Winner

120

Winner

120

Winner

120

RU

80

RU

80

RU

80

RU

80

SF

40

SF

40

SF

40

SF

40

QF

20

QF

20

QF

20

QF

20

Last 16

15

Last 16

15

Last 16

15

Last 16

15

Last 32

10

Last 32

10

Last 32

10

Last 32

10


How do I enter the competition?

  • Entries open on Monday 6th March 2017 and close on Friday 2nd June 2017
  • You can enter online, further information can be found on the Bowls Scotland website, www.bowlsscotland.com/superseries or by completing and returning a paper form which is available by contacting the Bowls Scotland office.

How much will it cost to enter?

  • Singles - £15 per person
  • Pairs - £25 per pair

Prize Money

Gents Singles Winners & Ladies Singles Winners - £1200

Gents Pairs Winners & Ladies Pairs Winners - £1000 (£500 per person)

The remainder of prize money will be subject to entries*

Contact details:

Bowls Scotland

National Centre for Bowling

Northfield

Hunters Avenue

Ayr

KA8 9AL

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Telephone Enquiries: 01292 294623