$94 Per Bowler
Check in and Start Time
Check in: 8:00 to 8:30 am
Bowling: 9:00 am
Bowling 3:00 pm
Expo : 3:00 pm
Approx Finish. 5:00 pm
The United States Bowling Academy will be hosting the Midwest Collegiate Bowling Experience & Expo (formerly the College Combine) at The Mermaid Entertainment in Mounds View, Minnesota. This is the seventh year in a row the Midwest Collegiate Bowling Experience & Expo has showcased youth in front of some of the best College Coaches in the country. The event is open to all USBC youth members.
The Collegiate Bowling Experience is open to all kids still in school. If you already have signed or committed on a college it is recommended that you do not attend. The Collegiate Bowling Experience is limited to 112 bowlers. USBA will reserve the the last few open slots, and create waiting list. Spots will be given to high school seniors and juniors first.
All bowlers will participate in the USBA Flight Series Tournament format. Bowlers will complete an initial 3 games to determine the flight positioning. Bowlers will be grouped in flights based on total pinfall. Each flight will have 10 bowlers with the final flight a minimum of 7 bowlers and a maximum of 16 bowlers.
Once flights are determined all bowlers will bowl an additional 2 games to determine final positions within the flight. The 5 game total will determine the final qualifying scores within each flight.
The top 2 bowlers in each flight will advance to a stepladder finals based on the 5 games of qualifying. Matches will be bowled in a match play format alternating frames. The higher qualifier in each match will have choice of starting lane.
Flights with higher qualifying scores will be guaranteed higher paybacks. The person finishing fourth in the flight above, will receive a higher scholarship than the person finishing first in the flight below.
All scoring is done on a scratch (no handicap) basis.
This Collegiate Bowling Experience will not count as a event nor points to the USBA Tournament Flight Series.
All scholarship funds shall be returned 100%. All scholarship funds for each event will be deposited in the SMART Fund. Prize ratio shall be at 40% in each flight (fractions .5 and above will be rounded up).